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  1. Joe Girardi, New York Yankees manager, drawing serious interest f...

    Buster Olney

    Brian Cashman's meeting with Joe Girardi's agent Wednesday comes at a time when the Chicago Cubs have serious interest in hiring the New York Yankees' manager, sources told ESPN.

    Story | Conversation | October 02, 2013
  2. Cubs are ready to start selling

    Buster Olney

    The worst possible place to be for a general manager right now is in win-loss purgatory. The Philadelphia Phillies are stuck there at the moment, not really having done anything to make anyone believe they are serious contenders -- they've got the fi...

    Blog | June 21, 2013
  3. Source: Bids due on Soler this weekend

    Buster Olney

    The next rounds of bids are due on free agent outfielder Jorge Soler this weekend, according to sources....

    Blog | June 08, 2012
  4. Sources -- Next round of bids due this weekend on OF Jorge Soler

    Buster Olney

    The representatives for Jorge Soler have said that the next round of bids for the Cuban free-agent outfielder is due this weekend, according to sources.

    Story | Conversation | June 08, 2012
  5. Cubs face big trade decisions

    Buster Olney

    The hiring of Theo Epstein as club president marked a new era for the Chicago Cubs, but there was no chance that the change would manifest itself in the standings this year, and there is little chance that it will change anything next year. The Cu...

    Blog | May 22, 2012
  6. Buster Olney interviews new Cubs GM Theo Epstein

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney interviews new Cubs GM Theo Epstein for ESPN The Magazine's latest issue.

    Story | Conversation | December 04, 2011
  7. Sources: Epstein, Cubs agree to 5-year deal

    Buster Olney

    Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a five-year, nearly $20 million deal for him to join the team, sources said Wednesday. The $20 million includes the Cubs picking up the conclusion bonus in Epstein's Red Sox deal. Read the entire s...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  8. Theo Epstein on verge of taking job with Chicago Cubs, sources sa...

    Buster Olney

    Theo Epstein, the general manager of the Boston Red Sox for two championship teams in the last eight seasons, could be on his way to the Chicago Cubs in the next day or two if the Red Sox and Chicago can conclude negotiations, according to two sources.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011
  9. Baseball Tonight Clubhouse

    Buster Olney

    Derrek Lee realized the Angels were done when he rejected a trade last month. A move to the Braves, now that was one he could live with, says Buster Olney.

    Story | Conversation | August 18, 2010
  10. The use of banned substances by one player impacts many others. H...

    Buster Olney

    The use of banned substances by one player impacts many others. Would Manny even be in L.A. today minus steroids? Would the Cubs be world champs?

    Story | Conversation | May 19, 2009
  11. Chicago Cubs get into trade talks for San Diego Padres pitcher Ja...

    Buster Olney

    The Braves and Padres continue to make progress in trade negotiations around pitcher Jake Peavy, but at the same time, San Diego is talking with the Cubs about the All-Star - with the Padres and Chicago engaging a third team as part of their proposals.

    Story | Conversation | November 11, 2008
  12. Jake Peavy trade derby: San Diego Padres court additional teams

    Buster Olney

    Sources say that the Padres are reaching out to a number of additional teams in an effort to trade Jake Peavy.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2008
  13. Padres add Prior to pitching mix

    Buster Olney

    Mark Prior, cut loose by the Cubs earlier this month, has agreed to terms with the San Diego Padres.

    Story | Conversation | December 26, 2007
  14. Padres make case as front-runners for ex-Cubs ace Prior

    Buster Olney

    The San Diego Padres appear to be the front-runner to sign pitcher Mark Prior, who figures to make a final choice among many offers very soon, perhaps within the next 24-48 hours.

    Story | Conversation | December 20, 2007
  15. Rival executives say Cubs willing to deal Prior

    Buster Olney

    Four years ago, Mark Prior had the kind of stature that Johan Santana has now, as the pitcher that everybody would love to have. But now the Chicago Cubs have made it known that they are willing to trade the former All-Star pitcher, rival executives say.

    Story | Conversation | November 27, 2007
  16. Sources: Forthcoming Mitchell report will be 'huge story'

    Buster Olney

    Sources familiar with the George Mitchell investigation told Buster Olney that the report will name many players, including some big names and some names that have not surfaced to date.

    Story | Conversation | October 12, 2007