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  1. Kevin Gregg of Chicago Cubs won't face discipline from team

    Bruce Levine

    Cubs closer Kevin Gregg was told Friday night by president of baseball operations Theo Epstein his status would remain the same and he would not be released despite the reliever's outspoken public criticism of the team.

    Story | Conversation | September 21, 2013
  2. Nats president: Cubs doing it right

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Washington Nationals president and GM Mike Rizzo has built two contending teams from scratch. First as scouting director of the Arizona Diamondbacks and now as an executive of the Nationals, Rizzo has received baseball-wide acclaim for his...

    Blog | August 20, 2013
  3. Jorge Soler to sit out rest of season

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein said top prospect Jorge Soler will not play again this season due to a stress fracture in his foot. The 21-year-old Cuban outfielder had been wearing a protective boot since the diagnosis. He hasn't played for...

    Blog | August 14, 2013
  4. Epstein: International market is strong

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein thinks 2013 was a very good year for signing international players. The Cubs spent a great deal of money on foreign players and will continue to explore the amateur marketplace thr...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  5. Ernie Banks tried to dissuade Obama

    Bruce Levine

    Ernie Banks, the latest recipient of the highest honor a civilian can receive from a President of the United States, dropped a minor bombshell on Tuesday. The Hall of Fame shortstop said he tried to talk to then-Senator Barack Obama out of running...

    Blog | August 13, 2013
  6. Ernie Banks tried to talk Barack Obama out of running for preside...

    Bruce Levine

    Ernie Banks, the latest recipient of the highest honor a civilian can receive from a President of the United States, dropped a minor bombshell on Tuesday.

    Story | Conversation | August 13, 2013
  7. Theo not ready to forecast title contender

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein is not quite ready to tell the world when his team will contend for a championship. "It is easier to pinpoint when our prospects might get here than it is when we have a winnin...

    Blog | August 02, 2013
  8. Expect Cubs to be active in deadline deals

    Bruce Levine

    PHOENIX -- You can count on the Chicago Cubs continuing as sellers on the open baseball market before the window on trading without putting a player through waivers closes six days from now. With many of his players' contracts expiring, president ...

    Blog | July 25, 2013
  9. Soriano would accept trade to Yankees

    Bruce Levine

    PHOENIX -- Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano said Wednesday he gave team president Theo Epstein a list of teams he would accept a trade to and it included the New York Yankees. Read the entire story....

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  10. Alfonso Soriano tells Chicago Cubs he would accept New York Yanke...

    Bruce Levine

    Chicago Cubs outfielder Alfonso Soriano said Wednesday he gave team president Theo Epstein a list of teams he would accept a trade to and that included the New York Yankees.

    Story | Conversation | July 24, 2013
  11. Cubs will 'stay true' to their 'vision'

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- With the trading deadline coming fast, a 10-5 stretch heading into Friday has not changed the focus of the Chicago Cubs. "We have to stay true to our vision," Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said Friday. "You start r...

    Blog | July 12, 2013
  12. Hoyer: Cubs in position to deal, compete

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs brass are confident in their present plan to move more players for young talent and stay competitive. As the trading deadline approaches, Chicago president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer have been in a state of constant c...

    Blog | July 10, 2013
  13. McLeod happy with draft results

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs left their draft room confident they had made some significant moves toward winning in the future. "You always feel good, no matter what," vice president of scouting and player development Jason McLeod said. "It doesn't...

    Blog | June 08, 2013
  14. Cubs opt for best available talent, not need

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Many will ask why a Chicago Cubs system void of pitching would take a position player with the second overall pick in the draft. The answer is easy: Cubs president Theo Epstein and Co. will take the best player available rather than dra...

    Blog | June 06, 2013
  15. Epstein: Clubhouse plans might be delayed

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said on Wednesday that renovation plans for a new expanded clubhouse in Wrigley Field may be delayed until 2015. Epstein had hoped to get a new dwelling for his team that would...

    Blog | May 01, 2013
  16. Theo: Revenue will help baseball plan

    Bruce Levine

    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein said Tuesday he will need more revenue streams if he is to make the Cubs a consistent contender, echoing what chairman Tom Ricketts said the previous day. Ricketts said that wit...

    Blog | April 16, 2013