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  1. Theo, Tito talking about reunion with Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    The Theo Epstein-Terry Francona combo worked in Boston and there's a chance the duo might play in Chicago. The new Cubs president of baseball operations said he spoke with the former Red Sox manager on Thursday and will speak again to gauge whethe...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  2. Cubs managerial candidates

    Bruce Levine

    Now that the Chicago Cubs have parted ways with Mike Quade let's take an early look at what may be Theo Epstein's short list of managerial candidates: Terry Francona, former Boston Red Sox manager: Coming off an eight-year run with the Red Sox, ...

    Blog | November 02, 2011
  3. Francona was option for Cubs, White Sox

    Bruce Levine

    BOSTON -- Is it possible that Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona could at one point have been the manager of both the White Sox and Cubs? Both scenarios could have been reality, starting with the Cubs. If general manager Jim Hendry had not hir...

    Blog | May 20, 2011
  4. Byrd deal part of Cubs' youth movement

    Bruce Levine

    The deal that sent Marlon Byrd to the Red Sox for Michael Bowden and a player to be named later on Saturday is first stage of the Cubs' overall plan to get younger -- and more athletic -- moving forward. General manager Jed Hoyer said Saturday th...

    Blog | April 21, 2012
  5. 2011 in Review: Top 5 Cubs stories

    Bruce Levine

    1. Theo Epstein hired: In a franchise-altering decision, Chicago Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts decided to create a new position, president of baseball operations, in order to interview and hire Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein. Epstein, who h...

    Blog | December 28, 2011
  6. Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox have no agreement about who gets to ...

    Bruce Levine

    The Cubs and Red Sox have no agreement about who gets to hire a manager first.

    Story | Conversation | November 15, 2011
  7. Source: No 2nd formal interview for Sveum

    Bruce Levine

    MILWAUKEE -- Although the Boston Red Sox will interview Milwaukee Brewers hitting coach Dale Sveum for a second time at the general manager meetings, the Chicago Cubs will not do a full-fledged second interview with Sveum, according to a major league...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  8. Source: Boston initially wanted Garza

    Bruce Levine

    The Boston Red Sox initially wanted Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza to be included as compensation for general manager Theo Epstein, but the Cubs refused, according to major league sources. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 17, 2011
  9. Source: Boston Red Sox initially wanted Matt Garza from Chicago C...

    Bruce Levine

    The Boston Red Sox initially wanted Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Matt Garza to be included as compensation for general manager Theo Epstein, but the Cubs refused, according to major league sources.

    Story | Conversation | October 17, 2011
  10. Sources -- Chicago Cubs eye players for Theo Epstein swap

    Bruce Levine

    Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts has turned over a list of players to his three top baseball people to evaluate as compensation for bringing Theo Epstein from the Red Sox to run baseball operations for the Cubs, according to sources familiar with the situation.

    Story | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  11. Patience a key for Epstein's success

    Bruce Levine

    The Chicago Cubs' seemingly imminent hiring of former Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein should be met with approval by the vast majority of the fan base. After all, in Tom Ricketts' pursuit of his front office chief of the future, he was l...

    Blog | October 12, 2011
  12. Report: Theo near deal with the Cubs

    Bruce Levine

    Theo Epstein is "on the cusp" of joining the Chicago Cubs, according to the Boston Herald. The position may include powers greater than his current job as the Boston Red Sox general manager, the paper reports, citing two baseball sources. Read ...

    Blog | October 11, 2011
  13. Ricketts' selling points to Epstein

    Bruce Levine

    If the Boston Red Sox allow their general manager Theo Epstein to interview with the Chicago Cubs, what will Tom Ricketts' selling points be for a team that finished fifth in the mediocre National League Central the last two seasons? Money -- as i...

    Blog | October 05, 2011
  14. Epstein is everything Ricketts wants in GM

    Bruce Levine

    Hiring Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein would be a popular move by the Chicago Cubs if they can pry him away from his East Coast roots. It's believed Epstein is at the top of the Cubs' want list and has been since chairman Tom Ricketts ...

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  15. Ricketts: Lot of good candidates out there

    Bruce Levine

    Boston Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein has been the sizzling hot stove candidate for the GM opening with the Chicago Cubs, but he won't be the only one in the running. Read the entire story....

    Blog | October 04, 2011
  16. DeWitt a surprise starter in left field

    Bruce Levine

    BOSTON -- Chicago Cubs manager Mike Quade is starting his least experienced outfielder, Blake DeWitt, in left field on Saturday against the Boston Red Sox in Fenway Park. DeWitt has only played left field once in his major league career, coming of...

    Blog | May 21, 2011