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  1. Red Sox in on Garza, out on Dempster senior baseball writer Jayson Stark tweeted Thursday that, according to a source, the Red Sox were still in the hunt for Cubs righty Matt Garza but are out on his teammate Ryan Dempster, whom Theo Epstein was trying to trade as soon as possi...

    Blog | July 19, 2012
  2. Werner on Theo: 'Of course there's pressure'

    Just days after former Red Sox GM Theo Epstein admitted in several interviews that the pressure to win and the "monster" of expectations in Boston might have led to some poor baseball decisions, chairman Tom Werner defended ownership and restated the...

    Blog | June 18, 2012
  3. Theo prepping Cubs fans for lean years

    Former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein has talked extensively about battling "the monster" of the pressure to win now in Boston, pressure he succumbed to in making some bad free-agency decisions. Will history repeat itself in Chicago? From t...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  4. Cherington: High expectations are a factor

    Former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein has admitted in the last 24 hours to succumbing to the pressure of needing to win immediately in a market like Boston's, saying he has some regrets about big free-agent signings he made in the final years o...

    Blog | June 14, 2012
  5. Theo reflects on his time with Red Sox

    While he was adamant that he was proud of his overall body of work in Boston, former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein acknowledged Wednesday that late in his tenure he veered from the philosophy of patience he helped to instill in order to try to...

    Blog | June 13, 2012
  6. Theo not invited to Fenway celebration

    The Boston Red Sox did not invite former general manager Theo Epstein -- architect of the team's championship teams in 2004 and 2007 -- to attend Friday's 100th anniversary celebration of Fenway Park, according to a report on The Red So...

    Blog | April 19, 2012
  7. Curses! Musings on the Theo comp saga

    It seems we've finally arrived at the value of Theo Epstein, the man/boy genius in the middle of a long, strange compensation struggle between two of baseball's historically cursed franchises. Boston's former GM bolted for the Cubs' presidency not...

    Blog | March 29, 2012
  8. For Theo, Sox get Carpenter (not that one)

    The Chicago Cubs are sending reliever Chris Carpenter to the Boston Red Sox as compensation for hiring Theo Epstein as president of baseball operations. The Cubs and Red Sox will also exchange a player to be named each. The sides had been unabl...

    Blog | February 21, 2012
  9. Theo on Sox: 'Knew something wasn't right'

    Former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein was on Boston sports radio station WEEI during the Dennis and Callahan show on Thursday morning (video above) and discussed a number of issues relating to his departure from the Red Sox, including: * Did...

    Blog | January 12, 2012
  10. Red Sox, Cubs to talk to Rangers' Maddux

    It looks like Theo Epstein took one thing from Boston -- his list of managerial candidates. Both the Cubs and Red Sox have requested and been granted permission to interview Rangers pitching coach Mike Maddux for their vacant managerial positions....

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  11. Lucchino touches on compensation issue

    Red Sox president Larry Lucchino this morning told Boston sports radio station WEEI that the root of the issue on why the Red Sox and Cubs have yet to come to an agreement on compensation for Theo Epstein is because "the parties have different views ...

    Blog | October 28, 2011
  12. Video: Theo's five minutes on 'PTI'

    Theo Epstein spent "five good minutes" on PTI with Tony Kornheiser and Cubs fan Michael Wilbon, who is thrilled to have Epstein in charge of his favorite team. Theo talks about what it will take to turn the Cubs around and what went wrong in his last...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  13. Don't expect exodus to Wrigley

    While saying he "can't get into exact stipulations," former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein said Tuesday there wouldn't be a stream of front office folks bolting from the Red Sox to join him with the Cubs. "It's been important to me, for the...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  14. Cherington ready to get started

    BOSTON -- As was expected, the Boston Red Sox named Ben Cherington to replace Theo Epstein as the team's 11th general manager. "I'm incredibly honored to be given this opportunity," said Cherington, who has been with the team in various capacities...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  15. Theo: 'Tremendous respect' for Francona

    With the Cubs having a manager in place in Mike Quade, Theo Epstein wouldn't speculate on whether he would consider hiring Terry Francona in Chcago but did speak generally about the former Sox manager. "I have a close personal relationship with hi...

    Blog | October 25, 2011
  16. Theo traces Cherington's rise in Boston

    Following his introductory press conference for the Cubs, former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein had nothing but praise for Ben Cherington, who was promoted by the Red Sox to fill his shoes in Boston. "Ben is more qualified than anyone in th...

    Blog | October 25, 2011