Tag Archives: Theo Epstein

Thank You, Cubs, Thank You!

As head of baseball operations first for the Boston Red Sox and then for the Chicago Cubs, Theo Epstein has worked miracles, rebuilding two moribund organizations that languished in the depths of second divisions for generations, turning each into a … Continue reading

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Cubs, Epstein, Do Not Miss Opportunity that Dodgers, Friedman Ignore

Opportunities to hire great managerial talents come along infrequently, and to miss such an opportunity can reduce an organization, no matter how much money they have to spend, to little more than an embarrassing also ran. For the second time … Continue reading

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Cubs Can Match Dodgers in Rating Worst Contracts Ever

I’ve written a lot over the years about some of the horrible contracts that the Dodgers have signed with questionable players, primarily pitchers, who were either too old for the length of the contract, who were too injury prone for … Continue reading

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Cheapskate Yankees Alienate Fans, Likely to Lose Girardi

1. How to screw up a bobblehead night. I’ve been to many a Dodgers’ Stadium bobblehead night (during the equally cheapskate McCourt and Fox ownership years – I honestly do not know if it’s the same now under the Guggenheim … Continue reading

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The Boston Red Sox Era is Over

When Major League Baseball and Commissioner Bud Selig put together the three-way franchise deal of 2002 under which Jeffrey Loria sold his Montreal Expos to MLB, took over ownership of the Florida Marlins, and in which Marlin owner John Henry … Continue reading

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