Baseball sources confirmed to me this afternoon that both Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer are in the Dominican Republic today meeting with Edgar Mercedes who is one of the advisers to Cuban outfield pro
This Theo Epstein compensation issue has gone on forever.
Not as long as the NBA lockout, of course, but it almost feels that way.
MILWAUKEE The Cubs werent looking for a celebrity manager. Their brand name is now Theo Epstein.
Kerry Wood has said all along he would either return to the Cubs or retire.
He is currently a free agent, but may not have to hang up his spikes just yet.
MILWAUKEE Aramis Ramirez never really cared what you thought anyway. He just did his job very well and became the best Cubs third baseman since Ron Santo.