Cubs and Red Sox trade players to be named later, and Chris Carpenter

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The Chicago Cubs today sent a player to be named later to the Boston Red Sox for a player to be named later.  Sounds spine tingling, the Cubs also through in pitcher Chris Carpenter. With this trade, compensation for Theo Epstein joining the Cubs as the team’s President is complete.  [Read more…]

Chicago Cubs Name Assistant GM to Theo Epstein today

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Shiraz Rehman will be the Chicago Cubs assistant to the general manager, reporting to Jed Hoyer.

Rehman, 34, joins the Cubs after six seasons with the Arizona Diamondbacks, most recently serving as the club’s director of player personnel. He also held the titles of director of baseball operations (2009-10) and manager of baseball operations (2007-08) after joining the organization as a baseball operations assistant in December, 2005. He will now serve as Theo Epstein‘s right hand man.

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Red Sox and Cubs Finally Make Theo Epstein Move Official

Here’s what we’ve known for days and what seems like weeks. Finally both the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs made the announcement:

effective immediately, Theo Epstein has resigned from the Red Sox in order to become the new President of Baseball Operations for the Cubs. The Clubs also have reached an agreement regarding how compensation will be determined for the Red Sox. That issue should be resolved near term.

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