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Chicago Cubs hope they acquired their Dave Roberts in Terrance Gore

The Chicago Cubs acquired Terrance Gore from the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday in a move that is reminiscent of another Theo Epstein trade back in …

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Yu Darvish could start minor league rehab stint Sunday

“If good, those are potential dates,” Maddon said, via the <i>Chicago Tribune</i>.<p>Darvish threw about 55 pitches in three innings of simulated game action on …

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Theo Epstein’s perspective on David Bote’s historic moment

Two days after David Bote turned in the best moment of the Cubs' season, Ben Zobrist delivered the best line of the Cubs' season.<p>As the top of the …

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Theo Epstein on David Bote's grand slam: "Everyone of us, at some point, has said (to ourselves) 'down 3, 2 outs, ninth inning, bases loaded, 2 strikes, here we go.' I always roll over and hit a ground ball to short but Bote put a ridiculous swing on the ball. That would have been a noteworthy HR if that was a spring training game as far as that ball went."

Theo Epstein on David Bote's grand slam: "Everyone of us, at some point, has said (to ourselves) 'down 3, 2 outs, ninth inning, bases loaded, 2 …

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Theo Epstein on Yu Darvish's simulated game and Joe Maddon's contract

Cubs' Theo Epstein talks about Yu Darvish's simulated game and Joe Maddon's contract before a home game on Aug. 14, 2018. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)<p>Cubs' Theo Epstein talks about Yu Darvish's simulated game and Joe Maddon's contract before a home game on Aug. 14, 2018. (Mark Gonzales/Chicago …

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Cubs' Darvish looks ready to go on rehab assignment

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs expect Yu Darvish to go on a minor league rehab assignment, assuming he experiences no setbacks after pitching a simulated game on Tuesday.<p>President of baseball operations Theo Epstein says the Japanese right-hander is "just about ready for the next step" after …

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Ryan Brasier Almost Hit Theo Epstein With Pitch During 2007 Red Sox Workout

https://dailymotion.com/video/x6rxyoz?ads_params=boston-red-sox&autoplay=1&mute=1<p>Ryan Brasier has had a long, adventurous journey to the 2018 Boston …

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Cubs like what they see from Yu Darvish in simulated game

The Cubs liked what they saw -- and heard -- from Yu Darvish Tuesday.<p>The injured right-hander threw 50-plus pitches during a morning simulated game, …

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Javier Baez voted most exciting player and best infield arm in Baseball America’s Best Tools survey

Javier Baez was voted as the league’s most exciting player and possessing the best infield arm in Baseball America’s annual Best Tools survey.<p>The Cubs infielder finished second to DJ LeMahieu of the Rockies in the top defensive second baseman category. Baez also finished third in the best …

Joe Maddon

Chicago Cubs: Despite the frustrations, it is time to embrace the journey

The Chicago Cubs are in the midst of one of the best stretches of any big league team in recent memory. Despite the frustrations, it’s time to enjoy …

Baseball

Yu Darvish sarcastically responds to criticism from Alex Rodriguez

Yu Darvish was the target of some seemingly unwarranted criticism from Alex Rodriguez a week ago, but the star pitcher does not seem like he let the …

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Eddie Vedder Is Kind Of Helping Manage The Cubs

670 The Score and CBS Sports are reporting that Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon was recently sending Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder daily Cubs …

Joe Maddon

Chicago Cubs: A healthy Yu Darvish could be a shot in the arm for staff

After a seemingly successful bullpen session, Chicago Cubs right-hander Yu Darvish appears to be one step closer toward rejoining the starting …

Sports

Chicago Cubs steal Brandon Kintzler in puzzling trade

The Chicago Cubs acquired former All-Star closer Brandon Kintzler from the Nationals on Tuesday afternoon. How did Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer pull it …

Sports

#FeedonThis: How will the additions to the helmet rule play out in the NFL in 2018?

CHICAGO - Players have been talking about the chance since the beginning of training camp - and no one is sure what to expect.The additions to the …

NFL

Theo Epstein says writer called him to deny Brandon Kintzler was source of leaks

Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein came out swinging Wednesday against a report that claimed Brandon Kintzler was traded by the …

Sports

Chicago Cubs: Potential Trade Packages for Bryce Harper

Some of the latest Chicago Cubs rumors have us all curious. With Bryce Harper reportedly available, could it happen?<p>Wouldn’t this be something.<p>Theo …

Sports

Chicago Cubs Rumors: Team still focusing on arms as deadline nears

With just hours till the non-waiver trade deadline, the Chicago Cubs are yet to pull the trigger on a deal, despite being linked to several major …

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MLB trade rumors: Braves, Rangers discussing deal for Adrian Beltre

The Braves could be looking to add a corner infielder.<p>Atlanta and the Rangers are discussing a deal for veteran third baseman Adrian Beltre, …

Baseball

Kevin Powell talks Cubs, White Sox, and Blackhawks on Sports Feed

CHICAGO - The trade deadline is almost upon us, and just like 2017, both sides of town have different goals.<p>Theo Epstein added one starting pitcher …

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SAVE THE DATE: August 26 vs. San Diego - Texas A&M University Athletics Department

<b>SEASON TICKET HOLDER BRING A FRIEND TO THE GAME/TAKE A KID TO THE GAME</b><p><b>Location:</b> Ellis Field - College Station, Texas <b><br>Game Time:</b> 6 p.m. CT<p><b>ABOUT SAN</b> …

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Theo Epstein on acquiring Cole Hamels: "I'm betting on the person."

Theo Epstein on acquiring Cole Hamels: "I'm betting on the person."<p>Jesse Rogers, ESPN Staff Writer22d ago

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Yu Darvish's son is a massive Cole Hamels fan

by Tony Crumpton - Senior Editor - Friday, July 27, 2018 2:13 PM<p>It appears that there is a bigger fan of Cole Hamels than Cubs President of …

Yu Darvish

Cubs still need a reliever before trade deadline

As we near the July 31 trading deadline, the phones lines are burning up as the Cubs try to bolster a roster with the best record in the National …

Baseball

Theo Epstein on Cole Hamels: 'His stuff is still there'

Theo Epstein on new Cubs pitcher Cole Hamels: "His stuff is still there." (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)<p>Theo Epstein on new Cubs pitcher Cole Hamels: "His stuff is still there." (Mark Gonzales/Chicago Tribune)

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Theo Epstein rolls the dice with addition of struggling veteran Cole Hamels

Before the electroshock-therapy finish of Thursday’s 7-6 walk-off triumph over the Diamondbacks, there was little for the Cubs to like about the day’s developments.<p>It began with Kris Bryant going on the disabled list again and Tyler Chatwood staging another walkathon, adding six more walks to his …

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Progress for Yu Darvish? Cubs' righty throws from bullpen mound

The Cubs still have no timeline for the return of starting pitcher Yu Darvish, but the $126 million right-hander threw from a mound briefly Tuesday …

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Chicago Cubs need starting pitching, but it’s still complicated

The Chicago Cubs have one glaring need: pitching. A team with title aspirations has Theo Epstein in a tough spot with just a week till the trade …

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Cubs' Yu Darvish passes 1st bullpen test

In what can be described as a minor positive step, Cubs pitcher Yu Darvish threw 16 pitches off the bullpen mound under the Wrigley Field bleachers before Tuesday’s game.<p>“Everything went well,” manager Joe Maddon said of Darvish’s brief bullpen session, which President Theo Epstein, general manager …

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Theo Epstein puts himself on the spot to solve Cubs' top concern — pitching depth

If you listen closely, calls for accountability come in many forms.<p>One came Sunday from Cubs President Theo Epstein, who put himself on the spot and channeled his inner former college sports columnist.<p>“If you put yourself in a position to overly rely on something that hasn’t been dependable to this …

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