Theo Epstein

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Rob Bradford
April 04, 2019 - 2:36 pm
OAKLAND -- The idea was well before its time. In 2003 the Red Sox tried heading into the season with the notion of not naming one closer but using multiple relievers in high leverage situations. "In 10 years everyone will be doing this," then-Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein said in the book '...
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Rob Bradford
April 25, 2018 - 12:51 pm
TORONTO -- There is going to be no retirement tour, although maybe there should be. The Red Sox' information system former general manager Theo Epstein dubbed "Carmine" is experiencing its final season. The Red Sox are replacing "Carmine" with a new system they are dubbing "Beacon," ending an 18-...
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Alex Reimer
April 25, 2018 - 11:51 am
It’s easy to forget that David Ortiz did not immediately ascend to superstardom in Boston. Ortiz signed a non-guaranteed prior to the 2003 season and was the last man in a deep logjam at first base and DH. Jeremy Giambi and Shea Hillenbrand were both slotted ahead of him on the depth chart at the...
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John Tomase
January 11, 2017 - 4:49 am
You may have heard Donald Trump's name in the news today. Apparently the Cubs want no part of that (bleep)-show. According to Mary Ann Ahern of NBC, the Cubs will be honored at the White House on Monday, before President Obama leaves office. President Trump will be inaugurated on Friday, Jan. 20...
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September 29, 2016 - 4:01 am
Welcome to Thursday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . THURSDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Red Sox at Yankees, 7:05 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Indians at Tigers, 1:10 p.m. (ESPN) MLB: Reds at Cardinals, 7 p...
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Curt Schilling
October 14, 2015 - 5:29 am
ESPN baseball analyst Curt Schilling checked in with Dennis, Callahan & Minihane on Wednesday to talk about the playoffs and explain his controversial tweet about Tuesday night's Democratic presidential candidates debate. To hear the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand...
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Jon Lester
Ryan Hannable
December 18, 2014 - 3:46 pm
Former Red Sox pitcher and current Cubs pitcher Jon Lester joined the Hot Stove show Thursday night with Mike Mutnansky, Rob Bradford and Alex Speier to discuss what the free agent process was like, what the negotiations last spring training were like with the Red Sox , and also what it was like...
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October 29, 2014 - 2:01 pm
Evidently, after all those years managing indoors, Joe Maddon sought sunlight. According to a report from CBSSports.com , which cited multiple industry sources, the Cubs are expected to hire Maddon to be their manager. Maddon opted out of his deal with the Rays last week after he proved unable to...
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July 01, 2014 - 4:01 am
Welcome to Tuesday's Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . TUESDAY'S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Cubs at Red Sox , 7:10 p.m. (NESN; WEEI-FM) MLB: Brewers at Blue Jays1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Athletics at Tigers, 7...
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June 30, 2014 - 7:05 am
Cubs president of baseball operations and former Red Sox general manager Theo Epstein joined Dennis & Callahan on Monday morning to discuss the Red Sox ' struggles this season and the state of the Cubs. To listen to the interview, go to the Dennis & Callahan audio on demand page . Epstein...
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