Sources: Theo Epstein, Cubs agree

Updated: October 13, 2011, 3:07 PM ET
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Theo Epstein and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a massive five-year deal for him to join the team, sources told ESPN The Magazine's Buster Olney Wednesday.

Original reports have put the total compensation at between $15 million and $20 million, and the deal includes the Cubs picking up the conclusion bonus in Epstein's Red Sox deal, sources said.

Epstein has been to Chicago on two separate occasions to meet with Cubs officials, sources said. He was Red Sox general manager ...

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