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Theo Epstein reflects on bombings

Updated: April 16, 2013, 10:32 PM ET
By Jesse Rogers | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein was in draft meetings when he found out about the bombings at the Boston Marathon on Monday.

It was just a few minutes earlier he had talked with his brother, Paul, who had just finished running in the marathon -- about 45 minutes before the bombs went off.

"My mom used to run the marathon, as well as her twin sister, so a lot of memories of seeing them run by," Epstein recalled Tuesday afternoon. "The city is really shaken, but it's a ...

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