Theo Epstein quits Red Sox, joins Cubs
The worst-kept secret in baseball is finally, officially out in the open. The Red Sox and Cubs issued a joint statement Friday night announcing Theo Epstein has resigned from his post as Boston's general manager to become the Cubs' president of baseball operations.
The move is "effective immediately," according to the statement. The teams won't hold news conferences until Tuesday, the next off day in the World Series, when the Cubs will presumably introduce Epstein in Chicago. Major League ...
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