Rumors intensifying over Epstein leaving Sox
Several reports say Theo Epstein to Cubs is a done deal
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That's a couple weeks after the Red Sox finished the worst September collapse in franchise history the architect at that scene is leaving for the Chicago Cubs. Theo Epstein who built two championship teams in Boston is actually his hometown team after nine years as general manager. I'll take the reins in Chicago where he'll be tasked with trying to and a 103. Year title throughout on the north side of the windy city. The deal is not yet official but multiple sources are reporting that Epstein on the Cubs. Have agreed on a five year contract to become president or executive vice president as well as general manager the team. -- believed to be worth between fifteen and twenty million dollars the only thing preventing this from becoming official as the compensation the Red Sox will receive in return for losing Epstein. It still has a year left on his contract Boston. Here's CS NNE dot com Red Sox insider -- -- with more. 00 -- the week after church oh about what the Red Sox feel. Is pretty well or. -- -- Toward the end of the week he'll be introduced at a news conference -- -- CO. After that it's expected that and -- -- -- extra. Refs are. Amateur and then it will be history obstacle in our director to play on. He ought not to like to see all these. Are lost. A dull -- so dramatically. In September and indirect. Let the -- -- on the and a between the organization.