Epstein Close to Joining the Cubs’ Front Office?

According to a report from the Boston Herald, Theo Epstein in on the “cusp of leaving his job as general manager of the Red Sox to accept a position with the Chicago Cubs that is believed to include powers greater than he has in Boston.”

According to the Herald’s sources an official announcement is expected to be made in the next 24 to 48 hours.

According to the Herald, “the hang-up in the negotiations has been two fold.” The Red Sox would like for Epstein to remain with the organization and the other is the compensation the Sox would receive from the Cubs for Epstein.

The Herald mentioned the compensation could include “a player, money or a combination of the two” their sources are unclear.

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