It appears the Cubs have received permission to speak with Theo Epstein about a position in their front office.
The last line of a report from Comcast SportsNet New England casually mentioned the Cubs received permission to speak with Epstein. The CCO did not receive confirmation on the report but was told by a reliable source that it is believed the Red Sox have allowed Theo Epstein to officially talk with the Cubs about the front office vacancy at Clark and Addison.
While it appears to be business as usual for the Red Sox, the uncertainty surrounding Theo Epstein’s immediate future with the club will have an impact as they try to move forward. Boston has Ben Cherington waiting in the wings but it is hard to imagine the Red Sox interviewing potential managers without making a formal announcement on Epstein’s status with the organization.
Two organizations are basically in limbo while the ‘Theo Watch‘ moves towards its seventh day.
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