Tag: tom ricketts

Hiring David Ross Contradicts Everything Theo has Preached this Offseason

Theo Epstein stated in his postseason presser a month ago that he fell into a ‘winner’s trap’ the last 3 seasons by looking back at what worked in 2016. He did it yet again with hiring David Ross.

How Kris Bryant’s Service Time Dispute is Handled Will Affect the Cubs’ Entire Offseason Plan

How Kris Bryant’s service time dispute plays out will affect the Cubs’ entire two year plan and could alter their competitive window.

Theo Epstein’s Legacy in Chicago Will be Dictated by the Success of His Decisions this Offseason

Even with all the prior success Theo Epstein has had running the Cubs, this offseason’s decisions and how effective they are will permanently shape how he is remembered in Chicago.

Cubs to Interview Astros Bench Coach Joe Espada

Joe Espada is likely the best fit to manage the 2020 Chicago Cubs.

Assessing the Manager Candidates for the 2020 Chicago Cubs

Although David Ross is creating the most buzz to be the next Cubs manager, he may not be the best option.

The 5 Players the Cubs May Trade this Offseason

While fans have yet to see President Theo Epstein trade from the MLB roster much recently, that will change this offseason.

The Cubs are No Worse on Paper than that 2016 team, so What’s Changed?

With largely the same roster as the 2016 World Series team, it’s frustrating to watch the Cubs consistently underachieve relative to their talent level.