Tag: Theo Epstein

What the Pirates Pitching Prospects Can Learn From the Jake Arrieta...

PITTSBURGH – To borrow from a business-school cliché, it took Jake Arrieta 27 years to become an overnight success. The former top-100 prospect, the Olympian who dominated college and the minors, was a Major League flop. Arrieta had gotten chance after chance in Baltimore, and opponents flattened him to the tune of a 5.46 career ERA and more […]
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Pirates Fans, Theo Epstein Sends His Condolences

PITTSBURGH – I feel bad bringing it up, but hey, every other media member did it today: the 2015 Wild Card Game. You know those unpleasant memories you have of Jake Arrieta slicing through the Pirates lineup? Well, Arrieta, do you remember? “When you bring it up, yeah,” Arrieta said. In Don Draper fashion, Pirates […]
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Cubs Agree to Deal With Theo Epstein

The Chicago Cubs have agreed to a five year deal with current Boston Red Sox General Manager Theo Epstein, according to John Dennis of WEEI.  The move fills the open General Manager spot for the Cubs, and doesn’t mean good things for the Pirates. Obviously we know Epstein’s legacy in Boston.  The Red Sox won […]
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