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08:15 AM ET 10.05 | According to a Tuesday evening report, the Chicago Cubs asked the Red Sox for permission to talk to Theo Epstein about a position within their organization. [There] were meetings at Fenway Park this afternoon regarding the team's response to the request. Because Epstein is under contract, the Red Sox would have the right to refuse such a request. They could grant it with the condition that some sort of compensation be made in exchange for hiring Epstein. Or Epstein could decline the interest. Epstein is two months away from the ninth anniversary of his hiring as general manager of the Sox. Only seven other active general managers have been with the same team longer.

The Boston Globe

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October 5, 2011  08:41 AM ET
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Forget this topic......talk about the real topic...the Yankees. He how are ya haters!

he how are ya haters?

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October 5, 2011  08:58 AM ET
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Hey. Computer typo, but you suckers get the point.

we shall see ... tis why the games are played ...

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October 5, 2011  09:01 AM ET
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he how are ya haters?

Not sure either Kenny, he's one of yours.

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October 5, 2011  09:10 AM ET

It is Going!
Going!
Going!
It is out of here!

October 5, 2011  09:11 AM ET

That was two heck of a catches Granderson made last night.

Save A.J.'s bacon right there!

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October 5, 2011  09:18 AM ET
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Forget this topic......talk about the real topic...the Yankees. He how are ya haters!

You are quickly turning everyone into Tiger fans. Good luck to them by the way

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October 5, 2011  09:21 AM ET

AJ pulled one out of his arse.....great game by Granderson. Dude was flying all over the place

October 5, 2011  09:22 AM ET
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Hasn't Granderson been criticized for his defense, or lack thereof, by many on fannation?Not that he should be any different from the other athletes that are criticized 80% of the time by folks on this site.

Oh not me...I think Granderson is the greatest ballplayer EVER right after Derek Jeter

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October 5, 2011  09:31 AM ET
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That was two heck of a catches Granderson made last night. Save A.J.'s bacon right there!

2nd catch yes ..1st one no..he definitely misjudged that one and was lucky to recover...made it look harder than it was....but it was a huge play......

October 5, 2011  09:32 AM ET
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Ahead of Luis Sojo?

C'mon its definitely Mackey Sasser.....

 
October 5, 2011  09:36 AM ET
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Ahead of Luis Sojo?

I hold Luis on a higher plane

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