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Selig expected to arbitrate Cubs-Red Sox dispute

Posted on: October 22, 2011 7:39 pm
 

When the Cubs and Red Sox announced the Theo Epstein deal Friday night, they said that they had "reached an agreement regarding a process by which appropriate compensation will be determined for the Red Sox and that issue will be resolved in the near term."

That process, sources with knowledge of the talks said Saturday, will involved Commissioner Bud Selig serving as the arbiter if the clubs cannot agree on compensation. Most likely, that would happen fairly quickly after the World Series.

The two clubs are bickering strictly over players coming back to the Red Sox, one source said. As of now, there are no financial considerations.

Epstein will be introduced at a Wrigley Field news conference on Tuesday, the travel day between World Series Games 5 and 6. As CBSSports.com reported Thursday, Padres general manager Jed Hoyer and Jason McLeod, one of Hoyer's top assistants in San Diego, will join him in Chicago and the Cubs will send a low-level minor league player (or players) to the Padres as compensation.

Those moves, though, will not happen until later next week. At that point Josh Byrnes, the former Arizona general manager, will be named as the Padres' GM, succeeding Hoyer. Byrnes currently is a senior vice-president for baseball operations in San Diego.
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Since: Apr 1, 2009
Posted on: October 22, 2011 9:12 pm
 

Selig expected to arbitrate Cubs-Red Sox dispute

He was under contract with the Red Sox. Cafe..



Since: Sep 7, 2009
Posted on: October 22, 2011 9:04 pm
 

Selig expected to arbitrate Cubs-Red Sox dispute

From what I understand, Theo wanted to leave, he left, found a job with a new team, he isn't a player, what compensation is warranted?



Since: Apr 1, 2009
Posted on: October 22, 2011 8:53 pm
 

Selig expected to arbitrate Cubs-Red Sox dispute

Sweet. That means the Sox will get Garza and Starlin Castro.



Since: Jun 23, 2009
Posted on: October 22, 2011 8:53 pm
 

Selig expected to arbitrate Cubs-Red Sox dispute

no way its bigger than the walker trade.  5 of those draft picks were pro bowlers that helped win 3 titles in 4 years for dallas



Since: Sep 23, 2009
Posted on: October 22, 2011 8:37 pm
 

Selig expected to arbitrate Cubs-Red Sox dispute

From what I've seen and read about Mr. Selig he shouldn't be allowed to negociate between two kindergarteners arguing over a box of crayons. 




Since: Sep 7, 2011
Posted on: October 22, 2011 8:31 pm
 

Selig expected to arbitrate Cubs-Red Sox dispute

I believe they Patriots traded their number 1 pick (shaun Ellis) and a third round pick to the Jets for Bill Belichik i would say the biggest rip off in nfl history even outdoing th hershel walker trade , because the pats are still one of the best team in the nfl because of that trade ! Trading a gm for a couple of minor leaguers even top ones in baseball is alot less than trading a number 1 draft pick in the Nfl , because 70 percent of the top prospects in baseball never make it to the bigs



Since: Oct 19, 2011
Posted on: October 22, 2011 8:25 pm
 

Selig expected to arbitrate Cubs-Red Sox dispute

The Nfl does not disallow this



Since: Dec 2, 2007
Posted on: October 22, 2011 8:15 pm
 

Selig expected to arbitrate Cubs-Red Sox dispute

Selig should do like football and disallow the trading of players for front office personell.  But it's Bud Selig.


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