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Theo Epstein

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Bernstein & Rahimi: Theo Epstein talks MLB changes, Rick Hahn's expectations, Hawks talk (Hour 3)

Bernstein & Rahimi Show

In the final hour, Dan Bernstein and Leila Rahimi listened and reacted to former Cubs executive Theo Epstein comments on a podcast with Jayson Stark and Doug Glanville regarding the rule changes he'd like to see in MLB and how pitchers have dominated for so long. After that, Bernstein and Rahimi debated whether the White Sox are the AL Central favorites, as general manager Rick Hahn doesn't view his team in that light yet. Later, executive producer Jay Zawaski shared insightful analysis on the Blackhawks winning ugly.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


31 Mar 2021

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Theo Epstein is determined to fix baseball

The Athletic Baseball Show: A show about MLB

Starkville: After breaking curses and bringing championships to the Red Sox and Cubs, Theo Epstein is now working to fix Major League Baseball. Starkville opens up in it’s new location and Jayson Stark and Doug Glanville welcome Theo to town. He explains why baseball is resistant to change and the guys break down the new rules coming to the minor leagues and how they can bring about a renaissance in the sport.Jayson and Doug also discuss what Opening Day means and whether or not Spring Training numbers matter at all. Listener Trivia is back with Ryan Thompson doing his best to stump Starkville.Follow Jayson on Twitter: @jaysonstFollow Doug on Twitter: @dougglanvilleFollow Ryan Thompson on Twitter: @RThomps11Subscribe to The Athletic for just $1 per month at theathletic.com/baseballshow Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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30 Mar 2021

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MLB wrestles with Opening Day, Covid plus Theo Epstein & New rules


Wacky Week in baseball and Champa BayWWE at Tropicana home of Tampa Bay Rays, then looks at Amalie Arena and onto The Bucs Raymond James Stadium for Wrestlemania. Spring Training coming to a close plus Covid and Opening DayGovernor Abbot says Texas is open -  MLB has some decisions to makeTexas Rangers will be at 100% capacity with 40,000+ fans in the stadium on Opening Day. Other teams limit to 25%MLB &  Theo Epstein bring new rules to the game - how will they  affect the game.Changes to the size and fabric of the basesNew rules for Step Offs and BalksPitchers limited to 2 pick-offs15 second pitch clockThe Shiftdisgruntled Robot Umpires (early April Fools)St Patrick chases the snakes out of Ireland & Mark offers hair of the dog recipes that are distasteful and don't workOn Twitter find Brandon on @SportsBlitzPod & Mark  @TheBaseballBizProducer - Christina HusseySpecial Thanks to XtakeRuX for the music Rocking Forward 


18 Mar 2021

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Hank Aaron, Hall of Fame, Hot Stove, Theo Epstein and Spin Rate


This week on BaseballBiz Mark and Brandon discussBubba loses Lawsuit on Sticky Stuff with the LA Angels  - 1:33Hot Stove - 4:53Theo Epstein - 12:57is a force to be reckoned with in baseball - -  From Yale to Orioles, Padres, Red Sox & Cubs-  Epstein's 20% Rule-  What’s next at MLBHall of Fame 2021 - and the winners are . . .   - 34:23How does 400 BBWAA members select inductees?- Curt Schilling?- Barry Bonds? Hammerin' Hank Aaron Home Run King  and gentleman -  41:19Stat Wrap - Spin Rate   -   51:01Special Thanks to Sara Sanchez, @BCB_S co-host of the @CuppaCubbieBlue podcast for her insights on Theo UpsteinMusic by XTakeRuX  -  Rocking ForwardContact Mark @TheBaseballBiz or Brandon @SportsBlitzPod


28 Jan 2021

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Tom Brady and the Bucs, Theo Epstein, James Harden Trade, Best Games Ever

Pelotero Pickle

1:52: Instant Reactions to the NFL playoff game that was just played - Chris goes off about his boy Tom Brady. 6:31: The guys discuss Theo Epstein’s new role in the commissioners office, why the position is needed, and things they would like to see him address to improve the aesthetic value of the game. 19:28: James Harden is traded to the Nets! What does this mean? How does it look? What’s the right way to leave a team? How do new teams find chemistry? 32:55: Post Show - What is the single best game performance you have ever had?


18 Jan 2021

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Ryan Davis joins us to help make sense of Theo Epstein's early exit from Cubs

Locked On Cubs – Daily Podcast On The Chicago Cubs

Ryan Davis joins the show to share his thoughts on Theo Epstein leaving Chicago a year earlier than expected and what it could mean for the direction of this Cubs team. We also reminisce about Epstein's greatest accomplishments and some of his most frustrating mistakes, while we wonder what the Cubs will look like in the post-Theo Epstein Era. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices


20 Nov 2020

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Thoughts on Theo Epstein, Phillies prospects & stupid Mets

Phillies Talk: A Philadelphia Phillies Podcast

Start off your pre-Thanksgiving weekend in style by getting the latest on the Phillies, Theo Epstein, the Rule 5 Draft, and that one team in New York with a lot of money on the Phillies Talk Podcast. Jim Salisbury and Corey Seidman discuss what it'll take to bring "the Mike Trout of executives" to Philly and why Robinson Cano should be banned for life. Enjoy!


20 Nov 2020

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11/17 5 PM: Bears/Theo Epstein resigns

Waddle & Silvy

We talk to Bears fans about the Bears loss and we hear from Theo Epstein after his resignation.


18 Nov 2020

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Parkins: Theo Epstein is a failure?!? (Hour 1)

Parkins & Spiegel Show

Danny Parkins his show by reacting to tweet from a Cubs blogger/fan that called president of baseball operations Theo Epstein's tenure in Chicago a "failure." Obviously, Parkins vehemently disagreed and detailed the reasons why it was such a reckless tweet. After that, Parkins and executive producer Nick Shepkowski discussed the legacy of what Epstein has built with the Cubs.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


20 Oct 2020

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Levine & Spiegel: Theo Epstein speaks on Cubs' future, Larry Young interview (Hour 1)

Inside The Clubhouse on 670 The Score

Bruce Levine and Matt Spiegel opened their show by reacting to Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein's end-of-season media session earlier in the week in which he addressed the team's disappointing ending and the state of the organization. Later, MLB umpire supervisor Larry Young joined the show to discuss how umpires had to function in this strange season.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


10 Oct 2020