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Cubs Sign Theo Epstein To Five-Year Contract Extension

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 09 / 29 / 16

The Cubs have reached an agreement "on a five-year contract extension" with President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein that is "valued in the neighborhood" of $50M. Cubs Chair Tom Ricketts said that he and Epstein "met four times over the summer" before finalizing the deal Saturday. The team ...

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