Globe colleague Dan Shaughnessy has learned from a team source that the Chicago Cubs have asked the Red Sox for permission to speak with Theo Epstein regarding a position in their organization.
So sayeth Pete Abraham. So clearly
Larry Lucchino a team source wants to get it out there that Theo may be gone, and is prepping the PR battle. Should be a fun month.
All we can say is that if this is true the Sox ought to be holding out for some substantial compensation from the Cubs.