Red Sox, Cubs Decide to Make Theo Epstein Deal Official, But Teams Still Have to Work Out Compensation

The Red Sox and Cubs made the worst-kept secret in baseball public knowledge late Friday night when they jointly announced that Theo Epstein was leaving Boston for Chicago. 

However, things aren't done just yet. The two teams decided to finally make the deal official, but it's not officially done yet. Sure, Epstein will become the Cubs' president of baseball operations, but the Sox still are going to get their compensation. So now Epstein has to try and decide what his move to Chicago will mean for Boston, likely in the terms of compensation.

The Boston Globe's Nick Cafardo tried to shed some light on those negotiations and what they could mean to both teams. Find out what he had to say in the video above from NESN Daily.

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