Theo Epstein is stepping down as the President of Baseball Operations for the Chicago Cubs.
The Cubs General Manager Jed Hoyer is taking his place. Epstein says he will cherish his time with the Cubs and says it was simply time to make a change. Epstein, who had one year left on his contract, had been in the North side since 2011. During his time, the Cubs made the postseason 5 times, most importantly they won the World Series in 2016. Before that, he was the general manager of the Boston Red Sox, winning the 2 World Series championships.