It's a slow process as the Cubs and Red Sox negotiate compensation for Theo Epstein.
Bob Ryan writes that the month has cost the Red Sox some credibility.
From Chicago, Nick Cafardo writes that expectations for Theo Epstein are through the roof.
As the seventh anniversary of his memorable single nears, Bob Ryan caught up with Bill Mueller to talk about some good times for the Red Sox.
The notebook has Jacoby Ellsbury winning an award and David Ortiz looking at the Yankees.