Theo Epstein has just fired the Vice President of Player Personnel, Oneri Fleita, and there is already speculation Boston GM, Ben Cherington, might be headed for the Windy City.
After Epstein’s return, Cherington became Vice President, Player Personnel, through January 2009.
President of baseball operations Theo Epstein said yesterday to expect more heads to roll, very soon.
From December 12, 2005, through January 19, 2006, he served as co-general manager of the team with Jed Hoyer during Epstein’s absence from the team, with club president/CEO Larry Lucchino and veteran former Major League GM Bill Lajoie also playing key roles during that period.
After Epstein’s return, Cherington became Vice President, Player Personnel, through January 2009, then senior vice president and assistant GM from 2009 through his promotion to executive vice president and general manager on October 25, 2011. “ [Wikipedia]