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Red Sox, Cubs Submit Briefs Over Theo Compensation

The Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs have both submitted briefs over the compensation of Theo Epstein, the former Red Sox general manager.

According a report, the decision about the Red Sox's compensation for the departure of Epstein could come as early as this week.

#cubs and #redsox have submitted briefs regarding theo compensation, decision could come this week.#theo

- Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) February 13, 2012

The compensation matter is currently before MLB commissioner Bud Selig. The Red Sox could be getting a "significant" player in return for Epstein (via Boston Globe). That report that revealed the news about a "significant" player also said that the decision on the compensation matter would be known before Spring Training.

Stay tuned as we will have information about the compensation the Red Sox receive as soon as the decision is known.

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