Director of player personnel Dave Finley and special assignment scout Galen Carr went to see him last winter in the Dominican Republic. Eventually, a half-dozen or so Sox scouts, including international scouting director Eddie Romero and Latin American coordinator Todd Claus, saw him there. The Sox
Jason McLeod, who in his first draft as Sox scouting director selected Dustin Pedroia, also is leaving the Padres to go to Chicago, and it remains to be seen whether Dave Finley, who has served Epstein for a decade as a trusted talent evaluator -- and played a huge role in the Adrian Gonzalez deal
be in play are existing department heads on the baseball operations side, including Mike Hazen, director of player development, or Amiel Sawdaye, director of amateur scouting. The possibility remains that Epstein could ask special assistant Dave Finley or assistant to the GM Allard Baird to join him.
Date: Oct 18, 2011
Look for Epstein-to-Cubs deal to become official soon
ccording to multiple reports, Epsteins right-hand man in recent years, Brian OHalloran, and trainer Mike Reimold are the two Sox employees most likely to come to Chicago with Epstein. Theres also been some speculation about Dave Finley, listed by the Red Sox as a special assistant to Epstein.
Three Red Sox names that could be part of Epsteins request are Brian OHalloran, vice president of baseball operations; Dave Finley, special assistant to the general manager; and Mike Reinold, head athletic director and assistant director of medical services. Both OHalloran and Finley are consider