|Epstein: No more lovable losers for Cubs|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 11 January 2013 15:23|
Epstein spoke about the Cubs' reputation as ``lovable losers.'' While that allowed the team to draw almost 2.9 million fans despite losing 101 games, Epstein won't consider it a success until the team wins. When he talks to players about being in Chicago long term, he sells them on the chance to turn things around.
Epstein spoke at a fundraiser for his charity, The Foundation to be Named Later, at Fenway Park on Friday night. The topic was ``changing a clubhouse culture.'' Red Sox manager John Farrell and GM Ben Cherington also spoke, as did Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter and Boston assistant GM Mike Hazen.