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It is time to play the game once again - what franchise will Theo Epstein turn around next?

ESPN reports that Epstein, who now has run two organizations that won World Series championships after decades-long droughts, the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs - announced that he is leaving the Cubs after nine seasons as the club's president of baseball operations.

Epstein has long said that he believes a decade in such jobs is about right, and that the Cubs need to reach decisions better made and executed by someone planning to stay in the job.

KC's View:

If Epstein has a hankering to turn around the New York Mets, it would make a lot of fans very, very happy.  Just sayin'…