The Theo Epstein-Terry Francona combo worked in Boston and there's a chance the duo might play in Chicago.
The new Cubs president of baseball operations said he spoke with the former Red Sox manager on Thursday and will speak again to gauge whether Francona is the right fit to be Cubs manager.
"Tito and I have spoken regularly since the end of the season," Epstein said. "We actually spoke today. We are going to sit down together and see if it's a fit.