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Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Theo Epstein gave his 2004 World Series ring to his father, Leslie. He brought his 2016 ring to Boston so his father could put it on and take a picture with both. "It'll be pretty cool," Theo said. Leslie Epstein is director of the creative writing department at Boston University.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs-Red Sox brings back more than Theo Epstein, Jon Lester and John Lackey. Kevin Youkilis signing autographs for fans during batting practice.

Buster Olney @Buster_ESPN

Game 1 in the 1918 World Series of Cubs/Red Sox marked the first time the Star Spangled Banner was played at MLB game, b/c of World War I.

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

Jon Lester is back at Fenway Park, albeit in the cramped quarters of the visiting dugout and clubhouse.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Now Jon Lester's turn with reporters.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Theo Epstein explain where his World Series rings were today as well as working for the Red Sox and Cubs.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Theo Epstein discuss returning to Fenway Park for the first time since leaving for the Cubs.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs brass reminisce with former co-workers.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Watch Kris Bryant discuss his off day in Boston and playing at Fenway Park for the first time in his career.

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Leonte Landino ESPN Deportes 

Hoy Albert Pujols podría seguir subiendo en el ranking de los lideres remolcadores en la historia. #FuturoHOF #DominicanPower

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

At his Foundation To Be Named Later charity event today, Theo Epstein laughed off a recent suggestion by political strategist David Axelrod that he could get into politics, calling such a thing "ridiculous." I think I need to go do something really ill-advised or commit a felony or something," Epstein said. "I can put a stop to it in a hurry."

Scott Lauber ESPN Staff Writer 

For the first time in 1,415 major-league games, all for the Red Sox, Dustin Pedroia will bat sixth for the first time. Shuffled batting order has Xander Bogaerts in leadoff spot.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Plenty of Cubbie blue (and gold) outside of Fenway already.

Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Joe Maddon gets to use a DH for the first time this season as Kyle Schwarber will get the honors tonight against the Red Sox. Ben Zobrist starts in LF with Albert Almora Jr in CF and batting ninth. Willson Contreras will catch for Jake Arrieta.