Theo Epstein will change the way the Chicago Cubs look on the field.
The Cubs bringing Epstein into the organization is going to bring the expectation that the team makes some immediate roster moves. If you don't make transactions to improve the roster it will leave the fan base puzzled about why you brought him in.
He will need to add talent and trim some bad contracts and personalities off the team. He is going to have to build a model that can win a World Series in the next five years.
The Cubs have national name recognition but are still chasing the success that has eluded this cursed franchise.
The Cubs haven't finished above .500 since the 2009 season. This year they finished with a dismal 71-91 record.
Epstein will have his work cut out for him in Chicago for sure.
Here is a look at five players he will look to replace as soon as possible from the Cubs roster.