Cubs Bunt Tourney Upset: Theo Takes Out Jed

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Cubs Bunt Tourney Upset: Theo Takes Out Jed

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In the first surprise of the 2013 Chicago Cubs Bunt Tourney, President of Baseball Operations Theo Epstein has taken down the far more accomplished baseball player, his GM Jed Hoyer. The matchup was in the first round of the front office play-in portion of the tournament. Already so much excitement!

Paul Sullivan captured the essence of the loss from Hoyer’s perspective:

hoyer defeated

Jesse Rogers tweeted a few Vines (short videos – it’s a new thing, you’re going to probably see it from time to time) from the matchup, one each of Theo:

And Jed:

And then the finale:

So, was the outcome legit? How did Theo – a guy who hasn’t played competitively since, like, high school, take down a superlative college baseball player?

Well, Paul Sullivan suggests there was some funny business …

I would imagine investigations are already underway.

Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.