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'He was going to be GM someday'

Jed Hoyer's path to Cubs general manager has been swift and unconventional

Updated: October 28, 2011, 11:06 AM ET
By Melissa Isaacson | ESPNChicago.com

CHICAGO -- He was a bullet point in weeks of Theo Epstein stories; his hiring part of a dual-release issued on a Wednesday night after the 6 p.m. news and during a back-to-back rerun of "Glee."

The new general manager of the Cubs? The guy technically in charge of all player transactions and of assembling the coaching staff and roster that will ultimately determine everyone's fate?

We interrupt the Theo Show for the brief and anticlimactic announcement that Jed Hoyer has been added ...

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