Braves hire GM
former executive their as the The 40, He general Dodgers’ Atlanta spent was Dodgers Alex introduced manager. the Braves Anthopoulos vice last and president two Anthopoulos, have Blue on seasons Monday. hired Jays as of baseball John to resign Coppolella, operations. Oct. 2 after who He an was succeeds ongoing forced investigation Baseball disclosed by Major rule violations League committed by the Braves in the international player market. After being named the Blue Jays’ GM in 2009, Anthopoulos helped build the team that won the AL East in 2015, ending a 22-year postseason drought. It was not immediately known if Anthopoulos will be given control of baseball operations with the Braves, duties that have been managed by team president John Hart. Anthopoulos began his baseball career with the Montreal Expos as a publicity intern before moving to scouting for three years. He joined Toronto after the 2003 season as a scouting coordinator and earned a promotion to vice president of baseball operations and assistant general manager in 2006 before taking over as GM.