A Eulogy for Alex Anthopoulos – Blue Jays Plus

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By now, you’re all aware of the sheer craziness that unfolded in the Blue Jays world yesterday when it was announced that Alex Anthopoulos would not be returning as General Manager of the Toronto Blue Jays. After 6 years at the helm of Toronto’s baseball team, Anthopoulos is now jobless because he feels the role of GM under Mark Shapiro is not “the right fit.” What this means for how the baseball operations side of the team is going to be run is not yet known, and won’t be until Shapiro finally starts as President next week. What we do know is that Anthopoulos didn’t want to make this decision, but he felt that he couldn’t “agree to something he couldn’t live with.” So now Anthopoulos’ tenure is over, and all we can do is look back at the past 6 years and how much Anthopoulos has changed the organization.

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