Alex Anthopoulos has been named as the Atlanta Braves' executive vice president and general manager. Mr. Anthopoulos signed a four-year contract that will run through the 2021 season and he will report directly to the Chairman and CEO Terry McGuirk. Anthopoulos becomes the 12th Braves general manager since the franchise moved to Atlanta in 1966.
Former general manager John Coppolella was forced to resign on Oct. 2 and President of Baseball Operations, John Hart has now been transitioned to the new role of senior advisor to the Atlanta Braves, effective Monday, November 13.
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