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Alex Anthopoulos (born 1977[1]) is currently the Senior Vice President of Baseball Operations and General Manager for the Toronto Blue Jays. He was appointed to this position from his former position of Assistant General Manager, on October 3, 2009 after previous G.M. J. P. Ricciardi was fired. Anthopoulos came to the Blue Jays in 2003 as a scouting coordinator, after working in the Montreal Expos organization starting in 2000.[1][2]

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Anthopoulos was born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.[1] He has a degree in economics from McMaster University.[2]

General Manager of the Blue Jays

Alex Anthopoulos began his tenure as the general manager of the the Toronto Blue Jays by playing a major role in one of the biggest trades in Blue Jays history, the "The Doc Deal". In the deal, Anthopoulos traded Roy Halladay to the Philadelphia Phillies for Kyle Drabek, Michael Taylor, and Travis D'Arnaud. Soon afterwards, he sent Michael Taylor to the Oakland Athletics for Brett Wallace.

    Regular Season   Playoffs
Season Team League Position W L GB Finish  
2009 Toronto Blue Jays AL General Manager 0 2 28 4th

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Preceded by
J. P. Ricciardi
Toronto Blue Jays General Manager
2009–present
Succeeded by
current
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