Author: Juan Toribio
Published on: 2022-01-18 11:36:58
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LOS ANGELES — Brandon Gomes continues his rapid rise in the front-office ranks, as the Dodgers promoted the former big league pitcher to the role of general manager as part of a realignment within their baseball operations department. He is the 12th general manager since the team moved to Los Angeles.
Gomes, 37, has been in the Dodgers’ organization since 2016 following a five-year Major League career with the Rays. He served two seasons as the Dodgers’ director of player development, replacing current Giants manager Gabe Kapler. Gomes was then promoted to vice president and assistant general manager in March ‘19. During that time, Gomes has become an integral part of the Dodgers’ front office. He’s one of the fastest risers in the industry since his retirement.
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