Blue Jays to Hire Ross Atkins as New GM
Jon Heyman of CBS reports that Ross Atkins has been hired as the new Toronto Blue General Manager.
Ross Atkins is the new blue Jays gm, sources say. Was frontrunner all along. @susanslusser on it
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeymanCBS) December 3, 2015
Atkins currently serves as the Blue Jays Vice President of Player Personnel. He also has a history with Blue Jays President/CEO Mark Shapiro, as he spent 15 years in various roles with the Indians.
Tony LaCava currently serves as the Blue Interim GM. It is unclear as whether he will return to his previous role as Director of Player Development for the Blue Jays.