MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have named Thad Levine as general manager under new chief baseball officer Derek Falvey in their attempt to rebound from a club-worst 59-103 record.READ MORE: West Texas Man Eduardo Lara Jr. Sentenced To More Than 12 Years For Coercing, Enticing Minor
Levine was the assistant general manager of the Texas Rangers for the last 11 seasons. The 44-year-old previously worked for the Colorado Rockies and Los Angeles Dodgers and played baseball at Haverford College in Pennsylvania.READ MORE: Dallas Police Seized $100K In Cash From Love Field Traveler Using Civil Asset Forfeiture
The Twins waited until the conclusion of the World Series to make the announcement about Levine on Thursday, after the Chicago Cubs beat Cleveland in seven games.
Falvey was named to succeed Terry Ryan in charge of the baseball operations on Oct. 3, the day after the regular season ended. Falvey, the assistant general manager of the Indians, stayed with the club through the series.MORE NEWS: Mansfield ISD Police Determine Social Media Threat To James Coble Middle School Not Credible
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