Jed Hoyer, the Red Sox Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager, was today named the Executive VP/GM of the Padres.
A native of Plymouth, NH, Hoyer started with the Red Sox baseball operations department in 2002 and was named Assistant to GM Theo Epstein following the 2003 season, and was promoted to Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager on Jan. 12. During his tenure in Boston, he was actively involved in building the Red Sox roster, as well as Major League scouting, quantitative analysis and advance scouting. The club reached the playoffs six times (2003-05, 2007-09), earning two World Series titles (2004 and 2007) in his eight seasons with the Red Sox.
“Jed has been an immensely valuable member of our baseball ops team since joining the Red Sox in 2002,” said Red Sox GM Theo Epstein. “His combination of analytical ability, feel for the game, interpersonal skills and creativity helped make us tick, and he played a role in virtually every major decision we have made. His loyalty and friendship will be missed, and we know he will continue to make us proud.”
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