source: Selig to name Joe Torre MLB executive
executive vice president of baseball operations, a person with knowledge of the
because commissioner Bud Selig wasn’t expected to formally introduce
Torre until Saturday.
ballpark, the spring facility for the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies.
in a 29-year career as a manager, retiring after last season following three
years with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He played parts of 18 seasons in the majors.
stay involved in the game to some extent—though many figured that might be
in television, or that he would take another managerial job elsewhere unable to
truly call it quits as a skipper.
DuPuy last fall after he spent 8 1/2 years as the commissioner’s top aide