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Sunday, February 11, 2018

How did Erik Neander end up running the Rays? Well, it’s interesting …

“I describe Erik’s approach to baseball as obsessively curious, and he’s helped many of us look at the game through a more complete lens. His passion and creativity touch every branch of the department, and he possesses a constant need to seek new and more information.  He’s essentially self-taught, and has a detailed understanding of every role, from scout to analyst.’‘

Jim Furtado Posted: February 11, 2018 at 12:55 PM | 4 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: erik neander, general managers, rays

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   1. Walt Davis Posted: February 11, 2018 at 07:01 PM (#5623305)
He was the only one to apply for the job? He had his own car? He brought homemade muffins to the interview?
   2. stevegamer Posted: February 12, 2018 at 09:57 AM (#5623391)
He worked his way up the organization? Wow, that's really rare these days.
   3. Slivers of Maranville descends into chaos (SdeB) Posted: February 12, 2018 at 10:05 AM (#5623400)
The one weird thing I heard about him is that he makes anybody he is thinking of signing stand next to him beforehand. You see, he'll only sign players who are at least Neandertal.
   4. Endless Trash Posted: February 12, 2018 at 11:33 AM (#5623472)
That might be the single dumbest thing I have ever laughed at. Thank you, sir.

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