The Houston Astros have officially announced that they have hired Dana Brown as their new General Manager. 55-year-old Brown has spent the last four seasons as the Vice President of Scouting for the Atlanta Braves.
Built to succeed. pic.twitter.com/EnwoPP51tQ— Houston Astros (@astros) January 26, 2023
Being involved in the Braves’ last four drafts, Brown is partially credited with bringing Michael Harris II, Spencer Strider, Vaughn Grissom, and more to Atlanta. Alex Anthopoulos spoke very highly of Brown, saying, “He’s a really good evaluator and a really good scout. When he’s that passionate about a guy and I always remind him it’s one of the best moves he could have made because he’s a huge part of our success.” Brown’s departure will be a tough loss for the Braves, but the organization’s strong front office still remains.
The Braves are not immediately replacing Brown due to the season getting underway in the near future. The organization will, however, re-evaluate at the conclusion of the 2023 season.
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