Dodgers Hire Jeff Kingston as Vice President and Assistant GM

Jeff Kingston
Jeff Kingston, Seattle Mariners assistant general manager for baseball operations, talks to reporters in Seattle, Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017, during the Mariners’ annual pre-season briefing before the start of Spring Training. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

The Los Angeles Dodgers hired Jeff Kingston as their vice president and assistant general manager, reports Ken Gurnick.

Kingston was previously with the Seattle Mariners in the same role. The role is interesting considering the Dodgers don’t necessarily have a GM to be assisted. Andrew Friedman previously said they wouldn’t hire anyone to replace Farhan Zaidi.

The move comes on the first day of the winter meetings. Kingston worked with the San Diego Padres before heading to Seattle.

He’ll likely assume some of the duties that Zaidi had in his four years with the team.

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Author: Vince Samperio

Vince Samperio is the creator of Chavez Ravine Fiends. He is currently the senior social media manager at Officialize and resides in San Diego. Vince was formerly a social media programmer at Bleacher Report, and the social media manager and associate editor of Dodgers Nation.

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