Breaking News: Yankees GM Leaves Team For Spot In League Office
For Immediate Release
April 13, 2018
Wilgus Leaves Yankees For Spot In League Office
The MLB Pro League Office and New York Yankees have reached an agreement that will end the General Manager tenure of Brad Wilgus in New York. After spending six full seasons in charge of the Yankees, Wilgus will depart the Yankees and will join the league office as a Special Consultant.
As General Manager of the Yankees, Wilgus led the Yankees to four playoff appearances and an overall record of 530-454 (53.9%).
Yankees owner Hank Steinbrenner was supportive of Wilgus when asked of his decision. Steinbrenner said, “Brad worked tirelessly in continuing the great tradition of the Yankees. He produced winning teams and I owe him a great deal of thanks for his time in New York.”
The Office of the Commissioner released the following statement on the news:
“It is not often that someone of the quality of Brad becomes available. He will be a tremendous addition to the league office and someone we are very happy to have on board.”