“That’s totally fair,” the general manager said of the pro-Snitker viewpoint. “The results speak for themselves. ... The (contract) option was exercised before (I was hired). At some point, we’ll have to sit down and map the course for the organization.”
Anthopoulos said that as a general rule, managers should be evaluated “beyond wins and losses. It’s a combination of things. One is, you better be able to connect with players. That doesn’t mean they have to like you but they have to respect you. Then, what’s the end-game? You’re never going to check every box. What do you value at what time (of the job search)?”
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