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Blue Jays hire Gil Kim

The Toronto Blue Jays have hired Gil Kim in the role of Director, Player Development.

Kim, 34, spent the past seven seasons in various roles with the Texas Rangers, following a six-year playing career that saw him make stops in the Netherlands, China, Australia, Spain and Venezuela. A product of Vanderbilt University, Kim progressed through the International Scouting department with Texas, reaching Director, International Scouting in November 2013. In his new role, the Potsville, Pennsylvania native will oversee the commitment of Player Development leaders and staff to include each player in the process of creating and realizing their physical, mental and fundamental goals.

The Toronto Blue Jays have hired Gil Kim in the role of Director, Player Development.

Kim, 34, spent the past seven seasons in various roles with the Texas Rangers, following a six-year playing career that saw him make stops in the Netherlands, China, Australia, Spain and Venezuela. A product of Vanderbilt University, Kim progressed through the International Scouting department with Texas, reaching Director, International Scouting in November 2013. In his new role, the Potsville, Pennsylvania native will oversee the commitment of Player Development leaders and staff to include each player in the process of creating and realizing their physical, mental and fundamental goals.

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