Vice President, Assistant General Manager
Rob Antony begins his 30th season in the Twins organization and his 10th as Assistant General Manager, after being named to that role on September 13, 2007. He assumed the role of interim General Manager from July 18-October 3, 2016 before transferring back to his current role. He was promoted to Vice President in mid-December, 2013. He is responsible for major league contracts, including arbitration and evaluating major and minor league players.
Prior to his current position, he was Director of Baseball Operations for 12 seasons and was responsible for various duties in the minor league and scouting departments, including the spring training operation and free agent draft preparations. He was also responsible for establishing and overseeing the budget for the minor league, major league and scouting departments. He worked closely with the scouting department and scouted players eligible for the free agent draft, as well as amateurs in Australia and Latin America.
Antony was hired as Assistant Director of Media Relations in 1988 after graduating from the University of Minnesota. In June, 1991, he was promoted to Director of Media Relations and held that post until December, 1995, when he was promoted to Director of Baseball Operations.
Rob and his wife, Lynn, have two children, Tyler and Emily, and reside in Plymouth, MN.