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Dave Dombrowski issues statement regarding departure of Mike Hazen


It was announced Sunday afternoon by the Diamondbacks that Mike Hazen would be leaving his post as GM of the Red Sox to take become Arizona’s GM.

Early Sunday evening, Red Sox president of baseball operations released a statement regarding Hazen’s move:

“While this is certainly a significant loss for the Red Sox organization, we are extremely happy for Mike and his family as they begin this new opportunity in Arizona. As one of the most respected young baseball executives in the game, Mike is more than deserving of this position. On behalf of the club, we would like to thank Mike for his 11 years of service to the Red Sox and wish him well in his new role. He will be missed by all of his colleagues here at the Boston Red Sox.

In the meantime, a search for a new general manager for the Boston Red Sox is underway.”

Dombrowski is expected to hold a conference call Monday following Hazen’s introductory press conference in Arizona.

For a list of names you should pay attention to because of Hazen’s departure, click here.