SBD/January 6, 2014/People and Pop Culture
Published January 6, 2014
The Astros promoted KEVIN GOLDSTEIN to Dir of Pro Scouting, STEPHANIE WILKA to Specialist of Int’l Operations & Associate Counsel and PETE PUTILA to Coordinator of Baseball Operations (Astros)….The MLB Cardinals promoted GARY LAROCQUE to Dir of Player Development, CHRIS CORREA to Dir of Baseball Development, TONY FERREIRA to Baseball Operations Assistant for Player Development & Pro Scouting, JOHN VUCH to Dir of Baseball Administration and LINDA BRAUER to Senior Administrative Assistant to the GM. Dir of Player Personnel MATT SLATER will oversee what GM JOHN MOZELIAK “described as the Cardinals’ ‘new initiative of emerging markets’” (ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH, 1/6)….Virginia Tech Senior Associate AD and Senior Woman Administrator SHARON MCCLOSKEY became interim AD on Jan. 1. The 58-year-old McCloskey “does not aspire to be” the new AD. VT “aims to hire” the successor to JIM WEAVER next month, but McCloskey is "prepared to serve as along as needed” (Hampton Roads DAILY PRESS, 1/5).
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