Wednesday, October 24, 2007
Dodgers promote Watson to assistant GM for player development
LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have promoted De Jon
Watson to assistant general manager for player development, one of
several moves announced by GM Ned Colletti on Wednesday.
Todd Tomczyk was named assistant athletic trainer, and Sue
Falsone joined the Dodgers as the first female physical therapist
in the major leagues.
Brendon Huttman became the team's strength coach.
Watson, 41, came to the Dodgers last year as director of player
development. He has worked in scouting and player development since
Tomczyk came to Los Angeles last season after eight years in the
Cleveland Indians< organization.
Falsone, 33, joined the staff as physical therapist for the
major league club and also serves as director of physical therapy
for Athletes Performance Institute.
Huttman last was with the Indians' organization, and also has
worked in the Colorado Rockies and Kansas City Royals'