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The Colorado Rockies' front office was recently restructured to give Dan O'Dowd's longtime assistant Bill Geivett some of O'Dowd's former duties. Jonah Keri talked to Geivett for BP in the interview reprinted below, which was originally published as a Prospectus Q&A column on May 24, 2006.
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May 24, 2006 12:00 am
The Rockies are off to a hot start, and Jonah sits down with one of the architects of the current team, Bill Geivett. On the menu: developing young talent, competing at altitude, and creative decision making.
Bill Geivett played several seasons in the Angels' minor league system before hanging up his cleats. He quickly caught on with the Yankees as an area scout. Geivett has logged multiple stops since then. He served as farm director for the Expos; he went to Tampa Bay before the Rays ever took the field; he spent two years with the Dodgers, ascending to the role of Assistant General Manager. Geivett joined the Rockies after the 2000 season. His tenure in Colorado started on the major league scouting side. After two years he took over minor league operations. For the last two years Geivett has held the title of Assistant General Manager, Vice President of Baseball Operations for the Rockies.