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Toronto hires John Gibbons as manager; 2nd stint with Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays have hired John Gibbons as manager.

The 50-year-old Gibbons returns to the club where he served as manager from 2004-2008.

He had a 305-305 record and is the 3rd winningest manager in franchise history.

Gibbons most recently managed the San Antonio Missions of the Texas League (AA) in the San Diego Padres organization last season. He also had three seasons as the Kansas City Royals bench coach.