Age: 51

Hired: Assistant director of media relations in 1988, promoted to director of the media department in 1991.

Promoted: Director of baseball operations in 1995, where he oversaw spring training operation and free-agent preparation.

Moving up: Assistant general manager in 2007, where he largely was responsible for contract negotiations.

In charge: Ryan’s departure Monday leaves the onetime media relations director in charge of the baseball operation as interim GM.

His roots: Antony is a local guy, attending Minneapolis Henry High School before the University of Minnesota.