He'll stay in the office, anyway, but now with a different title. A little over a month after replacing him with Terry Ryan, the Twins gave Bill Smith a new title: assistant to the president and general manager
Bill Smith out, Terry Ryan back in as Twins GM
The Minnesota Twins have severed ties with general manager Bill Smith, with Terry Ryan stepping in as interim general manager, effective immediately. The Twins cited "philosophical differences" as the reason for the move. Ryan says he's more than happy to "try to get the job done."