The New York Times has tapped two new deputy sports editors: Jay Schreiber and Sam Dolnick.

Schreiber was most recently the blogger for the Times’ Bats blog and a managing editor of the paper’s sports section. Dolnick has been with the Times since 2009. He was most recently a Metro reporter.

In a memo announcing the changes, Jason Stallman, the Times’ sports editor, wrote, “Jay and Sam: a powerhouse duo. I’m absolutely thrilled to have them leading the Sports desk.”

Stallman’s full note is below.

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