Assistant General Manager
Moisés Rodríguez was named the team's Assistant General Manager on September 27, 2017. Rodríguez has been a part of the organization for 13 seasons, previously serving as the Director of International Operations. In his role as Assistant General Manager, Rodríguez assists both the President of Baseball Operations and VP & General Manager with Major League player transactions, contract negotiations and player evaluations, and helps oversee all aspects of Baseball Operations including amateur and pro scouting, player development, international operations and baseball development.
Before becoming Assistant GM, Rodríguez directed the team's amateur scouting effort overseas, and supervised the player development and facility operations at the Cardinals Dominican Republic Academy. During his tenure, the international scouting department identified All-Star pitchers Carlos Martinez and Sandy Alcantara as well as outfielder Randy Arozarena and the late Oscar Taveras. Under his supervision, the Cardinals moved into a newly built player development academy in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic in 2015.
Prior to joining the Cardinals, Rodríguez worked for Major League Baseball in New York from 1998-2007, the last three-plus years as Manager of International Baseball Operations in the Commissioner's Office. During his tenure in the Commissioner's Office, he also specialized in the day-to-day handling of the waiver wire and rule enforcement related to clubs' Major and Minor League player movement transactions. His first position at MLB in 1998 was as an assistant in Media Relations and waivers for the National League office. He began his work in sports as an Assistant Director of Sports Information at the University of Connecticut.
Rodríguez, 47, was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, before moving to New York City. He received a communications degree from the University of Connecticut. He and his wife, Michelle, have two sons.