Cubs promote 3 in baseball ops department

January 11th, 2018

CHICAGO -- The Cubs promoted Scott Harris to assistant general manager and Jeff Greenberg to director of baseball operations and named Shiraz Rehman assistant general manager of strategic initiatives.

The 2018 season will be Harris' sixth with the Cubs. He joined in November '12 as director of baseball operations. Prior to working with the Cubs, Harris was coordinator of Major League operations with Major League Baseball for two years, and has also worked for the Nationals ('08) and Reds ('10).

Greenberg joined the Cubs in 2012 as a baseball operations intern and was later promoted to assistant to the general manager prior to the '15 season. He interned for the Pirates ('06, '08), D-backs ('10) and the Labor Relations department at MLB (2009-11).

Rehman, who has served the past five seasons as assistant general manager, will take on a newly-created role, which will focus on evaluating existing systems and identifying and implementing solutions in an effort to create competitive advantages.

Before joining the Cubs in 2011, Rehman spent six seasons with Arizona (2006-11), and completed an internship with the Red Sox in '05. Prior to joining the Red Sox, he spent time as a commodities trader and financial consultant.