ASSISTANT GENERAL MANAGER
Mike Daly is in his fifth season as assistant general manager after being promoted to the position on November 21, 2016. Daly, who will be in his 15th year overall with the organization, oversees the minor league and player development department. Daly previously worked in international scouting and served as one of baseball operations’ primary liaisons in both the development of the Rangers’ new ballpark, Globe Life Field, and the Club’s new DominicanRepublic academy. During his first two years in his post as assistant general manager, he was influential in all player personnel decisions, while overseeing Major League operations, including assisting in contract negotiations and staffing.
Between 2014-2016, Daly was the Senior Director, Player Development and in his 15 years with the Rangers, he has also been involved in every department within baseball operations including amateur, international, and professional scouting roles. As Director of International Scouting from 2010-13, he was responsible for leading the player procurement process throughout Latin America as well as overseeing the operations of the club’s academy in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. As International Director, he and his scouting staff signed several major league players including Ronald Guzmán, Nomar Mazara, Rougned Odor and José Leclerc.
Daly joined the Rangers after six seasons with the Cleveland Indians, where he worked in their baseball operations department from 2001-2002 and as an area scout from 2003-2006. In 2006, he drafted and signed RHP Josh Tomlin from Texas Tech University in the 19th round.
Raised in Atlanta, GA and Cincinnati, OH, Daly played baseball at Louisiana State University, where he was a three-year letter winner and member of the 1997 and 2000 National Championship teams. He graduated with a bachelor’s degree in marketing in 2000 from LSU and earned a M.B.A. in 2001 and Master’s in Sports Administration in 2002 from Ohio University.
Mike, 42, resides in Dallas.