Scouting Director

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The Major League Scouting Director is a key member of each of the 30 MLB teams front office staff. Typical duties of a Scouting Director includes coordinating all scouting for the First Year Player Draft every June, international scouting and MLB advanced scouting for the major league club. In many cases, the team scouting director is the sole decision maker over the team's first several draft picks on draft day.

The scouting director position is also a considered a stepping stone for future GMs, as current MLB GMs Brian Sabean, Terry Ryan, Kevin Towers, Jeff Luhnow and Josh Byrnes among others all once served as Scouting Directors for major league clubs.

Current Major League Scouting Directors[edit]

Scouting Director
Arizona Diamondbacks Deric Ladnier
Atlanta Braves Tony DeMacio
Chicago Cubs Jaron Madison
Cincinnati Reds Chris Buckley
Colorado Rockies Marc Gustafson
Florida Marlins Stan Meek
Houston Astros Mike Elias
Los Angeles Dodgers Billy Gasparino
Milwaukee Brewers Zack Minasian
New York Mets Marc Tramuta
Philadelphia Phillies Johnny Almaraz
Pittsburgh Pirates Greg Smith
St. Louis Cardinals Dan Kantrovitz
San Diego Padres Mark Conner
San Francisco Giants John Barr
Washington Nationals Kris Kline
Baltimore Orioles Gary Rajsich
Boston Red Sox Amiel Sawdaye
Chicago White Sox Doug Laumann
Cleveland Indians Brad Grant
Detroit Tigers Scott Pleis
Kansas City Royals Lonnie Goldberg
Los Angeles Angels Tim McIlvaine
Minnesota Twins Deron Johnson
New York Yankees Damon Oppenheimer
Oakland Athletics Eric Kubota
Seattle Mariners Tom McNamara
Tampa Bay Devil Rays R.J. Harrison
Texas Rangers Kip Fagg
Toronto Blue Jays Brian Parker