Red Sox Promote Pair to Assistant General Managers

      BOSTON (AP) – The Boston Red Sox have appointed Mike Hazen and
Brian O'Halloran assistant general managers.
      The moves were among several announced Tuesday by new general
manager Ben Cherington.

      Hazen, who joined the team in 2006 as director of player
development, had been vice president for player development and
amateur scouting. O'Halloran, who joined the team in 2002 as a
baseball operations assistant, was vice president of baseball
operations. Both retain the vice president's title.

      Among other moves, Allard Baird went from vice president of
player personnel and professional scouting to vice president of
player personnel, David Finley was promoted from special assistant
to the general manager to director of player personnel and Zack
Scott was promoted from assistant director of baseball operations
to director of major league operations.

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