Cubs tab former Dodgers, Astros exec as assistant GM originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago
The Cubs are expected to name Astros executive Ehsan Bokhari assistant general manager, according to Sahadev Sharma of The Athletic.
Bokhari, a University of Illinois grad, joined Houston’s front office as director of research and development in November 2018. He was named senior director of player evaluation in December 2019.
Huge loss for the Astros, huge gain for the Cubs, in terms of both talent, and quality of the person. Ehsan is a wonderful mind, and an even better human being. https://t.co/RI2SKSuBQc
— Kevin Goldstein (@Kevin_Goldstein) October 22, 2021
Bokhari contributed to amateur, professional and international player evaluation in his recent role with the Astros.
Prior to joining Houston’s front office, Bokhari spent four seasons as a senior analyst in the Dodgers’ R&D department from 2015-18.
Bokhari will join Craig Breslow and Jeff Greenberg as assistant GMs in the Cubs front office.
Longtime Cubs assistant GM Randy Bush recently stepped aside, moving into an advisory role.
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