Cubs name Harris as baseball operations director

Cubs name Harris as baseball operations director

The Cubs named Scott Harris as their new director of baseball operations on Thursday. Harris, 25, joins the club after spending the past two years with Major League Baseball as its coordinator of Major League operations.

With MLB, Harris provided transaction support, analysis and helped manage different procedural operations in the league office.

Harris, a Redwood, Calif., native, was a former intern for both the Reds in 2010, and the Nationals in '08.

Gary Cotton is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.