Scott Harris on the Hire of Rob Metzler

The Detroit Tigers today announced that Rob Metzler has joined the organization as Vice President and Assistant General Manager. Metzler comes to the Tigers after 15 seasons with the Tampa Bay Rays, including the last seven as the Senior Director of Amateur Scouting where he led the club’s MLB Draft processes. 

His efforts in Tampa Bay helped lead the organization to frequent rankings as one of the top farm systems in the game and significant positive results on the field at the Major League level.