The San Francisco Giants have issued an official statement to confirm the appointment of Farhan Zaidi as baseball operations president.
They have hired Zaidi as the president of baseball operations with the man deciding to leave the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Meanwhile, Zaidi on his own part had been operating as the general manager of the Dodgers since the year 2014.
Giants formally announced on Twitter on Tuesday Zaidi has now come in as the team’s new president of baseball operations.
The MLB franchise wrote: OFFICIAL: The #SFGiants have hired Major League executive, Farhan Zaidi as the club’s President of Baseball Operations.
Zaidi expresses delight to return to Bay Area
The San Francisco Giants new baseball operations president, Farhan Zaidi has expressed his delight to return to the Bay Area.
He said: “I have delight to return to the Bay Area to join one of the most storied franchises in the game.” Zaidi said in a formal statement.
“I have so far watched the Giants from afar and I have great respect for the organization’s culture and accomplishments.
“And I have excitement about this new opportunity and I am looking forward to getting right to work,” he concluded.
Under the tutelage of Zaidi as general manager, the Dodgers made successive World Series in the years 2017 and 2018.
Prior to making it through to that stage, the team had not been to the Fall Classic since 1988, though.
San Francisco head of baseball operations, Brian Sabean had made a decision to take a step back after the season.
The Giants also parted company with general manager, Bobby Evans in September after the side had gone a disappointing 73-89.
And that was following an off-season where it traded for the duo of All-Stars, Evan Longoria and Andrew McCutchen.
Sabean is, however, set to stay put with the team but the club is yet to determine his next position.
Zaidi has on the other hand also landed the immediate task of finding a new general manager for the Giants.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization.
It also happens to be the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
A total number of 30 franchises feature in the National League and American League with 15 teams in each division.