BOSTON – (Staff report from official news release) – The Boston Red Sox today named Eddie Romero Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager. Team President of Baseball Operations Dave Dombrowski made the announcement. Romero and Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager, Brian O’Halloran, will both directly report to Dombrowski and assist in all aspects of baseball operations going forward. At this time, the Red Sox will not fill the position of General Manager for the club.
“The Red Sox are very pleased to announce Eddie’s promotion to Assistant General Manager,” said Dombrowski. “This is a very talented individual who we think can make a real impact for us with his background in player evaluation and his knowledge of our minor league system. A native Spanish speaker, his ability to communicate with both players and staff is significant, especially in today’s game. We look forward to having Eddie onboard to assist our efforts to improve our ball club.”
Romero, 37, is in his 11th year with the organization. A native of San Juan, Puerto Rico, Romero was promoted to Vice President, International Scouting at the start of the 2016 season. In that role, he oversaw the club’s amateur scouting coverage in Latin America, the Pacific Rim and Europe, while also assisting with the team’s domestic amateur scouting operation. Since joining the organization, Romero played a significant role in the signings of Red Sox international prospects such as Yoan Moncada (Cuba), Rafael Devers (Dominican Republic), Luis Alexander Basabe (Venezuela), and Roniel Raudes (Nicaragua).