Bridich has held a position within the MLB since his graduation from Harvard in 2000. (Harvard Athletics)
DENVER - Former Harvard baseball captain Jeff Bridich '00 was recently promoted to the Colorado Rockies' Senior Vice President/General Manager this week, the club announced. Bridich had recently served as the Senior Director of Player Development in the organization.
"We are very fortunate to have an extremely bright, energetic and talented group of individuals currently within our own organization that are ready and eager to utilize their skills and experience," Rockies owner, chairman and CEO Dick Monfort said. "I know Jeff is anxious to begin working on the goal of putting a championship team on the field that the Rockies staff, our fans and our region deserve."
A member of the Rockies organization since 2004, when he joined as a statisctics analyst and with payroll numbers, Bridich worked his way up to player development, eventually securing crucial signings including Troy Tulowitzki and Ubaldo Jimenez.
At Harvard, Bridich served as a senior tri-captain alongside Erik M. Binkowski '00 and Jason M. Larocque '00.
Information from the Colorado Rockies was used in this report.