By The Associated Press

Cubs hire Harris as baseball operations director

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cubs have hired Scott Harris as their director of baseball operations.

The 25-year-old Harris spent the past two years as Major League Baseball's coordinator of major league operations. He provided transaction support and analysis to teams.

Before that, he interned with the Cincinnati Reds (2010) and Washington Nationals (2008). Harris was graduated from UCLA in 2009.

His hiring was announced Thursday.

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