Chicago Blackhawks affiliate basic supervisor Jeff Greenberg, the workforce’s analytics chief, is leaving to be the brand new Detroit Tigers basic supervisor.
It represents a return to baseball for Greenberg, who spent 11 years with the Cubs and rose to assistant basic supervisor earlier than the Hawks tapped him in April 2022.
The Hawks needed to shake up their analytics division and usher in some improvements from the baseball world, who of their view was miles forward of hockey within the knowledge recreation.
But Greenberg leaves the Hawks Thursday after a few yr and a half.
“I know the club is on the right path to success with the leadership they have in place and the vision they are building for the future,” Greenberg mentioned in a press release.
Greenberg will report back to Tigers president of baseball operations Scott Harris, in keeping with the Tigers web site.
“I’m thrilled to add an executive of Jeff’s quality to our baseball operations leadership team,” Harris mentioned by means of the workforce website. “Throughout this search, it was important for me to find someone who can fit seamlessly into the culture we’re building here. I also wanted to bring in someone with a fresh perspective and new ideas that could challenge us on a daily basis and make us all better as we strive towards our goal of bringing postseason baseball back to Detroit.”
The Hawks have been working to construct a complete database that gathers and disseminates data on gamers and video games that will be used all through all ranges of their group, ideally by means of the robust of a finger on a laptop computer or cellphone. Greenberg was imagined to proceed main that.
Hawks basic supervisor Kyle Davidson was requested this week concerning the workforce’s progress in that division.
“They’re working,” Davidson mentioned. “They’re dynamite. Lots of nice work being carried out there. Lots of helpful data that we’re getting and integrating into the choice making processes.
“(It’s) an ever-evolving thing that we’re trying to perfect and get better at and integrating it throughout the department. Really exciting.”