FLUSHING, N.Y., January 27, 2021 — The New York Mets today announced that Zack Scott will serve as the acting General Manager beginning immediately. Scott joined the organization as the club’s Senior Vice President/Assistant General Manager on December 23, 2020.
“Zack has plenty of championship experience to draw upon,” said Mets President Sandy Alderson. “He has been an integral part of our decision-making processes since his arrival. The entire baseball operations staff, including myself, will continue to work collaboratively.”
Scott, 43, has spent the last 17 years in the Boston Red Sox organization. He spent the last two years as Assistant General Manager where he oversaw the club’s analytics, baseball systems and advance and professional scouting departments.
Scott was heavily involved in the analytics and systems departments that provided decision support to Boston’s leadership team in all areas of the operation. Prior to his promotion, he was the Vice President, Baseball Research and Development and worked five years as the Director, Major League Operations for the Red Sox. In that role, he assisted senior baseball leadership in several aspects including major league roster construction, payroll management, player acquisition, contract analysis and coordinated the department’s statistical analysis.
Scott joined the Red Sox in 2004 as an intern, served as an assistant the following year and worked as the Assistant Director, Baseball Operations for six seasons.
Scott worked at Diamond Mind, Inc., a developer of baseball simulation software, from 2000–2003. He graduated from the University of Vermont in 1999 with a B.S. in Mathematics.