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Marlins Add Industry Veteran Sara Goodrum as Director of Special Projects



The Miami Marlins made a notable addition to their baseball operations department on Monday, hiring former Houston Astros Director of Player Development Sara Goodrum as Director of Special Projects.

Goodrum brings a wealth of experience to the Marlins, having overseen the Astros' minor league system for the past two seasons. Prior to that, she worked within the Milwaukee Brewers organization, serving as their Minor League Hitting Coordinator in 2021.

While the exact details of her role remain undisclosed, the "Director of Special Projects" title hints at her involvement in various key initiatives. This could involve player development, where she could leverage her expertise to enhance the Marlins' minor league system or identify new talent. Additionally, her understanding of analytics and scouting might contribute to integrating these areas into the team's decision-making process. Furthermore, Goodrum's arrival marks a positive step towards increasing diversity within the Marlins' front office, potentially leading to inclusivity efforts at all levels.

The move signifies the Marlins' commitment to innovation and fresh thinking. Goodrum's diverse skillset and experience are expected to bring a new voice to the table, potentially leading to positive changes in player development, scouting, and overall organizational strategy.


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