Front Office biographies

Mike Groopman, Director - Baseball Analytics

Mike Groopman enters his second year as Director, Baseball Analytics after serving the previous two seasons as Assistant to Baseball Operations. He was previously Baseball Operations Administrative Assistant in 2009 and Baseball Operations Intern in 2008. Groopman oversees the quantitative research, development, and analysis within Baseball Operations, coordinating efforts with Major League operations, amateur and professional scouting, and player development.

Before joining the Royals, Groopman served internships with the Cincinnati Reds Baseball Operations department in 2006, the New York Mets Baseball Operations department in 2007 and Major League Baseball's Labor Relations Department prior to the 2008 season.

A native of Brookline, Mass., Groopman received his B.A. from Columbia University in 2007. He currently resides with his wife, Erin, in Kansas City, Mo.

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