Vice President and Assistant General Manager
Bobby Evans begins his 21st season in the Giants baseball operations department. As a valued member of the Giantsí braintrust, Evans has had an integral role in helping the organization win two World Series titles in the past four seasons (2010 and 2012) and has helped the organization be named the Topps Organization of the Year in both 2009 and 2011 and the Baseball America Organization of the Year in 2010.
In his current role, Evans assists Senior Vice President and General Manager Brian Sabean in all Major League and amateur contract negotiations, player acquisitions via trade or free agency and all areas of Major League operations. He is also responsible for overseeing waiver and rule compliance and assisting Dick Tidrow in overseeing the organizationís minor league system.
Recently, Evans has assisted Brian Sabean in contract negotiations for record setting deals with Matt Cain and Buster Posey. He has also helped the GM work out extensions with Madison Bumgarner, Hunter Pence, Sergio Romo and Pablo Sandoval; keeping the core of the club in a Giantsí uniform. In addition, he oversees the signing of the organizationís top picks in the annual First-Year Player Draft.
In 2012, Evans received the Bowie Kuhn Award, which is presented annually at the Baseball Winter Meetings (since 1984) to an individual, team or organization who demonstrates support of the chapel program in professional baseball.
Evans is a 1991 graduate of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, where he was the recipient of the John Motley Morehead Scholarship Award. He first joined San Francisco in 1994 as Administrative Assistant, Minor Leagues. Prior to joining the Giants, Evans served as an administrator in the Commissionerís Office in New York. During his three-year tenure there, he worked in baseball operations and assisted with compliance to the PBA. While in college, Evans interned with the Boston Red Sox in the player development and scouting departments during the summer of 1989.
Evans and his wife, Gwen, reside in San Francisco and have a son, Jonathan, a daughter, Anjali and a baby on the way.
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