Replace GM Scott Harris

Harris, 35, a native of Redwood City, was presented on Tuesday as the new president of baseball operations for the Detroit Tigers.

Harris, 35, a Redwood City native, was unveiled as Detroit's new top official on Tuesday.

Harris remarked, "I had to make a pretty difficult decision to leave San Francisco, but I couldn't be more thrilled about this chance."

The Giants now have a huge void in their front office to fill as they prepare for a crucial offseason.

Ecker posted on Twitter, "A+ hire." One of the most outstanding persons I've ever worked or competed with, without a doubt.

According to Bannister, "The Tigers acquired a terrific leader, communicator, and person."