Tamin will work on contract negotiations and be the point person on arbitration cases, a role previously held by vice president and assistant general manager Kim Ng, who left the club this spring to work for the Commissioner's office. Tamin also will oversee the day-to-day baseball research and operations.
A graduate of Johns Hopkins, Tamin earned a law degree at UCLA and has represented other clubs in arbitration, along with conducting a legal practice focused on commercial litigation.
Ken Gurnick is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.