We all have opinions about Brian Sabean. Some of them might even be fair and measured! But a good portion of the Giants' successes and failures have to do with other, less visible people in the front office. And according to a Giants press release, four of those people are getting a new title:

San Francisco Giants Senior Vice President and General Manager Brian R. Sabean today announced the following promotions of his senior baseball staff:

Dick Tidrow has been named Vice President and Assistant General Manager, Player Personnel.

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Bobby Evans has been named Vice President and Assistant General Manager (previously VP, player operations)

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John Barr has been named Vice President and Assistant General Manager, Scouting and International Operations.