Kim Ng, who has interviewed for GM positions in the past with the Dodgers, Angels, Mariners, and most recently, with the Padres, but was passed over for both of those positions. Ng, 46, will reportedly interview with incoming Phillies team president Andy MacPhail to replace Ruben Amaro Jr., who was let go last month. In her career, Ng has served as an assistant GM for both the Yankees and Dodgers and is now the Senior Vice President for Baseball Operations for Major League Baseball, serving under former Dodgers manager Joe Torre.
Heyman didn't specify when Ng might interview for the position.
It's long been thought that Angels assistant GM Matt Klentak, who worked under MacPhail in the Orioles organization, is the leading candidtate for the Phillies job. J.J. Piccolo, an assistant with the Royals is also thought to be a strong candidate. Heyman also mentioned Rangers assistant GM Thad Levine and former Red Sox GM Ben Cherrington as potential candidates.
Heyman noted that former Marlins GM Larry Beinfest interviewed for the job a couple weeks ago and Indians assistant GM Thad Levine will interview next week.
MacPhail has been mum on the search for a GM, but has said that ideally, the team would have one in place prior to the start of organizational meetings in Clearwater on October 26.