2020-21 MLB Offseason: GM/President Vacancy Tracker

2020-21 MLB Offseason: GM/President Vacancy Tracker

by October 28, 2020 0 comments

With the World Series in the books, it’s time to dive into the MLB offseason. With two General Manager and two Vice President of Baseball Operations positions currently vacant, we’re tracking the latest news, rumors, and updates surrounding the biggest openings across the league.

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Los Angeles Angels | General Manager

The Halos fired Billy Eppler at the conclusion of the season, leaving a vacancy that provides intrigue for prospective candidates. The Angels are expected to take their time and be patient as they conduct a thorough search for their next top exec.

No interviews yet

Other possible candidates: Michael Hill, Damon Oppenheimer, Dan Jennings, Dave Dombrowski, De Jon Watson, Tim Naehring, Jim Hendry, Josh Byrnes, Logan White

Philadelphia Phillies | General Manager

Philadelphia found themselves in an interesting position at season’s end. The Phillies ultimately demoted Matt Klentak to a different role in the organization after a 28-32 season. While his new title has not been announced, the more pressing matter is the new vacancy in Philadelphia. Various analysts in the industry have suggested Philadelphia could be an intriguing landing spot for various New York Yankees execs.

No interviews yet

Cincinnati Reds | Vice President of Baseball Operations

Dick Williams resigned from his role as Vice President of Baseball Operations with the Reds. Williams, who cited his growing passion around his family business as the reason why he stepped down from his baseball, leaves behind a very appealing position in Cincinnati. The Reds are expected to be patient in their search and will explore a blend of both internal and external candidates.

No interviews yet

Miami Marlins | Vice President of Baseball Operations

Somewhat surprisingly, Miami parted ways with Michael Hill this offseason. Marlins majority owner Bruce Sherman and CEO Derek Jeter entered talks with Hill surrounding a new contract but ultimately agreed to go in a new direction. While Hill has been an impactful part of Miami baseball, this decision could be one of the biggest moves the team is making to inflict a sense of new beginning. After all, Sherman and Jeter orchestrated a very significant shakeup when they gained ownership of the team, but they did hold on to Hill.

No interviews yet

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