June 15, 2024

Pink Sox

Miami’s former GM won’t turn out to be Boston’s new head of baseball operations.

Former Miami Marlins normal supervisor Kim Ng was tied to the Pink Sox’ high baseball officer position, however she has reportedly denied an interview. Lynne Sladky/AP Picture, File

One other notable identify within the race to guide the Pink Sox has eliminated her identify from consideration.

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Former Miami Marlins normal supervisor Kim Ng has chosen to not interview with the Pink Sox about their head of baseball operations opening, MassLive’s Chris Cotillo reported Friday. As of Friday, the explanations for her refusal are unknown.

Ng grew to become the primary feminine normal supervisor in MLB historical past when she moved to Miami in November 2020. The Marlins made the playoffs for the fourth time in franchise historical past in simply her third season with the workforce, largely as a result of contributions of Ng acquisitions similar to Luis Arraez, Jake Burger, and Jorge Soler.

On Monday, the Marlins introduced that Ng declined her mutual choice to return to Miami and might be leaving the membership. ESPN’s Jeff Passan reported that the Marlins tried to rent a president of baseball operations to supervise her, which contributed to her choice to stroll away.

Upon Ng’s exodus from Miami, many believed Boston to be an excellent match for the free agent government. Supervisor Alex Cora performed for the Los Angeles Dodgers whereas she was an assistant GM there, and her repute as one among baseball’s greatest and most keen trades would have been a welcome change of tempo to the Pink Sox, who had been very conservative in making trades underneath Chaim Bloom.

Ng joins quite a lot of names who’ve declined an interview with the Pink Sox, together with Philadelphia Phillies GM Sam Fuld, Dodgers GM Brandon Gomes, former Rangers GM Jon Daniels, and Ng’s predecessor, former Marlins president Michael Hill, amongst others. However a number of different names have sat down with the Pink Sox, and The Boston Globe’s Alex Speier reported that these candidates are anticipated to be notified subsequent week if they’ve superior to the second spherical of interviews.