Basically, Andy MacPhail has done with the Philadelphia Phillies what he did with both the Cubs and Orioles - lost. Speaking of lost, it is time for John Middleton to admit his own mistake in this hiring and tell MacPhail to get lost.
Kim Ng is qualified, experienced, and well-respected within the industry. The Phillies would be lucky to have her as their general manager. Frankly, the time feels right to make a little history.
There is no way to overlook the fact that the Phillies have their work cut out for them this off-season. Strap in for the long haul on this one, boys and girls. It promises to be a wild ride.
Sure, the 2020 season just ended for the Philadelphia Phillies less than 24 hours ago. And yes, there are many questions to be answered over the coming off-season in regards to a number of positions. But it's not too early to examine what we can be fairly certain about next year.
Phillies GM Matt Klentak is under increasing pressure after misreading the talent and depth levels of a bullpen that has repeatedly failed in 2020.