Buster Olney of ESPN is reporting that according to sources among the list of candidates being considered to replace Andy MacPhail as the new Baltimore Orioles GM is J.P Ricciardi who is currently the Mets Special Assistant to General Manager Sandy Alderson.
The other names being reported in that group are:
- Josh Byrnes - San Diego Padres V.P. of Baseball Operations
- Gerry Hunsicker – Tampa Bay Rays Senior V.P. of Baseball Operations
- Thad Levine – Texas Rangers Assistant GM
- Tony LaCava – Toronto Blue Jays Assistant GM
- Dan Jennings – Florida Marlins Assistant GM