Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Amaro: ‘Status quo’ with Gillick as interim Phillies president

The front office’s hope is that an American League team will take a chance on [Ryan] Howard if he reaches plateaus such as 25 home runs and 100 RBIs”... yup, that does sound like Phillies status quo.

Best of luck to Carpenter.

A little more than 3 hours before last night’s first pitch, Ruben Amaro Jr. addressed the players gathered in the visiting team clubhouse at Citi Field. The Phillies’ general manager reiterated the developments of Thursday, that in the wake of David Montgomery’s medical leave of absence, Pat Gillick will be interim team president…

Montgomery, the longtime team president, is recovering from May 19 jaw-cancer surgery… Gillick, the GM of the Phillies’ 2008 World Series team and a Baseball Hall of Famer, has been a senior adviser to Montgomery and Amaro. He has held the position since stepping down from his GM post after the championship season, when Amaro took over.

From a baseball operations standpoint, Amaro said “there’s no change” with Gillick at the helm. Montgomery will return and resume his role upon his full recovery.

The District Attorney Posted: August 30, 2014 at 06:01 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: david carpenter, pat gillick, phillies, ruben amaro jr., ryan howard

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. Win Big Stein's Money Posted: August 30, 2014 at 06:46 PM (#4782520)
Should've stopped chewing on the objective pipe hash.
   2. JRVJ Posted: August 30, 2014 at 08:49 PM (#4782545)
From what I've read in the Phillies blogosphere and Philly news media, Montgomery is the controlling partner of the Phils' legal entity.

Until he relinquishes that role or passes away (*), he is still at the center of anything Phillies related...........

(*) I don't believe I've read what happens if he passes away or becomes medically incapacitated.

Frankly, I'm not clear if Montgomery's controlling partner status is "intuitu personae" or not.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Guts
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOT: NBC.news: Valve isn’t making one gaming console, but multiple ‘Steam machines’
(1620 - 1:15pm, Mar 29)
Last: Langer Monk

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - March 2015
(1422 - 1:12pm, Mar 29)
Last: Norcan

NewsblogDefiant CC Sabathia doesn’t give a ‘f–k’ about poor spring outings | New York Post
(6 - 1:09pm, Mar 29)
Last: Into the Void

Newsblog5 trades that make sense before Opening Day | MLB.com
(12 - 1:08pm, Mar 29)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogOTP - March 2015: You’re out, tobacco: Bill would ban products at all California baseball venues
(3590 - 12:58pm, Mar 29)
Last: zenbitz

NewsblogGrantland: 2015 AL East Preview
(53 - 12:56pm, Mar 29)
Last: Los Angeles El Hombre de Anaheim

NewsblogThe Dome: 15 years ago Seattle blew up a giant, concrete eyesore full of memories.
(35 - 12:41pm, Mar 29)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogSadly, We've Lost Another Primate
(50 - 12:29pm, Mar 29)
Last: McCoy

NewsblogU.S. union stands behind minor-league baseball players | Toronto Star
(2 - 12:07pm, Mar 29)
Last: McCoy

NewsblogSunday Notes: Perkins & Varvaro, Travis in Toronto, Dozier Ducks, much more
(1 - 12:01pm, Mar 29)
Last: puck

NewsblogChicago Cubs Kris Bryant and the service-time game | FOX Sports
(42 - 11:40am, Mar 29)
Last: 6 - 4 - 3

NewsblogMariners Prospect Victor Sanchez Dies - BaseballAmerica.com
(3 - 11:28am, Mar 29)
Last: puck

NewsblogWith major defections, early rotation woes, could Rays be in for long year? - CBSSports.com
(3 - 10:41am, Mar 29)
Last: McCoy

NewsblogNY Post: Sherman: Commish, Boras And Cubs: Shut Up About Hopeless Phenom Debate
(13 - 10:21am, Mar 29)
Last: PreservedFish

NewsblogJason Heyward’s Ability Seems Boundless. Soon, So May His Contract.
(48 - 8:19am, Mar 29)
Last: Fancy Pants Handles lap changes with class

Page rendered in 0.1475 seconds
48 querie(s) executed