The Phillies have called a 2:30 press conference today to announce "new leadership" according to the team.

The team is expected to announce the hiring of Andy MacPhail to head the team’s baseball operations department.

MacPhail served as the Twins’ GM during the 1987 and 1991 World Series seasons. He than moved on to Chicago where he served as the Cubs’ president for more than a decade from the mid-90s into the mid-2000s, including the team’s 1998 and 2003 postseason berths. After his stint with the Cubs, he moved to Baltimore, where he served as president of baseball operations and made many of the moves to help the orioles become a perennial contender.