The Phillies are currently operating without a general manager, after Matt Klentak stepped down from the position two months ago.

Phillies president Andy MacPhail has been running the baseball side of things so far during the offseason, but an interesting name has emerged according to Joel Sherman of the New York Post.

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As Sherman tweets, the Phillies are looking at current Minnesota Twins GM, Thad Levine.  He is described as a “significant” candidate to run the teams baseball operations moving forward.

Two other names that are being considered per Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia, are Dodgers senior vice president of baseball operations Josh Byrnes and former Marlins president of baseball ops Michael Hill, who are both expected t get interviews.

Assistant general manager Ned Rice has been running the team as GM on an interim basis while the team conducts its search.

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