Report: Matt Klentak, Dan Kantrovitz, Chaim Bloom Phillies’ GM finalists

Friday October 23rd, 2015

The open position for Phillies general manager has come down to Matt Klentak, Dan Kantrovitz, and Chain Bloom, reports Todd Zolecki of

Zolecki pointed out that all three of the candidates are Ivy League graduates in their 30s with backgrounds in analytics.

Klentak, who graduated from Dartmouth in 2002, is currently the assistant general manager for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He has been with the Angels since 2011.

Kantrovitz received his master’s degree in statistics from Harvard and just completed his first year as the assistant general manager for the Oakland Athletics.

Bloom, a Yale graduate, is the vice president of baseball operations for the Tampa Bay Rays. He has been with the Rays since 2005.

The Phillies organizational meetings are set to begin Monday. Craig Calcaterra of NBC Sports reports that the team is likely to announce their general manager on the same day.

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