New Marlins GM Ng eager to finally see her team in action
MIAMI – Three months into the job, Kim Ng will finally get to see her team. Miami Marlins pitchers and catchers hold their first workout Thursday at the team's spring training complex in Jupiter, Florida. And Ng, hired in November as the first female general manager in Major League Baseball, will be watching. She made offseason moves to improve the team as she was still learning about it. Young pitching is the Marlins' strength, both at the major league level and in the minors.
Marlins GM Kim Ng sees start of Spring Training as her Christmas morning
JUPITER, Fla. – Marlins General Manager Kim Ng can’t wait for the start of Spring Training, with pitchers and catchers reporting on Wednesday. Ng said she thought it was a great offseason for the Marlins and that she’s pleased with where the team is this offseason. The GM is happy with the team’s manager. She wants to give the team time to settle into Spring and to get ready. The general manager would not answer if she has a secret twitter account to follow what people are saying about the Marlins.
Kim Ng’s crash course: She’s bullish on Marlins’ future
(AP Photo/John Raoux, File)MIAMI – For Kim Ng, the first three weeks as general manager of the Miami Marlins has meant less rest and more coffee. “It takes a really, really long time to build a farm system of this quality and caliber. But improvement can also come from within, she said, because so many prospects are on the cusp of major league success. The Marlins likely won't be too busy in the free agent market, because they don't want veterans clogging competition. He's unlikely to receive a long-term contract offer this winter, however, in part because the team has a new GM.
Kim Ng ready to bear the torch as baseball’s 1st female GM
MIAMI – The Miami Marlins' new general manager sat at home plate in the team’s ballpark Monday, reflecting on all the times she struck out. She is believed to be the first female general manager in the four major North American professional sports leagues, and she's also being saluted as a pioneering Asian American, even overseas. She spent four years with the New York Yankees when their star shortstop was Derek Jeter, now the Marlins' CEO. By reaching out to her regarding the Miami job, she said, Jeter showed fearlessness. “That’s a big responsibility, but I take it on.”As baseball's first female general manager, she embraces the chance to be judged on wins and losses.
Kim Ng received outpouring of joy after being named Marlins GM
MIAMI – The Miami Marlins held a news conference on Monday to introduce their new general manager Kim Ng. Ng spent 30 years in baseball before getting the Marlins job. She said that she received an outpouring of joy after the Marlins named their historic hire. Kim Ng is introduced as the Marlins' general manager at Marlins Park on Nov. 16, 2020. Over the last 10 years interviewing for General Manager jobs, she said there wasn’t much push-back.
Breakthrough for women: Miami Marlins hire Kim Ng as GM
MIAMI – Kim Ng started her Major League Baseball career as an intern, and three decades later she's still on the rise while shattering ceilings. Ng became the majors' highest-ranking woman in baseball operations when she was hired Friday as general manager of the Miami Marlins. “After decades of determination, it is the honor of my career to lead the Miami Marlins,” Ng said in a statement. “We look forward to Kim bringing a wealth of knowledge and championship-level experience to the Miami Marlins,” Jeter said in a statement. “All of us at Major League Baseball are thrilled for Kim and the opportunity she has earned with the Marlins,” baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement.
Marlins hire Kim Ng as MLB’s first female GM
MIAMI – The Miami Marlins are hiring Kim Ng, making her the first female general manager in Major League Baseball history — and believed to be the first among North America’s major men’s professional sports leagues. #JuntosMiami pic.twitter.com/UrYESbjTHe — Miami Marlins (@Marlins) November 13, 2020“I entered Major League Baseball as an intern and, after decades of determination, it is the honor of my career to lead the Miami Marlins as their next General Manager,” Ng said in a release from the team. When I got into this business, it seemed unlikely a woman would lead a Major League team, but I am dogged in the pursuit of my goals. I am both humbled and eager to continue building the winning culture our fans expect and deserve.”Last month the Marlins parted way with their longtime general manager Mike Hill. “On behalf of Principal Owner Bruce Sherman and our entire ownership group, we look forward to Kim bringing a wealth of knowledge and championship-level experience to the Miami Marlins,” Marlins CEO Derek Jeter said in a statement.