Some possible successors to replace GM Jack Zduriencik include several executives from other major-league clubs

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Some possible successors to Jack Zduriencik, who was fired by the Mariners on Friday:

Ken Williams: Was GM of White Sox when they won the 2005 World Series, now the team’s senior executive vice president.

Dan O’Dowd: Was GM of Rockies when they reached the 2007 World Series, now an MLB Network analyst.

Thad Levine: Assistant GM of the Texas Rangers, a “critical” front-office member, according to The Dallas Morning News.


Jason McLeod: A senior vice president who oversees the Cubs’ highly regarded farm system.

Jerry Dipoto: Hired by Red Sox for interim position after being fired as the Angels’ GM this season.

Ben Cherington: Was GM of the Red Sox when they won the 2013 World Series but lost his job this month when Dave Dombrowski was hired as team president.

Kim Ng: Ex-assistant GM of Dodgers, now a senior vice president with MLB. Was a finalist for the Mariners’ GM job that went to Jack Zduriencik.

Billy Eppler: Yankees assistant GM and a West Coast native.

Kevin Towers: Former Padres and Diamondbacks GM, now a special assistant to Reds GM Walt Jocketty.

Mike Hazen: Red Sox assistant GM, former Indians director of player development.