Happy November everyone! It's a busy time in all of baseball right now with options being exercised and free agency opening in less than 2 days. Here are Padres links (and some general ones as well):
Byrnes excited for 'best job for me' with Padres - Padres official site
"The Padres introduced Josh Byrnes as their third general manager in two-plus years Monday, and from the looks of it, the 41-year-old, well-traveled executive will hold the job for many years."
The Associated Press has also picked up on the Byrnes story
"With that, the Padres' front office resembles the Arizona Diamondbacks' executive suite from a few years ago."
Dan Hayes shares his thoughts on Byrnes as well - NCT
"The former Arizona Diamondbacks GM shares the same build-from-within philosophy as Hoyer, and Byrnes, 41, has been an involved member of the Padres' decision-making process since he was hired last December. Byrnes also understands the dynamics of working for a small-market club, having s...