Originally posted on Padres Public  |  Last updated 7/11/13
I just read a short blog from Ben Higgins this morning about the Garfinkel resignation and he ended it with this: Everything Tom Garfinkel touched didn’t turn to gold, but I liked his ideas and what he stood for. I still have no idea what the Fowler/Seidler/O’Malley group is all about. Great question, Ben. Who are these guys? I’m going to try to help Ben, because I think I may know the answer. The Fowler/Seidler/O’Malley group are a collection of wealthy fellows who believe in intangibles. S0 they gave approval to Josh Byrnes to lock up Mark Kotsay as a veteran presence and experienced pinch hitter. Mark Kotsay has zero hits in his last 22 ABs. The Fowler/Seidler/O’Malley group are a collection of wealthy fellows who believe in a power bat. So they gave approval to Josh Byrnes to lock up Carlos Quentin (a designated hitter) and gave him a no-trade clause to patrol left field and smash baseballs. He’s been doing pretty well with the smashing lately. The Fowler/Seidler/O’Malley group...
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