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Press Release provided from the San Diego Padres media department: <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";">SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres announced today that Josh Byrnes has been named executive vice president/general manager. Vice Chairman/Chief Executive Officer Jeff Moorad made the announcement. <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";"> <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";">“Josh is one of the most respected and credentialed baseball executives in the game,” said Moorad. “His proven record and extensive background in scouting and player development make a great fit for continuing the same focus that we’ve had for two years. <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: "Arial","sans-serif";"> <span style="font-size: 9.5pt; font-family: "...
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