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Bud Black recently completed his sixth season as the San Diego Padres' manager, and he has yet to guide the team to the postseason. He'll get at least two more chances to reach the playoffs after the Padres picked up his contract options for 2013 and 2014 on Monday. "Buddy has a keen insight into team dynamics and creates a great environment for the players and coaching staff," Padres general manager Josh Byrnes said in a statement. "He is a gifted leader with a terrific mind for the game and a genuine interest and curiosity related to all areas of our organization." Since taking over the team prior to the 2007 season, Black has a 464-509 record (.577). He was selected the National League Manager of the Year in 2010, when the Padres finished two games behind the San Francisco Giants in the NL West. San Diego went 76-86 last season, finishing 18 games back of the division-champion Giants. "I am honored and humbled by the faith Josh and our o...
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The San Diego Padres have exercised the 2014 and 2015 option years in manager Bud Black's contract.
The club previously had extended Black's contract through 2013.
Black replaced Bruce Bochy as manager before the 2007 season. He is 464-509 (.477) in six seasons, including a 90-72 mark in 2010. Black won the NL Manager of the Year Award that season.
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The San Diego Padres are still trying to figure out what they have in Kyle Blanks. It seems everything the young first baseman/outfielder gets a shot, that shot is taken away or he is injured. Injury was the reason for his shortened 2012 campaign. However, San Diego avoided arbitration with the 26-year old by signing him to a one-year deal.
The deal is said to be worth...
What would sports be without the hilarious pranks teammates play on each other? Teammates Yonder Alonso, Andy Parrina, and Cameron Maybin took a trip to a local burger joint, and what was supposed to be a casual lunch turned into a genius prank by Alonso and Parrina on the unsuspecting Maybin.
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