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Per Ken Rosenthal the Padres will hire Phil Plantier as their new hitting coach.
Plantier was the manager of the Cal League Champion Lake Elsinore Storm in 2011. He played in the major leagues from 2000 - 2007 with five different teams. During that time frame he had three stints with the Padres.
Josh Byrnes is scheduled to be announced as the Padres new general manager tomorrow and we should have more information as to the direction of the coaching staff at that time.
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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.
Official press release provided by 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 they have declined their mutual options for the 2012 season for right-handed pitcher Aaron Harang and infielder/outfielder Brad Hawpe, as well as their...
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The Padres have sent some young studs to the prospect heavy Arizona Fall League in 2011. The Padres players will be playing on the Peoria...
The San Diego Padres declined 2012 contract options on right-hander Aaron Harang, infielder-outfielder Brad Hawpe and reliever Chad Qualls.
Harang, who had his $5 million option declined, went 14-7 with a 3.64 ERA last season for the last-place Padres.
Hawpe appeared in 62 games before being lost for the remainder of the season with an elbow injury.
Qualls went 6-8 with a 3.51...
Cameron Maybin put together a breakout year in 2011, showing off all of his talents -- especially those in PETCO Park's vast outfield. Because of that defensive prowess, Maybin is up against nine others in the annual Greatness in Baseball Yearly (GIBBY) Awards for Defensive Player of the Year.
In December of 2009 Jason McLeod left the Boston Red Sox, one of the top organizations in baseball, to follow his friend and former colleague Jed Hoyer, who had just accepted the general manager position in San Diego, to take over the Padres scouting and development apparatus.
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.
New Padres GM Josh Byrnes was just starting out in baseball when he worked with the Cleveland Indians and Bud Black.
SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres have introduced Josh Byrnes as their third general manager in just more than...
The San Diego Padres have introduced Josh Byrnes as their third general manager in just more than two calendar years.
The Padres announced today they've declined their options on Aaron Harang, Brad Hawpe, and Chad Qualls.
Ken Rosenthal of FOX Sports shares some details about the new Collective bargaining Agreement which is expected to be announced very shortly and possibly before the official start of free agency on Thursday.
Unlike past negotiations between the owners and the Players Union, things have been going quite smoothly under the circumstances and both sides seem committed to getting this...