Found October 26, 2011 on hardballchat.com:
I’ll bet that most Padres fans didn’t realize how crazy this offseason would become, but the Padres are making big news already. The rumor mill has Jed Hoyer joining his old boss in Chicago. If that happens, look for Josh Byrnes to get the promotion. Byrnes is primarily responsible for building the club that beat the Padres and the rest of the NL West this year. So, the Padres will be in good hands regardless. Padres fans have made their voices heard and they were disappointed in Hoyer’s decisions this season. Some, in past comments on my analysis series, said they saw a fall off in pitching this season. I always say that a fall off in pitching is usually preceded by a fall off in fielding. The Padres were still very good in 2011, but they were out of their mind in 2010. That was one of the many reasons for their surprising finish that season. DER: .704 (4th) RA: 611 (4th) FLD%: .985 (8th) Baseball Reference: +3 runs (17th) Fangraphs: +25.0 runs (7th) Fielding Bible: +3...
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