Padres manager Bud Black, general manager Josh Byrnes and assistant G.M. A.J. Hinch spent several minutes throwing baseballs off the new fence in right field at Petco Park on Monday, trying to get a crash course in how they might play starting with the home opener Tuesday against the Los Angeles Dodgers.
The big hope, of course, is that more balls will fly over the fences. They...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2013
With Chase Headley out, the Padres are exploring internal option options. Josh Byrnes during an interview on Mighty 1090 stated that he has discussed with Bud Black the plan that would include”
Gyorko at 3rd
Amarista at 2nd
Cody Ransom at 3rd
Gyorko at 2nd
This in lieu of Logan Forsythe being out with a foot injury. Jedd Gyorko a Padres top...
The San Diego Padres enter spring training with an ample
amount of candidates to fill out their starting rotation. Still, the club could
pursue another arm at some point prior to the start of the regular season, general
manager Josh Byrnes tells Corey Brock of MLB.com.
"There is a chance we can solve [the rotation] with our
own guys," San Diego general manager...
The Padres general manager Josh Byrnes is meeting fans tonight at Bubs in the gaslamp. As opposed to the "exclusive" beer summit events Hoyer attended, this tweetup event is for all Padres fans, not just a hand picked few. Hopefully, this is the start of tweetup events the Padres will have throughout the year. The event is rather low profile, so I wouldn't expect...
Wanting to hear Josh Byrnes comment on today's trade of Anthony Rizzo, I was presented with an opportunity cost. I could listen and glean information from the Padres GM thus increasing my baseball IQ or I could ignore the interview and inevitably save 45 minutes of my life. The interview was a mere 5 minutes but I knew that some inane comment by Hacksaw would inevitably force...
A look at the moves made by Josh Byrnes since he became the Padres general manager on Oct. 26
Josh Byrnes joined Josh and Charod of “The Drive” on XTRA Sports 1360 to talk Padres. If you are like me you were growing weary of all the softball questions Byrnes was getting on his previous interviews since becoming the general manager.
(Download/Listen to the interview here)
Mat Latos trade thoughts
Stockpiling the minor leagues – “Looking...
New Padres general manager Josh Byrnes confirms that former big leaguer Phil Plantier has been hired as hitting coach.
The team expects to make the formal announcement this week, possibly on Tuesday.
Plantier will be the sixth person to hold the job since the Padres moved into cavernous Petco Park in 2004. He replaces Randy Ready, who was fired a day after the Padres finished last...
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October 31, 2011
The San Diego Padres officially introduced Josh Byrnes as the team's new general manager on Monday.
Byrnes becomes the Padres' third GM in a little over two years and replaces Jed Hoyer, who left to take the same role under Theo Epstein with the Chicago Cubs.
San Diego gave Byrnes a five-year contract plus an option year. He has worked previously under Padres CEO Jeff Moorad...
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.