JOSH BYRNES RUMORS & GOSSIP
Josh Johnson is a San Diego Padre
As first reported by Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com, the Padres and free agent starting pitcher Josh Johnson have agreed to a one-year deal.
Pitcher Josh Johnson signs one-year, guaranteed $8M deal with #padres. http://t.co/v7ub77GhWs
— Jerry Crasnick (@jcrasnick) November 20, 2013
The deal includes an additional $1.25 million in performance bonuses...
Josh Byrnes joined former GM Jim Bowden and discussed team needs heading into the offseason. Coming off another 76-86 season, Padres fans are wondering if the Friars are going to attempt to improve in hopes of a playoff birth or if they are content with the roster as is heading into 2014.
Despite seven seasons without a playoff birth, manager Bud Black remains on a cool seat heading...
Standing pat last offseason contributed to the San Diego Padres standing still in the NL West.
The Padres finished 76-86 for the second straight season, their fifth losing record in six years. They tied for third with the San Francisco Giants, who won two of the previous three World Series.
''Going 76-86 two years in a row is like kissing your sister. That's not what...
Via AP on Fox
September 30, 2013
It’s safe to say the Padres season is over aside from their efforts to surpass the Giants and Rockies for 3rd place in the NL West. In fact, their campaign has been over since the club dropped nine straight to lower their record to 40 – 50 on July 8th. Since then they’ve essentially been playing for pride. Padre management is well aware of that and has probably spent more time...
Padres general manager Josh Byrnes says the suspension of All-Star shortstop Everth Cabrera by Major League Baseball is ''a painful but necessary step.''
Cabrera was banned for 50 games Monday for his relationship to Biogenesis of America, a closed anti-aging clinic in Florida accused of distributing banned performing-enhancing drugs.
While disappointed, Byrnes...
Still unknown is whether Byrnes drank the iced coffee.
Josh Byrnes was a guest this morning on XTRA Sports 1360‘s The World of Sports According to Chris and Ben.
Earlier today, Gaslamp Ball posted their own recap, but I was already in the middle of writing this. So I don’t want to hear any crap about “you’re just stealing from them again!”
You can listen and/or download...
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...
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...
Via AP on Fox
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...
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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.