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JOSH BYRNES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Dark Horse General Manager Candidates

The San Diego Padres fired Josh Byrnes last week, ending a 938 day streak without a major league general manager getting the ax, as Ben Lindbergh recently noted at Baseball Prospectus. There are currently 18 teams that have employed the same GM for the past five years and plenty more that are working on three or four years of front office stability. San Diego, obviously, is not one...
Via Padres Public
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Padres facing a pivotal point in franchise history

Josh Byrnes is gone, and not to go all drama queen on you, but make no mistake: What you are now looking at is one of the most pivotal points in Padres franchise history. Because what you presently are seeing is this organization's nadir. And, sadly, I'm not talking about the old Nater, Nate Colbert. The combination of the worst hitting team in franchise history with a fallow...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

The Firing Of Josh Byrnes

Josh Byrnes was hired by Jeff Moorad to be the General Manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks on October 29, 2005. He was fired by the Diamondbacks on July 2, 2010. On December 3, 2010, Byrnes was hired by Jeff Moorad’s San Diego Padres as Vice President of Baseball Operations. On October 26, 2011 he was promoted to General Manager after Moorad allowed Jed Hoyer to leave for Chicago...
Via Padres Public
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Make GM Change after 2 seasons

At least they were consistent under Josh Byrnes’ reign, two years of 76-86 baseball was not enough for the Padres ownership. The Padres have an identity that stems almost exclusively from their park, which has made it difficult to keep a balance of home and road games. There is not a commitment to any one facet on offense, and the lack of runs scored in the current season is a...
Via Reading Between The Seams
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres Fire General Manager Josh Byrnes After Three Seasons

SAN DIEGO — A front-office shakeup had no impact on the San Diego Padres’ performance. After the team announced general manager Josh Byrnes was fired minutes before the first pitch with the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday, the Padres put up another punchless performance in a 2-1 loss against starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu. Although Padres president and CEO Mike Dee said there were...
Via NESN.com
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres fire GM Josh Byrnes

On Sunday the struggling San Diego Padres fired general manager Josh Byrnes. The move was abrupt and caught many in Major League Baseball by surprise but in truth, this had probably been coming for a while. Padres president and CEO Mike Dee said in a statement that the search for a new GM would begin immediately and in the interim, senior vice president for baseball operations Oman...
Via Rumors and Rants
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres announce organizational changes

SAN DIEGO - The San Diego Padres today announced that they have relieved Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes of his duties. "This ownership group is committed to fielding a team that consistently competes for postseason play," said Padres President and CEO Mike Dee. "Thus far this season, the results on the field have been mixed at best and clearly...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Padres Fire GM Josh Byrnes

The San Diego Padres announced on Sunday that they have fired general manager Josh Byrnes, who had been with the team since 2010. The Padres are currently 11 games under .500 and 12.5 games back in the NL West.  San Diego currently ranks dead last in the Majors in runs scored, batting average, on-base percentage and slugging percentage. Its offense has been historically bad throughout...
Via Sportsnaut
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres fire GM Josh Byrnes

The San Diego Padres have fired Executive Vice President/General Manager Josh Byrnes. With Bynes as the general manager the Padres had been 184-215 in two-plus seasons including a 32-43 record this season. “This ownership group is committed to fielding a team that consistently competes for postseason play,” said Padres President and CEO Mike Dee in a statement released by the...
Via Tireball.com
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres Fire Executive Vice President and GM Josh Byrnes

The San Diego Padres have fired executive vice president and GM Josh Byrnes. #Padres GM Josh Byrnes has been relieved of his duties, team announces. — Jeff Sanders (@JeffSanders_UT) June 22, 2014   Dee: "Search for new GM begins immediately. Looking for someone who can lead franchise’s baseball philosophy for years to come.” — Jeff Sanders (@JeffSanders_UT) June 22...
Via Thacover2
June 22, 2014  |  Discuss
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