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D-backs executives to go on Japanese goodwill tour

The Diamondbacks announced on Monday that a few executives will be going to Japan on a goodwill tour in August. Chief baseball officer Tony LaRussa and President/CEO Derrick Hall will be joined by special assistants and former players Luis Gonzalez and Randy Johnson from August 14-20. This will be LaRussa’s first trip to Japan. Per MLB.com, LaRussa said:"It has been a long-time...
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Padres hire Dodgers exec Logan White as pro scouting director

  The San Diego Padres have hired Logan White as senior adviser to the general manager and pro scouting director. White will be responsible for overseeing all professional scouting efforts and player acquisition at the major and minor league level, as well as advising general manager A.J. Preller. White interviewed for the job that went to Preller. White joins the Padres following...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Padres hire Logan White as pro scouting director

SAN DIEGO (AP) The San Diego Padres have hired Logan White as senior adviser to the general manager and pro scouting director. White will be responsible for overseeing all professional scouting efforts and player acquisition at the major and minor league level, as well as advising general manager A.J. Preller. White interviewed for the job that went to Preller. White joins the Padres...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Casey McGehee and Others Who Have Returned From Japan

Casey McGehee just signed a contract to play for the Marlins in 2014, after spending the season with the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles, where he was teammates with Andruw Jones, Kaz Matsui, Brandon Duckworth, and Takashi Saito. McGehee had a good year: .292/.376/.515 slash line, with 28 homers and 93 RBIs. (He and Jones were easily the team’s two best hitters; he was two homers...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss
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