Saturday October 3, 2009 We are starting to see some of the columnists chiming in on their thoughts on the Towers firing by Padres owner and CEO Jeff Moorad. It has been pretty consistent. Buster Olney of ESPN says – “A “Major League” move by the Padres”As in Major League the movie, not as in … More The Columnists Start to Chime in on Towers/Padres
Saturday October 3, 2009 I gave myself a night to sleep on the firing of San Diego Padres GM Kevin Towers and VP of Player Personnel Grady Fuson and now I would like to throw in a little more well thought out version of my two cents on the matter. First let me start by … More My take on the Towers firing
Friday October 2, 2009 Sources within the Padres are now saying that Jerry DiPoto, VP of Player Personnel for the Diamondbacks, is to take Kevin Towers place as GM of the San Diego Padres. As of Friday morning the Padres had not been given permission by the Diamondbacks to talk to DiPoto, who is still … More DiPoto to be new Padres GM?
Friday October 2, 2009 The Padres have called a press conference for tomorrow to announce the firing of General Manager Kevin Towers. According to Corey Brock on Twitter, @ FollowThePadres The #Padres will have a press conference on Saturday with CEO Jeff Moorad. No reference to Towers in the press advisory. Still not official and … More Kevin Towers Fired
The San Diego Padres withdrew their offer to Trevor Hoffman today. I really don’t understand this move. The Padres make an offer that pretty much exactly met what many of us have predicted in terms of dollars and length. An offer that was $3.5 million less than his 2008 but certainly not unexpected. Hoffman then … More Padres withdraw contract offer to Trevor Hoffman
Tuesday November 4, 2008 From Tim Brown of Yahoo: The Padres offered Trevor Hoffman a one-year contract for significantly less than the $7.5 million he made last season. Hoffman did not dismiss the offer, but 10 days ago requested a meeting with John Moores, Sandy Alderson and Towers. The meeting hasn’t happened yet. http://sports.yahoo.com/mlb/news;_ylt=Ai4hJI.8ivMN_To6PuiHY1sRvLYF?slug=ti-gmnotebook110308&prov=yhoo&type=lgns I … More