The Columnists Start to Chime in on Towers/Padres

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

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Kevin Towers Fired

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

Padres withdraw contract offer to Trevor Hoffman

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