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Mon, 03 Dec 2012 23:49:54 -0800
San Diego Padres 3B Chase Headley is not on the trading block, according to team sources. Padres general manager Josh Byrnes insists the team is trying to build around Headley, who is under team control for another two years. "We've had very broad talks," Byrnes said. "It's worth a discussion, but we have two more years with him. That's a lot of time."
Sat, 29 Sep 2012 12:45:46 -0700
San Diego Padres general manager Josh Byrnes implied that the team's payroll could increase next season but much of it could go to arbitration-eligible players.
Fri, 08 Jun 2012 11:10:33 -0700
The San Diego Padres are not willing to label themselves sellers yet, despite being 18 games out of first place. "If we sell, it will be at very high prices," general manager Josh Byrnes says. "We can keep Headley and Volquez beyond this year. We want to keep Quentin. And Street has a mutual option. So I wouldn't be surprised if the prices are higher than people think."
Tue, 03 Jan 2012 00:41:28 -0800
The San Diego Padres may utilize contract extensions on players like OF Carlos Quentin and OF Cameron Maybin to lock up some free-agent years and guarantee payroll certainty. "We don't have any commitments to 2013 and beyond," Padres General Manager Josh Byrnes said. "But we do have choices and decisions to make. Our payroll model is setting up well. We're not in total go-for-it mode, but we can make some choices. We acquired Carlos with the thought that we could extend him. We want to win as soon as possible for as long as possible."
Mon, 31 Oct 2011 13:51:29 -0700
The San Diego Padres officially named Josh Byrnes their new general manager Monday, Oct. 31. Byrnes was given a five-year deal with an option year included.
Thu, 27 Oct 2011 09:08:51 -0700
San Diego Padres general manager Jed Hoyer and assistant general manager Jason McLeod have left San Diego to work for the Chicago Cubs. Hoyer will be the general manager under president of baseball operations Theo Epstein, while McLeod will be the head of scouting and player development. Josh Byrnes will become the new GM in San Diego.
Sat, 22 Oct 2011 20:01:10 -0700
The San Diego Padres are expected to name vice president of baseball operations Josh Byrnes as their general manager. The announced is not expected to come until late next week, perhaps until after the World Series is complete, according to a source.
Fri, 21 Oct 2011 08:58:46 -0700
Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig hinted that he may step into the compensation negotiations between the Chicago Cubs and Boston Red Sox involving general manager Theo Epstein. A deal is apparently close to being finalized Friday, Oct. 21, but if it lingers, Selig may step in to help mediate the impasse.
San Diego Padres general manager Jed Hoyer will be joining Epstein in Chicago as the general manager. Epstein originally asked new Padres GM Josh Byrnes to come over to Chicago, but Byrnes declined the opportunity. Padres assistant general manager Jason McLeod will also be heading to Chicago when the deal is done.
Fri, 21 Oct 2011 08:22:20 -0700
The Arizona Diamondbacks will be off the hook for the money they owe Josh Byrnes, who is about to be hired as the San Diego Padres' general manager.
Thu, 20 Oct 2011 12:27:43 -0700
The Chicago Cubs will officially be acquiring San Diego Padres general manager Jed Hoyer as their new general manager under Theo Epstein. Josh Byrnes will become the new GM for the San Diego Padres.