insidethepadres: Monday notes
Towers worked "gunslinger" into his new e-mail address and Chris Gwynn might be the new farm director.
PADRES: Ready will interview to be Astros' manager
"But I have to pursue this opportunity. I've been grooming myself for a major-league job, and this is a great chance.
Ready to interview for Astros job - SignOnSanDiego.com
"It's nice to be wanted," said Ready, who also interviewed last year for the Seattle manager's job. "I didn't know until the Padres called me and said they had granted Houston permission to talk with me."
Sabean, Bochy receive two-year extensions | MLB.com: News
General manager Brian Sabean and manager Bruce Bochy have received two-year contract extensions with club options for 2012.