Kevin Towers quote from NY Daily news article
"They're going to have a $40 million payroll for the foreseeable future," said recently fired Padres GM Kevin Towers, "and there's just no way they can devote half of that to one player. It's just a matter of when they decide to trade (Gonzalez)."
PADRES: Boston influx could follow Hoyer to Padres
Another Padres official believes Chris Gwynn will step into more power this season, perhaps as the team's farm director or scouting director. Gwynn was in the plans of former Padres GM Kevin Towers and was formerly represented by CEO Jeff Moorad, when he was an agent.
Hoyer in; Fuson out " Another Padres Blog
With new people running the show, it is not surprising that there are going to be some changes in the organization.
Friar John's Blog: Start the countdown: 115 days until Spring Training
Pitchers and catchers: Friday, Feb. 19
XX Sports Radio: Theo Epstein Interview (MP3)
So who is Jed Hoyer and why is he a good fit for the Padres? His former boss Theo Epstein of the Red Sox stopped by & discussed his close relationship w/Towers & if he foresees a trade w/the Padres.
Dave Winfield's favorite color is puke
At least he matched the shirt with the pants.
- Chrissy Russo looking especially good today.
Padres Rain Jacket (1978?) « .400 in '94
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