PADRES: Black named NL manager of year
"He has an open-door policy," Gwynn said. "He's very approachable. He's a teacher and he has to be a good communicator to do that.
Black wins NL Manager of the Year award - SignOnSanDiego.com
"I'm honored and privileged to be awarded this ... to be included along with such people as Dusty, Bruce Bochy and Bobby Cox," said Black.
Padres Trail: Bud Black is NL Manager of the Year
"If we discount where everyone thought the Padres would finish (and I think universally they were picked to finish no higher than 4th in the NL West), does Black still deserve the award? I think so, because of the overall talent level he had to work with. "
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With congratulations to Bud Black, I join the chorus. Nobody did more with less. But as Black heads in for a colonoscopy this morning, some more internal inspection should be taking place.
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"People on paper would not have thought we would have gone to the last day with that team when you consider the Dodgers, when you consider the Giants, when you consider Colorado. Somebody has to get the credit for that. It should be Buddy Black."
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"Afterwards we chatted for 10 minutes or so and he is absolutely the nicest, coolest, most down to earth guy I have ever met. Not to mention this guy is just oozing with baseball knowledge. "
Black edges Baker by one for top NL skipper | padres.com: News
Padres manager Bud Black was named the National League Manager of the Year on Wednesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. He finished one point ahead of Cincinnati's Dusty Baker in the voting.
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On an unrelated note, Jeff Moorad hasn't responded to my query regarding Josh Byrnes and whether Moorad will hire him. It's been two weeks now since I left the message. You don't think Moorad is ducking me, do you?
Questions growing for Padres as offseason advances - SignOnSanDiego.com
So many questions, so little money.
Padres hire Ausmus as special assistant | padres.com: News
"We are extremely excited to add Brad to our staff," Hoyer said in a release. "He brings a tremendous amount of experience from his long and successful playing career. We look forward to having him help with the development of catchers throughout our system."