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  1. Firing Byrnes reflects Padres' expectations

    Christina Kahrl

    Just like that, the San Diego Padres have canned Josh Byrnes, their general manager for less than three seasons. That's noteworthy because honchos get handed their heads so infrequently these days. Byrnes is the first GM to be canned since the Housto...

    Blog | June 22, 2014
  2. Padres' Jedd Gyorko settling in at second

    Christina Kahrl

    The Padres had a plan for Jedd Gyorko, they've been executing it and it's working out well. This winter they made the decision to move Gyorko, their top position-playing prospect, from third base to second. He's having a good camp in the field and at...

    Blog | March 18, 2013
  3. Clearing the Bases: Wild, wild Wests

    Christina Kahrl

    First base: Carlos Gonzalez ripped a trio of home runs against the Astros in Coors Field. There's no snark or punchline, just simple facts: The dude can rake, Coors is where he plays and the Astros aren't the joke that people made them out to be in M...

    Blog | May 31, 2012
  4. Pads acquire Quentin, but to what end?

    Christina Kahrl

    With the Carlos Quentin trade, it was fairly clear what one of the teams wanted. The Chicago White Sox were looking to clear salary, even before they got power lefty John Danks nailed down with a multi-year extension. You can add in the motivating fa...

    Blog | December 31, 2011
  5. The Guillen Number: White Sox rely on HRs

    Christina Kahrl

    Maybe it's a matter of the kind of player Ozzie Guillen was. With a career line of .264/.287/.338, and just 28 career homers in more than 7,000 plate appearances, he was anything but a bopper. Or maybe it's because of his characteristic volubility in...

    Blog | April 27, 2011