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General Manager Kevin Towers has signed a contract extension that will keep him in San Diego through 2010 (hat tip to several readers). To celebrate, here is a high-level look at Towers’ year-by-year trading record: Kevin Towers Trades by Year Win Shares Year No In Out Diff Best 1995 2 66 14 +52 [...]
More stuff from the land of once-upon-a-time: Ichiro Wins MVP, Padres Recall Several Prospects, and Joyner Joins Front Office (2001). I was probably too harsh on Ichiro, but he shouldn’t have won the award. As for Wally Joyner’s hiring, here’s what I said back then: It’s good to see the organization hiring guys like Joyner [...]