Updates on the Padres’ GM Search
Here’s the latest news and notes on the search for a new GM to replace Josh Byrnes.
– San Diego as received permission to interview New York Yankees assistant GM Billy Eppler, Jon Heyman of MLB Network reports.
– Red Sox assistant GM Mike Hazen confirms that he will indeed interview for the position, according to Steve Buckley of the Boston Globe.
– The Padres will interview Rangers assistant GM A.J. Preller but not fellow assistant Thad Levine, Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports 1 reports. The reason is, the Padres would prefer not to interview two candidates from the same organization.
– There has been talk around the league that Diamondbacks president Kevin Towers might be interested in returning to San Diego.