Padres promote Hinch to assistant GM
The San Diego Padres promoted former Arizona manager A.J. Hinch
to vice president/assistant general manager on Friday.
Hinch, who was fired as the Diamondbacks’ manager on July 1,
2010, after just more than one year on the job, was hired by San
Diego last September as vice president in charge of professional
Hinch was also one of three San Diego front office executives to
have their contracts extended through the 2013 season on Friday,
joining Fred Uhlman Jr. and Jason McLeod, who also hold the title
of vice president/assistant GM.