Andy Green's Firing By San Diego Padres Was A Fait Accompli

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Andy Green's Firing By San Diego Padres Was A Fait Accompli
Andy Green's Firing By San Diego Padres Was A Fait Accompli

The San Diego Padres fired Andy Green Saturday, putting an end to this era of misery. Green closes his nearly four-year tenure 92 games under .500, 15 games below that mark since the All-Star break when they were even at 45-45. There may have been mitigating circumstances the first three years as the Padres, under general manager A.J. Preller, ran a series of retreads and rookies through the system trying to find the right combination. But not this year. This was supposed to be the season the Padres would turn competitive for the first time since they missed a shot at the playoffs on the final day of the 2010 season. Instead, with nine games left they are 30 games behind the division-winning

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