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D-backs sign Manager Kirk Gibson, GM Kevin Towers to extensions

PHOENIX, Feb. 3 (UPI) -- Arizona Diamondbacks General Manager Kevin Towers and Manager Kirk Gibson have been awarded contract extensions, the team announced Monday.

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D-Backs extend closer Putz for one year

PHOENIX, Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Relief pitcher J.J. Putz has agreed to a one-year contract extension with the Arizona Diamondbacks through 2014, the team announced Monday.
Arizona picks up option on closer Putz

Arizona picks up option on closer Putz

PHOENIX, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- The Arizona Diamondbacks said Saturday they closed the deal to keep J.J. Putz in their bullpen for another season.
D'backs extend Gibson, Towers contracts

D'backs extend Gibson, Towers contracts

PHOENIX, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Manager Kirk Gibson and General Manager Kevin Towers could be with the Diamondbacks through 2016, after Arizona gave them contract extensions.

Angels name D'Back exec Dipoto as GM

ANAHEIM, Calif., Oct. 29 (UPI) -- The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Saturday named Arizona front-office executive Jerry Dipoto as their new general manager.

D-backs name Tower new general manager

PHOENIX, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- Former San Diego Padres general manager Kevin Towers was given the same position with the Arizona Diamondbacks Wednesday.

Jed Hoyer named GM of Padres

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 26 (UPI) -- Jed Hoyer became general manager of the San Diego Padres Monday, the team announced.

Report: Padres name Boston's Hoyer as GM

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The San Diego Padres have hired Red Sox executive Jed Hoyer to be their new general manager, The San Diego Union-Tribune reported Saturday.

Report: GM Towers fired by Padres

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- The San Diego Padres have fired General Manager Kevin Towers and are looking outside the organization for a replacement, the San Diego Union-Tribune reported.

MLB: San Francisco 7, San Diego 2

SAN DIEGO, Oct. 3 (UPI) -- Juan Uribe's solo homer touched off a six-run seventh inning Friday that lifted San Francisco to a 7-2 victory over San Diego.
Padres extend manager's contract

Padres extend manager's contract

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- The San Diego Padres have extended the contract of Manager Bud Black through the 2010 season, with a club option for 2011, the team said Thursday.

Padres dump David Wells

ST. LOUIS, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- The San Diego Padres Thursday designated veteran left-hander David Wells for assignment before the Padres' contest at St. Louis.

Bud Black chosen to manage Padres

SAN DIEGO, Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Los Angeles Angels pitching coach Bud Black has been selected to be the next manager of the San Diego Padres.

Padres get Scott Williamson from the Cubs

SAN DIEGO, July 22 (UPI) -- In a quiet trade Saturday night, the Chicago Cubs sent reliever Scott Williamson to National League West-leading San Diego for two Class A pitchers.
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Kevin S. Towers (born November 11, 1961 in Medford, Oregon) is the general manager for the Arizona Diamondbacks. He served as the general manager of Major League Baseball's San Diego Padres from 1995-2009.

Towers was an All-WAC pitcher at BYU. He was selected by the Padres in the first round of the secondary phase of the 1982 Major League Baseball Draft.

Towers pitched seven seasons in San Diego’s farm system before a series of arm operations ended his career at the AAA level.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Kevin Towers."
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