The Padres adjusted their front office on Sunday, dismissing Josh Byrnes from his post as general manager. Club president and CEO Mike Dee said in a statement that the Padres' search for Byrnes' replacement has already begun. On an interim basis, the "office of the general manager" will be comprised of senior vice president of baseball operations Omar Minaya and assistant GMs A.J. Hinch and Fred Uhlman Jr. until Byrnes' successor is named.
Below is a recap of the GMs in Padres history as well as the postseason success of each.
Buzzie Bavasi: 176-309 record from 1969-72. No playoff appearances.
Peter Bavasi: 264-384 record from 1973-76. No playoff appearances. Replaced his father, Buzzie.
Bob Fontaine: 255-311 record from 1977-80. No playoff appearances.
Jack McKeon: 803-845 record from 1980-90. One division title and playoff appearance. Reached World Series in 1984. Also managed team in '89 and for part of '90 season.
Joe McIlvaine: 189-193 record from 1991-93. No playoff appearances.
Randy Smith: 155-210 record in 1993-95. No playoff appearances.
Kevin Towers: 1,108-1,161 record from 1996-2009. Four division titles and playoff appearances. Reached 1998 World Series.
Jed Hoyer: 161-163 from 2010-11. No playoff appearances.
Josh Byrnes: 184-215 record from 2012-14. No playoff appearances.