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Padres chairman: It was time to make changes

San Diego Padres' James Shields signs autographs during spring training baseball practice Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015, in Peoria, Ariz. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — As the full squad of his remodeled club stretched in front of him for the first time, Padres executive chairman Ron Fowler was asked about the flurry of offseason moves that have brought excitement and a record payroll to San Diego.

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With contract expiring, pressure is on Padres manager Black

PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) — In the span of 15 minutes Friday, San Diego Padres manager Bud Black successfully converted yards into feet to answer a reporter’s question, made references to three sports and casually mentioned — correctly — that Khalil Green had 97 RBIs on his first San Diego team in 2007.

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