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Wednesday, October 25, 2017

A.J. Hinch, Dave Roberts maintain friendship but become temporary enemies - Houston Chronicle

“It will be special,” the third-year Astros manager said. “Both of us have high compete buttons. There will be no dilemma on what we want the outcomes to be. But to share this experience with someone who I believe in and have such a personal bond with is really unbelievable.”

The friendship between Hinch and Roberts dates to their tenures with San Diego. In September 2010, less than three months after he was fired as the manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks, Hinch resurfaced as the Padres’ vice president of professional scouting. A year later, he was promoted to vice president/assistant general manager.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 25, 2017 at 08:33 AM | 0 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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