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Former Padres GM Towers hired as Yankees' scout

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TAMPA, Fla. (AP) - Former San Diego Padres general manager Kevin Towers has been hired as a special assignment scout by the New York Yankees.

Towers was fired by the Padres during the final weekend of the 2009 season after 14 years as their GM.

Towers will scout both professional leagues and amateur players, and evaluate the Yankees' minor league system.

 

Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.

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