Padres hire Mike Shildt as new manager

Padres hire Mike Shildt as new manager
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SAN DIEGO — The San Diego Padres have hired Mike Shildt as their new manager, the team confirmed Tuesday.

Shildt takes over for Bob Melvin, who signed a deal last month to manage the San Francisco Giants.

Shildt has been an adviser in player development and filled in on the Padres staff the last two seasons.

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As former manager of the St. Louis Cardinals, he had over 250 wins.

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