A.J. Hinch joins Padres' front office

Updated: September 21, 2010, 8:40 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Padres have hired former Arizona Diamondbacks manager A.J. Hinch as vice president of professional scouting.

Hinch was fired by the Diamondbacks on July 2, along with general manager Josh Byrnes.

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