He's gone, it's like Christmas in April: http://arizona.diamondbacks.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/news/article.jsp?ymd=20060424&content_id=1416815& amp;vkey=news_ari&fext=.jsp&c_id=ari
I don't have much to add above and beyond what I posted on Primer. Suffice it to say, I think we can all agree that this is a good thing for the team. But also interesting are its implications about the level of control Byrnes has over the team. For now I believe this to be a good thing, but does anyone here have potential worries about a single GM with too much sway in the organization. Questions to ponder.
And a note for those who do read my Primer post: yes I strongly dislike Ortiz, no I wouldn't intentionally run over him with my car as some people have taken that post to mean.