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SBD/October 24, 2013/Franchises
D-Backs' Payroll Could Reach $100M In '14; Hall Says Towers Will Stay On Board
Published October 24, 2013
FRONT OFFICE CONSISTENCY: Hall on Tuesday said that the Tigers "have not contacted him to ask for permission" to contact D-Backs manager Kirk Gibson about replacing Tigers manager Jim Leyland. Hall added that Towers is "in the 'same boat' as Gibson after the club decided not to exercise options" for '15-16 in Towers' contract. Hall emphasized that his "intention is for both to remain with the club over the long haul" (ARIZONA REPUBLIC, 10/23).