Padres reportedly hire ex-Cardinals skipper Mike Shildt as next manager

The San Diego Padres believe they've found the right person to get the star-studded team back to the playoffs. Mike Shildt, who previously managed the St. Louis Cardinals, will reportedly be hired to be the Padres' next manager, according to Dennis Lin of The Athletic.

Shildt spent four seasons as the Cardinals' manager. From 2018 to 2021, Shildt compiled a 252-199 record as the team's manager. He lead the Cardinals to three playoff appearances, and was surprisingly fired in 2021 after a disappointing loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the wild-card game.

The was hired by the Padres in a development role in 2022, but started the year as the team's third-base coach following Matt Williams' hip surgery.

This story will be updated.

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