Mike Shildt finds peace, satisfaction in role(s) with Padres, looks forward to another chance to manage

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The San Diego Union-Tribune

PEORIA, Ariz. — Mike Shildt remembers. He remembers his time as a high school coach and a part-time college coach and a private instructor and a scout and then how he spent eight years riding the buses in the New York Penn League and the Appalachian League. “I was managing rookie ball,” he said recently, “and I thought if I did that the rest of my life, I’d be — and would have been— super content and happy.” And that helps explain why Shildt is just fine where he’s at now. “I’m grateful to be here and be a part of it, do my small piece to help,” Shildt said . He expresses this in so many diffe…

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