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Hurdle Officially Extended Through 2014

Hurdle Officially Extended Through 2014
John Dreker

The Pittsburgh Pirates have officially confirmed the news we heard yesterday about the contract extension for manager Clint Hurdle. He is now signed through the 2014 season and the club holds an option for the 2015 season. His contract was due to expire at the end of this year. Under Hurdle, the Pirates have gone 151-173 over the last two seasons, with the club winning 79 games last year. No financial terms were released.

Hurdle had this to say after the announcement:

"I feel privileged to have the opportunity to continue and finish what we started. There is no place I would rather be than in a Pirates uniform."

GM Neal Huntington on Hurdle's extension:

"Clint Hurdle has played a significant role in the transition of an organization that has improved at the Major League level b...

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John Dreker

John was born in Kearny, NJ, hometown of the 2B for the Pirates 1909 World Championship team, Dots Miller. In fact they have some of the same relatives in common, so it was only natural for him to become a lifelong Pirates fan. Before joining Pirates Prospects in July 2010, John had written numerous articles on the history of baseball while also releasing his own book and co-authoring another on the history of the game. He writes a weekly article on Pirates history for the site, has already interviewed many of the current minor leaguers with many more on the way and follows the foreign minor league teams very closely for the site. John also provides in person game reports of the West Virginia Power and Altoona Curve.

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