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Pirates To Extend Hurdle Through 2014

Pirates To Extend Hurdle Through 2014

According to Rob Biertempfel on Twitter, the Pittsburgh Pirates will extend the contract of manager Clint Hurdle through the 2014 season, with an option for 2015.

https://twitter.com/BiertempfelTrib/status/303540715064016896

 

UPDATE 12:29 PM According to Bill Brink, the Pirates are expected to announce the extension sometime this week.

UPDATE 1:28 PM Biertempfel has said that the official announcement will come either tomorrow or Wednesday, when team owner Bob Nutting visits camp....

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