The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Tuesday afternoon that they have signed four-year extensions with General Manager Neal Huntington and manager Clint Hurdle, both running through the 2021 season. We heard yesterday about the reported agreement with Hurdle, and Ken Rosenthal reported earlier this summer that both Huntington and Hurdle would be extended. Huntington was hired late in 2007, while Hurdle has managed the team since 2011.

Owner Bob Nutting, President Frank Coonelly and Huntington each commented on the new deals:

Nutting

“I am enthusiastic to have both Neal and Clint continuing to lead our baseball operations,” Pirates Chairman Bob Nutting said. “While we all know that there is still much work to be done and goals to accomplish, we have made a tremendous amount of progr...

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