D-backs agree to contract extension with manager Torey Lovullo

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The Arizona Diamondbacks announced on Tuesday they have agreed to a contract extension with manager Torey Lovullo.

UPDATED: January 29, 2019 at 5:02 pm

The Arizona Diamondbacks announced on Tuesday they have agreed to a contract extension with manager Torey Lovullo.

“Torey’s leadership and ability to connect with people, specifically our players and coaches, provides the foundation for the culture we continue to cultivate and grow in Arizona.” said D-backs executive vice president & general manager Mike Hazen in a press release. “This is an exciting day for Torey, his family and the D-backs. We can’t wait to get started at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick in two weeks.”

The extension is adding two more seasons onto Lovullo’s current deal, per The Athletic’s Zach Buchanan. The manager originally signed a three-year deal to run the D-backs in 2016, meaning this upcoming season would have been his last on that contract. That runs Lovullo’s deal through the 2021 season.

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