Towers reportedly gets two-year extension with Padres
SAN DIEGO -- Padres general manager Kevin Towers agreed to a two-year contract extension that runs through 2010, The Associated Press learned Tuesday night.
The deal was confirmed by two people familiar with the negotiations who spoke on condition of anonymity because an announcement had not yet been made.
Towers' current deal was set to end after the 2008 season. His extension was to be announced at a news conference scheduled for Wednesday afternoon.
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