Padres extend Black's deal through 2010

Updated: August 7, 2009, 3:20 AM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego Padres on Thursday night extended manager Bud Black's contract through the 2010 season.

The Padres hold a club option for 2011. Terms of the deal were not announced.

"I'm excited, I'm flattered," Black said. "I'm excited to be part of what's going on and where this organization is headed."

Black, who was named manager in November 2006, has a record of 196-238 with San Diego, which is in last place in the NL West with a 44-65 record entering its game ...

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