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Padres' Black to get extension

Updated: July 19, 2010, 5:49 PM ET
Associated Press

SAN DIEGO -- In four-plus seasons as manager of the San Diego Padres, Bud Black has dealt with his closer leaving town, his ace being traded and a change in owners and general managers.

All that, and he's got his surprising Padres playing so well that they've been atop the NL West much of the season and have the NL's best record.

On Monday, the Padres gave Black a three-year contract extension through 2013, with club options for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.

"There are a ...

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