Philadelphia extends contract with Thompson
The Major League Baseball (MLB) Philadelphia Phillies have extended the contract of manager Rob Thompson, 60, who led the team to the postseason (PS) for the second consecutive year.
The Phillies announced on Friday that they have extended Thompson’s contract by one year through next year. Thompson will lead the team through 2025.”
Thompson, who coached with the New York Yankees from 1990 to 2017, joined the Phillies in 2018.
Taking over as manager in June 2022 after former manager Joe Girardi was fired for poor performance, Thompson quickly turned the team around.
Since Thompson took the helm, the Phillies have gone on a winning streak, earning the third wild card in the National League and a spot in the PS.
For the first time in 11 years since 2011, the Phillies made it to the World Series and finished as the runner-up.
The Phillies went 90-72 this year, 카지노사이트킴 finishing second in the National League East and earning the second wild card, punching their ticket to the PS for the second straight year.
After defeating the Miami Marlins and Atlanta Braves in this year’s Wild Card Game and Division Series to reach the Championship Series, the Phillies battled the Arizona Diamondbacks to a hard-fought Game 7 before falling three games to none in the World Series.