Found February 19, 2013 on Pirates Prospects:
The Pittsburgh Pirates have officially confirmed the news we heard yesterday about the contract extension for manager Clint Hurdle. He is now signed through the 2014 season and the club holds an option for the 2015 season. His contract was due to expire at the end of this year. Under Hurdle, the Pirates have gone 151-173 over the last two seasons, with the club winning 79 games last year. No financial terms were released.
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