CINCINNATI - The National League Central Division champion Cincinnati Reds and field manager Dusty Baker have agreed to terms on a 2-year contract extension through the 2014 season.
The formal announcement will be made today at a 3:00 p.m. press conference at Great American Ball Park by Reds President and Chief Executive Officer Bob Castellini and President of Baseball Operations and General Manager Walt Jocketty.
"In Dusty's five seasons here he's taken us to the Postseason twice and has proven he can lead our teams to championship-caliber play on the field," Castellini said. "He's the right manager to continue the building process that will take us deeper and deeper into the playoffs in the future."
Baker, 63, in October 2007 originally was signed by the Reds to a 3-year contract through the 2010 season, then in October 2010 received a 2-year contract extension through 2012.
The 2012 National League Manager of the Year candidate led the Reds to the playoffs twice in the last 3 yea...