Bruce Bochy And Brian Sabean Given Contract Extensions By Giants
The San Francisco Giants have extended the contracts of manager Bruce Bochy and general manager Brian Sabean through the 2013 season, according to MLB.com.
"Brian and Bruce are certainly two of the finest professionals at their respective positions in all of baseball. They have effectively built and fostered a winning tradition at all levels of our organization. I have no doubt that they will achieve continued success for the Giants in the coming years and beyond," said Giants CEO Larry Baer.
Bochy, 56, helped guide the Giants to a World Series trophy in 2010. In his five years as the skipper of the club, San Francisco has gone 810-409 and has posted three consecutive winning seasons. In 2011 the Giants finished with an 86-76 record, which left them four games out of the playoffs.
Sabean has been in charge of baseball operations for the Giants since 1996. In his 15 years with the club the team has won a World Series, two National League pennants, and has made the postseason five times. In 2003 he was named Executive of the Year by Sporting News.Both contracts include club options for the 2014 season.