Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond throws batting practice before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Miami, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)
Joe Skipper
September 28, 2014
Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond throws batting practice before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals in Miami, Saturday, Sept. 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Joe Skipper)
Joe Skipper

WASHINGTON (AP) Miami Marlins manager Mike Redmond has been given a two-year contract extension through 2017.

Team president David Samson announced Redmond's new deal during Miami's season finale against the Washington Nationals on Sunday.

The Marlins entered the day with 77 wins, their most since going 80-82 in 2010.

Miami finished in last place in the NL East each of the past three seasons, including when they went 62-100 in 2013, Redmond's first year as a major league manager.

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