Astros sign GM Hunsicker to one-year extension
HOUSTON - The Houston Astros on Thursday signed Gerry Hunsicker, the most successful general manager in team history, to a one-year contract extension.
Financial terms were not disclosed for the deal, which keeps Hunsicker under contract with the Astros through the 2005 season. He had one year left on his existing two-year contract.
Hunsicker received permission to interview last week with the New York Mets for their vacant GM position but elected to remain with the Astros.
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