Leyland signs two-year extension
DETROIT -- Jim Leyland will be sticking around in the Detroit dugout for awhile.
The Tigers gave their manager a two-year contract extension Friday through the 2011 season. Financial terms were not announced.
"It's extremely well deserved," Tigers president and general manager Dave Dombrowski said.
The 64-year-old Leyland is in his fourth season with the Tigers, and this was the last year on his deal. Detroit was leading the AL Central with a 35-31 record going into Friday ...
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