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Phillies go with Ryne Sandberg

Updated: September 22, 2013, 5:43 PM ET
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The Philadelphia Phillies have removed the "interim" tag on Ryne Sandberg and say he will return as manager in 2014 with a three-year contract through 2016 and a club option for 2017.

The club announced the move Sunday morning before its final home game of the season, against the New York Mets.

"We feel that Ryne has the qualities and leadership skills that are essential to move our club and our organization forward," general manager Ruben Amaro Jr. said in ...

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