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Phillies extend Dave Dombrowski’s contract through 2027

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The Phillies signed Prez Dombrowski to a contract extension through 2027. originally appeared on NBC Sports Philadelphia

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Under the leadership of Dave Dombrowski, the Phillies not only weathered a 10-year off-season drought in 2022, but also picked up two World Series championships.

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The Phillies owner thinks Dombrowski is the man who can bring them those last two wins.

That’s why they extended his contract as president of the baseball team. Already signed for the 2024 season, Dombrowski received a three-year extension, extending him through the 2027 season. The deal was announced on Tuesday.

“Dave’s astute knowledge of the game and keen eye for talent helped us win the National League pennant,” said managing partner John Middleton. “I firmly believe that under his leadership we will achieve our ultimate goal.”

Dombrowski, 66, joined the Phillies in December 2020 as the team’s first-ever baseball president. He previously ran baseball operations as general manager of the Montreal Expos, Florida Marlins, Detroit Tigers, and Boston Red Sox. He led the Marlins, Tigers (twice) and Red Sox to the World Series and won it with Florida in 1997 and Boston in 2018. got there in 2022. The Phils lost to the Houston Astros in six games.

Interestingly, while the Phillies’ owners decided to expand their relationship with Dombrowski after the World Series, the Astros and their head of baseball operations, general manager James Click, went their separate ways. The Click contract expired after the World Series. He was offered a one-year extension of ownership, he refused and moved on.

Dombrowski is already working on getting the Phillies back in the World Series in 2023. The club is interested in recruiting from an extensive and talented pool of free agents, and would also like to increase their starting pitching rotation and bullpen.

“We’re going to push the needle to try and win,” Dombrowski said. said earlier this month. We will try our best to make our club a champion level club.”

Released by Boston in September 2019, Dombrowski was working with a group trying to build an expansion club in Nashville when the Phillies hired him in December 2020. He originally received a four-year, $20 million contract. The terms of his new deal were not disclosed.

“I am delighted to sign a contract extension with the Phillies,” Dombrowski said in a statement. “This is a wonderful organization and I am so lucky to have such wonderful staff around me. Over the past couple of years, we have made significant strides in many areas of baseball, and I am determined to build on them to shape the organization of the championship. for the city and our incredible fan base.”



Source: sports.yahoo.com

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