NEWS BRIEF: Atlanta Braves manager extends his contract

Snitker hits a homer

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Brian Snitker 2012 Photo
The Atlanta Braves’ manager Brian Snitker will stay with the team for at least three more seasons, it was announced Tuesday. Under Snitker, 66, the Braves won four straight NL East titles, culminating in the World Series win against the Houston Astros this month, their first cup in 26 years. Snitker has been with the organization since 1977 and became manager in 2016. bloomberg.com