The Los Angeles Dodgers right this moment introduced that Dave Roberts has agreed to a four-year contract to handle membership by means of 2022. The announcement was made by Dodger President, Baseball Operations Andrew Friedman.
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The group exercised Roberts’ possibility for the 2019 season, however now he will probably be below contract for an additional three years.
“Protecting Doc as our chief on the sphere was a high precedence this offseason and now that we’ve achieved that we’re excited to collectively shift all of our focus to doing all we will to carry a World Championship to our passionate followers,” Dodgers president Andrew Friedman stated in a press release.
Roberts has been the supervisor of the Dodgers since 2016 and has introduced the group to the World Collection the previous two seasons. As supervisor, he has helped the Dodgers put up a 287–200 document, with the 287 wins tied for fourth most all-time for managers of their first three seasons.
“After I was employed to steer this group three years in the past, I stated on the time that managing the Dodgers is really the chance of a lifetime, and I really feel the very same method right this moment,” Roberts stated. “We’ve labored arduous to develop a group and tradition that may put us in place to win the World Collection each season, however we nonetheless have but to realize our final objective and that’s what drives me every day.
“I need to thank Andrew, Stan Kasten and our excellent possession group for believing in me and maintaining me in Dodger Blue, a uniform I’m so proud to put on.”