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Rockies’ Hurdle Gets Contract Deal

August 7, 2002

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DENVER (AP) _ Colorado Rockies manager Clint Hurdle agreed to a two-year contract extension Wednesday.

The Rockies have gone 45-45 since Hurdle was hired as manager for the remainder of the season on April 26.

Before becoming manager, Hurdle, 45, was in his sixth season as the club’s hitting instructor. He has been a part of the Rockies organization for the past nine seasons, initially as the roving hitting instructor from 1994-96.