Braves' Snitker gets 2-year extension

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ATLANTA (AP) Braves manager Brian Snitker agreed to a two-year contract extension after guiding Atlanta to the NL East title and its first playoff berth since 2013. The deal announced Monday includes a club option for 2021.

The extension is sure to be met with approval in a young clubhouse. The players constantly praised Snitker and how he always had their back.

"He did a remarkable job," star first baseman Freddie Freeman said. "It's really hard to handle 25 to 35 personalities, and he's one of the best at it."

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