Pirates manager Shelton receives contract extension

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Manager Derek Shelton’s contract was extended by the Pittsburgh Pirates after the team’s 14-7 start its best since 1992.

Shelton’s contract was set to expire after this season. The Pirates announced the new deal Saturday but did not specify a length.

“It shows what we’re doing and how we’re doing it is working,” Shelton said.

Shelton entered the season with a 142-242 record over three years.


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