Oct. 15 (UPI) -- The Atlanta Braves have given manager Brian Snitker a two-year contract extension.
Atlanta announced the pact on Monday. Snitker, 62, took over as the Braves' interim manager in 2016, posting a 59-65 record. The Braves went 72-90 in 2017 under Snitker, before winning the National League East this season with a 90-72 mark. The manager owns a 221-227 record during his Braves tenure.
Snitker's deal includes a club option for the 2021 season. He has been with the Braves organization for 43 seasons.
The Braves' 2018 campaign ended with a 3-1 series loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers in the National League Division Series.