MLB & Atlanta Braves

Atlanta Braves extend the contract of manager Fredi Gonzalez

The Atlanta Braves announced Friday a contract extension for manager Fredi Gonzalez through the 2016 season.

The Braves will have a club option for 2017.

Each member of the Braves' coaching staff also received extensions for the 2016 season with a club option for 2017.

The Braves have gone 400-337 in four-and-a-half seasons under Gonzalez. They are 42-47 this season and 121-130 since the start of the 2014 season. His teams made the postseason in 2012 and 2013.