PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — The Phillies have signed manager Pete Mackanin to a new two-year contract, extending him through the 2018 season, with a club option for the 2019 season, the team announced on Thursday.Fantasy Football Start Or Sit Week 13: Elijah Mitchell Looks To Take Advantage Of Seahawks' Defense
Mackanin, 65, is in his third season (second full season) as Phillies manager. He is 121-160 as Phillies manager.READ MORE: Family, Friends Hold Candlelight Vigil For Slain Temple University Student Samuel Collington
From 2009-2012, Mackanin served as the Phillies’ bench coach. He was also the third base coach in 2014-2015, before taking over as interim manager on June 26, 2015.MORE NEWS: Girl Attacked By Man On Way To School In Atlantic County, Police Say
The Phillies are currently 13-19.