LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers today announced that they have signed manager Dave Roberts to a contract extension. This is the second contract extension for Roberts who was named NL Manager of the Year in 2016 and has led the club to six consecutive Postseason appearances since joining the team in November 2015.
“I’m very happy to have the opportunity to continue leading this great team into the future,” said Roberts. “To be able to wear the Dodgers uniform, and represent this world-class organization on and off the field, is truly an honor. From the players to the front office staff, every single person affiliated with the club has played a vital role in the team’s success throughout my tenure. I look forward to continuing our quest to be the best in baseball each and every year.”
Under Roberts’ leadership, the Dodgers have won the National League West five out of the last six years resulting in three NL pennants as well as the 2020 World Series championship, the club’s first since 1988. Roberts is entering his seventh season with Los Angeles and currently owns a record of 542-329, good for a .622 winning percentage, which is the best in baseball over that time.
“Since becoming the manager in 2015, Dave Roberts has consistently demonstrated elite leadership skills and infectious energy,” said Dodger President, Baseball Operations, Andrew Friedman. “He has been a vital part of the Dodgers’ success over the last six-plus years and we all look forward to seeing him lead the organization from the dugout for a long time to come.”