The Phillies are close to an extension with manager Charlie Manuel, reports Jim Salisbury of CSNPhilly.com. It's expected to be a two-year deal for $3.5-4MM per year. Manuel was reportedly hoping to get something done before Opening Day. He's already signed for 2011.
Looks like Corey is getting his wish of Fuqua getting paid. In all seriousness, congrats to Charlie Manuel, he deserves it.