|Diamondbacks GM Josh Byrnes given 8-year contract extension through 2015|
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|Thursday, 21 February 2008 09:45|
Byrnes, who became general manager in October 2005, built the young but talented team that won the NL West last year and advanced to the NL championship series despite a payroll of $70 million that was 23rd among the 30 major league clubs.
Hall has been president since September 2006. Owners cited his efforts to rebuild a fan base that eroded in the years following the team's 2001 World Series title.
``We couldn't be prouder of the work that they've done for us,'' general partner Jeff Moorad said.