With the season over for the Marines, Bobby Valentine said, "At this point, there's no reason for me not to extend." Ryuzo Setoyama, President of the Marines, said, "An extension is a no brainer."
It is said that Valentine is looking for a contract that will take him past 2010.
The Marines have a handful of players that will become free agents at the end of the season. Valentine has made it his task to try and keep them with the team.
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