Don Mattingly Will Honor Contract With Dodgers

Don MattinglyDon Mattingly intends to honor the final year of his contract as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, his agent said Wednesday, and there is renewed hope on both sides that he will continue on beyond next season, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.

The Dodgers won’t have anything to say on the matter until after the World Series, a source said, respecting the long-held tradition of embargoing major news during the sport’s most important event.

“He’s under contract. He was able to say his piece at the press conference and he’s looking forward to continuing his relationship with the Dodgers,” Mattingly’s agent, Ray Schulte, told on Wednesday.

Source: Ramona Shelburne,