Phillies manager Rob Thomson
NASHVILLE -- It's not roster-related, but the Phillies made a move on Monday during baseball's Winter Meetings, signing manager Rob Thomson to an extension through the 2025 season. 

Thomson, 60, has posted a .568 winning percentage (155-118) since being named manager of the Phillies on June 3, 2022. He's since led the club to the NLCS in back-to-back seasons and the World Series in 2022. 

Thomson's .568 winning percentage is the second-highest mark in franchise history (minimum 250 games) and the highest since 1900. 

Thomson became only the third manager in MLB history this past October to win 18 of his first 25 postseason games, joining Hall of Famers Joe McCarthy and Casey Stengel. 

Prior to joining the Phillies as a bench coach in 2017, Thomson spent 28 seasons with the New York Yankees organization, including stints as a bench coach and third base coach. 

Along with Thomson's extension, the Phillies also announced the hiring of Dustin Lind and Rafael Peña as assistant hitting coaches for the major league staff. 

Lind, 35, spent the past four seasons (2020-23) with the San Francisco Giants as director of hitting/assistant major league hitting coach. Prior to his time with the Giants, he spent two years with the Seattle Mariners, first as minor league quality assurance coach in 2018 and as director of hitting development and strategies for the major league club in 2019. 

Peña, 33, spent the last six years (2018-23) in the Houston Astros organization, most recently serving as minor league hitting coordinator in 2023. After beginning his coaching career as a development coach for single-A Quad Cities in 2018, he was named hitting coach for Quad Cities in 2019, single-A Fayetteville in 2020 (season canceled due to COVID-19), double-A Corpus Christi in 2021, and triple-A Sugar Land in 2022. Peña also served as hitting coach for Glendale of the Arizona Fall League in 2021 and with Leones del Escogido in the Dominican Winter League.

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