"I'm not going to characterize it, but obviously we want to get it done and have Charlie in our uniform," he said. "We've been working at this thing since December. So, we're hopeful we'll be able to get something done soon."
Manuel wants contract extension by opening day
"It's not the first time in the world a manager goes into a season without a contract extension," Amaro said. "There are a lot of those out there. I'd like to be able to put it to bed, but we'll see."