The Baseball Writers’ Association of America has announced the winners for the American and National League managers of the year. The Minnesota Twins’ one-year turnaround has led Paul Molitor to be named the AL Manager of the Year. The Twins went 85-77 this past season and earned their first playoff spot since 2010 after losing 103 games in 2016. Torey Lovullo is the NL Manager of the Year after guiding the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 93-69 record and a wild-card berth in his first year at the helm.
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