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Oakland's Melvin, Atlanta's Snitker voted top managers

6 monthes ago   |   By Saint Louis Today

NEW YORK - Oakland's Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American League honor after leading the Athletics to the playoffs despite the lowest opening-day payroll in the major leagues.
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Oakland's Melvin, Atlanta's Snitker voted top managers

Oakland's Melvin, Atlanta's Snitker voted top managers

6 monthes ago   |   By National Post

NEW YORK - Oakland's Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American League honour after leading the Athletics to the playoffs despite the lowest opening-day payroll in the major leagues.
Atlanta's Brian Snitker won the National League award for leading the Braves to a surprising first-place finish.
Melvin received 18 first-place votes, 19 seconds and one third for 121 points from the Baseball Writers' Association of America in balloting announced Tuesday. He is the eighth manager to win three or more times and is one shy of the record shared by Bobby Cox...
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