Baltimore and Oakland both came from out of nowhere to make the playoffs. Now, Buck Showalter and Bob Melvin are in a close race for AL Manager of the Year.
He's just a rookie from Jersey, but Todd Frazier already has a sandwich named after him. And he has the Reds feasting on the National League.
Dusty Baker has had his supporters as well as his critics throughout his long managerial career, and that battle is raging again in Cincinnati.
Labeled "a veteran's guy," Reds manager Dusty Baker is showing the opposite as he oversees the team's youth movement.
While the Cubs' rotation ranks among the best in the game, Dusty Baker's ninth-inning plans remain a work in progress.
Ellis Burks has seen a lot in 18 big-league seasons, including what it takes to be a successful manager.
The Atlanta Braves' low-key approach to playoff preparation has been honed over the last decade-plus.