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  1. Buck Showalter's bullpen management is a big reason for Orioles' ...

    Buster Olney

    Buster Olney writes that if Buck Showalter wins AL Manager of the Year, it'll be because of his (and pitching coach Rick Adair's) ability to manage the Baltimore bullpen, a group that has had to consume far more innings than other AL contenders.

    Blog | Conversation | September 23, 2012
  2. My 2010 award picks

    Keith Law

    My official ballot this year was for the NL Manager of the Year, which I filed a few days ago once it became clear that my choices weren't likely to change. Since I didn't have a ballot for any of the six player awards, I can talk freely ab...

    Blog | October 04, 2010
  3. MLB 2010 MVP, Cy Young, Rookie of Year winners

    Keith Law

    Keith Law identifies his MVPs, Cy Young winners and top rookies.

    Blog | Conversation | October 04, 2010
  4. NL has many worthy skippers

    What makes a manager of the year? You might think the voters typically choose managers of teams that made a Great Leap Forward (GLF). You'd be right. Among the last 20 managers of the year, 15 managed their teams to improvements of at least 10 win...

    Blog | Conversation | November 14, 2007
  5. Girardi was the obvious choice

    With a manager, you never know for sure. Granted, in Joe Girardi's one year as a manager, he was Manager of the Year. But that was just one year, and anyway there's a big difference between managing one of the worst National League teams and managing...

    Blog | Conversation | October 30, 2007
  6. Chat with Larry Bowa

    Welcome to The Show! On Friday, ESPN MLB analyst Larry Bowa will stop by to talk playoffs! The 2001 NL Manager of the Year, Bowa posted winning records in three of his four seasons managing the Philadelphia Phillies. As a player, Bowa played 16 seas...

    Chat | October 13, 2005
  7. Cox approaching victory milestone

    Jerry Crasnick

    Bobby Cox quietly is closing in on his 2,000th victory and, maybe, his second manager of the year award.

    Story | Conversation | September 06, 2004
  8. McKeon's formula: work hard, have fun

    Tony Gwynn

    It's satisfying to see Jack McKeon, one of my former skippers, achieve manager-of-the-year success.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2003
  9. Webb more deserving than Willis

    Jim Baker

    By any stretch of the imagination, Dontrelle Willis did not have nearly as good a season as Brandon Webb.

    Story | Conversation | November 13, 2003
  10. Marine background helps Dusty

    Rick Sutcliffe

    Dusty Baker's experience in the Marine Corps and his understanding of the chain of command make him an effective manager.

    Story | Conversation | October 09, 2003
  11. Can a former Manager of the Year help a club right its ship?

    Craig A. Rolling, STATS. Inc.

    No fewer than 10 teams enter spring training this month with new managers, as owners and GMs search for just the right leader to get the most out of their talent.

    Story | Conversation | February 18, 2003
  12. Possible fits for Ryan Howard

    Doug Mittler

    Phillies general manager Ruben Amaro gets credit for candor last week, admitting that a parting of the ways with Ryan Howard may be best for both sides. But is there a market for a 35-year-old first baseman who had a career low .690 OPS last season? ...

    Blog | December 22, 2014
  13. AL Central tops MLB division ranks

    Buster Olney

    Since Indians general manager Chris Antonetti joked last week that he'd be in favor of a talent quarantine in the AL Central, the Tigers traded for Yoenis Cespedes and Alfredo Simon and the White Sox landed Melky Cabrera on a three-year, $42 million ...

    Blog | December 15, 2014
  14. Top USMNT prospects in MLS

    Adrian Melville and Jason Davis

    Major League Soccer

    Story | November 13, 2014