• Lovullo, Molitor strong choices in crowded field

    10 days ago - By MLB

    First, a quiz: How many Manager of the Year Award winners over the last 15 years have won 100 games in their magical season? While you think about that one, we can tell you that Minnesota's Paul Molitor and Arizona's Torey Lovullo were named the AL and NL Managers of the Year. And they were the right choices if you look at it, as Obi Wan Kenobi once said, from a certain point of view.
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  • Diamondbacks' Torey Lovullo, Twins' Paul Molitor win manager of the year awards

    10 days ago - By The Washington Post

    Lovullo and Monitor both received 18 of a possible 30 first-place votes by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America, after guiding their teams to the 2017 postseason one year after they had lost a combined 196 games.
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  • MLB Manager of the Year 2017: AL and NL Winners, Voting Results and Reaction

    10 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo and Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor oversaw two of MLB 's biggest turnarounds. On Tuesday night, the Baseball Writers' Association of America rewarded them with Manager of the Year honors in the their respective leagues.
    Molitor edged out Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona in the American League, with 18 first-place votes to Francona's 11. The National League voting was a rout, as Lovullo collected 18 of the 30 first-place votes with no one else grabbing more than five.
    Below are the full results from both leagues.
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  • MLB Awards: Twins' Paul Molitor wins 2017 AL Manager of the Year

    10 days ago - By CBS Sports

    Molitor guided Minnesota to a wild-card berth in 2017
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  • Hinch finishes 3rd in AL MOY Award vote

    10 days ago - By MLB

    Astros manager A.J. Hinch finished third in the American League Manager of the Year Award voting, it was announced on Tuesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
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  • Twins' Paul Molitor Named American League Manager Of The Year

    10 days ago - By CBS

    NEW YORK - Paul Molitor has won the American League Manager of the Year award after his Minnesota Twins became the first team to make the playoffs following a 100-loss season.
    Molitor won the honor Tuesday in voting by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
    Torey Lovullo of the Arizona Diamondbacks won the NL award. In his first full season as a big league skipper, Arizona reached the playoffs a year after going 69-93.
    Molitor joined Frank Robinson as the only Hall of Fame players to win a manager of the year award, which was first presented in 1983.
    The Twins went 85-77...
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  • MLB awards 2017: Paul Molitor, Torey Lovullo take Manager of the Year honors

    MLB awards 2017: Paul Molitor, Torey Lovullo take Manager of the Year honors

    10 days ago - By Sporting News

    The Baseball Writers' Association of America announced the Manager of the Year Awards and voting results Tuesday.
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  • Torey Lovullo, Paul Molitor win 2017 Manager of the Year Awards

    10 days ago - By NBC Sports

    Torey Lovullo of the Diamondbacks and Paul Molitor of the Twins were named Managers of the Year by the Baseball Writers Association of America.
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  • Win 1 for the skippers: Molitor, Lovullo honored

    10 days ago - By MLB

    The Twins' Paul Molitor was named the American League Manager of the Year and the D-backs' Torey Lovullo was announced as the National League Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers' Association of America on Tuesday.
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  • Paul Molitor Wins 2017 AL Manager of Year Award

    10 days ago - By Bleacher Report

    The Minnesota Twins ' Paul Molitor was announced Tuesday as the winner of the 2017 American League Manager of the Year Award.
    The Baseball Writers Association of America confirmed Molitor's win after he led the Twins to an 85-77 record and an unexpected berth in the MLB playoffs.
    Molitor took home 18 of a possible 30 first-place votes, with the Cleveland Indians ' Terry Francona raking in 11. The Houston Astros ' A.J. Hinch was the only other skipper to secure a first-place vote.
    Minnesota entered the year as a virtual afterthought after losing 103 games in 2016. Joe Osborne of OddsShark...
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