BoMel is NL Manager of the Year!
By Steve Gilbert / MLB.com
Melvin was named NL Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers’
Association of America on Wednesday, the second such award he has
captured. Last month, he won a similar award from The Sporting News,
which was voted on by his fellow managers.
Melvin finished with 119 points, including 19 of a possible 32
first-place votes. Charlie Manuel of the NL East champion Philadelphia
Phillies finished second with 76 points, receiving seven first-place
votes. Colorado Rockies manager Clint Hurdle and Chicago Cubs manager
Lou Piniella also received first-place votes and finished third and
Congratulations to The Mad Scientist!