Manager of the Year

Joe Maddon. (Brian Blanco/Getty Images)

Baffoe: Temper Expectations Regarding The Joe Maddon Frenzy

Maddon’s a really good manager, but big names haven’t panned out for the Cubs in years past.

CBS Chicago–10/28/2014

Robin Ventura. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Ventura Loses Manager Of The Year To Oakland’s Melvin

Despite having the Chicago White Sox in first place in the AL Central for most of the year, when most people believed the team would be near the bottom of the division, Robin Ventura lost out on the Manager of the Year to Oakland Athletics’ manager Bob Melvin.

11/13/2012

Robin Ventura. (Photo by John Gress/Getty Images)

Cooper: Ventura Is Manager Of The Year

Through his first 145 games as a big league manager, Robin Ventura has lead a team that some projected to win a total of just 65 games to a record of 79-66, while maintaining a first-place position for most of the season.

670 The Score–09/17/2012