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Article: Molitor's Manager Of The Year Chances

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#21 wagwan

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 04:52 AM

20 something game winning streak to blow open the division race is hard to ignore. I think Francona.

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#22 Doctor Wu

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 08:21 AM

Molitor was the one who most exceeded expectations, but is that enough to win the award? No idea. If I had to bet money, I'd put it on Hinch being the winner.


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Posted 08 November 2017 - 08:42 AM

As TK always said, "pitchers can make a manager look smart. I'm pulling for Paul.

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#24 twinfan

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 03:31 PM

I wouldn't even have Francona on this list. I'd put Joe Gerardi on it. I think Molitor should win because of expectations. The over/under on the Twins this year was 73. They went wayyyyy over that and continued on even after they lost their big gun. Neither they nor the Yankees were expected to make the playoffs and both did. Hinch is a very good manager and will probably win because his team won the division and had the best record. So Paulie should win but AJ will win.


#25 DocBauer

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Posted 08 November 2017 - 06:46 PM

Will he win? Hard to say. Would he deserve to win? Absolutely!

Under the tutelage of he and his staff, we saw a lot of growth in the kids. We also saw a team compete, win, and make the post season almost despite their pitching at times.

I didn't always like or agree with some of his lineups and moves, but I saw the wheels turning and often understood what he was doing. I also saw real growth from Paul as a manager as the year went along. And his players seem to like playing for him.

As was discussed on the radio near the end of the season, Molitor has never been a manager, at any level, before becoming one at the ML level. I still think he's growing and learning.
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#26 jimmer

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Posted 10 November 2017 - 09:53 AM

Schoenfield predicts Molitor wins AL MOY.

 

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 05:51 PM

Boom
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Posted 14 November 2017 - 05:54 PM

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 06:11 PM

There's an article on how the award came out, so I am closing this thread to further discussion.

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#30 sploorp

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Posted 14 November 2017 - 07:58 PM

Hi, I've just returned from the future and the winner is Molly.  No use in arguing with me about it.  That is what happens.

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#31 Carole Keller

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Posted 15 November 2017 - 09:16 PM

There's an article on how the award came out, so I am closing this thread to further discussion.

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