AL Manager of the Year to be announced Thursday
NEW YORK (Ticker) -- The Boston Red Sox lost a premier slugger and played most of the season without a genuine closer. Yet they still won 94 games and advanced to the playoffs, making Jimy Williams a leading candidate for American League Manager of the Year.
Art Howe of the Oakland Athletics, 1998 winner Joe Torre of the
New York Yankees and Johnny Oates of the Texas Rangers also are
among the candidates for the honor, which will be announced
Thursday at 2 p.m. EST by the Baseball Writers ...
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