Who's the NL Manager of the Year?
SportsNation: 2013 Top Managers
Who do you think will take home this year's NL and AL Manager of the Year award?
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Below are the finalists for the National League Manager of the Year award, which will be announced Tuesday at 6:18 p.m. ET.
ESPN.com asked a panel of contributors to choose which manager should take home the award, and the results are listed below:
|Clint Hurdle, Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Hurdle led the Pirates to their first playoff appearance and above-.500 season since 1992. The Pirates finished with the third-best record (94-68) in the National League.|
|Fredi Gonzalez, Atlanta Braves|
|Under Gonzalez's guidance the Braves won their first National League East title since 2005, winning the division by a comfortable 10 games over the Nationals.|
|Don Mattingly, Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Mattingly guided the Dodgers to their first National League West title since 2009 and the best record among all teams in baseball in the second half (45-23).|
PANEL OF VOTERS: Manny Acta, Aaron Boone, Jim Bowden, Dave Cameron, Jim Caple, Tristan Cockcroft, Jerry Crasnick, Richard Durrett, Pedro Gomez, Doug Glanville, Justin Havens, Eric Karabell, Molly Knight, Michael Knisley, David Kull, Tim Kurkjian, Andrew Marchand, Buster Olney, Peter Pascarelli, Mike Petriello, Karl Ravech, Enrique Rojas, Adam Rubin, Mark Saxon, Curt Schilling, David Schoenfield, Mark Simon, Scott Spratt, Jayson Stark, Paul Swydan, Matt Szefc, Dan Szymborski.
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