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The BBWAA has revealed their 2013 Manager of the Year award winners, and they are Terry Francona of the Cleveland Indians and Clint Hurdle of the Pittsburgh Pirates.
Francona received 16 of 30 first place votes and 112 points to win his first ever Manager of the Year award. Just two years ago, Francona was fired by the Boston Red Sox after watching over a late season collapse that saw the Red Sox miss the Postseason. This year, Francona led the Indians to a 92-70 record and their first playoff berth since 2007. The Tribe was eliminated by the Tampa Bay Rays in the wild card playoff game. John Farrell of the World Champion Red Sox was the runner-up to Francona, earning 12 first place votes and 96 points. 2012 winner Bob Melvin of the Oakland Athletics was third with the other two first place votes and 36 points. Joe Girardi, Joe Maddon, Jim Leyland, Buck Showalter, Ron Washington, and Ned Yost rounded out the voting with 11, nine, three, one, one, and one points apiece.
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THIS JUST IN: Terry Francona named AL Manager of the Year. He receives 16 first-place votes, while Red Sox manager John Farrell receives 12.— (@SportsCenter) November 12, 2013
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