NEW YORK (AP) - San Diego's Bud Black has barely beaten out Cincinnati's Dusty Baker as the NL Manager of the Year, while Minnesota's Ron Gardenhire has won the AL award. Black topped Baker by one point in results released Wednesday by the Baseball Writers' Association of America.
Gardenhire won the award for the first time after finishing second on five occasions.
2010 NL Manager of the Year Voting
As selected by the Baseball Writers' Association of America:
(Tabulated on a 5-3-1 basis)
Manager, Team 1st 2nd 3rd Tot
Bud Black, San Diego 16 7 3 104
Dusty Baker, Cincinnati 13 12 2 103
Bruce Bochy, San Francisco 1 4 13 30
Bobby Cox, Atlanta 1 4 11 28
Charlie Manuel, Philadelphia 1 4 3 20
Brad Mills, Houston 1 3