Kevin CashThe Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA), which led the Tampa Bay Rays to a consecutive NBA title, reported that he was named Major League Baseball Manager of the Year for the second consecutive season on Tuesday.
Bobby Cox (2004 and 2005) joined the Tampa, Florida native as the only ones to have received the Manager of the Year award in consecutive seasons. Cash had 19 first-place votes, three second-place votes, and five third-place votes for a total of 109. He followed suit. Scott Servier with 71 and Dusty Baker with 33.
In his seventh season with the Rays, Cash, 43, led the club to the 100-62 mark to conquer the division with eight games over the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees, with the fifth lowest on the list. Major injuries.
After the stellar start jar Tyler Glasno Going to the disabled list in June (a position that would later lead to Operation Elbow), Cash had to adjust the work distribution on his team.
While the Rays average starters fewer than five innings per appearance, Bullpen has led the MLB in innings with the fifth most in history.