Twins' Baldelli is AL Manager of the Year

First-year manager is fourth Twins skipper to earn the honor

Adam Carter
November 12, 2019 - 5:43 pm

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Twins manager Rocco Baldelli has been named American League Manager of the Year for 2019.

Baldelli led the surprising Twins to the second-best record in team history, 101-61, and their first AL Central crown since 2010.  Baldelli's 2019 Twins also set a Major League Baseball season record for most home runs by a team, 307.

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Baldelli is the fouth Twins manager to win the award (Tom Kelly 1991, Ron Gardenhire 2010, Paul Molitor 2017). 

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