BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Orioles’ Buck Showalter has been named a finalist for American League Manager of the Year by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America.
Terry Francona is among the finalists in the American League while Joe Maddon is a finalist for the National League award. In addition to Francona, Jeff Banister of the Rangers and Buck Showalter of the Orioles are finalists in the American League.READ MORE: MDTA Police Look For Vehicles Involved In Suspected Road Rage Shooting
Buck won American League Manager of the Year in 2014.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Severe Storm Threat and Flood Alert Prompts Alert Day Saturday
Despite the announcement of the award, Showalter was not pleased to learn that his top reliever this season, Zach Britton, was not a finalist for the American League Cy Young Award.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: Severe Storm Threat Prompts Alert Day Saturday
The winners of the Manager of the Year awards will be announced on Nov. 15.