Paul Molitor Named American League Manager of the Year
Following the Minnesota Twins successful 2017 campaign, Paul Molitor has been named American League Manager of the Year.
Minnesota finished the regular season 85-77 and earned a AL Wild Card Spot. The team would lose to the Yankees in the Wild Card round 8-4.
The 85-77 record was an improvement from the team's 59-103 record in 2016. Minnesota was the first team to ever make the playoffs after losing 100 games the prior season.
Molitor was given a three-year contract extension with Minnesota following the 2017 season.