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Terry Francona & Clint Hurdle Claim Manager Of The Year Honors – VIDEO

Major League Baseball named its 2013 Mangers of the Year on Tuesday, with Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona winning the award in the American League, while Pittsburgh Pirates skipper Clint Hurdle took home the honor in the National League.

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2013 MLB Predictions: AL Central

In earlier segments of my 2013 Major League Baseball Preview, I previewed the American League East and the National League East.

In this segment, I'm going to look at the American League Central.

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Boston Red Sox Fire Bobby Valentine, He Never Had A Chance

The Boston Red Sox fired manager Bobby Valentine today after one disastrous season in Beantown. Even Stevie Wonder could see this coming. After going 69-93, their worst record in 47 years, in a season loaded with turmoil. Bobby V never really had a chance. From day one...

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The Top 5 Worst Collapses in MLB History
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The 5 Biggest September Collapses in Baseball History

On July 18 the New York Yankees held a comfortable lead in the A.L. East and seemed destined for a deep playoff run. Since then, the Bombers have somehow managed to blow a 10-game advantage over the Orioles, leading to a scramble for first place and an extremely rattled New York fan base. Still, this is hardly the first time that a team with a comfortable lead has suffered a late-season collapse.

Let's take a look at some of the worst September meltdowns in baseball history:

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Valentine Named Red Sox Manager

Bobby Valentine is going to be the new manager of the Boston Red Sox.

Valentine, who has been in Japan on business, was scheduled to fly back to Boston late tonight and will be introduced as the Sox manager on Thursday, according to reports.

Valentine has previously managed the Texas Rangers and New York Mets.  He also managed for several years in J

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Dale Sveum Named Cubs’ Manager

Dale Sveum has been named the manager of the Chicago Cubs.

Sveum was most recently the hitting coach for the Milwaukee Brewers.  He succeeds Mike Quade, who was fired after going 71-91 in his only full season with the club.

Sveum's

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Chicago Cubs Fire Mike Quade, Ryne Sandberg Won’t Be Next Manager

The news that Mike Quade is out of a job as the manager of the Chicago Cubs was not entirely unexpected after a record of 95-104 since taking over for Lou Piniella in August of 2010. Official word of Quade’s firing came down Wednesday.

While Quade is out, many are surprised that Cubs legend Ryne Sandberg — who was up for the position last year before Quade won it — won’t be considered to replace him.

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Former Red Sox Manager Terry Francona Takes Blame for Team’s Late Season Collapse

Former Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona spoke with Boston sports radio station WEEI on Wednesday, his first public comments since he parted ways with the team last week.

Francona, who guided the Red Sox to World Series victories in 2004 and 2007, said that after the team’s historic late-season skid he chose to leave.

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