AL Manager of the Year: Terry Francona, Indians
There’s a different feel surrounding the Cleveland Indians this season, and Terry Francona is the biggest reason why. Francona became the team’s new manager in what was an aggressive offseason for the Tribe. After bringing in the likes of Nick Swisher, Michael Bourn, Trevor Bauer and others, the Indians look like they might turn some heads. If they do, Francona will be largely responsible, and thus should garner AL Manager of the Year consideration.