Melvin goes from second choice to NL manager of the year
PHOENIX -- Bob Melvin wasn't even the Arizona Diamondbacks' first choice as manager. Three seasons later, he's considered the best in the business.
Arizona's even-keeled skipper was voted National League manager of the year by the Baseball Writers of America, an award he said should be shared by the entire Diamondbacks franchise.
"In a team sport, sometimes it can be a little uncomfortable
accepting an individual award," Melvin said at a news conference
Wednesday at Chase Field, "but ...
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