I know!!!! Who would believe it?!?! If you’re a Twins fan, you have gotten very, very, VERY used to our guy coming in as the runner up every single year that we can show that he really should be #1.
Of course, there is a LOT of us that say this was NOT the best of his years to be considered but since this is a subjective art, you have to realize that the humans who do the voting can’t help but think a bit consecutively and realized that this was definitely an honor that couldn’t wait any longer. Here’s the ballot results from the Baseball Writers of America site: 2010 Managers of the Year.
I honestly couldn’t be happier for him and I think it’s a well-deserved honor.
Keep your eyes on FSN because they will updating things during the day and expect to have an interview with Gardy available soon! Here’s video provided by the Minnesota Twins twitter account with his ackowledgement of the award.
[update] also according to the Twins, there will be an interview aired at 5:00 pm on the MLB Network!