Larry Stone: Why Mariners’ Scott Servais should win AL manager of year

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The Seattle Times

On June 19 you could have gotten much better odds that Scott Servais would be the third manager fired in 2022 (after the Phillies’ Joe Girardi and Angels’ Joe Maddon) than him winning American League Manager of the Year. Yet that’s exactly what Servais deserves. The job Servais has done navigating the Mariners out of their seemingly insurmountable hole has been extraordinary. During a year in which numerous managers have a case for the managerial award — particularly Brandon Hyde in Baltimore — Servais’ is the strongest. Let’s go back to that dark day in June, when the Mariners were shut out b…

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