World News – CA – Cubs manager David Ross named finalist for NL Manager of the Year

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David Ross named finalist for NL Manager of the Year originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

Cubs manager David Ross brought the Cubs back to the playoffs in 2020 and he’s been recognized for those efforts in a big way

Ross was named one of three finalists for National League Manager of the Year, along with Marlins ‘Don Mattingly and Padres’ Jayce Tingler

Ross, in his first management season, led the Cubs to a 34-26 record (fourth best in the NL), their first playoff spot since 2018 and their Premier League title since 2017 No Player Cubs has only tested positive for COVID-19 this season, since admission tests began at the start of summer camp

Mattingly led Miami to a 31-29 record and first place in the playoffs since 2003 despite a COVID-19 outbreak that sidelined them for eight days at the start of the season Eighteen players have been tested positive, and the Marlins ended up using 61 players – 18 making their MLB debuts – and making 174 roster moves over the two-month season.

In his first management season, Tingler led the Padres to their first place in the playoffs since 2006 The Padres finished 37-23, second-best in the NL

Four Cubs skippers have won the Manager of the Year award: Jim Frey (1984), Don Zimmer (1989), Lou Piniella (2008) and Joe Maddon (2015) Ross could follow Frey and Maddon to do so during of his first season with the team

Winners to be announced Nov 10 at 5pm CT on MLB Network Members of the Baseball Writers Association of America voted ahead of the playoffs

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