Ranking Each MLB Contender's Manager from Worst to Best

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Ranking Each MLB Contender's Manager from Worst to Best
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Is Joe Maddon the best manager in MLB?

Who is the best manager in Major League Baseball?

That's a difficult question to answer. There's no statistic that measures a manager's effectiveness like OPS does with hitters or ERA with pitchers.

Win-loss record is certainly a good indicator of how well a manager does his job. But different skippers find success in different ways. Some are excellent strategists. Others are good motivators. The best of the best are good in both areas. 

With more than half the teams in MLB still contending for playoff spots, there are plenty of managers who are doing good jobs. But who is doing the best job?

Here's our rankings of the managers with teams still in the playoff hunt.

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