MLB managers definitely matter.
Just take a look at the Los Angeles Dodgers. Manager Don Mattingly has guided the most expensively assembled squad in baseball to an underwhelming 36-33 (.522) start, which leaves the team 7.5 games behind the San Francisco Giants.
What follows is a look at five underrated MLB managers who get the most out of average rosters. Some of these skippers have more than a decade of experience, while others are just getting started with their careers on the bench.
Now, let's take a lot at the five who made the list.