Davey Johnson named NL Manager of the Year

The National League Manager of the Year is none other then Davey Johnson who led the Washington Nationals to 98 wins during the 2012 season.

Johnson guided a young team to their first playoff appearance before losing in the NLDS to the St. Louis Cardinals.

Earlier this week the Nationals and Johnson agreed to a one year deal for 2013 after which Johnson will move back to his former role as a consultant.

The two other finalist for the awards were Cincinnati Reds manager Dusty Baker and San Fransisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy.

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