Francona had never received a first-place vote in previous years, even when he led the
Bob Melvin, who led the
Francona got 16 of 30 first-place votes, Francona got 12, with and Melvin received the other two.
Nine of the 15 AL managers were included on at least one ballot. Each voter lists three choices, in order of preference.
The managers that did not receive a vote: