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Posted on November 14, 2012 in Professional Sports News, Sports News - Yooper & Michigan.

Baseball’s postseason honors continued on Tuesday.

Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin and the Washington Nationals’ Davey Johnson have been named the 2012 Managers of the Year for the American and National League, respectively, by the Baseball Writers Association of America.

Melvin garnered Manager of the Year laurels for the second time in his career after directing an unexpected turnaround out of thelow-budget A’s.

Free agent outfielder Torii Hunter met with Tigers officials on Tuesday in Detroit.

Hunter has said he would like to make a decision on a team within the next two weeks.

The Rangers, Yankees, Red Sox, Dodgers and Braves have shown an interest in the 16-year veteran as well.


By:  Mike Plourde    for Great Lakes Radio Sports