Dave Roberts, Los Angeles Dodgers
Since taking over as the manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers, all Dave Roberts has done is win. His first season with the team, Roberts on 91 games, winning the NL West, and advancing to the National League Championship Series.
Last season, the Dodgers took the next step, winning the National League pennant. The team won over 100 games under Roberts’ watchful eye, winning a very tough NL West division that saw three teams go to the playoffs.
As they enter the 2018 season, the Dodgers are in position to possibly win it all. The team has two incredible starters at the front of their rotation in Clayton Kershaw and Alex Wood, two southpaws who can rack up strikeouts in bunches.
While Yasiel Puig is always a wild card, this team has talent up and down the lineup. Guys like Chris Taylor, Cody Bellinger, and Corey Seager are all entering the prime of their careers, and the injured Justin Turner is a fantastic third baseman.
The Dodgers figure to be one of the last teams standing again this season, and Roberts has proven to be the perfect manager for the ballclub. He has nothing to worry about heading into 2018, aside from the fact his division is loaded.