Oakland’s Melvin, Atlanta’s Snitker voted top managers

FILE - In this Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017 file photo, Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin poses for a portrait in Mesa, Ariz. Oakland’s Bob Melvin was voted Manager of the Year for the third time, winning the American League honor after leading the Athletics to the playoffs despite the lowest opening-day payroll in the major leagues, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)

NEW YORK — Bob Melvin’s job was a lot different as a rookie manager with Seattle in 2002, and even when he was voted Manager of the Year with Arizona in 2007 and Oakland in 2012.