MLB managers definitely matter. 

Just take a look at the Los Angeles Dodgers. Manager Don Mattingly has guided the most expensively assembled squad in baseball to an underwhelming 36-33 (.522) start, which leaves the team 7.5 games behind the San Francisco Giants. 

What follows is a look at five underrated MLB managers who get the most out of average rosters. Some of these skippers have more than a decade of experience, while others are just getting started with their careers on the bench.

Now, let’s take a lot at the five who made the list. 

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