MLB Managers Fired In 2022

Which MLB managers were fired in 2022? This list of MLB managers fired in 2022 shows that managing a professional sports team is never easy. MLB managers face many challenges week in, week out, whether its' injuries, bad beats, and supernatural performances from opposing teams. However, at a point, the buck must stop somewhere, and that somewhere is the head manager. Not every MLB manager is an All-Timer, and some of the coaches on this list might actually be among the worst MLB managers of all time. But, who are the best MLB head coaches fired this year? Which MLB managers got the axe too soon? Who deserves another spin around the MLB coaching carousel? 

Many would consider St. Louis Cardinals head coach Joe Girardi to be the best MLB manager fired in 2022, having won a World Series. Then there's Los Angeles Angels head coach Joe Maddon, a seasoned manager who has been around the game a long time. Other MLB managers fired in 2022 include Charlie Montoyo, whose Blue Jays were a trendy preseason World Series pick.

Vote up the MLB managers who deserve another shot on the sidelines, or the MLB manager you'd love to see your team hire.

  • Charlie Montoyo
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    Charlie Montoyo

    FIRED ON JULY 13, 2022

    Record: 236-236 (.500) over four seasons


    José Carlos Montoyo Díaz (born October 17, 1965), is a Puerto Rican former professional baseball second baseman, who is currently the manager of the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). After eight successful seasons as manager of the International League Durham Bulls, the Triple-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays (2007–2014), Montoyo was a candidate for the Rays' 2015 managerial opening and was ultimately brought on as the team's third base coach. After the 2017 season, he became the Rays’ bench coach. On October 25, 2018, the Toronto Blue Jays announced that Montoyo had been hired as their new manager.
    • Birthplace: Florida, Puerto Rico
    • Teams Managed: Toronto Blue Jays
  • Joe Maddon
    Photo: Los Angeles Angels / Instagram

    FIRED ON JUNE 7, 2022

    Record: 130-148 (.468) with no playoff appearances over three seasons


    Joseph John Maddon (born February 8, 1954) is an American professional baseball manager. He has managed the Tampa Bay Rays, Chicago Cubs, and Los Angeles Angels of Major League Baseball. Maddon began his coaching career in MLB with the Angels in 1994 and served under managers Buck Rodgers, Marcel Lachemann, John McNamara, Terry Collins, and Mike Scioscia. He served two stints as interim manager during this time. He managed the Rays from 2006 through 2014, winning the 2008 American League pennant. After opting out of his contract following the 2014 season, he joined the Cubs, led them to the 2015 National League Championship Series and was named the 2015 National League Manager of the Year. ...more
    • Birthplace: Hazleton, Pennsylvania
    • Teams Managed: Los Angeles Angels
  • Joe Girardi
    Photo: Philadelphia Phillies

    Joe Girardi

    FIRED ON JUNE 3, 2022

    Record: 132-141 (.484) with no playoff appearances over three seasons


    Joseph Elliott Girardi (born October 14, 1964) is an American professional baseball former player and manager in Major League Baseball (MLB). Girardi played the catcher position for the Chicago Cubs, Colorado Rockies, New York Yankees, and St. Louis Cardinals during a big league playing career that spanned from 1989 to 2003. He won three World Series championships with the Yankees in the 1990s and served as the catcher for both Dwight Gooden's no-hitter and David Cone's perfect game. Girardi became the Yankees’ bench coach in 2005. In 2006, he managed the Florida Marlins and was named the National League (NL) Manager of the Year, but was fired after just one season with the team. Girardi ...more
    • Birthplace: Peoria, Illinois
    • Teams Managed: Philadelphia Phillies