Latest Gabe Kapler News

Kapler says he didn’t do enough for alleged assault victim

Nov. 13, 2019 7:05 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — New San Francisco Giants manager Gabe Kapler said Wednesday that he should have sought the guidance of experts four years ago when dealing with a 17-year-old girl who contacted him about an assault reportedly witnessed by Los Angeles Dodgers minor leaguers. The teen later accused one...

Giants hire Gabe Kapler as manager to replace Bruce Bochy

Nov. 13, 2019 6:17 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gabe Kapler might need years to match the popularity of his predecessors with the San Francisco Giants. Farhan Zaidi believes he will get there eventually. Kapler has been hired as San Francisco’s manager a month after being fired from the same job by the Philadelphia Phillies....

San Francisco Giants hire Gabe Kapler as manager weeks after he was fired by the Philadelphia Phillies

Nov. 12, 2019 10:23 PM EST
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants hire Gabe Kapler as manager weeks after he was fired by the Philadelphia Phillies.

Phillies hire Bryan Price as pitching coach

Oct. 31, 2019 12:29 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies have hired former Cincinnati Reds manager Bryan Price as their pitching coach. Price joins new manager Joe Girardi's staff after going 279-387 with Cincinnati over parts of five seasons from 2014-18. He previously was pitching coach for the Reds (2010-13),...

Joe Girardi a big hit in 1st appearance as Phillies manager

Oct. 28, 2019 7:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Girardi hit a grand slam after putting on the red pinstripes for the first time. Girardi was charming, engaging and entertaining in his introductory news conference as the 55th manager of the Philadelphia Phillies. Already popular among fans, Girardi said all the right things...

Ross, Cubs eyeing return to playoffs, another title run

Oct. 28, 2019 3:37 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — David Ross slipped on his old No. 3 jersey, as if it was 2016 all over again, though he and the Cubs insisted this is not about the past. It's a step toward a future they hope includes a return to the postseason and more World Series championships. The Cubs introduced Ross as their 55th...

AP Source: Ex-Mets manager Callaway joining Angels

Oct. 27, 2019 10:31 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway will be the Los Angeles Angels' next pitching coach, a person familiar with the decision said. The person spoke on condition of anonymity Sunday night because the Angels haven't announced the hiring. The person also said veteran coach John...

Chicago Cubs hire David Ross to replace Maddon as manager

Oct. 24, 2019 6:26 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs thought they needed a new voice in the dugout. They are banking on good ol' "Grandpa Rossy" to give them a spark. The Cubs hired David Ross to replace Joe Maddon as their manager Thursday, hoping the former catcher can help them get back to the playoffs after missing out for...

Phillies hire Joe Girardi as manager

Oct. 24, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies got their man. Philadelphia hired former Yankees manager Joe Girardi to replace Gabe Kapler on Thursday. Girardi will be introduced at a news conference Monday. "I'm excited for this next chapter of my career," Girardi said in a statement. "The Phillies have a strong...

Phillies hire Yankees' Barber as amateur scouting director

Oct. 22, 2019 4:44 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies have hired Brian Barber to be director of amateur scouting. Barber spent the last 18 seasons with the New York Yankees. He was an area scout (2002-06), East Coast crosschecker (2007-09) and national crosschecker (2010-19). Crosscheckers are scouts who provide second...