San Francisco – The San Francisco Giants have released Gabe Kapler from his duties as manager. Kapler’s been San Francisco’s skipper for four seasons, leading the team to the 2021 playoffs behind a record breaking 107-win season. After that it’s been relatively quiet for the Giants returning to the playoffs. For the past two years, the team has failed to rally in the second half of the season.
Executive Farhan Zaidi issued the following statement on behalf of the organization:
“After making this recommendation to ownership and receiving their approval, I met with Gabe today to inform him of our decision,” said Giants President of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi. “In his tenure as Giants manager, Gabe led our team through an unprecedented pandemic in 2020 and a franchise-record 107 wins and postseason berth in 2021. He has been dedicated and passionate in his efforts to improve the on-field performance of the San Francisco Giants and I have tremendous respect for him as a colleague and friend.”
“On behalf of the Giants organization, we wish Gabe the best of luck in his future endeavors and thank him for his contributions over the last four years.”
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