Giants fire manager Gabe Kapler after 4 seasons: What led to his release and who could replace him

Giants fire manager Gabe Kapler after 4 seasons: What led to his release and who could replace him

The Giants didn’t wait until the bitter end of a disappointing season to begin making major changes, announcing Friday that manager Gabe Kapler has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately.
Giants president Farhan Zaidi said in a news release that he recommended the managerial change to ownership and received their approval to fire Kapler, who had been the near-unanimous choice as National League Manager of the Year in 2021 when he led the Giants to a franchise-record 107-win season. Kapler still had another year remaining on the three-year extension he signed after that…


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