Phillies’ manager search enters final stages | Extra Innings

The team will hold follow-up interviews over the next few days with Dusty Baker, Joe Girardi and Buck Showalter after meeting with all three this week.

Phillies’ manager search enters final stages | Extra Innings

The team will hold follow-up interviews over the next few days with Dusty Baker, Joe Girardi and Buck Showalter after meeting with all three this week.

Showalter, Girardi are early favorites for Phillies manager job as Maddon signs with Angels

The Phillies have met with Joe Girardi and Buck Showalter and were scheduled to meet Wednesday with Dusty Baker.

Showalter, Girardi are early favorites for Phillies manager job as Maddon signs with Angels

The Phillies have met with Joe Girardi and Buck Showalter and were scheduled to meet Wednesday with Dusty Baker.

Gabe Kapler to interview with Chicago Cubs

The Cubs say they will talk to Kapler and Astros bench coach Joe Espada, in addition to four other candidates already interviewed.

Gabe Kapler to interview with Chicago Cubs

The Cubs say they will talk to Kapler and Astros bench coach Joe Espada, in addition to four other candidates already interviewed.
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Gabe Kapler got fired because key young Phillies regressed | Marcus Hayes

Six cornerstone players went backward in 2019, which is why the Phillies missed the playoffs and why they're searching for a new manager.

Phillies manager search: Sources say Dusty Baker and Buck Showalter to interview this week

As the Phillies begin their managerial search, they will interview two of the 25 winningest managers of all-time: Dusty Baker and Buck Showalter.

Gabe Kapler, days after Phillies fired him, has an interview with San Francisco Giants, according to report

The former Phillies manager will interview with the San Francisco Giants for their managerial vacancy. The Giants are run by president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi, who was the Dodgers general manager when Kapler was their farm director.

Sánchez shines as Nationals beat Cards, 2-0, in NLCS opener

Sánchez carries no-hit bid into 8th as Nationals beat Cardinals 2-0 in NLCS opener

If John Middleton still trusts Matt Klentak to be the Phillies’ GM, he must allow him to pick the new manager | Scott Lauber

If Middleton likes Klentak as much as he claims he does, if he still trusts the 39-year-old to run the Phillies' baseball operations, then he must allow him to select the next manager. Otherwise, there’s really not much point in Klentak’s being here.

Phillies fired Gabe Kapler for September collapses, but he wasn’t solely to blame

“Those September collapses,” Middleton said of the team’s 20-36 record in September during Kapler’s two seasons. “I kept bumping up against them. I couldn’t get comfortable or confident enough that if I brought him back we wouldn’t run into other problems and therefore I made the decision I did.”

Phillies owner John Middleton has become the unquestionable lead voice of the franchise | Bob Brookover

Phillies managing partner John Middleton fired Gabe Kapler and is now clearly the voice of the franchise.

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In selecting Gabe Kapler’s successor, the Phillies have to understand what their fans want | Mike Sielski

Fans here want a certain kind of coach, with a certain kind of image -- at least until that coach wins.

John Middleton leaves no doubt that he’s in charge of Phillies’ biggest decisions

The Phillies' top decision-makers addressed the dismissal of Gabe Kapler and other topics Friday.

If Gabe Kapler is to have success as a manager, he will need to make changes | Extra Innings

Kapler's first stint as a big-league manager did not go as planned. He will have to change some things if and when he gets another opportunity.

Gabe Kapler fired as Phillies manager after team missed playoffs in his two seasons

Joe Maddon, Buck Showalter, and Joe Girardi are among the potential candidates to replace Kapler.

So the Phillies fired Gabe Kapler. What does that say about Matt Klentak’s future? | Scott Lauber

With managing partner John Middleton overruling GM Matt Klentak in the decision to fire Gabe Kapler, the Phillies revealed a management team that appears to be at odds, possibly even in a state of dysfunction.

‘Gabe Kapler got the shaft’: Fans, pundits react to Phillies manager’s firing

"He’s Gone!" screamed a euphoric Angelo Cataldi after hearing the news of Kapler's firing. "Thank you, God! Thank you!"

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