Giants Roster & Staff

Gabe Kapler #19


Named 54th manager in Phillies history on 10/30/17 l In his first season as manager, led the Phillies to a 14-game improvement over the previous season l Was director of player development for LAD from 2014-16 l Coached for Team Israel in the 2013 World Baseball Classic l Spent 3 years (2011-13) as a special assignment scout for TB l In 2007, served as manager of Greenville (A) in BOS organization


Played parts of 12 seasons for 6 teams: DET (1998-99), TEX (2000-02), COL (2003), BOS (2003-06), MIL (2008) and TB (2009-10) l Selected by DET in the 57th round of the June 1995 draft; signed by Dennis Lieberthal, father of Phillies Wall of Fame catcher Mike Lieberthal l Named Southern League MVP in 1998 after leading the league in runs (113), hits (176), doubles (47), HR (28), RBI (146), XBH (81) and total bases (319) l Also named Minor League Player of the Year in 1998 by USA Today Baseball Weekly and The Sporting News l Following the 1998 season, was named DET's top minor league prospect by Baseball America l Traded from DET to TEX in a 9-player deal, 11/2/99 l Hit 2 HR on Opening Day, 4/3/03 vs CWS; became the first Ranger in franchise history to homer in each of his first 2 at-bats with the team l Established a TEX franchise record with a 28-game hitting streak, 7/17-8/15/00 l Named AL Player of the Week, 7/24-30/00 l Traded from TEX to COL, 7/31/02 l Signed with BOS as a minor league free agent, 6/24/03 l Played in 136 games for the 2004 World Series champion Boston Red Sox and led the team in OF assists (6) l Began the 2005 season in Japan playing for Yomiuri before returning to BOS later that season.


Gabriel Stefan Kapler… Has two sons, Chase (10/8/99) and Dane (11/3/01)… 1993 graduate of Taft High School (Los Angeles)… Worked as an analyst for FOX Sports 1 in 2013… Attended Cal State Fullerton and Moorpark College (CA).