Are Phillies Players Already Losing Faith in their Manager?
Are Phillies players already losing faith in their manager?
First there was Opening Day, where Gabe Kapler pulled ace Aaron Nola with a 5-0 lead with just 68 pitches. Then the debacle of making the call to the bullpen, with nobody warming up. Next in a pair of losses in New York, the team was let down by two defensive alignments, that aided to the team giving up runs, and losing the games.
According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, an anonymous Phillies player has already expressed some concern about the managers ability to run the team.
“We’ll be OK … We just need the manager to get out of the way,” one Phillies player asserted of their obviously improved team, and just as obviously unproven manager
During today's home opener, when Kapler was introduced, he was booed loudly by Phillies fans, forcing PA announcer Dan Baker to quickly announce the next name almost immediately after Kapler's name was announced..