Gabe Kapler Fired as SF Giants General Manager (2024)

Gabe Kapler Fired as SF Giants General Manager (1)

Apparently, he walked into work yesterday in full uniform, then walked out minutes later.

I like him better out of uniform. I'll comfort him.

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by Anonymousreply 105October 1, 2023 9:24 PM

Damn. I saw leopard print thing and thought the. caption said, "Gabe Kaplan".

by Anonymousreply 1September 30, 2023 2:44 PM

He was a lousy GM, but I give him credit for being a staunch supporter of LGBTQ+ rights.

Every year, when Oracle Park had Pride Day, he was front and center praising the gay community and was always grateful for their support.

by Anonymousreply 2September 30, 2023 2:49 PM

He’s not just a supporter, he’s a member.

by Anonymousreply 3September 30, 2023 2:58 PM

R3 God, I wish. He's one hot daddy.

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by Anonymousreply 4September 30, 2023 3:09 PM

RIP Gabe Kaplan!

Oh...I mean RIP Gabe Kapler's career!

by Anonymousreply 5September 30, 2023 3:15 PM

Time to start an onlyfans

by Anonymousreply 6September 30, 2023 3:17 PM

Isn’t this the second time that he has been fired?

by Anonymousreply 7September 30, 2023 3:17 PM

R7 Yes. He was a great player, but not a great manager.

by Anonymousreply 8September 30, 2023 3:21 PM

Needless to say this is all the talk in Giants baseball circles.

Firing a manager 3 games before the end of the season is unheard of. It's absolutely humiliating. They must have something on him. Some people think it's drugs, or he's been me-tooed. When he was hired by the Giants 4 years ago there was controversy because of his handling of a sexual assault incident by a Dodgers minor league player, or his lack of handling it.

His dismissal was expected, as a poster said he was a sh*t manager. Anytime baseball players make veiled references to a poor clubhouse culture you know it's much worse than they're saying..

by Anonymousreply 9September 30, 2023 3:22 PM

Poor Gabe. I thought his managerial career tanked when he managed the Phillies and was unceremoniously dumped by the team and driven out of town by Philly's notoriously nasty fans.

He wasn't popular here at all. Philly just isn't into new agey pretty boys.

by Anonymousreply 10September 30, 2023 3:23 PM

Quite big tit*. I thought he was a fantastic manager—what a season.

by Anonymousreply 11September 30, 2023 3:23 PM

I loved him on Welcome Back, Kotter.

by Anonymousreply 12September 30, 2023 3:25 PM

R9 Full disclosure here. I work for the Giants. Everybody was speculating about what actually happened yesterday. Few of us expected that he'd be back next year, but nobody expected he'd be canned with just three games left in the season, and just before a game with the Dodgers, too! That's like rubbing salt in the wound.

Most people think there was something contentious or pretty damaging going on behind the scenes.

Interestingly, just a few months ago, former player Buster Posey just moved his family back to the Bay Area, so there's speculation he'll be the Giants' new GM in 2024.

by Anonymousreply 13September 30, 2023 3:30 PM

Kapler was the manager, not the general manager. They’re two different jobs.

by Anonymousreply 14September 30, 2023 3:39 PM

[quote] Buster Posey just moved his family back to the Bay Area, so there's speculation he'll be the Giants' new GM in 2024.


by Anonymousreply 15September 30, 2023 3:43 PM

Everyone thus far has managed to infer the correct context…

by Anonymousreply 16September 30, 2023 3:43 PM

I hope he had sex with Paul DeHong

by Anonymousreply 17September 30, 2023 3:44 PM

The only thing I can say to Kapler is MeToo! Please MeToo!

by Anonymousreply 18September 30, 2023 3:44 PM

R13, if you work for the Giants you'd know their GM is Pete Putila. Kapler is the team manager.

by Anonymousreply 19September 30, 2023 3:47 PM

R19 Yes, I work for the Giants, and please excuse my incorrect GM reference.

by Anonymousreply 20September 30, 2023 4:01 PM

r19 was. was the team manager. But still hot. I'd oil his bat.

by Anonymousreply 21September 30, 2023 4:01 PM


Eh, this was widely expected, so not a surprise.

by Anonymousreply 23September 30, 2023 4:17 PM

He really is a hot f*cker.

I'd love to be the filling in a foot long Gabe Kapler/Ryan Pace/Theo Epstein sandwich.

by Anonymousreply 25September 30, 2023 4:34 PM

What's with all these imgbb hosted images getting deleted in short order after posting? Is imgbb on some sort of kick/

by Anonymousreply 26September 30, 2023 4:36 PM

Now he can go back to the sweat hogs!

by Anonymousreply 27September 30, 2023 4:37 PM

[quote] Eh, this was widely expected, so not a surprise.

The surprise was the way it was done, not that it was done. Why don't you read the thread before commenting?

by Anonymousreply 28September 30, 2023 4:38 PM

Those pecs are still right on point.

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by Anonymousreply 29September 30, 2023 4:39 PM

R26 I think it may be that the poster that uploaded them didn't set it to "don't autodelete?"

Unless the image was violating rights (eg Getty Images).

by Anonymousreply 30September 30, 2023 4:40 PM

[quote] Why don't you read the thread before commenting?

Why don't you take the f*cking stick out of your ass, thread police?

by Anonymousreply 31September 30, 2023 4:40 PM

[quote] I think it may be that the poster that uploaded them didn't set it to "don't autodelete?"

Thanks for that. I didn't even know there was such a thing. This apparently is something new. I've been posting images through imgbb for years and never noticed any of them getting removed until now.

by Anonymousreply 33September 30, 2023 4:45 PM

Scratch that at R33. I looked and "don't autodelete" is the default when I use imgbb, but the images are still getting deleted within minutes. Maybe imgbb is having a glitch.

by Anonymousreply 34September 30, 2023 4:47 PM

A glitch? On anything related to efficient use of DL?

by Anonymousreply 35September 30, 2023 4:49 PM

I think I see what's up now. Looks like you have to select a period before it autodeletes. This is a test. I've selected 6 months. Let's see what happens.

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by Anonymousreply 36September 30, 2023 4:50 PM

Thread police are assholes.

by Anonymousreply 37September 30, 2023 4:50 PM

Nope, that doesn't work either. The image deleted with seconds.

Guess I'll have to use imgur from now on.

by Anonymousreply 38September 30, 2023 4:51 PM

R38 the image isn't deleted for me. Perhaps a device issue on your end? Clear your cookies or something.

by Anonymousreply 41September 30, 2023 4:55 PM

Yeah, I'm seeing all the images on this thread. Gratefully.

by Anonymousreply 42September 30, 2023 4:56 PM

You're seeing them here, but if you click on them are they showing up or does it say "That page doesn't exist"?

The only problem with seeing the image on the DL page is that most times that doesn't show all the image.

by Anonymousreply 43September 30, 2023 5:01 PM

They're showing up perfectly on imgur. So it's definitely a problem at imgbb's end.

by Anonymousreply 44September 30, 2023 5:02 PM

I'm seeing all the imgbb images...???

by Anonymousreply 45September 30, 2023 5:03 PM

They show up here and when I click on the link.

by Anonymousreply 46September 30, 2023 5:03 PM

[quote] Thread police are assholes.

Who will police the thread police????

by Anonymousreply 47September 30, 2023 5:08 PM

Was he mentioned in the Hot Jew thread?

by Anonymousreply 48September 30, 2023 5:13 PM

I didn’t know that he was divorced from his wife. And he never remarried?

by Anonymousreply 49September 30, 2023 5:17 PM

Was he ever really married married?

by Anonymousreply 50September 30, 2023 5:24 PM

What I read was he was married for 14 years to his 'high school sweetheart' but in the past ten years his dating/relationship status is unknown.

He has two sons from his marriage.

by Anonymousreply 51September 30, 2023 5:28 PM

How big is his co*ck? Did he get to f*ck Paul DeJong’s ass?

by Anonymousreply 52September 30, 2023 5:50 PM

The images are now appearing at imgbb for me. Oh well, go figure.

by Anonymousreply 54September 30, 2023 6:30 PM

Sometimes on the way to work, he'd whizz past me on his Razor scooter on the way to the ballpark. The guy is built like a brick house.

He's mightay-mightay. I wish he'd let it all hang out.

by Anonymousreply 55September 30, 2023 6:32 PM

R53 I wish he didn't have those hideous tats, though.

by Anonymousreply 56September 30, 2023 6:33 PM

R53 We been knew!

The DL has slobbered over Gabe's knob for years now....decades, even.

by Anonymousreply 57September 30, 2023 6:35 PM

He can sit on my face anytime!

by Anonymousreply 58September 30, 2023 6:35 PM

Where is his Onlyfans????

by Anonymousreply 59September 30, 2023 6:37 PM

R55. Brick sh*t house or sh*t brick house?

by Anonymousreply 60September 30, 2023 6:39 PM

R60 I believe the correct term is brick sh*t house.

by Anonymousreply 61September 30, 2023 6:42 PM

DL correct or the outside world? ;)

by Anonymousreply 62September 30, 2023 6:46 PM

R62 Well, I can picture a brick sh*t house, but not a sh*t brick house, so I think it goes for the world outside of DL, too.

by Anonymousreply 63September 30, 2023 6:54 PM

Have you been here long? Just askin’

by Anonymousreply 64September 30, 2023 6:55 PM

From SFGate: "Whether you like Gabe Kapler or not — and plenty of Giants fans do not, either because of his perceived overreliance on analytics, or his somewhat off-putting personality, or his sometimes pseudo-philosophical answers to questions after games — it’s entirely clear that he’s the sacrificial lamb here."

Every time I'd see Kapler's post-game press conference I'd think, "What a sour drip" (even when they'd won). He seemed to take no joy in anything. Pretty sure I never (or rarely) saw him smile in the dugout or elsewhere. Of course, managers don't have to be tap-dancing vaudevillians, but, c'mon, perk up, man. (And who was that little GK MiniMe who I'd occasionally see hovering near him in the dugout?)

by Anonymousreply 67September 30, 2023 7:08 PM

R11 Your team hasn’t won a REAL World Series since 1988. I love telling Doyer fans that.

by Anonymousreply 68September 30, 2023 7:25 PM

R67 ever watched Oli Mermol of the St. Louis Cardinals? No emotion. A lot of people have become this.

by Anonymousreply 69September 30, 2023 7:30 PM

R67 I was working one of the private clubs at Oracle Park, and after the game he came in to hang out with some of the Giants execs. I would best describe him as "guarded." He wasn't unfriendly, but he wasn't gregarious, either. All business. I can see where people would read that as joyless, though.

by Anonymousreply 71September 30, 2023 7:34 PM

I’d take joy from his presence 🤷🏻‍♂️

by Anonymousreply 72September 30, 2023 7:38 PM

i'd lick his sweaty sh*tter

by Anonymousreply 73September 30, 2023 7:39 PM

I'd give him something to smile about.

by Anonymousreply 74September 30, 2023 7:46 PM

[quote] And who was that little GK MiniMe

Turns out Gabe Jr. is the assistant manager, now in charge of the last 3 games--last night was his debut loss as an amputated limb.

by Anonymousreply 75September 30, 2023 7:47 PM

Well, now he'll have more time for chest day at the gym.

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by Anonymousreply 76September 30, 2023 7:49 PM

IF he had an OnlyFans I would definitely pay for it

by Anonymousreply 77September 30, 2023 7:50 PM

R77 Only if he gets naked and jacks off.

by Anonymousreply 78September 30, 2023 7:52 PM

Maybe you could peep over his back fence. He once said:

“If you want to be your strongest, get some sun on your boys. And by boys, I mean your testicl*s.”

by Anonymousreply 79September 30, 2023 7:57 PM

He is, and has been for decades, f-i-n-e. The graying beard? Day-um daddy, do what you want say what you want and talk dirty, growl it in my ear.

One question... anyone think he shaves his chest? Such fine facial hair, hoping that in an off-season he lets the chest hair grow in.

by Anonymousreply 80September 30, 2023 8:07 PM

I’d love him to foot gag me

by Anonymousreply 83September 30, 2023 9:32 PM

There have been plenty of rumors about him since he was a player.

by Anonymousreply 85September 30, 2023 10:42 PM

4chan poster sighted at R68!

by Anonymousreply 86October 1, 2023 3:44 AM

R53: Yes, he is beautiful.

by Anonymousreply 87October 1, 2023 7:18 AM

Gabe is straight. Brady Anderson is the big mo. Some might get them confused.

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by Anonymousreply 88October 1, 2023 8:35 AM

[quote][R77] Only if he gets naked and jacks off.

Do you suppose he masturbat*s?

by Anonymousreply 89October 1, 2023 9:35 AM

R89, on his blog (if I recall) he talked about what lube to use to masturbat*. It may have been coconut oil but don’t recall.

by Anonymousreply 90October 1, 2023 2:05 PM

R2 I bartended at Oracle Park last year, and there was a group of fans who were drinking heavily throughout the game. When they had gotten so drunk that they could barely stand up, I cut them off. They got enraged and started calling me "fa*ggot" and "fudge packer," among other things. They were ejected from the park, since Oracle has a zero tolerance policy for discrimination.

A week later, I received a letter, signed by Gabe Kapler, apologizing on behalf of the organization for what happened and praising me for making the right decision. I will always remember that kind gesture.

by Anonymousreply 91October 1, 2023 2:19 PM

Was it a singed shirtless pic?

by Anonymousreply 92October 1, 2023 2:21 PM

R92 I'd want one of his signed jockstraps.

by Anonymousreply 93October 1, 2023 2:31 PM

R90 I thought you were kidding, but you are right. He was even asked about it at a press conference upon becoming Phillies manager.

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by Anonymousreply 94October 1, 2023 5:33 PM

I would have thought he was an old school spit-liner.

Coconut oil?—bleech

by Anonymousreply 95October 1, 2023 5:53 PM

And Buck Showalter was just forced to resign as manager for the Mets. Maybe they'll pick up Kapler and I'll have a reason to watch them again.

by Anonymousreply 97October 1, 2023 6:18 PM

Astroglide will do in a pinch!

by Anonymousreply 98October 1, 2023 7:29 PM

To R88...Gabe is a hom*osexual who is not OUT!! I have not had Kapler yet, but when he was in Philly, I was working on it.

As far as Brady and Troy, well, that is another story!

by Anonymousreply 101October 1, 2023 8:43 PM

Oh well. I guess he’ll just have to present hole now.

by Anonymousreply 102October 1, 2023 8:50 PM

[quote]I have not had Kapler yet, but when he was in Philly, I was working on it.

Working on what?

by Anonymousreply 103October 1, 2023 8:59 PM

Getting Gabe to invest in the stock market???

Seriously, I wanted that "foine piece of Jewish Baseball Manager ass"

by Anonymousreply 104October 1, 2023 9:18 PM

Show me that dick or don't waste my time.

by Anonymousreply 105October 1, 2023 9:24 PM


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