It was Sept. 12, and the Phillies had just lost to the Washington Nationals, 5-1, in the season finale between the rivals. Gabe Kapler sat behind a desk atop a stage, the setting for his news conference after home games, and answered a question about ace Aaron Nola.
The San Francisco Giants have hired pitching analyst Matt Daniels to join the staff of new president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi, who vowed when hired in November to find a wide array of experts to help the club.
Former New York Yankees closer John Wetteland was arrested Monday on charges of sexual abuse of a child, according to records at the Denton County, Texas, jail. The 52-year-old was released on $25,000 bail the same day, according to records.
ll-Star shortstop Brandon Crawford is determined to sell his home in Arizona — even if it means taking a loss in the process. After a series of relists, the San Francisco Giants star’s custom residence is back on the market for $1.499 million.