Those tuning in to Fox Sports 1 last Saturday night were treated to something a little different. Fox decided to run an “alternative broadcast” featuring former Mets sideline reporter Kevin Burkhardt leading Rob Neyer, Gabe Kapler, CJ Nitkowski and San Diego Padres manager Bud Black in a sabermetrics-filled broadcast.
While it did have its hiccoughs early on, the broadcast...
Allen Craig isn’t putting together the type of season that many Cardinals fans hoped for following last season. Nearly automatic with runners in scoring position last season, Craig was also one of the most consistent hitters in general for the Cardinals. We’ve seen nearly the polar opposite this season. Here’s a look at Craig’s 2013 numbers vs. [...]
Gabe Kapler can remember a young Dustin Pedroia, who in 2006 was just a small second baseman trying to make it in the Major Leagues. Pedroia tallied 98 plate appearances in his rookie season on his way to a .191 batting average with just two home runs and seven RBIs. He entered the 2007 season, [...]
Gabe Kapler had some mighty cuts in his major-league career. Still, it is questionable whether he made better contact than when he blasted this cake. Check it out.
Former MLB outfielder Gabe Kapler is a fitness freak. He was one of the most chiseled players in the league during his 12 seasons as a pro, and Kapler now runs a lifestyle and fitness blog that gives readers pointers on how to stay healthy and fit. He also throws in a few bonuses that […]
Former Red Sox outfielder Gabe Kapler is just like everyone else.
Kapler dropped by WEEI’s Mut & Merloni on Thursday, and he made it clear that he did not see the Red Sox’ success coming. Boston picked up its 97th win of the season Friday, and Kapler thinks that the Red Sox’ amazing turnaround is shocking, even in comparison to the Athletics’ impressive run.
Ben and Sam interview former big-league outfielder Gabe Kapler about his respect for sabermetrics and the purpose advanced stats can serve for players.
Gabe Kapler wrote a fascinating piece for WEEI today, in which he discusses the problems that will arise from the different ways players evaluate themselves versus how they’re evaluated by front offices. An excerpt:
Times have changed, but substantially less among players. While progressive front offices have altered the way they evaluate us, we have lagged far behind in the...
Gabe Kapler played the game with plenty of grit during his 12-year major league career. It’s not all that surprising that he’d like to see baseball take a grittier approach to fighting.
Kapler wrote a guest column for WEEI.com in the wake of Tuesday’s Dodgers-Diamondbacks brawl. In his column, Kapler makes it clear that he isn’t a fan of how “fights” are carried out in...
This post is more for the ladies of Red Sox Nation who are in love with former Boston Red Sox OF Gabe Kapler. Guys might have been interested had he talked some baseball and not been promoting his latest venture while talking with NESN's Don Orsillo and Jerry Remy.
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