The Phillies fired their manager, Gabe Kapler, on Thursday, according to Jim Salisbury. Kapler was hired before the 2018 season and was under contract for 2020. The Phillies missed the playoffs and invested nearly  a half billion dollars in their roster during the off season.

This is the second time in two years The Phillies will search for a manager. Potential prospects are Joe Maddon, Buck Showalter, and Joe Girardi.