The San Francisco Giants (9-6) and Philadelphia Phillies (8-7) meet for a three-game series at Citizens Bank Park Monday. The series kicks off Monday at 7:05 p.m. ET.
Any pregame introduction of the Giants’ second-year manager will likely be a chance for fans to express their frustration as Kapler’s clubs failed to meet expectations, leading to his firing after two seasons in which the Phillies posted a combined 161-163 record. The Giants’ manager isn’t particularly concerned with how he’ll be received. I don’t know,” said Kapler, when asked how he anticipates fans will greet him.
WHIP, 18 strikeouts) Phillies: Chase Anderson (0-1, 4.00 ERA, 1.11 WHIP, 6 strikeouts) FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Phillies -108, Giants -108; over/under is 8 1/2 runs BOTTOM LINE: The San Francisco Giants visit the Philadelphia Phillies on Monday. The Phillies finished 19-13 in home games in 2020. Philadelphia hit 82 total home runs and averaged 8.3 hits per game last season.