ATLANTA (AP) — Gabe Kapler keeps saying he loves the Phillies’ bullpen.
The first-year manager proved it by again pulling his starter early. This time, the strategy worked.
Carlos Santana drove in J.P. Crawford with a sacrifice fly in the 11th inning, and Kapler went through nine pitchers for his first win as the Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 5-4 on Friday night.
“Pretty exhilarating,” Kapler said. READ MORE>