• null null null Baseball Phillies fans showered rookie manager Gabe Kapler with boos Thursday in the team's home opener. One of Kapler's players voiced milder displeasure with the skipper after the game.Right fielder Nick Williams took issue with Kapler's commitment to analytics after not playing against Marlins left-hander Caleb Smith, and for starting just two of the team's first six games this season. "I guess the computers are making (the decision), I don't know,” the left-handed-hitting Williams told reporters after a 5-0 Phils victory, per Philly.com. “I don’t get any of it but what can I do? I’m not going to complain about it because I have zero power. I’m just letting it ride.”MORE: Weather dampens Phillies-Mets Facebook broadcast That non-complaint complaint was a dig at Kapler's almost robotic tendency to play matchups, although Smith was the first left-handed starter to face the Phillies this season.Williams wa夜网论坛s proficient vs. lefties as a rookie last season: He produced a .274/.333/.405 slash line and two home runs in 93 plate appearances. The .738 OPS was 100 points lower than his OPS against right-handers, however, which Kapler has[......]

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