SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – The San Francisco Giants have extended Manager Gabe Kapler’s contract through the 2024 season.

Kapler, in concert with President of Baseball Operations Farhan Zaidi, turned around a 29-31 (.483) Giants team in the 2020 shortened season into a league best and franchise record 107-55 (.660) team in 2021, far surpassing expectations for the year.

Kapler is also in the running for National League Manager of the Year against Brewers’ manager Craig Counsell and Mike Shildt of the Cardinals.