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Frank Thomas prefers to see Gabe Kapler in front office, not as Dodgers manager

Frank Thomas prefers to see Gabe Kapler in front office, not as Dodgers manager

Hall of Fame slugger Frank Thomas said Sunday he hopes Gabe Kapler remains in the Dodgers' front office rather than becomes the team's manager.

"I think he's better suited for being a general manager than a field manager," Thomas said.

Thomas worked closely with Kapler as Fox Sports analysts last season, after which the Dodgers hired Kapler as director of player development. Although the Dodgers' managerial search is in its early stages, Kapler is said to be the preferred candidate of Andrew Friedman, the team's president of baseball operations.

Thomas said he was concerned that Kapler would not be able to...

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