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We are a podcast centered around the San Francisco Giants and MLB, with weekly episodes discussing topics around the league. Marty Lurie is also the host of Weekends in the Park with Marty Lurie on KNBR, and Ally and Carmen are associate producers on the show as well.

We are a podcast centered around the San Francisco Giants and MLB, with weekly episodes discussing topics around the league. Marty Lurie is also the host of Weekends in the Park with Marty Lurie on KNBR, and Ally and Carmen are associate producers on the show as well.
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We are a podcast centered around the San Francisco Giants and MLB, with weekly episodes discussing topics around the league. Marty Lurie is also the host of Weekends in the Park with Marty Lurie on KNBR, and Ally and Carmen are associate producers on the show as well.

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English

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Episodes

20: Goodbye, 2018! The 20th One: Should Game 163 Count As A Playoff Game?

10/4/2018
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Goodbye, 2018 season! In our twentieth podcast, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams go over storylines of the season, who the San Francisco Giants should re-sign, and how ownership can incentivize season ticket holders for the future. Looking forward, the crew also goes over this year's postseason, Games 163, Yasiel Puig's World Series promise, and our playoff predictions. A big thank you to our listeners for staying with us through our first 20 episodes of the Mid-Inning Relief...

Duration:00:41:07

19: The Nineteenth One: Breaking Down The Front Office Shake-Up (Feat. Bonnie-Jill Laflin)

9/27/2018
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It's the penultimate episode of the season! In Ep. 19, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams welcome Bonnie-Jill Laflin (@BJLaflin on Twitter) to the podcast! Bonnie-Jill is the first and only female NBA scout, a former Warriors, Niners, and Cowboys Cheerleader, and the newest co-host of Murph and Mac in the morning on KNBR. The four discuss Bobby Evans' departure and front office shake-up, season schedules, and MLB's fines and punishments for Carlos Gomez's Periscope, as opposed to...

Duration:00:43:29

18: The Eighteenth One: Arguing Over Advanced Metrics

9/19/2018
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We're at the part of the season where we argue about advanced stats. In the 18th episode of Mid-Inning Relief, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams get into the statistical revolution and how much we should factor in advanced metrics. They also discuss the San Francisco Giants' pitching staff and whether they should try to trade any of their young arms for offensive power, whetheer players and umpires should wear more cameras during the game, and of course, we also had to talk about...

Duration:00:47:07

17: The Seventeenth One: Bumgarner's Outbursts, Ump Shows, & Chief Wahoo

9/13/2018
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The Giants haven't won a game since we last recorded, but Mid-Inning Relief is back with episode No. 17! This week, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams discuss Madison Bumgarner's recent incident with the Milwaukee Brewers, over-the-top umpires, and social media policies in baseball. They also go over crypto-giveaways (whatever that entails), Sean Doolittle's fake home run challenge, and whether the Indians, Redskins, and other teams with offensive names need to change their teams...

Duration:00:46:51

16: The Sixteenth One: Predicting the Future of the Giants

9/6/2018
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Sweet 16! In this week's Mid-Inning Relief, Ally Williams, Carmen Kiew, and Marty Lurie discuss the Andrew McCutchen trade, who the San Francisco Giants got in return, and looking to the future of this franchise. They also discuss whether a pitcher's chance at the Cy Young Award should be impacted by his team's record, and as this regular season winds down, how normal it is for tempers to be flaring in this final stretch. Minor League Notes: Abiatal Avelino, Juan De Paula, Heliot Ramos and...

Duration:00:44:37

15: The Fifteenth One: Is It Time For The Giants To Rebuild? (Feat. Andrew Baggarly)

8/30/2018
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Andy Baggarly joins the podcast this week! In Episode 15 of Mid-Inning Relief, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams welcome the The Athletic's Giants beat writer and author to the pod. They go over whether the San Francisco Giants need to rebuild, if they should re-sign Madison Bumgarner, and the 2019 schedule. They also discuss the growing problem of concussions and their toll on both player and family, and on a lighter note, who would take bets a la Scott Servais, who got a...

Duration:00:45:55

14: The Fourteenth One: Is Buster Posey Done For The Season?

8/23/2018
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It's time to talk Buster Posey. In the fourteenth episode of Mid-Inning Relief, Carmen Kiew, Marty Lurie, and Ally Williams go over his impending surgery: when to get it done, if the news means the season is over for him and the San Francisco Giants, as well as whether he should stay at catcher or move to first base once he returns. The crew also discusses the recent Scott Miller article that asked former players and managers about what bothers them the most about the current game and how...

Duration:00:47:14

13: The Thirteenth One: Puig vs. Hundley - Dumb Fight or That's Baseball?

8/16/2018
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It got HEATED this week! In episode 13 of Mid-Inning Relief, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams recap the benches clearing after Yasiel Puig and Nick Hundley got into each others' faces during the Giants vs. Dodgers game on Tuesday night. Other hot topics include the constant concussion issue plaguing so many Giants players, baseball superstitions, and the San Francisco Giants outfield of the future, as well as baseball memorabilia and just how much Dereck Rodriguez's baseball...

Duration:00:47:38

12: The Twelfth One: Is Any Player Truly 'Untouchable?' (Feat. Dave Flemming)

8/7/2018
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In the twelfth episode of Mid-Inning Relief, San Francisco Giants broadcaster Dave Flemming joins the pod! Carmen Kiew, Marty Lurie, and Ally Williams talk to the much-loved radio broadcaster about a number of things, including how Dave grew to love baseball and some of his favorite calls (and later, a special moment from Buster Posey during Matt Cain's perfect game). This week's topics include the good and bad of rookie hazing, potential big names in baseball that could still get traded,...

Duration:00:36:17

11: The Eleventh One: Should The Giants Have Made A Trade At The Deadline?

8/2/2018
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In the eleventh installment of Mid-Inning Relief, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams go over the aftermath of the trade deadline: whether the San Francisco Giants should have made a trade, whether they still might, and how the National League West is shaping up after the Dodgers and Diamondbacks made their moves. The team also discusses the current surge of offensive content being uncovered on social media, if the Dodgers' pregame attire is an example how MLB's dress code is...

Duration:00:39:25

10: The Tenth One! Josh Hader, Mike Trout, and "Obnoxious" Bachelorette Parties

7/25/2018
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We are back! Mid-Inning Relief returns after our own little All-Star Break, and we have things to SAY. Marty Lurie, Ally Williams, and Carmen Kiew discuss Josh Hader's tweets, MLB's response, and the Milwaukee Brewers fans' standing ovation after the ordeal. The Mid-Inning Relief crew also goes over Mike Trout's self-promotion (and lack-thereof), whether the San Francisco Giants will buy or sell at the deadline, and if bachelorette parties, jumbotron proposals, and similar celebrations...

Duration:00:38:52

9: The Ninth One: Big Trade News & All-Star Game Views (Feat. Renel Brooks-Moon)

7/10/2018
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The ninth episode of Mid-Inning Relief features the very special Renel Brooks-Moon! Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams welcome Renel to the pod for topics including the recent trade between the San Francisco Giants and Texas Rangers that sent Cory Gearrin, Austin Jackson, and prospect Jason Bahr to Texas, and the resulting call-ups of Steven Duggar and Ray Black. They also go through their Mount Crushmore of Giants in the postseason, which brings some nostalgic memories to the...

Duration:00:31:33

8: The Eighth One: Are The All Star Game Starters The Best At Their Positions?

7/4/2018
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It's the eighth episode of Mid-Inning Relief! This week, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams discuss whether Bruce Bochy will be back next season, the future of the San Francisco Giants' rotation and starting outfield, and several international prospects that were just signed by the club. They also discuss whether it's ever okay for a GM, front office person or manager to call out a struggling player, whether the All Star Game starters are really the best at their positions, and...

Duration:00:43:28

7: The Seventh One: Archie Bradley's Unfortunate Incident

6/28/2018
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It's Lucky Number 7 for Mid-Inning Relief! In the seventh episode, Ally Williams, Carmen Kiew, and Marty Lurie are joined by Kerry Crowley, Giants beat writer for the Bay Area News Group. They also welcome Peter Magowan, former managing general partner of the San Francisco Giants, to the podcast. This week's episode discusses a potential six man rotation for the Giants, how the Home Run Derby participants should be decided, whether baseball should have an awards show, and the pros and cons...

Duration:00:31:28

6: The Sixth One: Hunter Strickland Is Out - Now What? (Feat. Larry Krueger)

6/22/2018
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In the sixth episode of Mid-Inning Relief, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew and Ally Williams are joined by Larry Krueger of the Gary & Larry show on KNBR, weekdays from 10am-1pm! The team discusses what to do now that Hunter Strickland is out 6-8 weeks, that leaked audio between Terry Collins and umpire Tom Hallion, whether the Giants should go after Bryce Harper in the offseason, and getting hit in the face with a hot dog. Follow the team on twitter! Marty Lurie: @baseballmarty Carmen Kiew:...

Duration:00:52:24

5: The Fifth One: Madison Bumgarner and Brandon Crawford

6/14/2018
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In episode 5 of Mid-Inning Relief, the crew talks about Madison Bumgarner’s slow start, Brandon Crawford’s potential MVP candidacy, and who will be leading the National League West in a few weeks. They also discuss that very neon statue at Marlins Park, whether extreme emotion belongs in baseball, and the best things about the Giants’ rivalry with the Los Angeles Dodgers. Follow the Mid-Inning Relief team on Twitter and send us your thoughts and questions! Marty Lurie: @baseballmarty...

Duration:00:37:29

4: The Fourth One: Should The Giants Sign Tim Lincecum? (Feat. Eddie Montague)

6/7/2018
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In Week 4 of Mid-Inning Relief, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams welcome Eddie Montague to the pod! Eddie is a former national league umpire with 33 years service time. The group discusses manager/umpire scuffles, Jake Arrieta's calling out of the Phillies, the 2018 MLB Draft, whether or not you'd chug your beer if a baseball landed in it, and more. They also debate which San Francisco Giants franchise player would go in a trade and, speaking of marquee Giants, whether the...

Duration:00:35:47

3: The Third One: Going Over The Giants Outfield (Feat. Adam Copeland)

5/31/2018
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In the third episode of Mid-Inning Relief, Ally Williams, Carmen Kiew, and Marty Lurie welcome their first guest host to the show, Adam Copeland - co-host of Weekends at the Park and host of The Leadoff Spot on KNBR weekdays 5-6am! The crew discusses banning the shift and limiting pitching changes, the San Francisco Giants' outfield and rotation situations, and MLB correcting themselves after a game has concluded, along with some minor league updates and the best spots at AT&T Park to...

Duration:00:36:29

2: The Second One: Will Brandon Belt Start the ASG?

5/24/2018
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In Episode 2 of the Mid-Inning Relief Podcast, Carmen Kiew, Marty Lurie, and Ally Williams discuss the new potential "Opener" position, which injured Giant will make the biggest impact upon his return and who will win the National League West. We have minor league updates before finishing off this week's show with a little Brandon Belt talk - will the San Francisco Giants' first baseman start this year's MLB All Star Game? Let us know what you think! Tweet us your questions and thoughts:...

Duration:00:26:57

1: The First One

5/17/2018
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In the inaugural episode of The Mid-Inning Relief Podcast, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams discuss the pros and cons of MLB broadcasts on Facebook, the implications of legal sports betting across the country, the face of Major League Baseball, and what food item they would bring to the ballpark. Also in the pod: a minor league update and the debate over whether Matt Harvey is a Yas or Hard Pass! Tune in every week to get your mid-week baseball fix with Mid-Inning Relief! Make...

Duration:00:24:18