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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

The Last One: Bochy, Bumgarner, and Our 2019 Giants' MVP

9/26/2019
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We're back - one last time! Thank you for all your support over the last two years. In the final podcast, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams recap the 2019 season, including their favorite storylines, the best Giants' move of the year, and their Giants MVP. They also discuss Bruce Bochy's legacy and their favorite memories of the San Francisco Giants' skipper. Finally, will Madison Bumgarner return to the San Francisco Giants? Our final Yas or Hard Pass is unanimous. Thank you...

Duration:00:48:58

The 34th One: All About The All Stars

7/4/2019
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It's almost the All-Star Break! In this episode of Mid-Inning Relief, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams dive into this year's All-Star surprises and snubs, what they think about all the different rule changes over recent years, and who they'd like to see mic'd up during the game. The mid-inning crew also discusses mid-inning entertainment during the games: what they like around the league, games they enjoy at Oracle Park, and what they'd like to see in the future. Finally, with...

Duration:00:35:15

The 33rd One: Dick(erson) Dick(erson) Dick(erson)!

6/27/2019
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In this week's podcast, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams discuss tempers flaring in baseball, player homecomings, and the chant that has quickly stolen our hearts (and humor)! Mickey Callaway and Jason Vargas go off on a reporter and receive fines for their actions in a rough season for the New York Mets, then Bruce Bochy shows his frustration after a missed replay call that potentially cost the San Francisco Giants the game. Were the coaches and player's reactions warranted? The...

Duration:00:38:50

12: The 32nd One: Manny Machado vs. Umpires

6/20/2019
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This week, we're talking individual Giants, jobs at the ballpark, and Manny Machado. Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams discuss what the San Francisco Giants should do with Steven Duggar during his struggles, whether Buster Posey is still a Hall of Fame candidate after his decline over the last couple years, and whether players like Brandon Crawford should be allowed to let their defense to make up for their offense. They also go over the Manny Machado suspension and the Major...

Duration:00:40:44

11: The 31st One: All Star Surprise Predictions

6/13/2019
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We are back! After a short break, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams return to discuss topics surrounding the recent draft and upcoming All-Star Game. They give their thoughts on the San Francisco Giants' first round pick Hunter Bishop's self-comparisons to Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich and the pros and cons of potential prospects heading to college instead of declaring for the draft right out of high school. They also go over potential All Star surprises, players who are/were...

Duration:00:35:20

10: THE 30TH ONE: Who Will Be Traded First?

5/30/2019
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We've hit number 30! Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams discuss who of the San Francisco Giants will be traded first this year, if Bruce Bochy will leave the Giants before the end of the season, which rookies around the league have impressed so far, and who we'd want to see in a beer chugging contest. Be sure to listen for the secret word and tweet us @midinningrelief for your chance to win a $50 Baseballism Gift Card! Follow us on Twitter: Show Handle: @midinningrelief Marty...

Duration:00:33:20

9: The 29th One: Could Bruce Bochy Go Back To The Padres?

5/23/2019
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This week, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams discuss Barry Bloom's article on Bruce Bochy possibly returning to the San Diego Padres after his farewell season with the San Francisco Giants. They also go over the New York Mets' frustrating situation and if a team can succeed with organizational and clubhouse dysfunction, what Mac Williamson needs to do to stay up in San Francisco, and which teams have surprised and disappointed so far this season. Finally, they go over their...

Duration:00:45:43

8: The 28th One: Where Will Bumgarner Be Traded?

5/15/2019
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This week, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams This week, the crew is joined by Kerry Crowley and goes over Derek Holland’s ‘fake injury’ remarks, Madison Bumgarner’s no-trade list, and whether the San Jose Sharks’ and Golden State Warriors’ current playoff runs are putting less pressure on the Giants’ success. The crew also discusses the Chicago Cubs’ treatment of Addison Russell’s return and their interactions with the media, Albert Pujols’ milestone home run ball, and what they...

Duration:00:50:07

7: The 27th One: When Is It Okay To Boo A Player?

5/9/2019
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This week, we talk about BOOING. When is it okay to boo a player on your team? Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams discuss, as well as going over the importance of speed on a team, the shift in dependency between starting and relief pitching, and our favorite Farhan Zaidi move so far. In a fun throwback question, the crew also discusses the hardest player to watch decline, the ones that ended their careers on high notes, and whether they'd rather the Giants play in a ballpark like...

Duration:00:41:20

6: The 26th One: Is It Time To Panic?

5/4/2019
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We're talking stats, trots, and bullpen carts in this one! Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams discuss whether Rhys Hoskins' home run trot was appropriate in this baseball climate of bat flip controversies. They also go over whether it is time to panic, if it's time to trade, and how the San Francisco Giants can bring more energy to the ballpark while the Golden State Warriors and San Jose Sharks are on their exciting playoff runs. Finally, they share their favorite stats when...

Duration:00:36:43

5: The 25th One: Discussing the Tim Anderson Suspension

4/25/2019
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Plenty of things to discuss on this week’s Mid-Inning Relief! Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams discuss the Giants they are most concerned about offensively, making players and fans sit through extensive rain delays, and the controversy surrounding the Tim Anderson suspension. They also debate bringing in the fences at Oracle Park, minor league pitching, and Pete Alonso forcing his way into the lineup to take on an old rival. Join the conversation! Tweet us your ideas and...

Duration:00:37:53

4: The 24th One: Going Over Trades & Comebacks in Giants History

4/18/2019
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The long homestand is over! As the San Francisco Giants head out on their road trip to Washington and Pittsburgh, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams discuss their April prediction. Who needs to step up offensively, what will be the Giants’ record at the end of the month, and who will be the offensive and pitching MVPs of the month? The Mid-Inning Relief crew also goes over the Boston Red Sox’s rough start, great comebacks in baseball, good and bad trades in the franchise, Joey...

Duration:00:43:57

3: The 23rd One: Should Belt Be The Everyday Left Fielder?

4/11/2019
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This week, the Mid-Inning Relief crew goes over the new additions to the San Francisco Giants and what their ideal lineup looks like. They also discuss whether Brandon Belt should start every day in left field while Tyler Austin plays first, as well as going over the brawl in the Reds vs. Pirates game, the rough starts for Trevor Rosenthal and Chris Davis, and whether Ronald Acuna Jr.'s big extension was both the right move for player and organization. Make sure to listen carefully for this...

Duration:00:46:00

2: The 22nd One: Should Buster Posey Be Named Team Captain?

4/4/2019
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It's almost time for the home opener! In Episode 2 of the new season, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams reminisce on their favorite home opener memories, give grades for the San Francisco Giants' offseason moves, and discuss whether Buster Posey should be named captain of the team. They also chat about the recent news surrounding the "championship belt" awarded to the franchise that does the best with player arbitration, and name a few minor leaguers we can keep an eye on this...

Duration:00:35:14

1: The 21st One: Wild Predictions for the Giants' 2019 Season

3/28/2019
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We are BACK! Mid-Inning Relief returns for Year 2 just in time for Opening Day. Along with our weekly discussions, we are excited to announce our new collaboration with Baseballism to give you a chance to win a $50 gift card each week! Listen for the secret word in this week’s episode and tweet it at @midinningrelief before the new podcast is released for your chance to win! In our first episode of Season 2, Carmen Kiew, Marty Lurie, and Ally Williams return and discuss Bruce Bochy...

Duration:00:30:18

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