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NBC Sports Bay Area's Giants Insider Alex Pavlovic brings you comprehensive MLB coverage of all things San Francisco Giants. Don't miss weekly in-depth interviews all year long with players, coaches, front office personnel, alumni and fellow media members...

NBC Sports Bay Area's Giants Insider Alex Pavlovic brings you comprehensive MLB coverage of all things San Francisco Giants. Don't miss weekly in-depth interviews all year long with players, coaches, front office personnel, alumni and fellow media members...
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NBC Sports Bay Area's Giants Insider Alex Pavlovic brings you comprehensive MLB coverage of all things San Francisco Giants. Don't miss weekly in-depth interviews all year long with players, coaches, front office personnel, alumni and fellow media members...

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English


Episodes

Giants: Ryan Vogelsong

12/4/2019
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Former Giant Ryan Vogelsong discusses his work as a pitching instructor, young right-handers Logan Webb, Shaun Anderson and Tyler Beede, what he likes about prospect Sean Hjelle, what stood out about his time with Bruce Bochy, and why he hopes he rubbed off on Madison Bumgarner.

Duration:00:17:39

Giants: Tyler Beede

11/27/2019
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Giants right-hander Tyler Beede discusses the ups and downs of his rookie year, what his approach was during the dominant starts, the commitment to keep him in the rotation, a goal for 2020, and his plans for the offseason.

Duration:00:13:25

Giants: General manager Scott Harris

11/19/2019
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New GM Scott Harris discusses his move back to the Bay Area, his reaction to getting the Giants job, what he learned from Theo Epstein and Jed Hoyer, why he once had them watch a game from the bleachers, what stood out about the Mark Melancon deal, his thoughts on developing top prospects, and much more.

Duration:00:15:25

Giants: Manager Gabe Kapler

11/13/2019
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On his first day, Giants manager Gabe Kapler discusses getting a second shot with Farhan Zaidi, his beliefs about the lineup and bullpen management, whether he'll just pull the strings for management, the most important part of developing prospects, how he'll work with the existing core, that ice cream urban legend, and much more.

Duration:00:18:52

Giants: Logan Webb

10/24/2019
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Rookie pitcher Logan Webb discusses his two-month stint in the big leagues, what he learned, dealing with an 80-game suspension and fighting it publicly, and much more. Plus, Alex and Anthony Garcia answer questions about the managerial search and upcoming offseason.

Duration:00:28:36

Giants: Joey Bart

10/10/2019
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Top prospect Joey Bart discusses what he learned in his first full professional season, the strides he wants to make defensively, pitchers that stood out in the organization, his first hand injury, the 2020 possibilities, and more.

Duration:00:15:30

Giants: Farhan Zaidi

10/3/2019
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Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi talks about the lessons from his first year, the struggling core players, giving a contract to a pitcher in his 30s, Mauricio Dubon's future, Joey Bart and Heliot Ramos, creative roster moves, and much more.

Duration:00:18:42

Giants: Javier Lopez and Jeff Francoeur

9/24/2019
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Longtime Giant Javier Lopez discusses his broadcasting career, what he makes of this Giants season, promising young relievers, and his time with Bruce Bochy. Then, Jeff Francoeur, a former Giant and current broadcaster for the Braves, talks about the NL playoff race, Mark Melancon's success in Atlanta, and the issues power hitters have at Oracle Park.

Duration:00:21:19

Giants: Sam Selman

9/19/2019
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Rookie reliever Sam Selman discusses his long road to the big leagues, the tryout that landed him with the Giants, what he learned at the Driveline Baseball facility, and being on the other side of the 2014 World Series.

Duration:00:16:36

Giants: Barry Zito

9/3/2019
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Former Giants pitcher Barry Zito discusses his new book, his struggle to find happiness during the best times of his career, getting left off the roster in 2010, his with with Bruce Bochy, what he would tell young pitchers, and much more.

Duration:00:18:21

Giants: Michael Morse

8/29/2019
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Former Giant Michael Morse stops by to discuss his time with Bruce Bochy, how he prepared for that famous homer off Pat Neshek, his broadcasting career, getting older as a hitter, his current relationship with Hunter Pence and more.

Duration:00:15:27

Giants: Mike Yastrzemski

8/20/2019
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Giants rookie outfielder Mike Yastrzemski talks about his breakthrough in San Francisco, if he has surprised himself, what happened in Baltimore, his famous grandfather, swing changes and Pablo Sandoval's unique nickname for him.

Duration:00:13:40

Giants: Sam Coonrod

8/9/2019
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Rookie reliever Sam Coonrod stops by the podcast to discuss his debut, that eye-opening outing against the Cubs, what he learned from Ryan Vogelsong, how he got past Tommy John surgery, and the weird trade deadline day for the bullpen.

Duration:00:12:49

Giants: Trade deadline preview

7/25/2019
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SJ Mercury News beat writer Kerry Crowley joins Alex Pavlovic to discuss the trade deadline, Bumgarner's future, the hard upcoming schedule and Marco Luciano. Then, SJ Giants announcer Joe Ritzo talks about Joey Bart, Heliot Ramos and other top prospects in A-ball.

Duration:00:18:28

Giants: Will Smith

7/5/2019
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Giants closer Will Smith discusses making his first All-Star team, his recovery from Tommy John surgery, why he's throwing harder than he was before, his quiet celebrations with Buster Posey, and more.

Duration:00:14:58

Giants: Mac Williamson

6/18/2019
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Former Giant Mac Williamson discusses the end of his run in San Francisco, how he found a new home, a dramatic first day with the Mariners and his goals going forward. Plus, Tyler Beede talks about how much his first big league win meant to him.

Duration:00:16:57

Giants: Steven Duggar

6/14/2019
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Giants center fielder Steven Duggar discusses the ups and downs of his first full season in the big leagues, the thing that stands out about facing the best pitchers in the world, how he prepares himself physically, and the advice he would give to this year's Giants draft class.

Duration:00:14:18

Giants: Shaun Anderson

5/21/2019
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Rookie right-hander Shaun Anderson stops by the podcast to discuss his debut, how many former teammates he heard from after facing the Blue Jays, his repertoire on the mound, working with Madison Bumgarner, and more.

Duration:00:14:40

Giants: Farhan Zaidi

5/2/2019
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Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi discusses the team's slow start, slumping hitters, Tyler Beede, Madison Bumgarner and the injuries to Heliot Ramos and Joey Bart. Plus, Alex Pavlovic takes some listener questions on rebuilding and what the trade deadline might look like.

Duration:00:14:16

Giants: Brandon Belt

4/24/2019
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First baseman Brandon Belt joins the podcast to talk about robot umps, why you can't just expand your zone for a bad umpire, building a bunker underneath his new home, the best conversations at first base, the time he went swimming in a minor league dugout, and more.

Duration:00:21:21