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Giants Talk: A San Francisco Giants Podcast

NBC Sports Bay Area

NBC Sports Bay Area’s Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper, along with weekly appearances from Duane Kuiper, bring you comprehensive coverage of the San Francisco Giants. Don’t miss out on in-depth analysis, breaking news coverage and exclusive interviews with Giants players, coaches and front-office personnel. Giants Talk has new episodes year-round, so subscribe now for all your San Francisco Giants needs.

NBC Sports Bay Area’s Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper, along with weekly appearances from Duane Kuiper, bring you comprehensive coverage of the San Francisco Giants. Don’t miss out on in-depth analysis, breaking news coverage and exclusive interviews with Giants players, coaches and front-office personnel. Giants Talk has new episodes year-round, so subscribe now for all your San Francisco Giants needs.

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NBC Sports Bay Area’s Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper, along with weekly appearances from Duane Kuiper, bring you comprehensive coverage of the San Francisco Giants. Don’t miss out on in-depth analysis, breaking news coverage and exclusive interviews with Giants players, coaches and front-office personnel. Giants Talk has new episodes year-round, so subscribe now for all your San Francisco Giants needs.

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English


Episodes

Giants’ trade possibilities and bold predictions for the 2021 MLB trade deadline

7/26/2021
On this edition of Giants Talk, Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper discuss the Giants’ upcoming series against the Los Angeles Dodgers, if LaMonte Wade Jr. can continue his consistent play and who the San Francisco should target before the 2021 MLB trade deadline. (2:35) Discussing Kuip’s return to the Giants' broadcast (9:08) Can Wade Jr. continue his hot streak? (13:19) How will Oracle Park look for upcoming series vs. Dodgers? (19:00) Bold predictions for the MLB trade deadline (26:10)...

Duration:00:30:05

Kuip breaks down wild Giants-Dodgers series, if San Francisco needs bullpen help

7/22/2021
Duane Kuiper joins Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper to discuss the wild Giants-Dodgers series, if the Giants need some bullpen help for the remainder of the season and how Tyler Rogers has been in 2021. Plus, Alex and Cole look ahead to the MLB trade deadline and reveal what they think should be the Giants' top priority. (3:55) Giants, Dodgers battling in Los Angeles (10:08) Giants’ offense showing power vs. Dodgers (17:11) Will San Francisco have player get 30 HRs this season? (23:49)...

Duration:00:53:18

Kai Correa discusses unique path to Giants' coaching staff, Gabe Kapler's strengths as manager

7/19/2021
Giants bench coach Kai Correa joins Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper to discuss his unique journey to the Giants' coaching staff, Gabe Kapler’s strengths as an MLB manager and shares some life hacks that have helped him succeed in his profession. (1:55) Giants drop series to Cardinals (5:10) Are the Giants too reliant on the home run? (10:11) Will Ruf stay after Belt returns from injury? (16:20) Correa on his coaching journey to the Giants (24:14) Fact or Faction with Kai Correa (29:19)...

Duration:00:40:26

Kuip's keys to Giants staying in first place and bold predictions for second half

7/15/2021
Duane Kuiper joins Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper to look forward to the second half of the MLB season, what the Giants need to do to win the NL West and share some bold predictions for the remainder of the season. Plus, NBC Sports Bay Area’s Dalton Johnson joins the show to discuss the 2021 MLB Draft and the new additions to the Giants organization. (2:09) Recapping the All-Star Game festivities (7:36) Was the Home Run Derby a success for the MLB? (11:45) What does the future hold for...

Duration:00:40:39

Giants' awards for first half of 2021 season

7/12/2021
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper review the first half of the season for the Giants and give out some awards. Who is the Giants' MVP? What is the most memorable moment? Tune in to find out! (3:09) Who is the Giants’ MVP at the All-Star break? (8:36) What has been the biggest disappointment this season? (13:20) How important was Tauchman’s catch to the first half? (22:30) Can Wade Jr. continue his success in the second half? (25:54) Who is the Giants' best young player? (28:35) What is the...

Duration:00:32:48

Kuip discusses top Giant killers, All-Star Game decisions

7/8/2021
Duane Kuiper joins this episode of Giants Talk to discuss the Giants recent series against the Cardinals, which players in the MLB are the biggest Giant killers and how the team should handle some All-Star Game decisions. Plus, who will be the Giants' biggest competition in the second half of the season? (2:00) Giants lose series against Cardinals (8:10) Who is the Giants' biggest competition? (12:20) Giants release City Connect uniforms (17:00) Beede returns to MLB after Tommy John...

Duration:00:36:04

Breaking down Giants' slow week, Buster Posey's injury scare

7/5/2021
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper discuss Buster Posey’s injury scare against the Diamondbacks, what can be learned from San Francisco’s struggles from the past week and where they rank in the latest MLB Power Rankings. (2:00) Posey avoids major injury after scare vs. Diamondbacks (8:10) What do Giants’ struggles this past week mean? (13:30) Can Slater continue his hot streak? (19:36) Should fans be worried about a Giants slump? (25:00) Are the Giants or Dodgers higher on the MLB Power...

Duration:00:33:01

Kuip discusses the impact of Giants’ injuries, expectations for remainder of season

7/1/2021
Duane Kuiper joins this edition of Giants Talk to break down how injuries to the Giants' roster are causing a lack of depth, his feelings on Maurico Dubon recently being sent down to Triple-A and to share his expectations for San Francisco in the second half of the season. (2:00) Giants lose two straight at Dodgers Stadium (6:24) Is Muncy the biggest modern day Giants killer? (14:10) Giants option Dubon to Triple-A (17:30) Ramos, Luciano make Futures Game (24:37) Kuip discusses the...

Duration:00:42:39

Brandon Crawford breaks down swing changes, big first half for Giants

6/28/2021
Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford joins Cole Kuiper and Alex Pavlovic to discuss the changes in his swing, his resurgent season and what it means playing shortstop for his entire career. Plus, Cole and Alex recap San Francisco’s series win over the A’s and predict which Giants will make the All-Star Game. (1:43) Giants take two of three games from A’s at Oracle Park (5:24) Discussing Giants’ knack for late inning heroics (13:20) Why did MLB change All-Star voting? (17:30) Which Giants...

Duration:00:43:01

Duane Kuiper, Dallas Braden preview Giants vs. A’s Bay Bridge Series showdown

6/24/2021
Duane Kuiper joins this edition of Giants Talk to discuss the Giants’ wild win over the Angels, San Francisco seemingly finding countless ways to win and the upcoming series against the A’s. Plus, A’s analyst Dallas Braden weighs in on the MLB’s foreign substance controversy and shares who Giants fans should watch out for this weekend. (1:36) Recapping Giants’ wild win over Angels (5:24) Discussing Tauchman’s future with the Giants (10:20) Kuip on the Giants “not liking to lose” (16:07)...

Duration:00:43:41

Giants CEO Larry Baer discusses Oracle Park’s return to full capacity, upcoming trade deadline

6/21/2021
Giants CEO Larry Baer joins Giants Talk to discuss Oracle Park’s return to full capacity, the team's mindset heading into the upcoming trade deadline and how the Giants balance present vs. future success. Plus, Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper break down if San Francisco's offensive success is sustainable and preview an upcoming matchup with Shohei Ohtani and the Angels. (1:36) Giants take two from Phillies (6:06) Do Giants need one more starter? (12:20) Will Giants continue offensive...

Duration:00:43:59

Kuip discusses Mike Yastrzemski’s grand slam, latest MLB controversy

6/17/2021
Duane Kuiper joins Giants Talk to discuss the impact Mike Yastrzemski’s grand slam will have on the Giants moving forward, what he thinks about the latest MLB controversy surrounding its pitchers and to share memories about his father. (3:36) Impact of having fans back in Oracle Park (7:46) Can Giants maintain powerful offense all season? (12:58) Should Giants let Sammy Long start? (19:23) How many All-Stars will Giants have this season? (25:40) Kuip discusses the Giants' comeback win...

Duration:00:45:29

Gabe Kapler on Giants' confidence level, what worries him most about rest of season

6/14/2021
Giants manager Gabe Kapler joins Giants Talk to discuss Brandon Crawford’s breakout season, the confidence in the locker room and what worries him most about the remainder of the 2021 season. (1:36) Offense struggles as Giants split with Nationals (6:46) Should Giants adjust how they rehab players? (12:00) Bumgarner on IL, won’t face Giants in upcoming series (19:44) Kapler discusses the Giants’ confidence (22:40) Kapler details Crawford’s resurgent season (27:54) Kapler reveals what...

Duration:00:38:30

Exclusive: Kuip shares what's stood out most since his announcement

6/10/2021
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper discuss the Giants recent spilt with the Texas Rangers, if Brandon Crawford should have his jersey retired by San Francisco and who are some Giants to keep an eye on in the minors. Plus, Duane Kuiper joins the show to discuss his recent announcement and update Giants fans everywhere. (1:16) Giants spilt two-game series with Rangers (6:46) Long shines in Giants debut (13:30) Is Crawford the best San Francisco Giants shortstop ever? (17:59) Who are the next...

Duration:00:31:57

Breaking down Giants' big weekend vs. Cubs, expectations for rest of season

6/7/2021
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper discuss the Giants' series win over the Chicago Cubs, the impact Evan Longoria’s injury will have on the Giants moving forward and if Kevin Gausman will be the NL’s starting pitcher All-Star Game. Plus, should the Giants’ season expectations be raised moving forward? (3:16) Giants take three-of-four from Cubs (8:06) Who will step up after Longoria's injury? (13:13) Will Gausman start for the NL in the All-Star game? (18:59) Giants sitting atop of NL West...

Duration:00:33:03

Former Giant Matt Duffy discusses his time in San Francisco, comeback with Cubs

6/3/2021
Former Giant and current Chicago Cub Matt Duffy joins this edition of Giants Talk to discuss his time playing in San Francisco, his comeback with the Cubs and what his return to the Bay will be like this weekend. Plus, Duane Kuiper joins the show to preview the Giants-Cubs series and his thoughts on Matt Duffy. (3:37) Giants split two-game series against Angels (10:04) Kuip on how fans influence the Giants broadcast (15:40) Kuip previews upcoming Giants-Cubs series (20:49) Kuip shares...

Duration:00:43:24

Lessons learned from Giants' series win over Dodgers

5/31/2021
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper discuss some takeaways from the Giants' series win over the Dodgers in Los Angeles, if Mike Tauchman’s game-saving catch could be a turning point for the team and preview San Francisco’s upcoming matchup with the Angels. (3:37) Giants win 3 games and series in Dodger Stadium (10:04) Giants show resilience in Friday’s win over the Dodgers (17:30) Did Tauchman’s catch change the Giants’ season? (23:13) Bauer mad after Dubon celebrates home run off...

Duration:00:43:35

Kuip on Giants resting players, what to remember heading into second Dodgers series

5/27/2021
Duane Kuiper joins this edition of Giants Talk to discuss how Kevin Gausman compares to past Giants pitchers, the success the team has seen in resting its players and what fans should remember heading into the second series with the Dodgers. (2:37) Did Giants need blowout victory over Diamondbacks? (8:48) Will Giants face a more fired-up Dodgers team this weekend? (17:30) Kuip on Gausman's ability to get strikeouts (22:00) Kuip discusses Kapler resting players vs. Dodgers (25:07) What...

Duration:00:35:04

Buster Posey details his scorching start; Giants’ biggest keys for success in 2021

5/24/2021
Buster Posey joins this edition of Giants Talk to discuss the renewal of the Giants-Dodgers rivalry, his hot start to the season, the reasons behind it and how the Giants can continue to contend in the competitive NL West. (2:37) Giants swept by Dodgers, fall to third in NL West (7:31) Could Bauer now be the most hated Dodger? (14:10) Is the Giants-Dodgers rivalry changing? (20:30) Posey touches on the renewal of the Giants-Dodgers rivalry (25:07) Posey details the Giants' hot...

Duration:00:33:47

Kuip breaks down renewal of Giants-Dodgers rivalry, reasons behind hot start

5/20/2021
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper are joined by Duane Kuiper to discuss the upcoming Giants-Dodgers series, the hot start of Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford and the impact Trevor Bauer can have on the future of the Giants-Dodgers rivalry. (3:13) Could Gausman be NL All-Star Game starter? (7:10) Giants to face Bauer this weekend (13:44) Oracle Park changing COVID policy for Giants games (18:18) Kuip on the superstitions in baseball (22:30) Kuip details the success of the Giants’...

Duration:00:43:01