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Posts from — April 2019

Talkin’ Giants Baseball.. April 20th + 21st

Sunday April 21st – KNBR 680 GIANTS Pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

(Producer Raf & Marty Lurie)

Ken Korach: Marty and A’s Broadcaster Ken Korach break down the next coming series for the Giants vs the Blue Jays

Alva Noe: Marty chats with author Alva Noe about his new book- Infinite Baseball: Notes from a Philosopher at the Ballpark

Kerry Crowley: Marty and Kerry chat about the 3-hour rain delay in yesterdays Giants-Pirates game: Why did they wait so long to call the game?

Paul White: Marty and Paul White chat about the RED HOT Christian Yelich HR streak

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce looking thru the Windows of Baseball: Why did the Pirates field crew put the tarp on without asking the umps in yesterday’s game 

Greatest Games: Marty Lurie and Chris Haft, from MLB.com, talk about one of the Greatest Games in Giants History: On September 22nd, 2012.. Angel Pagan is lifted by his teammates as San Francisco Giants celebrate their 8-4 win over the Padres that gave them the National League West title 

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Saturday April 20th – KNBR 680 GIANTS Pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

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Ken Macha: Marty talks to A’s former manager Ken Macha about this Giants-Pirates series and about the Royals plunking Tim Anderson after he celebrated his 50th career home run with a bat toss

Bill Gruber: Marty talkin’ ball with author Bill Gruber about his new book- “Baseball in a Grain of Sand: Seeing the Game Through a Small Town Season”

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce looking thru the Windows of Baseball: Should the Giants change the fences at Oracle Park

Rob Biertempfel: Marty chats with the Pittsburgh Pirates beat writer for The Athletic Rob Biertempfel about the Pirates’ Starling Marte being carted off the field After a collision with Erik Gonzalez

Kerry Crowley: Marty talks to Kerry about the Giants not scoring in the first inning: Can they do anything at the top of the order?

April 21, 2019   No Comments

Mid-Inning Relief Podcast — The 24th One: Going Over Trades & Comebacks in Giants History

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 Bart’s injury, and whether it’s okay to bunt to break up a no-hitter or perfect game.

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Ally Williams: @allykwilliams

April 20, 2019   No Comments

Talkin’ Giants Baseball.. April 13th + 14th

Sunday April 14th – KNBR 680 GIANTS Pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

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Rachel Robinson: Memories of the Game with Jackie’s lovely wife Rachel Robinson

Giants players talk about Jackie Robinson: Steven Duggar, Trevor Gott, Will Smith, Tony Watson, Pablo Sandoval talk about how Jackie Robinson changed baseball and the world

Jon Miller: Marty cross-talk with Hall of Famer Jon Miller talking about Jackie Robinson Day

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce looking thru the Windows of Baseball: Can the Giants keep this winning streak going?

Marcus Shelby: Marty and Adam chat with Marcus Shelby, YBG Festival’s resident composer, bassist, and award-winning musician, about the extra-inning thriller on Friday, Jackie Robinson Day and on the Nergo League’s influence on the Blues and Jazz 

Kerry Crowley: Marty and Kerry talking ball before the Giants take on the Rockies before the series finale

Ron Wotus: Time for Sunday school with the Giants Professor Ron Wotus before the Series finale vs the Rockies

Kevin Pillar: Marty talks to newest Giant Kevin Pillar about trekking across the country to join the 2019 Giants ballclub

Jackie Robinson Day: Marty chats with Tim Flannery, Scott Ostler, Manny Machado, Ian Kinsler, Alonzo Powell and Kerry Crowley about the importance of Jackie Robinson Day

Greatest Game: Marty Lurie and Chris Haft, from MLB.com, talk about one of the Greatest Games in Giants History: On September 30th, 1999 The final Candlestick Park baseball game was played against their long time rivals the Los Angeles Dodgers, who won 9–4. Ironically, the Giants played their last game at Candlestick under blue skies with no fog. 

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Saturday April 13th – KNBR 680 GIANTS Pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Howard Bryant: Marty talks to ESPN’s Howard Bryant about the first 3 weeks of the season and Jackie Robinson Day celebration coming up

Dave Flemming: Marty chats with Dave Flemming about broadcasting the Reds vs Dodgers game on Jackie Robinson Day in LA

Eno Sarris: Marty talks to Eno Sarris from the Athletic about the ratios and stats on the first 15 games of the season

Dereck Rodriguez: Carmen Kiew sits down with Giants starter Dereck Rodriguez before game 3 of the Giants-Rockies Series

Tony Watson: Marty chats with the Giants Philosopher Tony Watson about his favorite opening day and the start of the season 

Chuck Kimberly: Marty talks to author  Chuck Kimberly about his new book- “The Days of Wee Willie, Old Cy and Baseball War: Scenes from the Dawn of the Deadball Era, 1900-1903”

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce breakdown last night’s thrilling 18-inning Giants win vs the Rockies

April 14, 2019   No Comments

Talkin’ Giants Baseball.. April 6th + 7th

SUN April 7th – KNBR 680 GIANTS Pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Greatest Game: Marty Lurie and Chris Haft, from MLB.com, talk about one of the Greatest Games in Giants History: On June 9th, 2015.. Giants rookie Chris Heston added his name to the history books on that Tuesday Summer night, firing a no-hitter in a 5-0 win over the Mets at Citi Field

Matt Duffy: Marty and Adam chat with Matt Duffy about this exciting 2019 Tampa Bay Rays team

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce talking baseball: Could the Rays’ make this Opener experiment work?

Ron Wotus: Class is in! Marty, Carmen and Ally talking baseball with the Giants Professor Ron Wotus before the Giants take on the Rays in the series finale

Marc Topkins: Marty chats with Marc Topkin who covers the Rays for the Tampa Bay Times (formerly St. Petersburg Times) 

Tyler Kepner: Marty talks to author Tyler Kepner’s about his new book, “K: A History of Baseball in Ten Pitches”

Henry Schulman: Marty and Hank Schulman breakdown this Giants-Rays Series

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SAT April 6th – KNBR 680 GIANTS Pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Christian Arroyo rejoined the Rays on Monday after Joey Wendle went on the injured list. [DOUGLAS R. CLIFFORD | Times]

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Christian Arroyo: Marty talks to former Giants 3rd baseman Christian Arroyo about the excitement of playing on 2019 Rays team at Oracle Park

Julie Parker: Giants beat writer for the SF Bay News Julie Parker joins Marty and Adam at the Public House before the Giants take on the Rays at Oracle Park

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Adam chat with Bruce Jenkins about the Opening Day ceremony at Oracle Park: Will the Giants ever have a manager like Bochy again?

Kerry Crowley: Marty and Adam chat with Kerry Crowley on the Opening Day ceremony at Oracle Park and when will we see Mac Williamson back with the team?

Joe Sheehan: Marty and Adam chat with Joe Sheehan about the Rays using an Opener: Does it really work?

John Shea: Marty and Adam talk to SF Chronicle’s John Shea about will we ever see in the MLB

April 6, 2019   No Comments

Mid-Inning Relief Podcast – The 22nd One: Should Buster Posey Be Named Team Captain?

 

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 season.

Be sure to listen for this week’s secret word and tweet it to @midinningrelief for your chance to win a $50 Baseballism Gift Card!

Let us know what you want to hear! Follow the Mid-Inning Relief show and crew on Twitter for news and updates:

Show Handle: @midinningrelief

Marty Lurie: @baseballmarty

Carmen Kiew: @carmenkiew

Ally Williams: @allykwilliams

April 6, 2019   No Comments