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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

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

Talkin’ Giants Baseball.. March 30th + 31st

Sunday March 31th – KNBR 680 GIANTS Pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

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John Yandle: Marty talking ball with Giants Batting Practice Pitcher John Yandle for the Giants

Erik Kratz: Marty talks to newest Giant catcher Erik Kratz about joining this 2019 Giants

Greatest Game: Marty Lurie and Chris Haft, from MLB.com, talk about one of the Greatest Games in Giants History: April 9th, 2010.. Aaron Rowand hits an infield single to drive in the winning run in the bottom of the 13th inning

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce talking thru the Windows of Baseball

Paul White: Marty talking ball with Paul White breaking down the AL and a preview of the Tampa Bay series 

Kerry Crowley: Marty chats with Kerry Crowley about Moronta shutting down the Padres last night

Ron Wotus: Marty talks to the Giants Professor Ron Wotus about the Giants 1st win of the 2019 season

Julie Parker: Marty talking ball with Julie Parker Giants Beat Writer for the SF Bay News 

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Saturday March 30th – KNBR 680 GIANTS Pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

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Gerardo Parra: Marty chats with Giants outfielder Gerardo Parra about what it means to him to join this Giants team this season

Nick Piecoro: Marty and Nick Piecoro, from the Arizona Republic, talking about Opening weekend and break down the NL West

Craig Elsten: Marty talks to Craig Elsten from the Mighty 1090 about the improvement of the young Padres team

Barry Bloom: Marty talks to Barry Bloom this Giants vs Padres Series: Is the pitching staff this good for the Padres or is it the Giants offense this bad?

Owen Poindexter: Marty talking ball with Owen Poindexter from Forbes.com

Kerry Crowley: Marty talks to Kerry Crowley about the disastrous start for the Giants offense

Paul White: Marty and Paul White breakdown National League: Does the NL East have the best pitching in the league?

 

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March 31, 2019   No Comments

Talkin’ Spring Training Giants Baseball.. March 23rd + 24th

SUN March 24th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Drew Pomeranz: Marty talks to starter Drew Pomeranz about signing with Giants during the offseason

John Barr: Larry Kruger talk to Giants Senior Advisor John Barr before Bay Bridge Series opener in Oakland

Chris Townsend: Larry Kruger talking Bay Bridge Series ball with Chris Townsend before the Giants vs A’s opener in Oakland

Larry Kruger+ Marty Lurie: Larry Kruger and Marty break down the last minute roster changes as we head to the season opener

Nick Piecoro: Marty talks to Arizona Republic D-Backs beat writer about the NL West: Where will the D-Back finish this year?

Matt Herges: Marty chats with bullpen coach Matt Herges about how he gets veteran pitchers ready in the bullpen

Austin Slater: Marty chats with the Giants young outfielder about what he learned in Spring Training

Dave Brundage: Marty talks to Sacramento River Cats manager Dave Brundage

Chris Stratton: Marty chats with Chris Stratton about what he worked on this Spring Training

Shaun Anderson: Marty talks with the Giants Pitcher Shawn Anderson

Jayson Stark: Marty talks to Longtime baseball writer Jayson Stark.. he has been honored as the 2019 J.G. Taylor Spink Award winner

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SAT March 23rd – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Connor Joe: Marty talks to the newest Giants Connor Joe about joining Giants camp late into Spring Training

Tony Watson: Marty talking baseball philosophy with the new Giants Philosopher Tony Watson

Hank Schulman: Marty chats with SF Chronicle’s Henry Schulman about Giants cuts as we head into the last week of Spring Training

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce looking thru the Windows of Baseball talking about the recent trade with pitcher Tyler Herb headed to Baltimore for outfielder Mike Yastrzemski coming to SF. Hank Schulman joins midway into the interview

Kerry Crowley: Marty and Kerry Crowley breakdown the Giants roster moves as we head towards the end of Spring Training

Ron Wotus: Marty chats with 3rd Base Coach Ron Wotus about improving the roster as we head into the season opener

March 23, 2019   No Comments

Talkin’ Spring Training Giants Baseball.. March 16th + 17th

SUN March 17th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Farhan Zaidi: Marty’s joined by Farhan Zaidi in the Scottsdale booth talking about trimming down to the 25-man roster ahead of Opening Day.

Art Shamsky: Marty chats with author Art Shamsky about his new book- After the Miracle: The Lasting Brotherhood of the ’69 Mets

Hank Schulman: Marty and Henry talk about what players could make the Opening Day roster before the Giants take on the Royals in Scottsdale

Mike Gerber: Marty chats with Mike Gerber about being in Giants camp and does he think he can make the 25-man roster

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce looking thru the Windows of Baseball before the Giants take on the Royals in Scottsdale

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SAT March 16th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Trevor Gott: Marty talks to Trevor Gott about getting traded to the Giants from the Nats

Barry Bloom: Marty talks to Barry Bloom about why the Cactus League is better than the Grapefruit league

Kerry Crowley: Marty talks to Kerry Crowley about the Giants lack of hitting this Spring

Joe Ritzo: Marty chats with the voice of the San Jose Giants Joe Ritzo

Andrew Baggarly: Marty talks with Andy Baggs about the chances the Giants go out and get an outfielder via trade before the season starts

Kelli Johnson: Marty chats with Kelli Johnson, who hosted the now-canceled “Happy Hour” program on, will replace Ahmed Fareed as anchor of the Giants’ pregame and postgame

March 17, 2019   No Comments

Talkin’ Spring Training Giants Baseball.. March 9th + 10th

SUN March 10th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Kieran Lovegrove: Marty talks to Giants Pitcher Kieran Lovegrove before the Giants take on the Rangers in Scottsdale

Drew Ferguson: Marty talks to Giants Rule 5 Draftee Drew Ferguson about making this Giants team

John Shea: Marty and the Shea-Hey Kid chat about the Giants’ outfielders, brothers Heliot and Henry Ramos, playing together in the same game in Scottsdale 

Eric Nadel: Marty talks to the voice for Texas Rangers Eric Nadel about his new book: LIM-ERIC!: Whimsical Rhymes From the Voice of the Texas Rangers and his Friends 

Johnny Doskow: Marty talks to the voice of the Sacramento Rivercats Johnny Doskow before the Giants take on the Rangers in Scottsdale

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce looking thru the Windows of Baseball before the Giants take on the Rangers in Scottsdale 

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SAT March 9th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

(Photo: David Wallace/The Republic)

Don Carson: Marty chats with Don Carson as Don & Charlie’s enters its final days, the baseball community is still in shock over the imminent loss of one of its beloved icons in Arizona.

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce talks about Tom Seaver, diagnosed with dementia, retiring from public life

Jane Leavy: Marty chats with author Jane Leavy about her new book: The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created

Mac Williamson: Marty talks to Giants outfielder Mac Williamson about returning to last year’s slugging form  

Stephen Vogt: Marty talks to back-up catcher Stephen Vogt about how he’s doing healthwise and what’s it like to switch from Oakland A’s to across the bay with the Giants

 

March 9, 2019   No Comments

Talkin’ Spring Training Giants Baseball.. March 2nd + 3rd

SUN March 3rd – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie 

Rene Rivera: Marty chats with Giants catcher Rene Rivera about playing like his idol: Pudge Rodriguez

Pat Hughes: Marty talks to Chicago Cubs play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes about his new Baseball Voices edition with the Hall of Famer Jon Miller broadcast play-by-play calls

Zack Minasian: Marty chats with the Giants’ Director of Pro Scouting Zack Minasian about his baseball background

Kerry Crowley: Marty and Kerry chat about Today’s starting pitcher Dereck Rodriguez: Is he ready for the #2 starting spot on this team?

Bruce Jenkins: Marty looking thru the window of baseball with Bruce about the Giants deep bullpen this year in Spring Training

Ron Wotus: Marty talks to the Professor Ron Wotus before the Giants take on the Rockies at Salt River 

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SAT March 2nd – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie 

(Photo by: @CarmenKiew)

Show Open: Marty opens the show in Scottsdale before the Giants take on the Rangers talking about the video showing San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer pulling his wife to the ground

Kerry Crowley: Marty chats with Giants beat writer Kerry Crowley about seeing Pence in a Rangers uni, Larry Baer and Pablo Sandoval: Is he a lock to make the team? 

Brandon Crawford: Marty talks to the Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford about getting his rhythm down after the long off-season

Derek Holland: Marty chats with today’s Giants starter Derek Holland

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce chat about the video that shows San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer pulling his wife to the ground

Henry Schulman: Marty talks to Hank Schulman about the Giants losing out on Bryce Harper, the emergence of Tyler Beebe and this up and down Giants off-season

Keyvius Sampson: Marty chats with Keyvius Sampson about his baseball journey

March 2, 2019   No Comments

BREAKING: Peter Magowan, Former SF Giants Managing Partner, Passes Away At 76

Peter Magowan, the former principal owner of the San Francisco Giants who helped keep the team from moving to Florida, died Sunday afternoon after his long battle with cancer. He was 76.

  • Peter Magowan: Marty chats with Peter Magowan about following the GIANTS to San Francisco in 1957, What he loved about Seal Stadium and the Giants/Dodgers rivalry: East Coast vs West Coast

January 28, 2019   No Comments