Episodes
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper break down Blake Snell’s early season struggles, how the Giants can turn around their offensive failures with runners in scoring position and the upcoming series with the Marlins. (1:30) Giants' struggles continue versus Rays (7:10) What to make of Snell’s early struggles (14:22) How can Giants right their mistakes? (26:50) Padres-Dodgers rivalry makes reappearance (33:47) Previewing the Giants-Marlins series See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy...
Published 04/15/24
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper break down the Giants' first homestand of the season, why some lineup tweaks could spark the offense and the plethora of stolen bases given up by San Francisco. Plus, Alex and Cole look at the in-park experience at Oracle Park and preview the upcoming series with the Rays. (1:30) Giants’ city connect jerseys still unavailable (7:10) Takeaways from Giants’ first homestand   (13:22) How can Giants limit stolen bases? (21:50) Giants looking to show off new...
Published 04/11/24
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper break down the Giants' struggles at the plate to begin the season, what that could mean for the roster moving forward and why Jordan Hicks' start to the campaign is sustainable. Plus, Alex and Cole preview the upcoming series with the Nationals and Blake Snell's Giants debut. (1:05) Giants take two of three from Padres (6:30) How can the Giants break their offensive slump? (13:10) Can Hicks sustain his hot start? (21:22) Breaking down the stadium vibe at...
Published 04/08/24
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper break down the Giants' start to the season, some concerns they see from Mike Yastrzemski-Austin Slater platoon and the team trading Joey Bart to the Pirates. Then, Duane Kuiper stops by to discuss San Francisco’s “really good” playoff chances and share some bold predictions for the season. (1:05) Dodgers sweep Giants in LA (6:30) When will Luis Matos be a starter? (14:10) How much is the bullpen a concern? (21:22) Looking ahead to the Giants’ home...
Published 04/04/24
Alex Pavlovic and Laura Britt discuss what the future could hold for Joey Bart after the Giants decided to designate the former first-round pick for assignment, and the main takeaways from San Francisco's series split in San Diego. Plus, they wrap the podcast by previewing the upcoming Dodgers series and look ahead at potential pitching matchups. (1:05) Bart DFA’d by Giants (6:30) Giants spilt series with Padres (14:10) Takeaways from Giants-Padres series (21:22) Will Lee's hot start...
Published 04/01/24
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper discuss the Giants' opening series against the San Diego Padres, what San Francisco's opening day roster looks like and what the team's ceiling is. Plus, Alex and Cole share their bold predictions for the 2024 Giants, and reveal their predictions for the 2024 MLB season. (1:05) Analyzing the Giants’ opening day roster (12:30) How do the Padres stack up in the NL West? (18:10) Remembering some former Giants (25:22) Bold predictions for the 2024 MLB...
Published 03/28/24
Alex Pavlovic and Laura Britt are joined by Logan Webb to break down how his unique leadership style has evolved, the growth he sees in Kyle Harrison and his personal goals for the upcoming 2024 campaign. Plus, Alex and Cole Kuiper discuss when Blake Snell could make his Giants debut and Pablo Sandoval's MLB career. (1:05) Snell’s personality making waves with Giants fans (9:40) What will the Opening Day roster look like? (14:30) Reflecting on the career of Pablo Sandoval (21:10) Oracle...
Published 03/25/24
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper are joined by newest Giants pitcher Blake Snell to break down why he decided to join the team, the depth in the starting rotation and when he will be ready to make his debut. Then, Farhan Zaidi stops by to discuss the team’s successful offseason and what Snell’s arrival means for the overall pitching staff.  (1:05) Giants one week away from Opening Day (6:40) What does the rotation look like until Snell debuts? (10:16) Predicting the 40-man roster  (19:36)...
Published 03/21/24
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper discuss breaking news that the Giants and Blake Snell have agreed to terms on a two-year contract, how Snell creates more depth for the Giants’ starting rotation and where San Francisco stacks up in the NL. (1:05) Snell set to join Webb in stacked rotation (6:10) Did the Giants win the offseason? (14:36) When will Snell be ready to pitch? (21:21) What is a successful season for Snell? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy...
Published 03/19/24
Alex Pavlovic and Laura Britt are joined by Bob Melvin to discuss his Giants return, Logan Webb’s growing leadership role in the clubhouse and what Jung Hoo Lee’s role will look like this season. Pus, Alex and Cole Kuiper break down the NL West starting with the Arizona Diamondbacks and the latest surrounding Blake Snell. (1:05) Looking ahead to Opening Day  (7:10) What is the latest with Snell?  (16:36) Davis signs with A’s after Giants release (25:21) Melvin shares his nerves returning...
Published 03/18/24
Alex Pavlovic and Laura Britt are joined by Austin Slater to discuss his growing leadership role within the locker room, his ongoing defense of the city of San Francisco to free agents, and the importance of his role with the MLB Players Association. Plus, Alex and Cole Kuiper break down what the Opening Day roster could look like and the Giants releasing J.D. Davis. (1:05) Giants release Davis after Chapman signing (7:10) Projecting the Giants’ Opening Day roster (15:36) Padres acquire...
Published 03/14/24
Alex Pavlovic and Laura Britt are joined by Kyle Harrison to break down his up-and-down rookie season, his desire to be the No. 2 pitcher behind Logan Webb and his relationship with Giants catcher Patrick Bailey.  Plus, Alex and Cole Kuiper discuss the latest surrounding J.D. Davis and what could happen next with Blake Snell.  (1:05) Giants waive Davis after Chapman deal  (6:10) What are the Giants’ bench options? (12:36) When will Cobb be back?   (19:10) Remembering some former...
Published 03/11/24
Alex Pavlovic and Laura Britt are joined by Jordan Hicks to discuss why he signed with the Giants, the talent on San Francisco's pitching staff and what he has learned from Logan Webb. Plus, Alex and Cole Kuiper look at the team's recent string of injuries and debate how much it impacts the potential addition of Blake Snell or Jordan Montgomery. (1:05) Hjelle latest in string of injuries (6:10) How will injuries influence potential signings? (14:36) Breaking down the Giants-Dodgers...
Published 03/07/24
Alex Pavlovic and Laura Britt are joined by Casey Schmitt to break down his versatile Giants role, how a new coaching staff influences San Francisco's overall roster and why it's time for the team's youth movement. Plus, Alex and Cole Kuiper discuss Matt Chapman's arrival and how it impacts the potential signing of Blake Snell. (1:05) Going in depth on the Chapman addition (6:10) Analyzing the Giants’ lineup with Chapman (11:36) Farhan Zaidi details Giants' future free-agency...
Published 03/04/24
Alex Pavlovic and Laura Britt discuss the breaking news of Matt Chapman and the Giants reportedly agreeing to a three-year, $54 million contract, the reunion between Chapman and Bob Melvin and what this means for the overall roster in San Francisco. Plus, does Chapman’s arrival increase or decrease the chances Blake Snell follows suit? (1:05) Chapman, Giants reportedly agree to deal (6:10) Analyzing Giants' lineup with Chapman (10:36) What does Chapman bring on defensive side? (15:40)...
Published 03/02/24
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper are joined by Duane Kuiper to break down Brandon Crawford signing with the Cardinals, what he saw from the Giants during his time at spring training and the free-agent needs for San Francisco after their recent injury woes. (1:35) Crawford agrees to deal with Cardinals (8:10) Weirdest Giants departures (16:36) Should Giants add depth in their pitching rotation? (23:40) Kuip shares his thoughts on Crawford’s departure (29:09) Kuip discusses his early camp...
Published 02/29/24
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper break down Kyle Harrison’s impressive first outing in Arizona, some recent MLB signings and which pitching prospects could make their way to the big leagues this season. Plus, Patrick Bailey joins Alex Pavlovic and Laura Britt from spring training to discuss what he has learned from Bob Melvin, his keys to a successful year and the youth on the Giants' pitching staff. (1:35) Giants' offense off to cold start (7:10) Harrison impresses in first outing (15:36)...
Published 02/26/24
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper break down which players have stood out so far in Arizona, who is in the running to be the new starting shortstop and the recent struggles the Giants have had in the MLB draft. Plus, Wilmer Flores joins Pavlovic and Laura Britt from spring training to weigh in on his important role on the roster and Jorge Soler’s instant impact on the lineup. (1:35) Latest updates from spring training (7:36) Will Heliot Ramos and Joey Bart make the roster? (16:36) Examining...
Published 02/23/24
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper break down Pablo Sandoval’s arrival in Scottsdale and the chances he could make the 40-man roster along with the immediate impact he will have on the Giants prospects. Then, the guys switch their attention to the addition of Jorge Soler to the Giants organization. (1:35) Sandoval returns to Giants spring training   (7:36) Will Sandoval make the roster?   (11:36) Are the Giants done with free-agent signings?  (19:09) Is Soler the Giants’ everyday...
Published 02/20/24
With spring training officially underway, “Giants Talk” hosts Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper discuss how the atmosphere at camp feels different with Bob Melvin at the helm. Plus, Laura Britt has the opportunity to chat with former Giants player and current assistant coach Matt Williams about returning to the Bay and what makes Melvin such a special coach. (1:56) Pavlovic’s takeaways from spring training (5:16) First impressions of Jung Hoo Lee (12:12) How Jorge Soler impacts the Giants’...
Published 02/16/24
Alex Pavlovic and Cole Kuiper break down the reported signing of Jorge Soler, what Soler can bring to the offense and why this could be the start of a series of moves for the Giants. Plus, Pavs looks back at the offseason and shares his main takeaways while he was on assignment. (2:36) Giants reportedly agree to terms with Soler (9:35) Recapping the offseason for Pavs (17:36) Will the Giants make more moves? (22:09) Is Harrison the secret to the rotation's success? (30:22) Pavs'...
Published 02/13/24
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt break down Robbie Ray’s comments on his rehab and why they show positive signs for the Giants, why a reunion between San Francisco and Brandon Crawford isn’t in the cards and other former Giants on the move this week. (4:35) Ray on his current rehab from Tommy John (9:36) Will Stripling have a bounce-back season? (15:36) Crawford unlikely to return to the Giants (22:09) Pederson set to join Diamondbacks See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and...
Published 01/30/24
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt break down Jordan Hicks’ introductory press conference, what the plan is to get Hicks into the starting rotation and if free agency should have a deadline. Plus, Cole and Laura share their expectations for the Giants and discuss what it would take for the upcoming season to be a success. (4:35) Giants officially announce Hicks  (9:36) How will being a starer affect Hicks’ stuff?  (14:36) Baker officially back with Giants organization   (19:09) Should there be a...
Published 01/23/24
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt break down the reported signing of Jordan Hicks and his impact on the pitching staff, if San Francisco now is out on Blake Snell and the impact Dusty Baker will have rejoining the Giants organization. (1:35) Giants reportedly sign Jordan Hicks (8:36) Are the Giants still in on Snell? (13:36) Davis, Giants can’t agree to arbitration deal (20:22) Impact Dusty Baker will have on organization See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy...
Published 01/16/24