Episodes
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
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt are joined by Duane Kuiper to break down how Jung Hoo Lee can become the face of the Giants organization, why the wait for Robbie Ray might be worth it and where the Giants need to focus next this offseason. (1:35) Giants acquire Ray from Seattle (7:36) Does the Ray acquisition rule out Snell? (13:36) Will Harrison be on the Opening Day roster? (18:09) Kuip on what Ray will bring to the Giants (23:22) What will Giants get from Lee? (26:33) Kuip on who else...
Published 01/09/24
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt break down some areas the Giants need to improve next season, why Jung Hoo Lee could be the fix for both the offense and the defense and why Bob Melvin joining San Francisco will be a major change for the daily lineups. Plus, Cole and Laura look back on the 2023 season and share what stood out most. (1:35) Looking back at the 2023 season (9:36) Is Lee the key to the Giants’ offensive struggles? (13:36) How can Giants improve their defense? (19:09) Will Melvin...
Published 01/02/24
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt discuss where the Giants need to turn their attention after losing out on some big-name free agents, why Joey Bart’s time in San Francisco most likely is over, and why the team needs to acquire a big-name player in free agency or through the trade market. (1:35) Giants agree to terms with new backup catcher (9:36) What does the future hold for Bart? (18 :36) Where should Giants shift their attention in free agency? (22:09) Are the Giants active in the trade...
Published 12/26/23
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt examine the breaking news of Yoshinobu Yamamoto joining the Dodgers on a 12-year deal, what this means for MLB as a whole and where the Giants turn to next in their search for starting pitching.  (1:35) Yamamoto, Dodgers agree on 12-year deal  (6:36) Is this good or bad for baseball?  (11:40) Offseason winners and losers  (17:36) What reputation do the Giants have in MLB?  (22:09) Giants’ next free agent targets  See Privacy Policy at...
Published 12/22/23
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt break down the immediate impact Jung Hoo Lee can have on the entire Giants organization, when and where Yoshinobu Yamamoto will sign in free agency and possibl backup plans for the Giants. Plus, Cole and Laura dive into Buster Posey's comments and explain why they were taken out of context. (1:35) Lee's personality shines through in press conference (6:36) Is Lee now the face of the franchise? (15:40) Dodgers trade for Glasnow, extend him for five years (21:36)...
Published 12/18/23
Laura Britt is joined by new center fielder Jung Hoo Lee to discuss why it always has been a "dream" to play for the Giants, explain his father’s influence on his love for baseball and share how he plans to prepare for spring training. He also sends a message to all Giants fans. (1:35) Lee introduced as a Giant on Friday (5:36) Lee says it has been a “dream” to play for the Giants (9:40) Lee reveals his first goal with the Giants (15:36) Lee shares his message to Giants fans See Privacy...
Published 12/16/23
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt discuss the reported contract agreement with Jung Hoo Lee, how he will improve both the offense and the defense and why this could be just the start of their offseason signings. Plus, which prospects could be on the move in the trade market? (1:35) Giants reportedly agree to terms with Jung Hoo Lee (5:36) Where can Lee improve the Giants’ offense? (9:40) Other positions of need for the Giants (15:36) Predicting the Giants' next move See Privacy Policy at...
Published 12/13/23
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt are joined by Duane Kuiper to share his reaction to Shohei Ohtani joining the Los Angeles Dodgers, where the Giants should turn their attention and why the trade market could be the solution. Plus, Cole and Laura look at the big-name free agents and which ones fit best in San Francisco. (1:35) Ohtani contract details start to leak (6:36) How does the Ohtani contract differ from others? (15:40) Is it Yamamoto or bust now for the Giants? (22:36) Possible...
Published 12/12/23
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt react to the breaking news of Shohei Ohtani agreeing to terms with the Dodgers on a 10-year, $700 million contract, how the Giants move forward in free agency and discuss the silver lining of Ohtani joining the NL West. (1:35) Ohtani chooses Dodgers (6:36) What’s next for the Giants? (11:40) How close was the Giants' offer? See Privacy Policy at https://art19.com/privacy and California Privacy Notice at https://art19.com/privacy#do-not-sell-my-info.
Published 12/09/23
Laura Britt is joined by the Giants manager Bob Melvin to break down the addition of Matt Williams to his coaching staff, where the team needs to improve this offseason and getting to know the players on the roster. Plus, former Giant and current MLB Network analyst Jake Peavy stops by to discuss Logan Webb's importance and how San Francisco can improve its roster. (1:35) Ohtani watch still ongoing (4:25) Melvin on his coaching staff (7:16) Melvin details where the Giants need to...
Published 12/05/23
Laura Britt is joined by Giants president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi to break down the team's philosophy going into the MLB Winter Meetings, potential trades and the players he sees the team building around. Then, MLB Network’s Jon Morosi stops by to discuss what he sees as the Giants' biggest needs this offseason and the instant impact that new manager Bob Melvin will have on the team's free-agent pursuits. (1:35) Farhan on the Giants’ free agency philosophy (5:36) Farhan on the...
Published 12/04/23
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt break down what they want to see from the Giants next week during the MLB Winter Meetings, the recent moves in free agency and why some players are taking free agency slower than others. Plus, what is it like behind the scenes at the Winter Meetings? (3:05) Evaluating the free agency landscape   (9:40) Yamamoto reportedly taking time for free-agency decision  (15:36) Correa, Albernaz head to Cleveland   (24:36) Wish list for the Winter Meetings   See Privacy...
Published 11/28/23
Cole Kuiper and Laura Britt break down which positions on the roster need to be strengthened, the possible free agents that could fill those voids and how Bob Melvin’s history could play a role. Plus, Cole and Laura share what they are thankful for in the world of Giants baseball. (2:05) Slater, Yastrzemski agree to new deals with Giants (9:40) Which Giants are arbitration eligible? (12:36) What are positions of need for San Francisco? (20:36) Potential free-agent outfield...
Published 11/21/23