Giants Splash

Giants Splash

Henry Schulman, the San Francisco Chronicle’s beat writer, hosts this podcast on the San Francisco Giants. The show features interviews with players, coaches, executives and media pros, as well as in-depth analysis.... Show More

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August 13, 2020 32 min
In a joint A’s Plus-Giants Splash podcast, Chronicle baseball writers Susan Slusser, Matt Kawahara, John Shea and Henry Schulman delve into the vastly different states of the local teams before this weekend’s Bay Bridge series in San Francisco. | Giants Splash Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/giantsnewsletter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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After four seasons as a role player who has yo-yoed between the big-leagues and Triple-A, Austin Slater is making a strong case to be a permanent fixture in the Giants outfield. The Stanford alum talks to Henry about his two-homer night against Clayton Kershaw and road life during a pandemic. | Giants Splash Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/giantsnewsletter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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August 11, 2020 35 min
The president of baseball operations talks to John Shea about where the team stands and where it's heading at the one-quarter point of the season, plus Joey Bart's progress and the club's response to the coronavirus. | Giants Splash Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/giantsnewsletter | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle.com/pod Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Mercury News Giants beat writer Kerry Crowley is 26 and already one of the nation’s best multimedia beat reporters. He and Henry Schulman talk about his background, being a sixth-generation San Franciscan and thoughts on the first week of the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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On the Chronicle’s flagship news podcast, Giants Splash host Henry Schulman and A’s Plus host Susan Slusser join Demian Bulwa to talk about the season opening under the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss what fans can expect in the 60-game sprint, Giants manager Gabe Kapler and two players kneeling for the national anthem, and whether the A's can avoid their usual slow start. | Unlimited Chronicle access: sfchronicle...
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July 10, 2020 34 min
In this news-breaking conference with reporters, the Giants’ celebrated catcher explains why he chose not to play the 2020 baseball season. Also, president of baseball operations Farhan Zaidi and manager Gabe Kapler discuss possible backup options. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Kyle Haines, the Giants’ director of player development, tells John Shea about the top prospects working out at Oracle Park and the players the Giants drafted and signed as undrafted free agents. | Giants Splash Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/giantsnewsletter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Late Tuesday morning, the Giants announced they were canceling the day’s two workouts because they had not received the result of tests administered Saturday. Here are some excerpts from manager Gabe Kapler's press conference. | Coronavirus updates: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus | Giants Splash Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/giantsnewsletter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Part 2 with Bill Gould, professor emeritus at Stanford, who offers John Shea insights on declining African American numbers in baseball, his thoughts on anti-trust laws and his heroic great grandfather. | Giants Splash Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/giantsnewsletter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Bill Gould, professor emeritus at Stanford, offers John Shea insights on baseball’s labor woes, living through the game’s integration, his role in ending the 1994-95 strike and his heroic great grandfather. | Giants Splash Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/giantsnewsletter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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Amateur-scouting director Michael Holmes tells Henry Schulman how the Giants are adapting to a draft that will last five rounds, instead of the usual 40, followed by a 30-team scramble of signing undrafted high school and college players. | Coronavirus updates: sfchronicle.com/coronavirus | Giants Splash Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/giantsnewsletter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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June 2, 2020 15 min
The I-5 Series ends in defeat for NorCal, as SoCal completes its comeback with a Game 7 rout. North manager Bruce Jenkins is fired midgame and replaced by Billy Martin, who later walks off the job himself in disgust. Henry Schulman has the details and Jon Miller calls the highlights. | Follow the I-5 Series: sfchronicle.com/sports Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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June 1, 2020 13 min
We’ll see you tomorrow! Eddie Mathews’ grand slam off Dave Stewart in the 10th caps a Lefty Gomez-Jim Palmer pitchers duel and forces a Game 7. Henry Schulman talks to a worried NorCal manager Bruce Jenkins, and Jon Miller calls the highlights, including a homer and a defensive gem by Joe DiMaggio. | Follow the I-5 Series: sfchronicle.com/sports Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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May 31, 2020 11 min
Northern California had the bubbly on ice but the SoCals stay alive on a walk-off homer by Mark McGwire. Henry Schulman talks to NorCal manager Bruce Jenkins about his disastrous pitching moves and Jon Miller calls the highlights. | Follow the I-5 Series: sfchronicle.com/sports Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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May 30, 2020 14 min
A confident manager Bruce Jenkins joins Henry Schulman after his NorCal team takes a commanding 3-1 series lead. Mark McGwire homers twice for SoCal, but the North snarls back, tying it on Rickey Henderson's triple and taking the lead on Joe DiMaggio's sac fly. With two outs in the ninth, it's Dennis Eckersley vs. Ted Williams — who can't re-create Kirk Gibson's heroics. | Follow the I-5 Series: sfchronicle.com/...
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May 29, 2020 14 min
What a finish! Rollie Fingers strikes out Barry Bonds as the tying run in the ninth to preserve a 6-2 win for Southern California and keep Northern California from taking a 3-0 series lead. Henry Schulman and NorCal manager Bruce Jenkins run down the action and Jon Miller calls the highlights. | Follow the I-5 Series: sfchronicle.com/sports Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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May 28, 2020 13 min
Tom Seaver fires a complete-game three-hitter and Barry Bonds homers twice for the second straight game as Northern California beats Walter Johnson and Southern California 5-2 to take a 2-0 lead in the APBA Baseball series pitting all-time rosters of NorCal and SoCal players in simulated games. Henry Schulman and North manager Bruce Jenkins have the wrapup from Candlestick Park. | Follow the I-5 Series: sfchronicle.com/sports Lear...
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May 26, 2020 9 min
Northern California manager Bruce Jenkins joins Henry Schulman to talk about Game 1 of Golden Greats: The I-5 Series, an APBA Baseball simulation between all-time all-star teams from Northern California and Southern California. Seals Stadium in San Francisco played small as the Northerners jumped on Don Drysdale and Gerrit Cole for five runs each on the way to an 11-6 win. Jon Miller calls the play of the game, a first-inning home ...
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May 23, 2020 10 min
Former A’s and Giants catcher Stephen Vogt, on the Northern California roster for the I-5 Series, talks with John Shea about his love and appreciation for baseball history and growing up in a baseball family. | Giants Splash Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/giantsnewsletter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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In a Giants Splash/A's Plus combo podcast, Giants manager Gabe Kapler and Dodgers manager Dave Roberts take to a Zoom call to pick their lineups from the 34-man rosters of all-time Norcal and SoCal greats selected from more than 100,000 votes. | Giants Splash Newsletter: sfchronicle.com/giantsnewsletter Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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