On Knuckleballs, Spring Competition, Barry Bonds, & Bad Rule Change Proposals (podcast)

Ben and Adam discuss a wide range of topics, with Spring Training right around the corner. They talk about Brian Wilson’s comeback efforts as a knuckleball pitcher; the competition for the 5th starter spot; Pence’s oblique; Barry Bonds’ return to an instructor’s role; and finally, the terrible proposed extra-innings rule change from the league office. […]

Romo to LA? Crawford, Belt, Bum, Cueto Make Headlines (podcast)

Ben and Adam discuss the reports that Sergio Romo has a one-year deal with the Los Angeles Dodgers. They talk about his time with the Giants and look ahead to a bullpen without any of the Core Four. They also discuss the four Giants who have appeared thus far on MLB Network’s Top 10 Right […]

New Kids on the Blach: Young Giants Ready to Contribute in 2017 (podcast)

Ben and Adam discuss three compelling Giants prospects who appear destined and ready for the major leagues. They discuss the capabilities and candidacies of Christian Arroyo, Ty Blach, and Tyler Beede, as well as other off-season topics. They analyze Johnny Cueto’s impressive work ethic, the likelihood of a Matt Cain rebound, and the left field […]

A Closer Look at Mark Melancon

If you paid any attention at all to the 2016 Giants, you noticed that the bullpen was pretty terrible. When the game was on the line–when all the cards were on the table–the bullpen came in and ruined everything. Need I remind anyone of N.L.D.S. Game 4 against the Chicago Cubs? I didn’t think so. Anyway, that’s old […]

Giants Sign Melancon; Other Buzz from Winter Meetings (podcast)

The Giants and relief pitcher Mark Melancon have agreed to terms on a four-year, $62M deal. What does this mean for the Giants bullpen moving forward? Does it solve all their issues? Will the Giants target a bat or are they done for the off-season? All that and more in a new installment of CoveCast!

Finding the Giants a Bat

Bobby Evans, the San Francisco Giants General Manager, has said on numerous occasions that he’s comfortable with Mac Williamson or Jarrett Parker as the starting left fielder in 2017. Nonsense! In all likelihood, Evans said that so other teams and representatives of free agents don’t think they need to make a move for a left fielder. It’s […]

Giants 2016 Season In Review & Off-Season Outlook (podcast)

Ben and Adam look back on the 2016 San Francisco Giants baseball season. What went right? What ultimately went wrong? They analyze the highs and the lows, the players who had great years and those who need to show improvement. They name their picks for team MVP, Cy Young, Silver Slugger, and more. Finally, they […]