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.

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Steve Kerr talks baseball with John Shea
It's a special "Warriors Off Court" edition of A's Plus. John Shea talks to Warriors coach Steve Kerr about baseball — which, long before his basketball stardom, was his best sport. He twice pitched in high school city championship games at Dodger Stadium. Kerr remains a Dodgers fan, and says he learned the word "Schadenfreude" when Joe Morgan thrilled Giants fans in 1982 by hitting a home run that knocked the Dodgers out of the playoffs.
22 min
102
Puig vs. Hundley: Slappy Fight 2018
A breakdown of the epic battle that resulted in the Dodgers outfielder's two-game suspension. Plus: Injured Giants pitchers, anemic Giants offense, what's wrong with Joe Panik's bat and more as San Francisco Chronicle beat writer Henry Schulman and...
25 min
103
Hall (and Wall) of Fame edition
Giants beat writer Henry Schulman and Janny Hu break down the Giants' options at the trade deadline and look ahead to Saturday's Wall of Fame ceremony at AT&T Park. They also talk Cooperstown, where Hall of Fame inductions take place this weekend...
28 min
104
Are the Giants buyers or sellers?
San Francisco Chronicle Giants beat writer Henry Schulman and assistant sports editor Janny Hu talk about the Giants' options at the trade deadline, the health of their pitching, who's been a disappointment so far — and travel tips for the upcoming...
19 min
105
Can the Giants' hitting catch up to their pitch...
San Francisco Chronicle Giants beat writer Henry Schulman and assistant sports editor Janny Hu break down the first half of the Giants' season, including Schulman's picks for biggest surprise and disappointment so far. The two also explore the...
30 min
106
Injuries and the NL West
Giants beat writer Henry Schulman checks in from Philadelphia, where the Giants are without Johnny Cueto, Joe Panik and others. Are Alen Hanson and Andrew Suarez the real deal? How is Madison Bumgarner coming along? Find out how injuries are...
25 min
107
The struggle to score
Henry Schulman checks in from the Giants' road trip in Arizona, breaking down the team's ongoing offensive struggles, and how Hunter Pence and Brandon Belt have become lightning rods for their scoring woes. Schulman and assistant sports editor Janny...
26 min
108
A historic Opening Week (for better or worse)
Giants beat writer Henry Schulman and assistant sports editor Janny Hu breakdown the Giants' opening week highs and lows, including Joe Panik's power burst, a near no-hitter by Johnny Cueto, the team's worst offensive opening series ever, and early...
29 min
109
Rotation Blues
San Francisco Chronicle beat writer Henry Schulman and assistant sports editor Janny Hu break down the Giants' outlook following injuries to Madison Bumgarner and Jeff Samardzija. Who will step into the rotation, and how will it affect the bullpen?...
31 min
110
Spring training preview
Join San Francisco Chronicle Giants beat writer Henry Schulman and A's beat writer Susan Slusser as they break down the top five questions heading into spring training.
23 min
111
The McCutchen trade
Giants beat writer Henry Schulman and assistant sports editor Janny Hu break down Monday’s trade for Andrew McCutchen, and how the longtime Pirates outfielder – along with third baseman Evan Longoria – fit the Giants’ offseason strategy....
22 min
112
Slow-moving hot stove
Giants beat writer Henry Schulman and assistant sports editor Janny Hu discuss why this has been the slowest moving Hot Stove season in MLB history, and what Giants fans can expect from new third baseman Evan Longoria. The three-time All Star and Gold...
21 min