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Giants C Trevor Brown and Dodgers OF Scott Van Slyke

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We continue our home opener coverage from AT&T Park in San Francisco  chatting with Giants  C Trevor Brown and Dodgers OF Scott Van Slyke.

 

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 Brown tells The Sports Virus what he learns from watching Buster Posey… “I watch a lot of his pitch calling. I try to sit there on the side and call pitches while I’m not playing to see how on the same page I would be with Buster. I try to watch his strategy.”

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Come back FRIDAY NIGHT for SF Chronicle Columnist John Shea, who joins us on site at Toscalito Tire and Automotive in San Francisco

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A’s Podcast: Adam Kadourhe with A’s Broadcaster Ken Korach

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Adam Kadourhe is The Sports Virus A’s Sports Virus logoreporter and he will be at O.CO Coliseum for our A’s podcasts the rest of the season. Today’s guest is A’s broadcaster Ken Korach

 

Korach talks to The Sports Virus about his book on Bill King (Holy Toledo): “Bill had an incredible dedication to what he did. There was nothing that Bill enjoyed more than broadcasting. He was a gifted individual.”

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Warriors Podcast: Ryan Leong with Bay Area News Group Reporter Diamond Leung

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RYAN LEONG WARRIORSRyan Leong is The Sports Virus Warriors Sports Virus logoreporter and he will be at Oracle Arena in Oakland for our Warriors podcasts the rest of the season. Today’s guest is Bay Area News Group reporter Diamond Leung.

 

Leung talks to the The Sports Virus about the Warriors going for the wins record while also resting players… “the team definitely understands that the main goal is the championship…The team is chasing history and I think the Warriors feel like that’s an important thing to the players that they can’t just snatch that out of their hands and instantly institute rest. It’s a delicate line to balance.”

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Sharks Podcast: Ryan Leong With Dan Rusanowsky

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Ryan Leong is The Sports Virus Sharks Sports Virus logoreporter and he will be at SAP Center in San Jose  for our Sharks podcasts the rest of the season. Today’s guest is Sharks radio play-by-play announcer Dan Rusanowsky.

 

Rusanowsky tells The Sports Virus: “This team has an attitude about it.  Not in a cocky way, but in a confident way. They want to be better than they’ve been in the last couple of years.”

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Yahoo! National Baseball Writer Tim Brown

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We conclude our spring training coverage from Scottsdale, AZ chatting with Yahoo! national baseball writer Tim Brown.

 

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 Brown tells The Sports Virus that Johnny Cueto and Jeff Samardzija are the key for the Giants … “If those two guys are 190 to 210 innings and pitch the way you assume they are going to pitch, this is a really good team because they did score runs last year.”

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Come back THURSDAY when we podcast from the Giants home opener at AT&T Park

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Giants INF Conor Gillaspie and LHP Javier Lopez

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We continue our spring training coverage chatting with Giants infielder Conor Gillaspie and LHP Javier Lopez.

 

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 Lopez chatted with The Sports Virus about the power arms in the Giants pen: “For me it’s enjoyable to watch because I’ve always wondered what it’s like to throw 98 (mph) and 100 and I’ll never know, but I love to see it and I love to listen to it at least. It’s a source of pride for them and it’s a source of pride for me (not throwing as hard) that I can still go out there and get people out.”

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Come back FRIDAY for MLB writer Tim Brown from Yahoo Sports

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Giants Bench Coach Ron Wotus

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Giants bench coach Ron Wotus is our guest in a conversation we had just prior to spring training at AT&T Park in San Francisco. 

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 Wotus tells The Sports Virus that Gold Glove winning SS Brandon Crawford is “kind of like Omar Vizquel, JT Snow and these guys that love playing defense. I don’t have to worry about him. I think he’ll work smarter. He’ll take care of his body and not overdo it. You just expect him to keep getting better.”

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Come back WEDNESDAY for Giants infielder Conor Gillaspie and LHP Javier Lopez

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Giants Prospects, OF Mac Williamson and C Trevor Brown

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We continue our spring training coverage from Scottsdale, AZ chatting with a pair of Giants prospects, OF Mac Williamson and C Trevor Brown, who both made their Major League debuts in September.

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 Williamson tells The Sports Virus what he learned in September with the Giants… “The winning attitude, the selflessness, the hunger to win, the preparation. It’s really something to behold and something that I’ll try to emulate from here forward.”

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Come back MONDAY for Giants bench coach Ron Wotus

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Giants Pitcher Jake Peavy and Infielder Kelby Tomlinson

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We continue our spring training coverage chatting with Giants pitcher Jake Peavy and infielder Kelby Tomlinson .

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 Peavy tells The Sports Virus that the team contending despite injuries last year… “says a lot about who we are and the type of guys we have in the clubhouse.”

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Come back FRIDAY for Giants prospects Mac Williamson and Trevor Brown

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Giants Pitcher George Kontos and OF Gregor Blanco

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KONTOSWe continue our spring training coverage chatting with two players who were an important part of the last two championship teams for the Giants, pitcher George Kontos and outfielder Gregor Blanco.

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 Kontos tells The Sports Virus that “you’re not going to be able to replace a Jeremy Affeldt. My locker was next to his every day I ever spent in the Major Leagues with Giants. I’m going to miss him. I know the team is going to miss him. His experiences and his knowledge about the game really helped me and molded me into the pitcher that I’ve become in the Major Leagues now.”

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Come back WEDNESDAY for Giants pitcher Jake Peavy and infielder Kelby Tomlinson

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