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Former Giants SS Rich Aurilia

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We continue our coverage in Scottsdale, Arizona chatting with former Giants shortstop Rich Aurilia, who is now an analyst for Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.

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Aurilia tells The Sports Virus: “…I want guys up the middle that make routine plays. Anyone can make a great play…but give me the guy who can make the play right at him, turn the easy double play. (The Giants) have two guys right now (Crawford and Panik), that’s exactly what they do. They work on the fundamentals of the game and it shows in their play.”

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Giants Pitcher Matt Cain and Catcher Andrew Susac

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We continue our coverage in Scottsdale, Arizona chatting with two players who battled injuries last season, pitcher Matt Cain and catcher Andrew Susac.

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Cain tells The Sports Virus his injuries: “…are going to benefit me in the long run. It’s not something you want to go through, but it’s a part of the game. It’s a hurdle you have to go through. It shows who you are as person.”

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Come back FRIDAY for former Giants SS Rich Aurilia of Comcast Sportsnet Bay Area

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San Francisco Chronicle Columnist John Shea

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We go back to late September and hear our last podcast with San Francisco Chronicle columnist John Shea in 2015. Get ready because John will be joining us every other week on The Sports Virus.

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Shea called the late Hall of Famer Yogi Berra: “…a wonderful character…In middle of everything in NY.” Compared to ‪Buster Posey‬ “…3 MVPs not 1, 10 championships not 3. There was only one Yogi.”

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John will join us in April as the regular season gets underway 

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Giants Pitchers Jeff Samardzija and Tyler Beede

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We continue our coverage in Scottsdale, Arizona chatting with a pair of right handed pitchers: Jeff Samardzija, who signed with San Francisco as a free agent this off season,

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and Tyler Beede, who was a 2014 first round draft choice out of Vanderbilt.

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Samardzija tells The Sports Virus about working on mechanics: “…the only way to get back to normal is to clean the slate.”

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Giants GM Bobby Evans and CF Denard Span

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We continue our coverage in Scottsdale, Arizona chatting Giants Senior Vice President and General Manager Bobby Evans, and new CF Denard Span, who hit over .300 three times in his eight-year career.

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Span tells The Sports Virus about playing in the spacious AT&T outfield with his new teammates: “…It’s going to be big that we’re all on the same page.”

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