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Pregame Radio Interviews

Pregame Radio Interviews
Joe Ritzo interviews players, coaches and staff throughout the 2017 season on the San Jose Giants Pregame Show



April 20 - Nestor Rojas
Giants manager Nestor Rojas makes his weekly radio appearance and talks the opening homestand, the routines of baseball and what his young players can learn from rehabbing big leaguers Michael Morse and Mac Williamson

April 19 - Dan Orum
San Jose Giants President/CEO Dan Orum chats about the start to the season, early standout players, the improvements to Municipal Stadium this year and exciting new promotions at the ballpark

April 18 - Gio Brusa
Outfielder Gio Brusa analyzes his early-season power surge, discusses how he learned to switch-hit, recalls growing up a Giants fan in Lodi and what it's like to play with the rehabbing Michael Morse this week

April 13 - Nestor Rojas
Giants manager Nestor Rojas reflects on the season-opening road trip, recalls the longest games he's every been a part of and looks ahead to the home opener at Municipal Stadium

April 12 - Ryan Howard
Ryan Howard drops by the pregame show to discuss the emerging team chemistry on the club, his early success at the plate, having versatility on the infield and also looks ahead to the home opener

April 11 - Aramis Garcia
Aramis Garcia talks his hot start to the season at the plate, catching all 16 innings on opening night, his experience in major league spring training and his role as a team leader

April 10 - Todd Linden
Hitting coach Todd Linden discusses San Jose's deep lineup, the successful opening series at Inland Empire and Aramis Garcia's keys to success in 2017

April 9 - Dusten Knight
Reliever Dusten Knight chats about his first appearance of the year, the 16-inning game on opening night and working as a kids baseball instructor during the offseason

April 8 - Mike Couchee
Pitching coach Mike Couchee makes his first pregame show appearance of the season and talks his time in big league camp this spring, establishing bullpen roles, how to have success on the mound in the California League and his expectations for Conner Menez this year

April 7 - Steve Wendt
Inland Empire broadcaster Steve Wendt drops by the pregame show and chats with Joe about last night's 16-inning opener, Angels top prospects and the new-look California League in 2017

April 6 - Nestor Rojas
New Giants manager Nestor Rojas describes the emotions of opening night, returning to San Jose and his hopes for the 2017 season