San Francisco Giants podcast with Michael Duca: Charlie Silvera was a Giant in SF even though he wasn’t a Giant; Giants-Bucs in game 3 of 4-game series today

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On the Giants podcast with Michael Duca:

#1 He wasn’t a Giant, but he was a huge part of the San Francisco baseball community former New York Yankee and San Francisco native Charlie Silvera, who passed away at age 94, caught for the Yanks for nine seasons between 1948-56 was a staple in the Giants press box for many years as a baseball scout.

#2 Michael talks about their working relationship as Charlie was a fixture in the press box and his many conversations they had about baseball in their many years working together.

#3 After winning two out of three games in Los Angeles, the Giants came back to Oracle Park and lost the first game of the series to the Pittsburgh Pirates then Tuesday the Giants get a one-run win 5-4, and it goes back to what Michael says, you just never know what’s always going to happen on any given day.

#4 Madison Bumgarner had a quality start even though the Giants lost the game to four runs in the top of the ninth inning on Monday night, Bum went seven innings, six hits, two earned runs, and five strikeouts.

#5 Michael talk about the torn labrum and capsule in the throwing shoulder of Giant pitcher Reyes Moronta. Manager Bruce Bochy says Moronta will had the surgery in LA on Tuesday to repair the tear.

Michael Duca does the Giants podcasts weekly at

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