SF Giants Podcast ft. Melissa Lockard: Prospects, Free Agency, and More

SF Giants prospect Heliot Ramos is one of the many exciting young prospects in the organization. (Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports)
SF Giants prospect Heliot Ramos is one of the many exciting young prospects in the organization. (Orlando Ramirez-USA TODAY Sports) /
SF Giants, Kyle Haines, Podcast
Podcast guest Melissa Lockard interviewed SF Giants farm director Kyle Haines (above) earlier this week and talked about the conversation on this week’s episode of Sound the Foghorn.(Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports) /

Our official SF Giants podcast, Sound the Foghorn is back with another episode. This week, host Marc Delucchi invited Melissa Lockard on to chat playoffs, Giants baseball, and media.

Sound the Foghorn is FanSided’s official SF Giants podcast hosted by Around the Foghorn co-site expert Marc Delucchi. A new episode comes every Sunday with a different guest to offer their own perspective and analysis of the Giants and other happenings around MLB and beyond.

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In today’s episode, Marc is joined by one of the Bay Area’s best baseball writers, Melissa Lockard. She works as a staff writer & editor at The Athletic Bay Area where she produces great Giants and A’s content with a particular focus on the organizations’ farm systems. Make sure to follow Melissa on Twitter @melissalockard and if you aren’t already an Athletic subscriber, but have the means, a subscription is highly recommended.

Earlier this week, Lockard published an interview with Giants farm director Kyle Haines that she discusses on the podcast. It includes a number of tidbits on the happenings in Arizona at the instructional league. Haines mentioned a pair of the top 31 prospects in the organization (Sean Roby and Hunter Bishop) as players who have made a particularly strong impression.

Thank you for listening!

SF Giants Podcast Time Stamps:

0:00 – Covering baseball in 2020
4:00 – Biggest takeaways from interview with farm director Kyle Haines
13:53 – A Giants prospects game
18:51 – Offseason expectations for the Giants
23:26 – How do the Giants move towards competitiveness
29:48 – Previewing Marcus Semien’s free-agent market
35:53 – A limitation of modern player development

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To stay up to date with the SF Giants and the Sound the Foghorn podcast, follow Around the Foghorn on Twitter (@roundthefoghorn) or Marc Delucchi (@maddelucchi). As the World Series comes to a close and the offseason gets underway, every fan will want to stay tapped into all the latest news and rumors. Luckily, we’ll have your Giants needs covered at Around the Foghorn.