Athletics, SF Giants set for Bay Bridge Series

Aug 4, 2023, 4:34 PM

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA - JULY 25: Wilmer Flores #41 of the San Francisco Giants slides into home...

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The Bay Bridge Series is back!

Bip Roberts, former MLB All-Star and current analyst for Oakland Athletics coverage on NBC Sports, joined Jay Johnson and F.P. Santangelo Jr. during Friday afternoon’s program to preview this weekend’s action between the A’s and San Francisco Giants at the Coliseum and more.

Plus: Although the Athletics’ record doesn’t provide much juice to the rivalry, what kind of environment can Bay Area fans expect this weekend?

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Topics Discussed

  • The Bay Bridge series is set to begin on Saturday at Oakland Coliseum
  • Even though the Athletics are going through a rough season on and off the field, will there still be a buzz around this series?
  • What is the one positive that Oakland A’s fans should be focused on this weekend?
  • Bip has been impressed by rookie second baseman Zack Gelof
  • “I think [Gelof] belongs up here… He’s fitting in well up here in the big leagues.”
  • Bip is not a fan of “Mount Davis” in center field at the Coliseum
  • Talking about the atmosphere at Bay Bridge Series games
  • Who is the best shortstop that Bip ever faced?

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Upcoming San Francisco Giants Schedule

  • Saturday, August 5th-Sunday, August 6th – @ Oakland Athletics (Bay Bridge Series)
  • Monday, August 7th-Wednesday, August 9th – @ Los Angeles Angels
  • Friday, August 11th-Sunday, August 13th – vs. Texas Rangers
  • Monday, August 14th-Wednesday, August 16th – vs. Tampa Bay Rays
  • Friday, August 18th-Sunday, August 20th – @ Atlanta Braves

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