NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ANNOUNCES 2019 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS COVERAGE

Jay Dela Cruz
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Network to Present 147 Regular-Season Games, 5 Spring Training Games

NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ANNOUNCES 2019 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS COVERAGE

Network to Present 147 Regular-Season Games, 5 Spring Training Games

NBC SPORTS BAY AREA ANNOUNCES 2019 SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS COVERAGE originally appeared on nbcsportsbayarea.com

Network to Present 147 Regular-Season Games, 5 Spring Training Games

 

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Kelli Johnson Named New Anchor for Giants Shows

 

Complete Game-Day Coverage with One-Hour "Giants Pregame Live" and

"Giants Postgame Live"

 

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Mobile App and NBCSportsBayArea.com

 

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. – February 5, 2019 – NBC Sports Bay Area today announced its coverage of the San Francisco Giants for the 2019 season, which includes 152 games (147 regular season, 5 spring training); comprehensive game-day coverage with one-hour Giants Pregame Live and Giants Postgame Live shows – hosted by new anchor and Emmy Award-winning sports broadcaster Kelli Johnson (@KJohnsonNBCS); and season-long Giants and MLB news and analysis, insider reports and extensive video via the MyTeams by NBC Sports mobile app and NBCSportsBayArea.com.

 

The Giants regular season on NBC Sports Bay Area gets underway on Thursday, March 28 at 1 p.m. when the Giants play the San Diego Padres at Petco Park.  NBC Sports Bay Area will present the Giants home opener against the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday, April 5 at 1:30 p.m.

 

In addition to the 147 regular season games, NBC Sports Bay Area will televise five spring training games: Oakland A's (March 7, 25, 26), Milwaukee Brewers (March 12) and Cleveland Indians (March 20).

 

NBC Sports Bay Area's Giants telecasts feature the Emmy Award-winning broadcast team of Duane Kuiper (play-by-play) and Mike Krukow (color analyst), who will be joined by Amy Gutierrez (in-game reporter, (@AmyGGiants) during home games.  Former Giants pitchers Shawn Estes (@sestes55) and Javier Lopez will join Kuiper in the broadcast booth as color analysts for select games.

 

 

2019 San Francisco Giants on NBC Sports Bay Area:

 

DAY

DATE

VS/AT

OPPONENT

TIME (PT)

Thursday

3/7

vs

Oakland A's (Exhibition)

6:00 PM

Tuesday

3/12

vs

Milwaukee Brewers (Exhibition)

7:00 PM

Wednesday

3/20

vs

Cleveland Indians (Exhibition)

7:00 PM

Monday

3/25

vs

Oakland A's (Exhibition)

6:30 PM

Tuesday

3/26

vs

Oakland A's (Exhibition)

6:30 PM

Thursday

3/28

at

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Saturday

3/30

at

San Diego Padres

5:30 PM

Sunday

3/31

at

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Monday

4/1

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Tuesday

4/2

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Wednesday

4/3

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Friday

4/5

vs

Tampa Bay Rays

1:30 PM

Saturday

4/6

vs

Tampa Bay Rays

1:00 PM

Sunday

4/7

vs

Tampa Bay Rays

1:00 PM

Monday

4/8

vs

San Diego Padres

6:30 PM

* Tuesday

4/9

vs

San Diego Padres

6:30 PM

Wednesday

4/10

vs

San Diego Padres

12:30 PM

Thursday

4/11

vs

Colorado Rockies

6:30 PM

Friday

4/12

vs

Colorado Rockies

7:00 PM

Saturday

4/13

vs

Colorado Rockies

1:00 PM

Sunday

4/14

vs

Colorado Rockies

1:00 PM

Tuesday

4/16

at

Washington Nationals

4:00 PM

Wednesday

4/17

at

Washington Nationals

4:00 PM

Thursday

4/18

at

Washington Nationals

10:00 AM

Saturday

4/20

at

Pittsburgh Pirates

1:00 PM

Sunday

4/21

at

Pittsburgh Pirates

10:30 AM

Tuesday

4/23

at

Toronto Blue Jays

4:00 PM

Wednesday

4/24

at

Toronto Blue Jays

1:00 PM

Saturday

4/27

vs

New York Yankees

1:00 PM

Sunday

4/28

vs

New York Yankees

1:00 PM

Monday

4/29

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:30 PM

* Tuesday

4/30

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:30 PM

Wednesday

5/1

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:30 PM

Friday

5/3

at

Cincinnati Reds

4:00 PM

Saturday

5/4

at

Cincinnati Reds

4:00 PM

Sunday

5/5

at

Cincinnati Reds

1:00 PM

Monday

5/6

at

Cincinnati Reds

9:30 AM

Tuesday

5/7

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Wednesday

5/8

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Thursday

5/9

at

Colorado Rockies

12:00 PM

Friday

5/10

vs

Cincinnati Reds

7:00 PM

Saturday

5/11

vs

Cincinnati Reds

6:00 PM

Sunday

5/12

vs

Cincinnati Reds

1:00 PM

* Tuesday

5/14

vs

Toronto Blue Jays

6:30 PM

Wednesday

5/15

vs

Toronto Blue Jays

12:30 PM

Saturday

5/18

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Sunday

5/19

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Monday

5/20

vs

Atlanta Braves

6:30 PM

* Tuesday

5/21

vs

Atlanta Braves

6:30 PM

Wednesday

5/22

vs

Atlanta Braves

6:30 PM

Thursday

5/23

vs

Atlanta Braves

12:30 PM

Saturday

5/25

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Sunday

5/26

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Tuesday

5/28

at

Miami Marlins

4:00 PM

Wednesday

5/29

at

Miami Marlins

4:00 PM

Thursday

5/30

at

Miami Marlins

10:00 AM

Friday

5/31

at

Baltimore Orioles

4:00 PM

Saturday

6/1

at

Baltimore Orioles

1:00 PM

Sunday

6/2

at

Baltimore Orioles

10:00 AM

Tuesday

6/4

at

New York Mets

4:00 PM

Wednesday

6/5

at

New York Mets

4:00 PM

Thursday

6/6

at

New York Mets

9:00 AM

Sunday

6/9

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

* Tuesday

6/11

vs

San Diego Padres

6:30 PM

Wednesday

6/12

vs

San Diego Padres

6:30 PM

Saturday

6/15

vs

Milwaukee Brewers

1:00 PM

Sunday

6/16

vs

Milwaukee Brewers

1:00 PM

Monday

6/17

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Tuesday

6/18

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Wednesday

6/19

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Friday

6/21

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Saturday

6/22

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Sunday

6/23

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Monday

6/24

vs

Colorado Rockies

7:00 PM

* Tuesday

6/25

vs

Colorado Rockies

6:30 PM

Wednesday

6/26

vs

Colorado Rockies

12:30 PM

Thursday

6/27

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Saturday

6/29

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

7:00 PM

Sunday

6/30

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Monday

7/1

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Tuesday

7/2

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Wednesday

7/3

at

San Diego Padres

6:00 PM

Friday

7/5

vs

St. Louis Cardinals

7:00 PM

Saturday

7/6

vs

St. Louis Cardinals

7:00 PM

Sunday

7/7

vs

St. Louis Cardinals

1:00 PM

Friday

7/12

at

Milwaukee Brewers

5:00 PM

Sunday

7/14

at

Milwaukee Brewers

11:00 AM

Monday

7/15

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Tuesday

7/16

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Wednesday

7/17

at

Colorado Rockies

12:00 PM

Thursday

7/18

vs

New York Mets

6:30 PM

Saturday

7/20

vs

New York Mets

1:00 PM

Sunday

7/21

vs

New York Mets

1:00 PM

Monday

7/22

vs

Chicago Cubs

6:30 PM

* Tuesday

7/23

vs

Chicago Cubs

6:30 PM

Wednesday

7/24

vs

Chicago Cubs

12:30 PM

Friday

7/26

at

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Saturday

7/27

at

San Diego Padres

5:30 PM

Sunday

7/28

at

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Tuesday

7/30

at

Philadelphia Phillies

4:00 PM

Wednesday

7/31

at

Philadelphia Phillies

4:00 PM

Thursday

8/1

at

Philadelphia Phillies

10:00 AM

Friday

8/2

at

Colorado Rockies

5:30 PM

Saturday

8/3

at

Colorado Rockies

5:00 PM

Sunday

8/4

at

Colorado Rockies

12:00 PM

Monday

8/5

vs

Washington Nationals

6:30 PM

* Tuesday

8/6

vs

Washington Nationals

6:30 PM

Wednesday

8/7

vs

Washington Nationals

12:30 PM

Thursday

8/8

vs

Philadelphia Phillies

6:30 PM

Friday

8/9

vs

Philadelphia Phillies

7:00 PM

Saturday

8/10

vs

Philadelphia Phillies

1:00 PM

Sunday

8/11

vs

Philadelphia Phillies

1:00 PM

* Tuesday

8/13

vs

Oakland A's

6:30 PM

Wednesday

8/14

vs

Oakland A's

12:30 PM

Thursday

8/15

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Saturday

8/17

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

5:00 PM

Sunday

8/18

at

Arizona Diamondbacks

1:00 PM

Tuesday

8/20

at

Chicago Cubs

5:00 PM

Wednesday

8/21

at

Chicago Cubs

5:00 PM

Thursday

8/22

at

Chicago Cubs

11:00 AM

Sunday

8/25

at

Oakland A's

1:00 PM

Monday

8/26

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

* Tuesday

8/27

vs

Arizona Diamondbacks

6:30 PM

Thursday

8/29

vs

San Diego Padres

6:30 PM

Friday

8/30

vs

San Diego Padres

7:00 PM

Saturday

8/31

vs

San Diego Padres

6:00 PM

Sunday

9/1

vs

San Diego Padres

1:00 PM

Monday

9/2

at

St. Louis Cardinals

11:00 AM

Tuesday

9/3

at

St. Louis Cardinals

4:30 PM

Wednesday

9/4

at

St. Louis Cardinals

4:30 PM

Thursday

9/5

at

St. Louis Cardinals

10:00 AM

Saturday

9/7

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

6:00 PM

Sunday

9/8

at

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

Monday

9/9

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates

6:30 PM

* Tuesday

9/10

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates

6:30 PM

Wednesday

9/11

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates

6:30 PM

Thursday

9/12

vs

Pittsburgh Pirates

12:30 PM

Friday

9/13

vs

Miami Marlins

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/14

vs

Miami Marlins

6:00 PM

Sunday

9/15

vs

Miami Marlins

1:00 PM

Tuesday

9/17

at

Boston Red Sox

4:00 PM

Wednesday

9/18

at

Boston Red Sox

4:00 PM

Thursday

9/19

at

Boston Red Sox

10:00 AM

Friday

9/20

at

Atlanta Braves

4:00 PM

Saturday

9/21

at

Atlanta Braves

4:00 PM

Sunday

9/22

at

Atlanta Braves

10:00 AM

* Tuesday

9/24

vs

Colorado Rockies

6:30 PM

Wednesday

9/25

vs

Colorado Rockies

6:30 PM

Thursday

9/26

vs

Colorado Rockies

12:30 PM

Friday

9/27

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

7:00 PM

Saturday

9/28

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

1:00 PM

Sunday

9/29

vs

Los Angeles Dodgers

12:00 PM

 

147 regular-season games, 5 spring training games

Schedule as of 2/5/19; Dates and times subject to change

For approximately 24 hours following each game, NBCSBA's Giants telecasts will be available on XFINITY On Demand

* Say Hey Tuesday from Oracle Park

 

Giants Pregame Live, Giants Postgame Live:  One hour prior to the game, fans can catch the latest team developments, interviews with players and coaches and in-depth game previews on Giants Pregame Live. Immediately following the game, Giants Postgame Live will give viewers an hour-long game breakdown with stats and highlights, clubhouse interviews and a preview of the next game. 

 

The shows, featuring a three-person broadcast team, are hosted by new anchor Kelli Johnson, along with two analysts from a rotation of former Giants: Rich Aurilia (@RichAurilia35), Shawn Estes, Tim Flannery (@TimFlannery2), Bill Laskey (@laskey19) and Randy Winn.

 

Johnson, a four-time Emmy Award-winner, joined NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California (formerly CSN Bay Area and CSN California) in 2014, and has served as a host and reporter for the networks' various Giants, Oakland A's, Golden State Warriors, San Francisco 49ers and Oakland Raiders studio shows.  Additionally, Johnson was an anchor on SportsNet Central and a co-host on The Happy Hour.

 

Previously, Johnson was an anchor and reporter for CSN Houston covering the Houston Astros and Houston Rockets and hosted the inaugural season of 3 & Out, a half-hour football analysis and debate program which aired across NBC Sports Regional Networks.  Before Houston, Johnson was CSN Mid-Atlantic's Washington Redskins beat reporter, where she provided daily coverage of the team and contributed to the network's Redskins pregame and postgame shows, Redskins Kickoff and Redskins Postgame Live.  She also covered the Baltimore Orioles and Washington Nationals as a beat reporter for CSN Mid-Atlantic. 

 

A native of Moscow, Idaho, Johnson is a graduate of the University of Idaho with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.  She was a four-year starter on the women's basketball team.  As a junior, Johnson set the school's record for the most 3-pointers in a game (seven).  That season, she also broke Idaho's school record for career 3-pointers.  By the end of her senior year, Johnson made 207 career 3-pointers.  These records stood for 19 and 17 years, respectively.  Johnson joined her father, Gary Johnson (a member of the 1966 Vandals Hall of Fame baseball team), in the Idaho Vandals Hall of Fame in 2016.

 

MyTeams by NBC Sports, NBCSportsBayArea.com:  MyTeams and NBCSportsBayArea.com delivers complete Giants and MLB coverage – showcasing Giants Insider Alex Pavlovic (@PavlovicNBCS) – all season long, featuring in-depth news and analysis; daily insider reports; extensive live video – player, coach and front office personnel interviews and press conferences; a robust line-up of on-demand video; the Giants Insider Podcast; and content from the network's news programming.

 

Season-Long Giants Shows:

 

Giants Raw: NBC Sports Bay Area presents Giants Raw, a same-day, condensed version of that day's game. Giants Raw offers viewers highlights of key plays from alternative camera angles, authentic in-game sound and pre- and postgame interviews in an entertaining half-hour format.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for air dates and times.

 

G-Mag:  Each month of the 2019 MLB season, G-Mag – a half-hour program hosted by Giants in-game reporter Amy Gutierrez – will give fans an inside look at the Giants both on and off the field.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for air dates and times.

 

Forever Giants:  The Emmy Award winning Forever Giants returns for the 2019 MLB season on NBC Sports Bay Area.  Forever Giants, a half-hour show produced by SFG Productions, features behind-the-scenes footage, community highlights, team history, fan stories and more.  Visit NBCSportsBayArea.com for air dates and times.

 

NBC Sports Bay Area and NBC Sports California, both part of NBC Sports Regional Networks, serve more than four million households in Northern California, Nevada, Southern Oregon and Hawaii.  NBC Sports Bay Area, the television home of MLB's San Francisco Giants, NBA's Golden State Warriors, and the official regional sports network of the San Francisco 49ers, also features Oakland Raiders coverage, a robust lineup of Emmy Award-winning news, analysis and original programming. NBC Sports California offers live coverage of MLB's Oakland Athletics, NBA's Sacramento Kings, NHL's San Jose Sharks and MLS's San Jose Earthquakes. Collectively, these networks deliver more than 600 live game broadcasts per year.  NBCSportsBayArea.com and NBCSportsCalifornia.com provide fans with comprehensive digital coverage of the hometown teams with original stories and content from a team of "Insiders," breaking news, up-to-the-minute game previews/recaps, highlights and multimedia video clips.  Follow both networks on social media –Twitter: @NBCSAuthentic; Instagram: NBCSAuthentic; Snapchat: NBCSAuthentic; and Facebook: facebook.com/NBCSAuthentic.

 

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