50 min

Episode 14: Kyle Haines The Funnville Nine

    • Baseball

On this episode of The Funnville Nine driven by AAA, Richmond Flying Squirrels play-by-play broadcaster Trey Wilson chats with former Flying Squirrels manager and current San Francisco Giants Director of Player Development Kyle Haines. The chat includes Haines discussing his career path after playing ten seasons of professional baseball with the Giants, Cleveland Indians and independent teams, moving into managing in independent baseball with the Frontier Greys in 2014, landing with the Giants as a minor league manager in 2015, leading the Flying Squirrels for the 2017 season and eventually earning his current position as the Giants' farm director. The conversation also goes into how the Giants aimed to continue the development progression of their minor league players without having a traditional season in 2020, including at the Giants' alternate training site in Sacramento and in the upcoming fall instructional league. 

On this episode of The Funnville Nine driven by AAA, Richmond Flying Squirrels play-by-play broadcaster Trey Wilson chats with former Flying Squirrels manager and current San Francisco Giants Director of Player Development Kyle Haines. The chat includes Haines discussing his career path after playing ten seasons of professional baseball with the Giants, Cleveland Indians and independent teams, moving into managing in independent baseball with the Frontier Greys in 2014, landing with the Giants as a minor league manager in 2015, leading the Flying Squirrels for the 2017 season and eventually earning his current position as the Giants' farm director. The conversation also goes into how the Giants aimed to continue the development progression of their minor league players without having a traditional season in 2020, including at the Giants' alternate training site in Sacramento and in the upcoming fall instructional league. 

50 min