The Fitz Blitz, Monday Mornings 9 am - 12 pm on 89.5 FM KZCT in Vallejo, CA.

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Preview of NBA Finals and 2017 Admirals

I preview the NBA Finals with Cal State Maritime Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Bryan Rooney, update the local high school baseball and softball playoffs, ask why fans should tune into the A’s or Giants, and give the Fitz Blitz Fantasy tips with Dave Grant.

I kick off the 2017 Vallejo Admirals season with the Admirals coaching staff! …

Bautista’s Back

Vallejo Admirals third baseman Gerald Bautista joins me to talk about his offseason preparation, his path to Vallejo, growing up in a big league environment, current baseball trends and more!

Raiders Draft Review

Again the Raiders leave critical defensive positions unfilled in a draft. I break down the first two picks, why the philosophy of treating inside line backers like running backs is flawed, and why the draft was especially disappointing to Oakland fans.

Fitz Blitz Fantasy Tips

Fantasy baseball junkie, Dave Grant, calls in for his first Fitz Blitz Fantasy Tips. 

Is Souza for real? Amir Garrett? Deep dives and when should you be patient?


Dave Grant calls in for a preview of our non-copywrite infringing weekly world of baseball segment to be named later. We discuss the first few weeks of MLB’s trends, surprises and disappointments. 

Royan Hammond, Tino Avila, & Raiders relocation rivisited

Michelle Healy of Michelle Healy Production brings two more of her boxing ambassadors onto the Fitz Blitz to promote boxing at the Empress Theatre. 

We chat veteran boxer Royan Hammond, an ’84 Olympic alternate.

And up-and-comer, Tino Avila of Golden Boy Boxing, ranked 10th by the WBC.

SPSV 2 Titles in 1 Year, PAL Boxing, MLB Preview

St. Patrick-St. Vincent becomes first school in CA history to win 2 state champions in one school year, Stanford advances to another final 4, Dubs get hot, and I argue Steph Curry is not a one trick pony. 

Plus I chat with promoter Michelle Healy and Vallejo boxer Ryan Bourland about the Empress Challenge Boxing series at the Empress theater, and what it means for Vallejo!

Farewell Raiders

The Raiders move to Las Vegas has been approved by a vote of 31-1, with Miami as the only opposition to the move. So what happens to the Raiders Finest Hour?

Well, full disclosure, Raider Nation, there were only going to be to be three more episodes of the Finest Hour regardless of the Vegas vote. …

Meet Dave Grant!

We get to know all about my new Broadcasting & Media Assistant with the Admirals, Dave Grant!  We talk about why and how he got into broadcasting, himself as a fan, his newly-discovered green thumb & more!!

2017 Wrap With CMA's Bryan Rooney

Cal Maritime Men’s Basketball Coch Bryan Rooney wraps up the season with me after the gut-wrenching, buzzer-beater loss  to end the streak of national tournament appearances. We talk about the streak, what he and his team leanred this year, his teaching tools, his 10 years at CMA, and the future of the program and Cal Pac Conference. 

KD Down, and the Fitz Blitz Fantasy Formula

  • Does bigger school equal better ball for the viewer?
  • Can the Warriors win without KD? 
  • And no music a at MSG is a personal affront to Draymond!
  • The first Fitz Blitz fantasy baseball tips of 2017. How to prep for the draft and find sleepers!

Around the World; NBA All Star Weekend

I talk about the best and worst moments from NBA All Star Weekend 2017, fix the dunk contest (again), defend the Kings trade of perpetual head ache DeMarcus Cousins, and swat down the theory that the earth is flat, and explain why it’s harmful for NBA Celebrities to spread that garbage.

Blitzing and Breaking it Down

Pete Turner and Jon Leon Guerrero of the Break It Down Show join me to talk Super Bowl 51, NFL and MLB Hall of Fame, Willie Calhoun and more!

Super Bowl 51 Wrap

How did the Evil Empire pull off that improbable comeback? What does it mean for 49er fans? Where does Lady Gaga’s half time show rank all time? And I answer who stole Brady’s jersey!

NFL Abusive to Fans, Super Bowl Set

I preview Super Bowl 51, and tell the NFL I’m not taking their abuse anymore. I thank NBA coaches for talking about real life.

Raiders Fall Apart, & 2016 Micro Trends

The Raiders limp to the finish. What’s next for the Silver and Black? And 9er fans reveled in Raider Nation’s pain? Then let’s talk about their situation. 

College Football Championship preview, Keelhaulers return home, Warriors 4th-quarter woes, and the sports trends of 2016.

SPSV Wins State, Raiders Make Playoffs!

The Bruins win the 6-A California State title! Coach Hawkins joins me to talk about their championship season. The Raiders return to the postseason with the potential for more, and why Dramon Green may not be pleased with the new CBA agreement. 

SPSV Moves on to State Championship

Road-weary Warriors, Raiders stumble in KC, and St. Patrick-St. Vincent head football coach Lane Hawkins joins me as they  prepare for a shot at a state championship!

SPSV High Wins D-5 NCS, Raiders 10-2

More not apologizing for being a Dubs fan. The Raiders are 10-2!??!?! What are the 49ers playing for? 

And Matt O’Donnell of the Vallejo Times Herald joins me to talk St. Pat-St. Vincent Bruins winning NCS D-5 title, and their chance to represent Norther California in the 6-A state playoffs.

Raiders Winning Season, Kaep & Castro

The Raiders are 9-2! How the hell did they blow a lead & comeback against Carolina? Kaepernick & Castro, Lew leaves the A’s, Dubs looking like themselves, and high school playoffs. 

The Surreal Life, That Just Happened

NBA coaches give me a reason to delve into how this bizarre, unfathomable presidential election happened, and how it affects us all, even the apolitical. 

Raiders 7-2, & The Big Political Game

I ask what’s next for the World Series teams, call Russell Westbrook Dubs’ public enemy #1, and preach patience for a Warriors team that could be .500 after the first 2 months.

Are the Raiders really better than the Broncos? What’s next for the 9ers? And the local Vallejo high school and college sports wrap up.

World Series, Dubs Preview, Admirals Gloves

I preview who has the advantage in the battle of the cursed World Series and reveal the Admirals winners of the Pac Associations top defenders.

I answer if the Raiders got lucky with a bad opponent or if they created their 33-16 victory of the Jags, and where the 49ers problems start.

Return of the Kaep

I discuss the Giants' one item shopping list, and why I don’t deal in absolutes in baseball.

I discuss the Raiders failed game plan, and the Admirals' Mellisa DeCasas joins me to talk 49ers, homecomings, and youth sports!

Admirals Hour, Giants Down, Raiders Up

Chris and I update Admirals fans on offseason biz, and discuss how working in the industry affects big-league fandom.

Marilyn Pittman and I discuss MLB playoff managerial decisions and the presidential debates. 

I answer why Raiders got beat deep, but still got the W, go off on the idea of starting Christian Ponder instead of re-inserting Kaepernick, and wrap up opening week of SCAC play in Vallejo Area High School Football.

MLB Playoffs, Trump, Raiders 3-1

I’m joined by radio host and stand-up comedian, Marilyn Pittman, to talk MLB Playoffs and the unavoidable topic that is Donald Trump.

I theorize the Raiders don’t want to be TOO good in Oakland, and that the 49ers are tanking if they Stick with Gabbert after Arizona game.

Break it Down Show Talks MLB, Kaep

Pete Turner and Jon Leon Guerrero of the Break It Down Show join me to remember how Sept. 11th changed our lives, discuss Colin Kaepernick’s protest of police brutality, and revisit our pick at the beginning of the MLB season.

I finish the show talking about the origins of the Star Spangled Banner at sporting events, the bad luck it brought, and what Kaep has created.

Season Wrap Up of 2016 Admirals, NFL Preview

I tie bow on another Admirals baseball season, and Admirals owner Kevin Reilly joins me in studio to talk about the progress the franchise made this season. 

I discuss the Kaepernick situation, make my official predictions for the two Bay Area NFL teams, and take a look at the MLB standings.

Watson and Figgy

Admirals reliever Joe Watson and catcher Cyle Figueroa stop by The Blitz to talk about everything from their careers to the MLB, to NFL.

Live 4th of July Parade Coverage

Live interviews with Admirals players from our float in the 4th of July parade in Vallejo!

Vallejo Admirals 2016 Season Preview

Chris and I preview the 2016 Vallejo Admirals season with Roman Gomez and Nick Grimm.

Dia De Los Dubs

I mourn the end of the Warriors historic season ending in failure. Cal State Maritime Head Men’s Basketball Coach, Bryan Rooney, offers words of reassurance and consolation. 

I talk what final ingredient the Admirals need to get rolling in the first half of the 2016 Pacific Association Season.

Blues v. Sharks & Basebrawl

Fitz delves into his personal torture of covering the Sharks in Western Conference Finals vs. Blues for the 1st time. 

Vallejo Admirals Professional Baseball begins spring training number four!

We preview and make predictions for the Warriors in the NBA Western Conference Finals, t

The Only Rule Is...

The Warriors face a tipping point as Steph wins a 2nd straight MVP award.

Fitz lets out his competitive side, and wonders if the Sonoma Stompers SABR experiment hurt its acceptance by old school baseball folks.

Fitz Blitz fantasy tips and local scholastic sports playoff pictures. 

Dubs v. Blazers, NFL Draft Review

I blitz the Raiders-to-Vegas story, talk baseball with Tom Macari of the Pittsburg Diamonds, playoff hoops with Cal Maritime Coach, Bryan Rooney, break down the NFL draft with Nomad of “The Round Table” on Ozcat Radio, and talk local sports and more with sports editor of the Vallejo Times Herald, Matt O’donnell.

Curry's Slip & Pac Association Tryouts

I blitz the Houston Ball Boys and NHL officiating. The Taint and I give our prognostications for the Warriors without MVP, Steph Curry, share our first-hand look at on the Pacific Association Tryout, take another shot at some fantasy ball recommendations and I explain the “Mingo Scale,” in our NFL draft preview!

Dubs v. Rockets & Take-Out Slides

Myself, Nomad of Ozcat Radio, Admirals Manager Mike Samuels, and Vallejo Times Herald Sports Editor Matt O’Donnell attempt to answer these questions:

Will the Dubs sweep the Rockets, or can that un-likable bunch from Houston steal a few? 

Rams trade a king’s ransom for the 1st overall pick. …

Dubs Get 72, MLB Opening Week

We send our opening blitz after gossip column sports coverage and the lagging wage adjustment for U.S. Women’s Soccer.

We predict the Warriors will win 73 and say why they won’t be worn out for the post season.

Cal State Maritime Head Men’s Basketball coach, Bryan Rooney joins us to talk hoops and for the first installment of our new segment “How Does That Happen?

MLB Preview Show

I whip through the rest of the sports world that isn’t MLB baseball: Warriors, Final Four, and NFL rule changes.

Then we get to the heart of the show as Pete Turner and Jon Leon Guerrero of the Break It Down Show join me to talk baseball hot topics and business, and make our division winner predictions.

March Madness, Dubs in San Antonio

We preview the sweet 16, discuss our favorite moments from the first two rounds, question if power conference teams get favorable officiating, if the West Coat Conference is better than the Pac 12, college ball vs. pro debate, and the mess the Cal Bears are in.

We analyze if the Spurs put out a blueprint to stop the Warriors, their pursuit of history, and this strange Adam LaRoche story.

© Tim Fitzgerald 2011