Marty Lurie Talks San Francisco Giants Baseball


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Talkin’ Spring Training Giants Baseball.. March 23rd + 24th

SAT March 24th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Drew Pomeranz: Marty talks to starter Drew Pomeranz about signing with Giants during the offseason

John Barr: Larry Kruger talk to Giants Senior Advisor John Barr before Bay Bridge Series opener in Oakland

Chris Townsend: Larry Kruger talking Bay Bridge Series ball with Chris Townsend before the Giants vs A’s opener in Oakland

Larry Kruger+ Marty Lurie: Larry Kruger and Marty break down the last minute roster changes as we head to the season opener

Nick Piecoro: Marty talks to Arizona Republic D-Backs beat writer about the NL West: Where will the D-Back finish this year?

Matt Herges: Marty chats with bullpen coach Matt Herges about how he gets veteran pitchers ready in the bullpen

Austin Slater: Marty chats with the Giants young outfielder about what he learned in Spring Training

Dave Brundage: Marty talks to Sacramento River Cats manager Dave Brundage

Chris Stratton: Marty chats with Chris Stratton about what he worked on this Spring Training

Shaun Anderson: Marty talks with the Giants Pitcher Shawn Anderson

Jayson Stark: Marty talks to Longtime baseball writer Jayson Stark.. he has been honored as the 2019 J.G. Taylor Spink Award winner


SAT March 23rd – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Connor Joe: Marty talks to the newest Giants Connor Joe about joining Giants camp late into Spring Training

Tony Watson: Marty talking baseball philosophy with the new Giants Philosopher Tony Watson

Hank Schulman: Marty chats with SF Chronicle’s Henry Schulman about Giants cuts as we head into the last week of Spring Training

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce looking thru the Windows of Baseball talking about the recent trade with pitcher Tyler Herb headed to Baltimore for outfielder Mike Yastrzemski coming to SF. Hank Schulman joins midway into the interview

Kerry Crowley: Marty and Kerry Crowley breakdown the Giants roster moves as we head towards the end of Spring Training

Ron Wotus: Marty chats with 3rd Base Coach Ron Wotus about improving the roster as we head into the season opener

March 23, 2019   No Comments

Talkin’ Spring Training Giants Baseball.. March 16th + 17th

SUN March 17th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Farhan Zaidi: Marty’s joined by Farhan Zaidi in the Scottsdale booth talking about trimming down to the 25-man roster ahead of Opening Day.

Art Shamsky: Marty chats with author Art Shamsky about his new book- After the Miracle: The Lasting Brotherhood of the ’69 Mets

Hank Schulman: Marty and Henry talk about what players could make the Opening Day roster before the Giants take on the Royals in Scottsdale

Mike Gerber: Marty chats with Mike Gerber about being in Giants camp and does he think he can make the 25-man roster

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce looking thru the Windows of Baseball before the Giants take on the Royals in Scottsdale


SAT March 16th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Trevor Gott: Marty talks to Trevor Gott about getting traded to the Giants from the Nats

Barry Bloom: Marty talks to Barry Bloom about why the Cactus League is better than the Grapefruit league

Kerry Crowley: Marty talks to Kerry Crowley about the Giants lack of hitting this Spring

Joe Ritzo: Marty chats with the voice of the San Jose Giants Joe Ritzo

Andrew Baggarly: Marty talks with Andy Baggs about the chances the Giants go out and get an outfielder via trade before the season starts

Kelli Johnson: Marty chats with Kelli Johnson, who hosted the now-canceled “Happy Hour” program on, will replace Ahmed Fareed as anchor of the Giants’ pregame and postgame

March 17, 2019   No Comments

Talkin’ Spring Training Giants Baseball.. March 9th + 10th

SUN March 10th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

Kieran Lovegrove: Marty talks to Giants Pitcher Kieran Lovegrove before the Giants take on the Rangers in Scottsdale

Drew Ferguson: Marty talks to Giants Rule 5 Draftee Drew Ferguson about making this Giants team

John Shea: Marty and the Shea-Hey Kid chat about the Giants’ outfielders, brothers Heliot and Henry Ramos, playing together in the same game in Scottsdale 

Eric Nadel: Marty talks to the voice for Texas Rangers Eric Nadel about his new book: LIM-ERIC!: Whimsical Rhymes From the Voice of the Texas Rangers and his Friends 

Johnny Doskow: Marty talks to the voice of the Sacramento Rivercats Johnny Doskow before the Giants take on the Rangers in Scottsdale

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce looking thru the Windows of Baseball before the Giants take on the Rangers in Scottsdale 


SAT March 9th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame w/ Marty Lurie 

(Photo: David Wallace/The Republic)

Don Carson: Marty chats with Don Carson as Don & Charlie’s enters its final days, the baseball community is still in shock over the imminent loss of one of its beloved icons in Arizona.

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce talks about Tom Seaver, diagnosed with dementia, retiring from public life

Jane Leavy: Marty chats with author Jane Leavy about her new book: The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created

Mac Williamson: Marty talks to Giants outfielder Mac Williamson about returning to last year’s slugging form  

Stephen Vogt: Marty talks to back-up catcher Stephen Vogt about how he’s doing healthwise and what’s it like to switch from Oakland A’s to across the bay with the Giants


March 9, 2019   No Comments

Talkin’ Spring Training Giants Baseball.. March 2nd + 3rd

SUN March 3rd – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie 

Rene Rivera: Marty chats with Giants catcher Rene Rivera about playing like his idol: Pudge Rodriguez

Pat Hughes: Marty talks to Chicago Cubs play-by-play announcer Pat Hughes about his new Baseball Voices edition with the Hall of Famer Jon Miller broadcast play-by-play calls

Zack Minasian: Marty chats with the Giants’ Director of Pro Scouting Zack Minasian about his baseball background

Kerry Crowley: Marty and Kerry chat about Today’s starting pitcher Dereck Rodriguez: Is he ready for the #2 starting spot on this team?

Bruce Jenkins: Marty looking thru the window of baseball with Bruce about the Giants deep bullpen this year in Spring Training

Ron Wotus: Marty talks to the Professor Ron Wotus before the Giants take on the Rockies at Salt River 


SAT March 2nd – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie 

(Photo by: @CarmenKiew)

Show Open: Marty opens the show in Scottsdale before the Giants take on the Rangers talking about the video showing San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer pulling his wife to the ground

Kerry Crowley: Marty chats with Giants beat writer Kerry Crowley about seeing Pence in a Rangers uni, Larry Baer and Pablo Sandoval: Is he a lock to make the team? 

Brandon Crawford: Marty talks to the Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford about getting his rhythm down after the long off-season

Derek Holland: Marty chats with today’s Giants starter Derek Holland

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce chat about the video that shows San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer pulling his wife to the ground

Henry Schulman: Marty talks to Hank Schulman about the Giants losing out on Bryce Harper, the emergence of Tyler Beebe and this up and down Giants off-season

Keyvius Sampson: Marty chats with Keyvius Sampson about his baseball journey

March 2, 2019   No Comments

Talkin’ Spring Training Giants Baseball.. Feb 23rd + 24th

SUN Feb 24th – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie 

Logan Webb: Marty talks to Giants Pitcher Logan Webb about being drafted, getting Tommy John surgery and about his chance of making this Giants team this season

Gordon Wittenmeyer: Marty and Gordon Wittenmeyer breakdown the NL Central: Will the Cubs really finish last in the division?

David Pegram: David Pegram, presenter at the annual Nine Conference for Baseball History and Culture, joins Marty at Scottsdale before the Giants take on the Cubs

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce looking thru the windows of Spring Training baseball before the Giants take on the Cubs in Scottsdale

Ron Wotus: Marty talks to Giants 3rd base coach Ron Wotus about what a typical Spring Training  day is like for him

Andy McCullough: Marty chats with Andy McCullough from the LA Times about NL West and his impressions of Farhan Zaidi 

Hank Schulman: Marty and Henry talk about Bochy retiring: Was it inevitable that this was going to be his last year with the Giants?


SAT Feb 23rd – KNBR 680 GIANTS pregame with Marty Lurie 

(Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group)

Bruce Bochy: Marty talks to Bochy about getting this team back on track on his final season as Manager for the San Francisco Giants

Larry Baer: Marty has his traditional chat with Larry Baer on opening day of Giants Spring Training

Jeff Samardzjia: Marty chats with “the Shark” Jeff Samardzija about his comeback from his shoulder injury and does he think he’s 100% this Spring Training?

Travis Bergen: Marty talks to Rule 5 pick Travis Bergen about being in Giants Camp this Spring Training

Kerry Crowley: Marty talks with Kerry Crowley about how he thinks Farhan and Bochy will work together this season

Bruce Jenkins: Marty and Bruce talk about the first step of Spring Training ball with this Giants ball club 

February 24, 2019   No Comments

BREAKING: Peter Magowan, Former SF Giants Managing Partner, Passes Away At 76

Peter Magowan, the former principal owner of the San Francisco Giants who helped keep the team from moving to Florida, died Sunday afternoon after his long battle with cancer. He was 76.

  • Peter Magowan: Marty chats with Peter Magowan about following the GIANTS to San Francisco in 1957, What he loved about Seal Stadium and the Giants/Dodgers rivalry: East Coast vs West Coast

January 28, 2019   No Comments

Marty Lurie talks about the passing of Willie Mac on KNBR TONIGHT

Marty Lurie on KNBR TONIGHT: Giants Pre + Postgame Host Marty Lurie joins Drew Hoffar on KNBR TONIGHT to talk about the Hall of Famer Willie McCovey passing away earlier this afternoon at the age of 80

November 1, 2018   No Comments

BREAKING: San Francisco Giants say Hall of Fame slugger Willie McCovey has died at 80

San Francisco Giants Legend and Hall of Famer Willie McCovey passed away peacefully this afternoon at the age of 80

Willie McCovey: Marty chats with Willie Mac on his Major League debut on July 30, 1959

November 1, 2018   No Comments

Memories of the Game: Hank Greenwald, Longtime San Francisco Giants Broadcaster, dies at 83

Hank Greenwald – Here’s Marty talking ball with long-time Giants announcer and Glen Park resident, Hank Greenwald. Hank passed away at California Pacific Medical Center early Monday afternoon at the age of 83.

(Pic by M.Schneider) Hank Greenwald at the baseball diamond at Glen Park Canyon


October 23, 2018   No Comments

Mid-Inning Relief Podcast — Goodbye, 2018! The 20th One: Should Game 163 Count As A Playoff Game?

Goodbye, 2018 season! In our twentieth podcast, Marty Lurie, Carmen Kiew, and Ally Williams go over storylines of the season, who the San Francisco Giants should re-sign, and how ownership can incentivize season ticket holders for the future. Looking forward, the crew also goes over this year’s postseason, Games 163, Yasiel Puig’s World Series promise, and our playoff predictions.

A big thank you to our listeners for staying with us through our first 20 episodes of the Mid-Inning Relief podcast! Even with the tough year from the Giants, we appreciate you listening and sending us your feedback. We will have podcasts interspersed throughout the offseason – whenever something piques our interest, so keep up with us and let us know what you’d like to hear. We’ll be back in full force in 2019!

Mid-Inning Relief Handle: @midinningrelief

Marty Lurie: @baseballmarty

Carmen Kiew: @carmenkiew

Ally Williams: @allykwilliams

Here’s to an exciting postseason, productive offseason, and positive 2019!

  • Ally, Marty, & Carmen

October 6, 2018   No Comments