Sox On 35th Podcast

WGN Radio’s Andy Masur on broadcasting and the 2020 season

July 7, 2020

WGN Radio's Andy Masur joins Joe Binder, Jordan Lazowski, and Jake Bartecki for an episode. The new radio play-by-play announcer for the Chicago White Sox discusses the opportunity to take over for the late Ed Farmer, his personal broadcasting career to date, Summer Camp workouts, the upcoming 2020 season, team predictions, and more!

 

Notable Time Codes:

(3:23) - Masur intro 

(3:52) - Memories of the late Ed Farmer and his impact

(5:54) - Working with Darrin Jackson

(8:28) - Relationships w/broadcast partner

(10:51) - How broadcast career began 

(15:39) - Summer Camps at Guaranteed Rate Field

(20:14 ) - Current vibe around the team

(23:47) - Expectations in shortened 2020 season

(31:08) - Favorite game broadcasted

(38:27) - Initial thoughts on the 2020 schedule

(41:48) - White Sox DH situation

(43:17) - Rick Renteria's strategy with rule changes and a shortened season

(50:22) - Rapid-fire predictions 

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