Eric Byrnes, ex-Oakland Athletic and most recently, an Arizona Diamondback and Seattle Mariner, has been hired as KNBR's 7-10 PM talk host, according to a station source.
An official announcement is due sometime soon. He begins his chores March 23. It is presumed that Brynes will do most pre and post-game Giants shows.
Byrnes has been doing various broadcast assignments from MLB Network to Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. His style should work well within the post-game format that both the Giants and KNBR expect.
His baseball career was cut short early by a rash of injuries, but he did cash in on a 3-year, $30M contract.
Byrnes lives in Half Moon Bay.
UPDATE: 4: 01 PDT: KNBR has now officially announced the Byrnes hire on its website.
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