Riding The Rails
Riding The Rails
Times Leader
Times Leader Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders beat reporter DJ Eberle hosts Riding The Rails, a podcast centered around the RailRiders, featuring the RailRiders. Different members of the New York Yankees Triple-A affiliate join DJ each week to discuss the team and their world off of the field.
Episode 19: RailRiders starting pitcher Mike King
In the latest episode of Riding The Rails, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders starting pitcher Mike King joins host DJ Eberle to discuss throwing six perfect innings on Wednesday (0:52), pitching to Gary Sanchez (4:12), making his way from High-A to Triple-A this season (7:50), how he became a New York Yankees fan and getting traded to the team he rooted for growing up (12:33), his unique delivery (15:22), why he loves the shift (17:56), being a New England Patriots fan (20:15), spending his offseason in Rhode Island (22:55) and much, much more. The starting pitcher closes down the show by answering a set of rapid fire questions (24:53). This podcast was recorded on Thursday, during the RailRiders last homestand of the regular season.
Sep 3, 2018
35 min
Episode 18: The Dynamic Duo Returns
Justus Sheffield and Josh Rogers are back to discuss what it’s like to be roommates again with the Norfolk Tides in town (0:58), the aftermath of the trade involving Josh to the Baltimore Orioles organization (2:04), why they were the RailRiders’ dynamic duo (5:39), how the RailRiders and Tides are locked in a tight playoff race (12:05), how the next time they face each other could be in the big leagues and their possible trajectory the rest of the season (13:27), the best Josh Rogers-Justus Sheffield stories (15:46) and much, much more.
Aug 22, 2018
19 min
Episode 17: RailRiders broadcasters Adam Marco and Adam Giardino
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders broadcasters Adam Marco and Adam Giardino join Riding The Rails and discuss their first experience at Mighty Taco while in Rochester last week (1:08), their first season as RailRiders broadcasters (6:02), their favorite International League cities (11:36), their favorite foods of the International League (14:35), their favorite dishes at PNC Field (23:29), their bold predictions for the rest of the season (27:47), their highlights of the season with a month to go (31:31) and much, much more.
Aug 7, 2018
36 min
Episode 16: RailRiders southpaw Nestor Cortes
In the latest episode of Riding The Rails, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders starting pitcher Cortes discusses his season and his time spent with the Baltimore Orioles (1:03), the different pitches and deliveries he utilizes (8:00), if he gave Josh Rogers and Cody Carroll any advice when they were traded to the Baltimore Orioles last week (11:48), being a Miami Dolphins fan (13:48), being a horse racing fan (15:51), his best golfing and fishing stories (17:49), how his family came to the United States from Cuba (20:28) and much, much more. The 23-year-old southpaw answers questions rapid fire to close out the show (24:04). This podcast was recorded on Friday.
Jul 30, 2018
30 min
Episode 15: RailRiders first baseman Tyler Austin
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders first baseman Tyler Austin discusses how he spent his Triple-A All-Star break (0:39), his 2018 season to date (1:34), the brawl against the Boston Red Sox (4:27), working back to rejoin the New York Yankees (7:00), what his offseason looks like (8:42), how he spends his off days in-season (10:34) and much, much more in the latest episode of Riding The Rails. The 26-year-old first baseman answers questions rapid fire to end the show (14:00). This podcast was recorded on July 14.
Jul 21, 2018
21 min
Episode 14: Inside The RailRiders' Clubhouse
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders clubhouse manager Mike Macciocco and assistant clubhouse manager Tim Drewes discuss what it’s like hosting major league rehabbers like Masahiro Tanaka in the RailRiders clubhouse (0:54), their daily duties as part of the clubhouse staff (1:46), how they found themselves working for the RailRiders (5:30), the most obscure job they’ve had to do working in the clubhouse (9:13), what the RailRiders’ postseason runs in the 2016 and 2017 were like (11:01), being on Yes Network’s ‘Homegrown: The Path to Pinstripes’ (13:42), reminisce on stories about former RailRiders like Aaron Judge and Nick Swisher (16:25), their favorite RailRiders stories while with the organization so far (22:45) and much, much more.
Jul 10, 2018
26 min