Times Leader Sports Report: Bird is the word

Times Leader | June 8th, 2017 11:06 pm

WILKES-BARRE — In the latest Times Leader Sports Report podcast, host DJ Eberle, Alicia Johnson, Tom Venesky and Joe Soprano discuss the NBA Finals, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and the outdoors.

New York Yankees first baseman Greg Bird and Crestwood grad Matt Wotherspoon join the podcast.

Rundown

— Open: Alicia Johnson provides her thoughts on the NBA Finals

— A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders update: DJ Eberle provides an update on the team, Greg Bird’s rehab status and what Crestwood grad Matt Wotherspoon provides out of the bullpen; including interviews with Bird and Wotherspoon = 9:44

— RailRiders Mailbag: DJ answers readers’ questions about the RailRiders and New York Yankees = 21:56

— A Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins update with Tom Venesky: Tom discusses Patrick McGrath re-signing with Wilkes-Barre/Scranton and the WBS Penguins’ who are making an impact for Pittsburgh in the Stanley Cup Finals = 24:32

— Outdoors Corner with Tom Venesky: A discussion on a Wyoming Area senior participating in the upcoming Bass Masters High School National Championship and caught on camera = 28:06

— Closing Thoughts with Joe Soprano: New York Mets and Steven Matz, Penn State football recruiting and NASCAR at Pocono Raceway = 31:06

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