WILKES-BARRE — Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders outfielder Mark Payton joins this week’s episode Riding The Rails prior to Sunday’s series finale against the Louisville Bats.
The RailRiders outfielder discusses having to battle back from a knee injury he suffered in spring training (0:42), his re-defined plate discipline and how he’s taking more walks (4:11), playing on such a talented Scranton/Wilkes-Barre team (6:56), playing for manager Bobby Mitchell again (9:42), Backyard Baseball Night (12:11), playing in the College World Series during his time at Texas (14:36), his love for Chicago sports (18:02) and much, much more. Payton answers questions rapid fire to close out the show (25:58).
RailRiders southpaw Justus Sheffield joins the podcast next week.
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