WILKES-BARRE — Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders starting pitcher Justus Sheffield stops by for this week’s episode of Riding The Rails.
The RailRiders southpaw discusses his Triple-A season and securing his first win for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (0:49), starting out the season in Double-A and what it was like to learn his promotion to the RailRiders (2:09), his issue with walks this season (5:20), his goals for the rest of the season (8:52), his trade to the New York Yankees organization in July 2016 (11:25), the misconception and origin story of being related for former major leaguer Gary Sheffield (14:31), what it’s like living with fellow RailRiders southpaw Josh Rogers (18:07), his favorite breakfast spots in northeastern Pennsylvania (20:06) and much, much more. Sheffield answers questions rapid fire to close out the show (24:06).
This podcast was recorded on June 11.
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