Riding The Rails Episode 13: RailRiders reliever Tommy Kahnle

By DJ Eberle - [email protected]
New York Yankees pitcher Tommy Kahnle reacts after the Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians in Game 4 of baseball's American League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in New York. The Yankees won 7-3. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II) -

WILKES-BARRE — Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders relief pitcher Tommy Kahnle stops by for this week’s episode of Riding The Rails.

The RailRiders right-hander discusses growing up as a Cincinnati Reds fan in Upstate New York (0:36), when he knew he might have a career in baseball (1:09), how he’s pitching this season in regards to his velocity (1:48), why he feels its important to keep the clubhouse loose (3:06), being a part of the dominant “Baby Bombers Bullpen” (5:30), being traded back to the New York Yankees (6:56), his Philadelphia Eagles fandom and massive jersey collection (8:19), the World Cup (12:12) and much, much more. Kahnle answers questions rapid fire to close out the show (13:21).

New York Yankees pitcher Tommy Kahnle reacts after the Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians in Game 4 of baseball’s American League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in New York. The Yankees won 7-3. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_AP_17283112214385.jpgNew York Yankees pitcher Tommy Kahnle reacts after the Yankees beat the Cleveland Indians in Game 4 of baseball’s American League Division Series, Monday, Oct. 9, 2017, in New York. The Yankees won 7-3. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

By DJ Eberle

[email protected]

Reach DJ Eberle at 570-991-6398 or on Twitter @ByDJEberle

Reach DJ Eberle at 570-991-6398 or on Twitter @ByDJEberle