Riding The Rails Episode 16: RailRiders southpaw Nestor Cortes

By DJ Eberle - [email protected]
RailRiders starter Nestor Cortes delivers a pitch against Pawtucket at PNC Field in Moosic on Thursday. Bill Tarutis | For Times Leader -

WILKES-BARRE — Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders starting pitcher Nestor Cortes makes his debut in the latest episode of Riding The Rails.

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 episode of Riding The Rails was recorded on Friday, during Scranton/Wilkes-Barre’s most recent homestand.

RailRiders starter Nestor Cortes delivers a pitch against Pawtucket at PNC Field in Moosic on Thursday. Bill Tarutis | For Times Leader
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/web1_TTL050418RailRiders_2.jpgRailRiders starter Nestor Cortes delivers a pitch against Pawtucket at PNC Field in Moosic on Thursday. Bill Tarutis | For Times Leader

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