Riding The Rails Episode No. 2: SWB RailRiders starter Chance Adams

By DJ Eberle - [email protected]
RailRiders starter Chance Adams throws a strike on the first pitch of the regular season against the Syracuse Chiefs at PNC Field in Moosic on Friday night. Bill Tarutis file photo | For Times Leader -

MOOSIC — Welcome to the second episode of Riding The Rails.

In a podcast recorded during the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ recent homestand, RailRiders pitcher Chance Adams joins Times Leader sportswriter and host DJ Eberle for this week’s episode. The two discuss everything from the RailRiders’ first homestand, Adams’ relationship with first-year manager Bobby Mitchell and Double-A Trenton starter Justus Sheffield, spring training and more.

Former RailRider and current New York Yankees special advisor Nick Swisher joins next Monday’s podcast.

Rundown

— Chance discusses the RailRiders’ first homestand and what it was like to start on Opening Day, his relationship with first-year manager Bobby Mitchell and Double-A Trenton starter Justus Sheffield, spring training and more – 0:26

— Chance discusses how the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre pitching staff throws a frisbee together before batting practice, what his typical offseason is like, what he does in his free time, the RailRiders’ obsession with the video game Fortnite and more – 10:03

— Chance goes down the gauntlet, answering questions rapid fire – 16:06

RailRiders starter Chance Adams throws a strike on the first pitch of the regular season against the Syracuse Chiefs at PNC Field in Moosic on Friday night. Bill Tarutis file photo | For Times Leader
https://www.timesleader.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/web1_TTL040718RailRiders_5-3.jpgRailRiders starter Chance Adams throws a strike on the first pitch of the regular season against the Syracuse Chiefs at PNC Field in Moosic on Friday night. Bill Tarutis file photo | 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