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RailRiders hosting Family to Family emergency food drive-thru May 27

May 21, 2020

MOOSIC, PA (May 21, 2020) – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will serve as the hosts for the Family to Family Emergency Drive-Thru Food Giveaway on May 27. The event is run by the Friends of the Poor in response to the global health pandemic and will take place in the parking

CommUNITY First: SWB partners with MiLB

RailRiders join Minor League Baseball’s national initiative to raise funds for food banks
April 28, 2020

MOOSIC, PA (April 28, 2020) – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders have announced that they are joining MiLB CommUNITY First, a new national initiative developed by Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) in conjunction with Feeding America®, to raise funds for local food banks and to honor individuals risking their lives on the front

Virtually Playing: RailRiders gaming with IL clubs

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre joins nine other International League clubs in online season
April 28, 2020

MOOSIC, PA (April 28, 2020) – As teams across the country await the start of the 2020 season, clubs from the International League have banded together to form an online competition on PS4 using MLB The Show20. Play begins this week with 10 teams participating. The RailRiders eIL season begins

Book Smart: READing RailRoad Returns for 2020

April 15, 2020

MOOSIC, PA (April 15, 2020) – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are pleased to announce the return of their READing RailRoad program this spring and summer. Schools across the state have been required to remain closed for the remainder of the academic year, with continued education turning to homeschooling and online offerings.

RailRiders Statement on Delayed Start of 2020 Season

March 12, 2020

MOOSIC, PA (March 12, 2020) - Major League Baseball has suspended Spring Training operations and delayed the start of the 2020 regular season. In conjunction, Minor League Baseball has decided to delay the start of its season to a later date.

At the Top: Adams tabbed as new Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Team President

Renovo native returns to baseball roots to lead RailRiders
January 22, 2020

MOOSIC, PA (January 22, 2020) - On Wednesday, the Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre RailRiders officially announced John Adams as the team's new president. Members of the RailRiders ownership group were on hand to welcome Adams into his new role ahead of the 2020 season.

Something for Everyone: Daily promotions announced

2020 season approaches with home opener 84 days away
January 16, 2020

MOOSIC, PA (January 16, 2020) - With Opening Day just over 80 days away, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are pleased to announce their daily promotions for the 2020 season. The RailRiders, the Yankees Triple-A affiliate, begin the 2020 campaign at PNC Field on April 9 against the Buffalo Bisons with a

Pinstripe Pals: Little League program returns in 2020

Applications are due by February 21, 2020, for $1,000 sponsorship packages
December 20, 2019

MOOSIC, PA (December 20, 2019) - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, in partnership with Maines Food and Party Warehouse, will once again offering the Pinstripe Pals program, supporting area youth softball and baseball leagues. Applications are being accepted now and 10 youth leagues will be chosen to receive a sponsorship from The

Big Gains: Football Squares promo is back

Win super ticket package upgrades with the Big Game on February 2
January 10, 2020

MOOSIC, PA (January 10, 2020) - With Super Bowl LIV weeks away, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are bringing back their great ticket promotion with the chance to win ticket upgrades and prizes. Fans can now purchase mini-plans and get involved in the RailRiders Football Squares promotion to win on February 2.

Hey Now: 2020 All-Star Season Schedule Set

RailRiders set to host the 2020 Triple-A All-Star Game in Moosic
August 21, 2019

MOOSIC, PA (August 21, 2019) - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, are pleased to announce their 2020 All-Star season schedule. The 2020 season will open on Thursday, April 9, at PNC Field against Buffalo, kicking off an eight-game homestand to begin the campaign.

Greatest Show: Nitro Circus at PNC Field

Thrill-loving daredevils hit Moosic June 5 in gravity-defying show
November 12, 2019

MOOSIC, PA (November 12, 2019) - When the spring temperatures heat up, so will the action as Nitro Circus is headed across North America with its explosive 'You Got This' tour. Nitro Circus has announced a tour stop at PNC Field on Friday, June 5, 2020, and the only way

You're Hired: RailRiders holding two job fairs

Seasonal employee job fairs to be held on January 18 & 22
December 19, 2019

MOOSIC, PA (December 19, 2019) - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are holding two job fairs in January to hire seasonal employees for the upcoming 2020 season at PNC Field. The RailRiders will host the Keystone Mid Summer Classic next summer, featuring the 2020 Triple-A All-Star Game presented by the Lackawanna County

Learning Curve: RailRiders seeking interns

2020 All-Star Season begins April 9 at PNC Field
December 10, 2019

MOOSIC, PA (December 10, 2019) - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, are accepting resumes for their 2020 internship program. The team is seeking interns in a variety of areas and will offer both paid and for-credit positions.

Giving Thanks: Student luncheon a success

230 Life Skills and Special Education students and teachers attend SWB Pinstripes Foundation event
November 21, 2019

MOOSIC, PA (November 21, 2019) - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and their charitable arm, the SWB Pinstripes Foundation, hosted the first of two holiday luncheons on Wednesday, November 20, at PNC Field in the Geisinger Champions Club. Over 230 middle and high school-aged Life Skills and Special Education students from across

En español: reportaje sobre Deivi García

September 16, 2019

Con solo 5 pies 9 pulgadas y 163 libras, si te topas con el lanzador de RailRiders Deivi García en la calle, nunca adivinarías que estás experimentando un roce con uno de los mejores prospectos del béisbol. Pero cuando el derecho de 20 años se viste de rayas y sube

GuideRail Feature: Ready for Prime Time

September 16, 2019

Listed at just 5-foot-9 and 163 pounds, if you bumped into RailRiders pitcher Deivi Garcia on the street you would never guess that you were experiencing a brush with one of the hottest prospects in baseball. But when the 20-year-old right-hander dons SWB pinstripes and climbs the pitcher's mound there's

SWB Pinstripes Foundation hosting holiday luncheons at PNC Field

Life Skills and Special Education students welcomed on 11/20 & 12/12
November 19, 2019

MOOSIC, PA (November 19, 2019) - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and their charitable arm, the SWB Pinstripes Foundation, will host two luncheons this holiday season. The first, a Thanksgiving meal, is slated for Wednesday, November 20, at 11:30 AM in the Geisinger Champions Club at PNC Field and will serve 200

Alum Report: Three RailRiders on Premier12™ roster

Kratz, Feyereisen and Payton playing for Team USA
October 10, 2019

MOOSIC, Pa. (October 10, 2019) - USA Baseball has announced its roster for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Premier12™. Erik Kratz , J.P. Feyereisen and Mark Payton are on the 28-man roster, which features 15 pitchers and 13 position players currently not on a Major League Baseball 40-man roster.

Honor Roll: Beekman nominated for top award

IL nominates RailRiders GM for Woman Executive of the Year award
September 26, 2019

MOOSIC, Pa. (September 26, 2019) - The International League announced today that Katie Beekman, the new General Manager of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, is their nominee for the Rawlings Woman Executive of the Year. The Rawlings Award honors an outstanding woman executive from either Major League or Minor League Baseball and

On the Rise: SBJ touts SWB market

NEPA, home to RailRiders and WBS Penguins, placed 8th on new list
September 25, 2019

MOOSIC, Pa. (September 25, 2019) - Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal has tabbed Scranton/Wilkes-Barre as a Top-10 minor league sports market in its latest rankings. The RailRiders and Wilkes-Barre/ Scranton Penguins Northeast Pennsylvania community is eighth out of 211 markets across the United States with a composite score of