Alum Report: Three RailRiders on Premier12™ roster

Kratz, Feyereisen and Payton playing for Team USA

By Media Relations | October 10, 2019 11:49 AM ET

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.

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Honor Roll: Beekman nominated for top award

IL nominates RailRiders GM for Woman Executive of the Year award

By Media Relations | September 26, 2019 2:56 PM ET

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 will be officially presented during the 2019 Baseball Winter Meetings in San Diego on December 9.

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On the Rise: SBJ touts SWB market

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

By Media Relations | September 25, 2019 1:45 PM ET

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 81.40 out of 100.

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Summer of Stars: Keystone Mid Summer Classic Unveiled

Details for 2020 Triple-A All-Star Week announced

By Media Relations | September 20, 2019 11:08 AM ET

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders have announced details for the Keystone Mid Summer Classic, set for July 2020 at PNC Field, featuring the Triple-A All-Star Game presented by the Lackawanna County Visitor's Bureau on July 15.

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GuideRail Feature: Ready for Prime Time

(Tim Dougherty)

By Joe Vasile | September 16, 2019 2:16 PM ET

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

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En español: reportaje sobre Deivi García

(Tim Dougherty)

By Joe Vasile con traducción de Khaleel Dinally | September 16, 2019 2:13 PM ET

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 al montículo del lanzador, no hay duda.

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Season Rewind: 2019 RailRiders in Review

New skipper and record roster leads SWB to playoffs again

By Adam Giardino | September 16, 2019 1:48 PM ET

Across Triple-A Baseball, the 2019 season will be remembered as The Year of the Home Run. In many ways, that's what carried this year's version of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders to their early success in the 30th anniversary of the team's birth as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons - but The Year of the Roster Move ultimately was the storyline throughout the RailRiders (and New York Yankees) season.

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End of the Line: Durham tops SWB to end year

Bulls take down RailRiders 17-2 Saturday to sweep playoff series

Erik Kratz drove in a pair, but the RailRiders season ends with Saturday's loss to Durham. (Todd Hiller)

By Media Relations | September 7, 2019 10:04 PM ET

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Downed in Durham: SWB loses 4-2 Friday

RailRiders down 0-2 in the best-of-five playoff set

Zack Zehner had two singles and a RBI, but the RailRiders dropped a 4-2 decision and fell behind 2-0 in the best-of-five playoff set with the Bulls. (Todd Hiller)

By Media Relations | September 6, 2019 9:18 PM ET

One decisive inning was all it took for the Durham Bulls, as a pair of two-out, two-run homers in the bottom of the second inning gave the Bulls a 4-0 lead en route to a 4-2 victory and a 2-0 series lead as the I.L. Semifinals flips to PNC Field beginning Saturday night.

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Tough Start: Bulls take Game One 9-3

Durham tops SWB in series opener on Wednesday

Gosuke Katoh went 2-for-4 with a double and a home run, but the RailRiders fell 9-3 in the first round opener on the road. (Tim Dougherty)

By Media Relations | September 4, 2019 10:33 PM ET

A close game through the middle innings on a pre-hurricane evening at Durham Bulls Athletic Park, the Durham Bulls took Game One of the International League Semifinals Wednesday night from the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, 9-3.

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