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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

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.

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

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

Season Rewind: 2019 RailRiders in Review

New skipper and record roster leads SWB to playoffs again
September 16, 2019

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

End of the Line: Durham tops SWB to end year

Bulls take down RailRiders 17-2 Saturday to sweep playoff series
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September 7, 2019

MOOSIC, PA (September 7, 2019) - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders lost 17-2 to the Durham Bulls on Saturday evening, bringing their 2019 campaign to a close. The Bulls scored four times in the first to set the tone in Game Three of the first round of the Governor's Cup playoffs and finish

Weather Alert: Playoff dates altered

Game Two pushed back and alters home playoff schedule
September 4, 2019

DURHAM, NC (September 4, 2019) -   With inclement weather expected in Durham on Thursday, September 5, the playoff game between the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and Durham Bulls has been postponed until Friday, September 6. The two teams will square off in Game Two of their best-of-five series at 6:05 p.m.

Downed in Durham: SWB loses 4-2 Friday

RailRiders down 0-2 in the best-of-five playoff set
September 6, 2019

DURHAM, NC (September 6, 2019) - 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

Tough Start: Bulls take Game One 9-3

Durham tops SWB in series opener on Wednesday
September 4, 2019

DURHAM, NC (September 4, 2019) - 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.