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Last Build Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2017 16:09:58 GMT

 



Back to the Bigs: Pedrique hired by Oakland

Tue, 05 Dec 2017 09:32:25 EDT

On Monday, December 4, former RailRiders manager Al Pedrique was hired by the Oakland Athletics and will serve as their first base coach on Bob Melvin's staff.



Speak Up: RailRiders Speakers Bureau returns

Thu, 30 Nov 2017 15:19:36 EDT

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, are pleased to announce the return of their speakers bureau. With diverse backgrounds and experiences in professional baseball, the RailRiders Speakers Bureau can offer a guest speaker to local clubs, civic groups or non-profit organizations at no charge.



Wonderful Time: Breakfast with Santa returns

Fri, 10 Nov 2017 11:38:30 EDT

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will host their annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday, December 2, 2017, at PNC Field. Breakfast with Santa will begin at 9:00 A.M. on December 2, last until 11:00 A.M. and be held in the Legends Club.



Olerud Named IL Executive of the Year

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 12:10:17 EDT




RailRiders Come Up Short in Repeat Bid

Fri, 15 Sep 2017 23:40:35 EDT

As they did all season, the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) fought to the bitter end on Friday night at PNC Field, but fell short, 6-4, against the Durham Bulls in Game Four of the International League Governors' Cup Championship Series. The Bulls (3-1) claim their second title in five seasons. The RailRiders (1-3) closed out another memorable campaign.



RailRiders Fall to Durham in Game Three

Thu, 14 Sep 2017 23:15:06 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) could not overcome an early deficit and dropped Game Three of the International League Governors' Cup Championship Series to the Durham Bulls 6-2 on Thursday night at PNC Field. The RailRiders (1-2) must win the next two games against the Bulls (2-1) to capture their second straight Cup.



The RailRiders Blank Back

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 21:33:52 EDT

Durham, N.C. - One night after suffering a shutout defeat, the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) flipped the script on the host Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays) on Wednesday night, taking Game 2 of the Governors' Cup Finals, 4-0. Domingo German, Anyelo Gomez and Nick Rumbelow combined on the two-hit blanking, tying the best-of-five series, 1-1.



Bulls Take Finals Opener

Tue, 12 Sep 2017 22:33:35 EDT

Durham, N.C. - The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) fell behind early and dropped Game 1 of the Governors' Cup Finals to the host Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays) on Tuesday night, 6-0. Three Durham hurlers combined to face just two over the minimum, twirling a three-hitter.



Ford's Blast Vaults RailRiders to Championship Series

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 17:18:54 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) earned their second straight appearance in the International League Governors' Cup Championship Series with a 1-0 win over the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on Sunday afternoon at PNC Field. The RailRiders (3-1) won the best-of-five semifinal set against the IronPigs (1-3) by winning three straight.



Lail Leads RailRiders to Game Three Triumph

Sat, 09 Sep 2017 22:59:07 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) roared away with six unanswered runs to defeat the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 6-1 on Saturday night at PNC Field. The RailRiders (2-1) grabbed the advantage in the best-of-five Governors' Cup semi-final series against the IronPigs (1-2) with the win.



RailRiders Best IronPigs to Even Series

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 22:48:47 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) scored in the first inning and never trailed en route to a 4-2 win over the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on Friday night at Coca-Cola Park. The win evens the best-of-five first round series and ends a six-game losing streak for the RailRiders (1-1). The IronPigs (1-1) saw their seven-game winning streak expire with the loss.



Allen Iverson to Headline Dunkin' Donuts Fanfest

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 15:46:58 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) are excited to announce that Allen Iverson will be on hand for the Gildan Triple-A National Championship Game on September 19, 2017 at PNC Field! Iverson will appear at the Dunkin' Donuts Fanfest and will throw out a ceremonial first pitch.



RailRiders Drop Game One to IronPigs in Extras

Fri, 08 Sep 2017 00:16:14 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) dropped Game One of their first round playoff series with the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, 6-5, in 12 innings. The IronPigs (1-0) grab a game advantage in the best-of-five set and have won six in a row against the RailRiders (0-1), including five straight at Coca-Cola Park.



RailRiders and IronPigs' Opening Tilt Postponed

Wed, 06 Sep 2017 16:20:38 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) and the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia Phillies) will have to wait one more day to begin their opening playoff series. Inclement weather at Coca-Cola Park has forced the first round of the International League Governors' Cup Playoffs to begin on Thursday, September 7. The full schedule, including announced game times and probable starters, is included below.



RailRiders Playoff Tickets to Help Harvey Relief

Tue, 05 Sep 2017 14:19:55 EDT




Austin Homers Twice in Setback

Mon, 04 Sep 2017 17:01:55 EDT




RailRiders Swept in Double Dip

Sun, 03 Sep 2017 23:58:41 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) dropped a pair of games to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs on Sunday night at Coca-Cola Park. The IronPigs (79-62) took home the first game 3-2 before posting a shutout in the nightcap, 2-0. The RailRiders (86-54) have lost four straight for the first time in 2017.



Wade Doubles Twice in Loss to IronPigs

Fri, 01 Sep 2017 23:44:21 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) lost a late lead on Friday night and fell to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs 5-3 at Coca-Cola Park. The RailRiders slipped to 86-52. The IronPigs (77-62) have won four of the last five meetings with SWB.



Red Wings Spoil RailRiders' Home Finale

Thu, 31 Aug 2017 22:02:47 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) dropped their final home game of the regular season to the Rochester Red Wings on Thursday night at PNC Field. The Red Wings (78-60) took home a 5-1 decision to avoid a four-game sweep. The RailRiders (86-51) finish 11-6 against the Red Wings.



Tyler Austin Homers in RailRiders' Victory

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 23:53:19 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) doubled up the Rochester Red Wings 8-4 on Wednesday night at PNC Field. The RailRiders (86-50) improved to 11-5 against the Red Wings (77-60) with their third straight triumph in the series.



Tyler Wade Named Postseason All-Star

Wed, 30 Aug 2017 11:21:02 EDT

The International League announced its end-of-year awards today and the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) had two names included. Infielder Tyler Wade was named to the postseason All-Star Team at shortstop and Al Pedrique was voted Manager of the Year for the second straight season.



Homers Power RailRiders Past Red Wings

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 23:16:16 EDT

A day after clinching the International League North Division, the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) turned in another strong performance on Tuesday night at PNC Field. The RailRiders (85-50) launched two homers and pummeled the Rochester Red Wings 8-1. The Red Wings fell to 77-59.



RailRiders Playoff Tickets on Sale

Tue, 29 Aug 2017 16:49:01 EDT

What a run it has been. From rousing success of another summer-long Legends Series to seeing 12 players make their Major League debuts, the banner 2017 campaign has been magical season. And the good times keep on rolling. The 2017 International League North Division Champion SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) are excited to announce that playoff tickets are on sale now.



Long Ball Carries RailRiders to IL North Title

Mon, 28 Aug 2017 23:35:13 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) belted three homers and got a strong start from Bryan Mitchell to clinch the International League North Division with a 5-3 win over the Rochester Red Wings. The RailRIders (84-50) grabbed their third consecutive division crown and the franchise's ninth in 12 seasons. The Red Wings slipped to 77-58, but are still in command of the circuit's wildcard spot.



RailRiders Drop Sunday Finale to Chiefs

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 16:14:16 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) surrendered four home runs in a 9-2 loss to the Syracuse Chiefs on Sunday afternoon at PNC Field. The RailRiders (83-50) finish 11-6 against the Chiefs (51-83) and maintain a magic number of two to clinch the International League North Division.



RailRiders Punch Postseason Ticket

Sat, 26 Aug 2017 22:52:07 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) are heading to the International League Governors' Cup playoffs! The RailRiders (83-49) defeated the Syracuse Chiefs 7-1 on Saturday night at PNC Field to clinch their third straight postseason appearance. The Chiefs fell to 50-83. The RailRiders magic number to clinch the IL North Division lowered to two.



RailRiders Blast Chiefs

Fri, 25 Aug 2017 22:37:33 EDT

The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) scored five runs in the third inning and cruised past the Syracuse Chiefs 9-1 on Friday night at PNC Field. The RailRiders (82-49) earned their 40th win at home and lowered their magic number to clinch a postseason berth down to one. The Chiefs fell to 50-82.



Castro, Bird Homer to Spark Seven-Run Fourth

Thu, 24 Aug 2017 16:47:15 EDT




RailRiders Swept in Impromptu Doubleheader

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 23:18:59 EDT




Rain Suspends Play in Rochester

Tue, 22 Aug 2017 21:12:50 EDT