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  • Fit Track Returns in 2015
    Moosic, Pa. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) pride themselves on engaging with the community. The signature addition in that regard for 2014 proved to be the Fit Track program. Its inaugural year sported over 30 schools in NEPA and over 12,000 children. The team hopes that number will grow all the more in 2015 with registration for Fit Track presented by Odak now open for local schools. Registration and participation is free for the Fit Trackers and their schools. Select schools will also receive a kick-off assembly for the program.

  • Front Office Additions, Promotion for RailRiders
    Moosic, Pa. - Realizing potential requires more than pure ability. It takes practice. It takes focus. It takes effort. And it takes a team. In year three as a rebranded squad, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) proudly boast a number of promotions and additions to bolster the club's efforts in 2015.

  • RailRiders to Unfurl Banners of Honor in 2015
    Moosic, Pa. - There are many pieces to the puzzle that make up why NEPA is such a great place to live, work and play. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) believe that the people of NEPA stand at the top of that pyramid. The team would like to invite our neighbors to submit nominations for the newly-minted Banners of Honor program that will salute those that have exemplified excellence in public service. Those with service time in the military, police force, fire department, emergency medical service, volunteer activities or other related fields are eligible.

  • Santa Claus is Coming…Back to PNC Field
    Moosic, Pa. - It's the most wonderful time of the year…for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) fans that is. On Saturday, Dec. 13 from 9 a.m.-11 a.m., the big man himself, Santa Claus, and several of his friends will be on hand in the Mohegan Sun Club at PNC Field for breakfast and more.

  • Refsnyder Named Award Finalist
    Moosic, Pa. - An improbable comeback won in one of the more dramatic ways possible might yield yet another triumph for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees). Rob Refsnyder's walk-off home run that capped a crazy comeback in front of a sellout crowd on the Fourth of July has been named a finalist for a 2014 MiLBY Award.

  • RailRiders' Golden Touch Continues
    Moosic, Pa. - Winning is one thing. Winning year after year - that's a statement. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) made their declaration once more during Minor League Baseball's annual Promotional Seminar. For the second time in as many years, the franchise hoisted a prestigious Golden Bobblehead Award.

  • RailRiders 2014 Community Report
    Moosic, Pa. - Coming together for the greater good. All baseball teams try to accomplish it on the field. In the case of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) - the off-the-field efforts in that same vein added up to a whole lot of good to date in 2014.

  • Mandalay Announces Pending Sale of Ownership Interest in RailRiders
    Moosic, Pa. - Mandalay Baseball Properties LLC is pleased to announce it has entered into a definitive agreement with SWB Investors LLC for the sale of its 50% interest in the SWB RailRiders franchise (Triple-A/New York Yankees). The principals of SWB Investors LLC include David Abrams, David Blitzer, Grant Cagle and Michael Hisler. The agreement is subject to customary closing conditions, including the approvals of the International League and Minor League Baseball and the review of the Office of the Commissioner of Major League Baseball. All local team management, including team president and general manager Rob Crain, will remain in place following the closing of the transaction.

  • RailRiders Close Out Season with Sweep of IronPigs
    Moosic, PA. - As the 2014 odyssey officially came to a close, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) made sure they went out with a bang. Heavy rain Sunday forced the suspension of a 1-1 game, bringing about an impromptu twinbill on the season's final day. Rob Refsnyder capped the first contest with a walk-off double for a 2-1 win, while Austin Romine's two-run home run spotlighted 4-1 victory in game two.

  • RailRiders and IronPigs Suspended Due to Rain
    Moosic, PA. - For the second straight day, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' (Philadelphia Phillies) Tyler Henson provided a big hit. This time, it came in the form of a game-tying solo home run in the eighth inning to even Sunday's contest at 1-1. A half inning later, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) got some help from an unexpected source - Mother Nature.

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