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  • RailRiders Rally for Victory in Extras
    Ben Gamel's infield single in the bottom of the 10th inning capped a four-run rally by the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) in a 4-3 win. The RailRiders (22-20) improved to 4-0 in extra-inning games while the Bulls (21-22) fell to 0-5 in overtime. The three-run deficit was the largest overcome by the RailRiders in a victory this season.

  • Knights Strike Early, Wrestle Series from SWB
    A dominant pitching performance from Erik Johnson clinched the series for the Charlotte Knights with a 5-2 win over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees). The Knights took four of seven from the RailRiders (21-20) in the season set.

  • Knights Nip RailRiders
    A third inning grand slam by Tyler Austin wasn't enough on Tuesday night as the Charlotte Knights edged the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) 5-4 at PNC Field. The loss snapped the RailRiders' winning streak at five. Charlotte improves to 22-16 while SWB slips to 21-19.

  • Masahiro Tanaka to Rehab with RailRiders
    Moosic, Pa. - New York Yankees right-hander Masahiro Tanaka is set to make a rehab start with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) on Thursday, May 21 at PNC Field. Tanaka continues his comeback from right wrist tendinitis and a right forearm strain. He was placed on the disabled list April 29. Tanaka was 2-1 with a 3.22 ERA through four starts before going on the disabled list this year.

  • RailRiders Move Winning Streak to Five
    The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) made his five straight wins by stifling the Charlotte Knights 3-0 on Monday night at PNC Field. The RailRiders (21-18) own consecutive shutouts and three overall. The Knights fell to 21-16.

  • New York Yankees Special Consultant, Author Ray Negron Coming to PNC Field
    The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) announce that Ray Negron, a long-time member of the New York Yankees' family will visit PNC Field on May 22 and June 26.

  • Refsnyder Named IL Batter of the Week
    The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) are excited to announce that the International League named second baseman Rob Refsnyder the league's Batter of the Week for May 11-17. Refsnyder hit .400 for the week. He led the IL with six extra-base hits and and 22 total bases.

  • RailRiders Blank Bulls
    Rob Refsnyder launched a pair of home runs and Miguel Sulbaran authored a successful debut as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) shutout the Durham Bulls 5-0 on Sunday afternoon at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The RailRiders (20-18) finished off a four-game sweep of the Bulls (20-18) and earned their second shutout victory of 2015.

  • Roller Homers, Pitching Dominates in Series-Clinching Win
    Durham, N.C. - Extra-base hits by the offense and impressive impromptu pitching carried the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) to a 3-2 defeat of the Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays) on Saturday. SWB's (19-18) third straight win has it over .500 for the first time since the Opening Day win over Syracuse. The Bulls (20-17) lost for the fifth time in six games.

  • Lindgren Plays Hero in Extra-Inning Win
    Durham, N.C. - Jacob Lindgren (1-1) fired a season-long 2.2 innings of clutch baseball as his Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) defeated the Durham Bulls (Tampa Bay Rays) on Friday night in 11 innings, 8-4. SWB (18-18) pitching compiled a season-best 17 strikeouts while the Bulls (20-16) fell for the fourth time in five games.

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