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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders News List
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  • Bombard Named to IL Hall of Fame
    Moosic, Pa. - The International League announced today that former Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Charlotte manager Marc Bombard will be inducted into the circuit's Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2015. He will be joined by 1980 IL MVP Marshall Brant, and former Buffalo, Syracuse, and Rochester general manager Don Labbruzzo. The three men were elected by a vote of living IL Hall of Famers, longtime executives, broadcasters, and members of the media.

  • What The FORK Coming to RailRiders Games
    Moosic, Pa. - If you needed yet another reason to attend a game, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) will gladly oblige. The team has welcomed regional sensation What The FORK to PNC Field as a food vendor for the 2015 season.

  • Hometown Heroes Program Presented by MetLife Launches
    Moosic, Pa. - Your mom. Your neighbor. Your son. A classmate from long ago. Any one of them could be among the local heroes honored by the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) during the 2015 season thanks to the team's Hometown Heroes Program presented by MetLife.

  • Headrick Joins RailRiders Broadcast Crew
    Moosic, Pa. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) are proud to announce that Darren Headrick will join the SWB broadcast team for the 2015 season. Headrick will work alongside the RailRiders' director of media relations and broadcasting, John Sadak. Together, they will bring exciting play-by-play call of RailRiders baseball to the team's radio and television broadcasts throughout the summer.

  • Oh Say Can You Sing?
    Moosic, Pa. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) welcome the NEPA area to audition to sing the National Anthem before RailRiders games this upcoming season at PNC Field. The Mall at Steamtown in downtown Scranton will host the tryouts on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Thames, Tordi Join SWB Field Staff
    Moosic, Pa. - A slew of familiar faces and two noteworthy additions will make up the 2015 field staff for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees). Manager Dave Miley, pitching coach Scott Aldred, athletic trainer Darren London and strength & conditioning coach Lee Tressel will again mentor, mend and develop the players that call NEPA their summer home. The additions come from within the organization with hitting coach Marcus Thames and defensive coach Justin Tordi.

  • Pinstripe Pals Program Launches
    Moosic, Pa. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) love baseball, families and NEPA. In 2015, they will combine all three loves into the Pinstripe Pals, presented by Maines Food & Party Warehouse. A youth baseball sponsorship initiative, the Pinstripe Pals program includes a $500 sponsorship from the RailRiders and a $500 gift card to Maines Food & Party Warehouse for each selected league.

  • 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.

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