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  • Coaches Clinic Coming to PNC Field Feb. 11
    Moosic, Pa. - The SWB RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) popular RailRiders University baseball camp will flip the script on Saturday, Feb. 11. Instead of instructing the baseball stars of tomorrow, this time around the teaching will sport a free Coaches Clinic to help area baseball leaders enhance their own instruction. And the mentors of the mentors all have incredible resumes along with significant NEPA ties:

  • Pedrique Returns to Manage Defending Champs
    Moosic, Pa. - A year removed from claiming the franchise's second-ever Governors' Cup and first Triple-A National Championship, the SWB RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) coaching and support staff will look similar with subtle changes. The returning forces include manager Al Pedrique, pitching coach Tommy Phelps, athletic trainer Darren London, clubhouse manager Mike Macciocco and strength-and-conditioning coach Brad Hyde. New to the staff are hitting coach/former SWB player P.J. Pilittere, and defensive coach Doug Davis. The Yankees are expected to add both a bullpen coach and a video manager to the staff at a later date.

  • RailRiders Announce 2017 Promotional Schedule
    Moosic, Pa. - The SWB RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) proudly announce the initial highlights of their 2017 promotional schedule. The campaign will sport the return of Glow-in-the-Park Fridays, with this year's edition sporting black-out jerseys for home Friday games only.

  • RailRiders Announce Front Office Changes
    Moosic, Pa. - The SWB RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) announce that Josh Olerud has been promoted to president.

  • Andy Ashby Highlights Major RailRiders Announcement
    Moosic, Pa. - Two-time Major League All-Star, former SWB Red Baron and NEPA resident Andy Ashby was one of three additions to the SWB RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) ownership group as announced by the team at a PNC Field press conference today. Chuck Cohen and Steve Somers also were announced as new members of the team's ownership.

  • RailRiders to Host Fall Festival Oct. 15-16
    Moosic, Pa. - PNC Field is "The Place to Be" all year long. The mantra gets an autumnal feel as the home of your SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) hosts a Fall Festival on Oct. 15 from 12 noon - 5 p.m. and Oct. 16 from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.

  • RailRiders Claim Triple-A's Top Prize
    Memphis, Tenn. - Chris Parmelee blasted a first-inning homer and four pitchers took it from there as the SWB RailRiders (International League/New York Yankees) defeated the El Paso Chihuahuas (Pacific Coast League/San Diego Padres) for the 2016 Gildan Triple-A National Championship at AutoZone Park on Tuesday night, 3-1. SWB's first-ever overall Triple-A crown proved the first for the International League since the Columbus Clippers in 2011.

  • RailRiders Claim 2016 Governors' Cup Championship
    The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) earned their first Governors' Cup title since 2008 by shutting out the Gwinnett Braves 3-0 to win the Championship Series 3-1 on Friday night at Coolray Field. The 2016 RailRiders held the G-Braves to just two runs over the final 35.1 innings of the series.

  • Lail Sets Tone in Shutout Win
    Lawrenceville, Ga. - The potent pitching of Brady Lail, Dietrich Enns and J.R. Graham combined on a five-hit shutout as the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) blanked the Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta Braves) in a critical Game 3 of the Governors' Cup Championship Series on Thursday night, 3-0. SWB owns a 2-1 series lead and sits one win short of the franchise's second-ever Governors' Cup crown and first since 2008.

  • SWB Scores Walk-Off to Even Championship Series
    Held without a hit for much for the night, it was patience that allowed the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) to even the Governors' Cup Championship Series at 1-1 against the Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta Braves). The RailRiders used four walks and a hit batsmen to walk-off the G-Braves 2-1 and bring the curtain down on the 2016 season at PNC Field.

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