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  • RailRiders & My TV Release 2015 Broadcast Schedule
    Moosic, Pa. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) and their partners at WQMY My TV have announced their television broadcast schedule for the 2015 campaign. The slate includes 20 tilts at PNC Field in year three of the five-year relationship.

  • New Raffle to Benefit Ronald McDonald House
    Moosic, Pa. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) have been a win-win proposition for years. The partnership of the world's most famous and successful baseball team's top-tier farm club with outstanding, affordable, family-friendly entertainment has meant victory for all of NEPA. In 2015, add another possible triumph to the list. The team has added a 50/50 raffle with half of the proceeds going to a lucky winner and the other half heading to the Ronald McDonald House of Scranton.

  • Meet the RailRiders
    Moosic, Pa. - The New York Yankees of tomorrow will be at PNC Field soon. In 2015, fans will get a chance to know them unlike ever before. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) will host a "Meet The RailRiders" party at PNC Field's Mohegan Sun Club on Tuesday, April 7 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m.

  • Adopt-a-Field Program Returns in 2015
    Moosic, Pa. - There's something special about a pristine baseball field. Add kids to the scene and you have the storybook home run. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) hope to help area youth enjoy America's pastime by renovating three fields as part of their Adopt-a-Field Program in 2015.

  • Three Fireworks Shows Added to 2015 Schedule
    Moosic, Pa. - What could possibly make baseball more fun? Post-game explosions in the sky can accomplish that. Add another three such sights to the 2015 docket for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees). The addition of post-game fireworks shows on June 13, July 25 and Aug. 22, all Saturday nights, have brought the team's season-long total up to a franchise-record 17.

  • KRW Foundation's Party with the Pros Coming to PNC Field
    Moosic, Pa. - The home of the top minor league players in pinstripes will get a Major League feel on Saturday, March 28 when the fourth-annual Party with the Pros fundraiser comes to PNC Field. Yankees' legends Jim Leyritz, Willie Randolph and Hall of Famer Goose Gossage are the guests of honor in the KRW Foundation's annual fundraiser. All proceeds from the event will benefit the Children's Advocacy Center of NEPA.

  • WVIA Curious George Appearance Highlights Mar. 21 Family Fest
    Moosic, Pa. - Curiosity may have killed the cat, but Curious George has entertained countless children. Come Saturday, March 21, and thanks to the good folks at WVIA, The Man with the Yellow Hat's good buddy will be part of the entertainment at PNC Field when the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) hold a Family Fest from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in the stadium's Mohegan Sun Club.

  • Pinstripes in Pink
    Moosic, Pa. - An annual tradition takes a twist. In 2015, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) Breast Cancer Awareness Game will sport special pink jerseys. And this year, fans can champion the fight or memory of a loved one by placing their names on the jerseys themselves.

  • Community Organization of the Game Program Returns
    Moosic, Pa. - One of the signature pieces of community outreach for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) is back and better than ever. The Community Organization of the Game program, presented by the Greater Scranton YMCA, is looking for NEPA community groups that wish to spread their word to the masses during the 2015 season.

  • RailRiders Unveil Members of Local Ownership
    The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) have announced that there are 21 members of the team's new ownership group with strong ties to Northeast Pennsylvania. These individuals will participate in the RailRiders Advisory Council, which will further connect the organization to the community. The team hosted more than 1,000 community members, season-ticket holders and corporate sponsors at PNC Field earlier today as Mark Teixeira, the first baseman for the New York Yankees, visited Moosic to show his support for the RailRiders. The RailRiders arranged for Teixeira to meet boys and girls from the Challenger Little League prior to the event, which included fundraising for the organization, one of the RailRiders' year-round community partners.

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