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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders News List
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  • RailRiders Seeking P.A. Announcer & On-Field Emcee
    Moosic, Pa. - Now batting for the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees), you? Well, not exactly. But you could echo those very words throughout PNC Field in 2016.

  • Human Cannonball Highlights Full 2016 Promo Schedule
    Moosic, Pa. - A human cannonball will streak across the NEPA sky in advance of a wild fireworks extravaganza. That June 17 scene gives you a taste of the sizzle the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) will display as they roll out their fully fleshed-out 2016 promotional schedule. A variety of new theme nights have been woven into this year's docket. Below are three highlighted efforts:

  • RailRiders Job Fair Returns Feb. 20
    Moosic, Pa. - With the calendar steaming towards spring, the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) are looking to fill seasonal positions to help staff PNC Field in 2016. The RailRiders will be holding a job fair on Saturday, Feb. 20 at PNC Field's upstairs Mohegan Sun Club in Moosic. These positions prove essential in enhancing the fan experience and providing unsurpassed customer service at PNC Field.

  • Pay It Forward Wednesdays Announced
    Moosic, Pa. - Wednesday baseball at PNC Field will mean a little bit more in 2016. The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) have proudly announced an additional wrinkle for all of their Wednesday night home games this season, "Pay it Forward Wednesdays". On these nights the team will donate a portion of walk-up ticket sales to non-profit/charitable organizations.

  • Oh Say Can You Sing?
    Moosic, Pa. - The SWB 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 Viewmont Mall in Dickson City will host the tryouts in the court space next to Macy's on Saturday, Feb. 27 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Pedrique Headlines SWB Field Staff Changes
    Moosic, Pa. - After nearly a decade that saw little change, the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) field and support staff will receive a dramatic overhaul in 2016. The new to the fold include manager Al Pedrique, pitching coach Tommy Phelps and hitting coach Tommy Wilson, all of whom played Major League Baseball. The returnees include bullpen coach Jason Brown, athletic trainer Darren London and clubhouse manager Mike Macciocco. New to the RailRiders, strength coach Brad Hyde and video manager Tyler DeClerck round out the staff.

  • Pinstripe Pals Program Returns
    Moosic, Pa. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) love baseball, families and NEPA. In 2016, they will continue to combine all three loves into the Pinstripe Pals, presented by Maines Food & Party Warehouse. A youth baseball/softball 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.

  • Ticket Promotion to Reward Fan with $10,000 & Free Cruise
    Moosic, Pa. - What do the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees), $10,000 and a cruise have in common? It could be you. The team has announced an aggressive ticket promotion starting now through the end of December that will have one lucky ticket purchaser and his/her charity of choice getting big bang for the buck.

  • Glow-in-the-Park Fridays Highlight 2016 Promo Schedule
    Moosic, Pa. - The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) are excited to roll out their preliminary 2016 promotional schedule. The club kick starts the season by handing out swirler flags to the first 2,500 fans on Opening Night, April 7, with the first of the season's 12 postgame fireworks to follow.

  • Ruby Named GM, Olerud Joins as COO
    Moosic, Pa. - The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) have announced two changes to their executive management team effective immediately. Jeremy Ruby has been named the team's outright general manager while Josh Olerud has joined the team as its newly-created chief operating officer.

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