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  • RailRiders and IronPigs Suspended Due to Rain
    Moosic, PA. - For the second straight day, the Lehigh Valley IronPigs' (Philadelphia Phillies) Tyler Henson provided a big hit. This time, it came in the form of a game-tying solo home run in the eighth inning to even Sunday's contest at 1-1. A half inning later, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) got some help from an unexpected source - Mother Nature.

  • RailRiders Cough Up Two-Run Lead and Fall in Extras
    Allentown, PA. - A man the wasn't in the original lineup provided the big hit Saturday night at Coca-Cola Park. Tyler Henson pinch-ran for Reid Brignac in the ninth inning and, after two innings of scoreless baseball, laced a two-out triple off the left-center field wall. A base hit by Cam Perkins followed to give the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia Phillies) the 3-2 walk-off win over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) in 11 innings Saturday night. The loss dropped the RailRiders to a seasons worst 10-games under .500 and finished the road portion of the RailRiders' 144-game schedule.

  • Gose, Herd Stampede RailRiders
    Moosic, PA. - Anthony Gose homered, doubled and drove in six runs as the Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) pounded the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) to the beat of an 11-3 loss Thursday night at PNC Field. The lopsided loss handed the season series to Buffalo's top satellite, with the Bisons claiming 9 of the 16 total meetings, and also gave the Herd the three-game series win, 3-2.

  • Roller, RailRiders Notch TwinBill Split
    Moosic, PA. - Playing their second doubleheader in five days, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) fought to a twinbill split with the Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) Wednesday night at PNC Field. Game one went the way of Toronto's top satellite; Brett Wallace and Dan Johnson combined to drive in four runs in a five-run seventh inning that resulted in a 6-5 loss. Game two went the way of the local nine, as the RailRiders (66-73) built a big six-run lead en route to an 8-3 victory. The win moved the RailRiders to 2-2-6 on doubleheaders this season.

  • Pirela Named Year-End IL All-Star
    Moosic, Pa. - Jose Pirela's 2014 season has had the talented hitter soar to heights previously unseen on his career. Today, he can add another accolade to the list. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) versatile leadoff man was named the International League's All-Star second baseman on the year-end squad.

  • Red Wings Use Big Inning to Post Series Win
    Rochester, N.Y. - For the second straight day, the big inning proved to be the difference in a 4-2 loss to the Rochester Red Wings (Minnesota Twins) Monday night at Frontier Field. Rochester erased a one-run deficit with a three-run sixth inning off reliever Preston Claiborne to post the series win over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees), 3-1. The two clubs concluded the season series with Rochester claiming wins in 11 of the 16 meetings.

  • Fan Appreciation Day Highlights Final Homestand
    Moosic, Pa. - The 2014 campaign has been a season-long celebration of 25 years of baseball in NEPA. Over the next week, that journey will conclude for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees). The stretch run begins Wednesday, Aug. 27 when the RailRiders return home from a six-game five-day road trip and it concludes with the season's final contest on Labor Day.

  • Four-Run Eighth Dooms RailRiders in 5-4 Loss
    Rochester, N.Y. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) saw a two-run eighth inning lead evaporate when Doug Bernier and James Beresford delivered back-to-back doubles to cap a four-run frame. The result was a 5-4 loss to the Rochester Red Wings (Minnesota Twins) Sunday afternoon at Frontier Field.

  • RailRiders and RedWings Split TwinBill
    Rochester, N.Y. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) and Rochester RedWings (Minnesota Twins) opened a four-game series with a doubleheader split Saturday night at Frontier Field. The first contest went the way of Minnesota's top satellite when James Beresford's plated the go-ahead tally with a single in a 3-2 victory. Chris Leroux led the charge for the RailRiders at the backend, spinning six dominant frames in a 2-1 win.

  • Five-Run Frames Stampede RailRiders in 11-7 Loss
    Buffalo, N.Y. - A back-and-forth slugfest went the way of the surging Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) Friday night at Coca-Cola Park as the Herd posted two five-run frames en route to an 11-7 win over the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees). Buffalo mashed eight extra-base hits in the ballgame, highlighted by a 3-for-4 night by catcher George Kottaras.

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