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  • Stroman Dazzles as Buffalo Nips RailRiders, 8-2
    Buffalo, N.Y. -On a chilly night in Buffalo, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (5-6) offense went cold. Buffalo Bisons (7-3) starting pitcher Marcus Stroman (1-1) struck out nine batters, and the Bisons offense pounded out four five extra-base hits, in a 8-2 thumping of the RailRiders Wednesday evening at Coca-Cola Field.

  • Buffalo Snow Postpones Tuesday's Tilts
    Buffalo, N.Y. - Snow, yes snow, postponed play between the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) and the Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) on Tuesday. The scheduled twinbill's white-blanket banishment means a pair of double-dips has been added to the docket.

  • Duck Dynasty's Mountain Man Comes to PNC Field
    Moosic, Pa. - A tip of the cap to a blast from the past, multiple post-game explosions in the heavens above and a variety of theme nights add up to a ton of fun. Add in Duck Dynasty's Mountain Man - and well, you've got yourself a party. Those are just part of the bonanza that is the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) next homestand. The eight-game run against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia Phillies) and Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) starts on Friday, April 18 at PNC Field.

  • Road Trip Opener Rained Out
    Buffalo, N.Y. - Hey, look kids, there's Big Ben, and there's Parliament. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) rainy April continued on Monday as the team's scheduled road trip opener against the Buffalo Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) was rained out.

  • Flores' Four-Hit Day Highlights Hit Parade as RailRiders Sink Chiefs, 7-1
    Moosic, Pa. - Ramon Flores provided four hits and four runs scored, and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (5-5) offence pounded out a season-high 15 hits en route to a 7-1 series-clinching win over the Syracuse Chiefs (3-6) Sunday afternoon at PNC Field. Four different RailRiders provided multi-hit afternoons, including a three RBI day by SWB third baseman, Scott Sizemore, while three RailRiders pitchers combined on the afternoon to hold the Syracuse offense to just two base knocks.

  • Canzler's Extra-Inning RBI Lifts RailRiders over Chiefs, 2-1
    Moosic, Pa. - With the game tied and his team in need of a lift, hometown NEPA product, Russ Canzler, provided the fireworks Saturday night in 2-1 extra-inning walk-off win. The late single lifted the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (4-5) over the Syracuse Chiefs (3-6) in front of an announced attendance of 5,011 on Saturday night at PNC Field. The RBI-scoring base hit plated left fielder Zoilo Almonte from second, securing the doubleheader split for the RailRiders.

  • RailRiders and Chiefs Postponed Due To Weather
    Moosic, Pa. - For the third time this season Mother Nature got the best of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (3-4) and the Syracuse Chiefs (2-5). Due to inclement weather in the NEPA area, the originally scheduled contest between the Chiefs and RailRiders has been postponed. The two clubs will make up Friday night's game on Saturday afternoon as part of a double header. The first game of the twin bill is scheduled to begin at 5:35 p.m. with gates to PNC Field opening at 4:30 p.m., with the second contest commencing 30 minutes after the conclusion of the first game. Both affairs are schedule for seven innings. The originally scheduled fireworks display presented by Jack Williams and Kumho Tire will be moved to Saturday while Friday's 2014 magnet schedule giveaway will be handed out during Sunday's matinee.

  • Four-Run Sixth Ignites RailRiders Victory, SWB Thumps Chiefs, 7-2
    Moosic, Pa. - John Ryan Murphy added two base hits, including an RBI single in the sixth inning that was part of a four-run frame that helped pace the RailRiders to a 7-2 victory Thursday evening at PNC Field. The two hits by the RailRiders catcher helped lead a seven hit attack that included a two-run home run by centerfielder, Adonis Garcia-- the RailRiders' first of the campaign.

  • See-Saw Finale Tilts to Rochester
    Rochester, N.Y. - A see-saw battle ultimately tilted the hosts' way as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) blew a pair of leads and lost to the Rochester Red Wings (Minnesota Twins) on Wednesday night, 7-6. The Red Wings (3-2) cemented a series sweep by plating five unanswered runs against the RailRiders' (2-4) bullpen in the middle innings.

  • Red Wings Sweep RailRiders, 5-0 & 6-5
    Rochester, N.Y. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) got swept away by the Rochester Red Wings (Minnesota Twins) at Frontier Field on Tuesday night, 5-0 and 6-5. The sweep defeat dropped the RailRiders to 2-3 on the young year, while the Red Wings claimed their first two wins of the season to improve to 2-2.

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