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  • 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.

  • RailRiders 2015 Community Report
    Moosic, Pa. - Coming together for the greater good. All baseball teams try to accomplish it on the field. In the case of the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) - the off-the-field efforts added up to a whole lot of good in 2015. The full report can be accessed through the link below:

  • Yankees Wild Card Roster Loaded with RailRiders
    Moosic, Pa. - When the New York Yankees take the field against the Houston Astros in tonight's Wild Card playoff match-up, NEPA will be well represented. Nine of the 25 men on Joe Girardi's roster played at Triple-A for the SWB RailRiders during the 2015 season. Another 10 men have worn an SWB uniform before as rehabbers (5) or straight Triple-A players (5).

  • Indians Eliminate RailRiders
    Right-hander Kyle Davies saved his best for win his team needed it most, but it wasn't enough as the Indianapolis Indians escaped PNC Field with a 4-2 win over the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) Friday night. The win completes a three-game sweep of the best-of-five semifinal round for Indianapolis.

  • Indians Best RailRiders in Game 2, 6-1
    Indianapolis, Ind. - The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) sit on the brink. They never led on Thursday night as the host Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh Pirates) posted a 6-1 triumph at Victory Field in Game 2 of their opening-round Governors' Cup playoff series. The RailRiders now must win three straight games at home against the Tribe, or their season will be over.

  • Six-Run First Leads to Game 1 Defeat
    Indianapolis, Ind. - It was a Murphy's Law kind of a night. From allowing six runs in the first inning to hitting into a season-worst five double plays, the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) fought uphill most of the night en route to a 7-3 loss to the Indianapolis Indians (Pittsburgh Pirates) in Game 1 of their opening-round Governors' Cup playoff series.

  • Castillo Named IL Batter of the Week
    Moosic, Pa. - SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) infielder Ali Castillo has been named the International League's Batter of the Week for Aug. 31 -Sept. 7.

  • Chiefs Spoil Regular-Season Finale
    Syracuse, N.Y. - In his first plate appearance of the game, Emmanuel Burriss delivered an RBI single through the right-side hole as the host Syracuse Chiefs (Triple-A/Washington Nationals) bested the SWB RailRiders (New York Yankees) in 11 innings on Labor Day Monday, 5-4. The IL North champion RailRiders concluded the regular season at 81-63 while the Chiefs finished at 66-78.

  • Davies & Co. Blank Chiefs
    Syracuse, N.Y. - Going back to 2009, no International League team entered Sunday with more shutouts than the SWB RailRiders' 80 (Triple-A/New York Yankees). At 79, the Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals) stood right behind their IL North rival. On Sunday night at NBT Bank Stadium, the RailRiders (81-62) widened the gap with their 81st shutout over that span for their 81st win of the 2015 season, a 4-0 triumph over Syracuse (65-78) that deadlocked the three-game series.

  • RailRiders Fall in Extras at Syracuse
    The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) fell to the Syracuse Chiefs in 10 innings by a 6-5 final. The RailRiders (80-62) rallied from three runs down, but were turned away on Isaac Ballou's walk-off single in the 10th. The Chiefs (65-77) earned their second win against SWB at NBT Bank Stadium.

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