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  • Syracuse Thumps RailRiders to Split Series
    Moosic, Pa. - Nate Schierholtz thundered a three-run home run that set the tone in Monday night's 11-2 loss to the Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals). The loss ended the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) five-game winning streak and ended the season series between the two clubs with the RailRiders (64-67) posting wins in 10 of the 16 totals meetings.

  • Don't Call it a Comeback; Pirela Drives in Four in Win
    Moosic, Pa. - The good times kept on rolling for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) Tuesday night at PNC Field. Jose Pirela collected three hits and drove in four while falling a double shy of the cycle and the RailRiders (64-66) plated three-runs in the ninth inning in a 6-5 win over the Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals). The win extended SWB's current run of success to five-straight games and also improved the RailRiders to 10-5 this season against Syracuse.

  • How Sweep it is! RailRiders Claim Four-Game Sweep of PawSox
    Pawtucket, R.I. - With brooms already in hand, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) polished off a four-game sweep of the Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox) and in the process claimed their 10th shutout of the campaign, a 2-0 win Monday night. The win concluded the season series between the two rivals, with the RailRiders (63-66) finishing the season 7-1 at McCoy while securing 11 of the 16 meetings between the two clubs.

  • Wizard of Oz Night & T-Shirt Tuesday Highlight Two-Game Run
    Moosic, Pa. - As the 2014 campaign nears its close, so does the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) home schedule. With the calendar racing towards September, just six home dates remain at PNC Field. NEPA's boys return home for a brief two-game series against the Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals) from Aug. 19-20. The popular T-shirt Tuesday giveaway and a special Wizard of OZ theme night spice up the two-game run.

  • Five-Run Ninth Lifts RailRiders Past PawSox
    Pawtucket, R.I. - A steamy day at Pawtucket's McCoy Stadium meant some serious home runs for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox), but forced the Red Sox (71-58) to sweat. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) rallied from a four-run deficit with a five-run ninth inning in a 6-5 win Sunday afternoon. SWB sent all nine men to plate in the final frame, highlighted by Wheeler's two-run single to left. The win extended SWB's current run of success against Pawtucket to five games, and also moved the club to 6-1 this season at McCoy Stadium.

  • Offense Propels SWB Past Pawtucket, 9-4
    Pawtucket, R.I. - Carmen Angelini homered for the second time in as many days and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) combined on 17 hits in a 9-4 win against the Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox) Saturday night at McCoy Stadium. The win marked the RailRiders' (61-66) fifth straight at Pawtucket and secured the season series between the two clubs, 9-5.

  • Bats Back Mitchell as RailRiders Take Series Opener
    Moosic, Pa. - One of the most anticipated pitching match-ups of the year didn't disappoint. Rising prospects Byran Mitchell and Henry Owens took to the hill for their respective clubs, with each dazzling along the way. It was the offence that provided the highlights in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) 4-1 win over the Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox) Friday night.

  • RailRiders Unveil 2015 Schedule
    Moosic, Pa. - As a successful second season in Ballpark Digest's Ballpark of the Year starts its stretch run, the curtain has been lifted on season three. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) have proudly unveiled the schedule for their 2015 campaign. The season begins on Thursday, April 9 when the club kicks off a seven-game homestand with the first of four against the Syracuse Chiefs (Washington Nationals) followed by a three-game set against the Rochester Red Wings (Minnesota Twins).

  • Neal Homers as Bats Top RailRiders 8-5
    Moosic, Pa. - SWB alumnus Thomas Neal capped a five-run fourth inning with a three-run home run and Donald Lutz collected three hits and doubled in an 8-5 loss to the Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds) Thursday night at PNC Field. The loss to Louisville (62-64) meant a series defeat for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees), while also closing out the RailRiders' (59-66) eight-game homestand with a 2-6 ledger.

  • RailRiders Drop 14-Inning Affair
    Moosic, Pa. - A Wednesday night date with the Louisville Bats (Cincinnati Reds) meant the longest game of the season for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) in terms of innings and time of game. The 14 inning, 4:49 affair came to a close when Hernan Perez, who pinch-ran for Neftali Soto in the 12th inning, delivered the final blow, an RBI knock to right off position player Taylor Dugas for the game's final run Wednesday night at PNC Field.

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