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  • Gwinnett Rallies to Top RailRiders, 3-1
    Moosic, Pa. - For the second straight day Tyler Pastornicky had a say in the outcome of a ballgame between the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) and Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta Braves) Wednesday afternoon at PNC Field. One night after connecting on a two-run double in the ninth the day before, the Braves' second baseman drove in a much needed insurance run in the ninth-inning en route to a 3-1 loss to Atlanta's top satellite.

  • Ninth-Inning Rally Falls Short as RailRiders Fall, 6-5
    Moosic, Pa. - A game that seemed destined for a one-run victory swiftly evaporated and in the end, resulted in one-run 6-5 loss Tuesday night at PNC Field for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees). Diego Moreno allowed three runs in the visiting ninth and a late ninth-inning rally by the local nine fell short as the as Rob Refsnyder struck out looking with the go-ahead run standing at first base. The loss marked the first for SWB in five games against the Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta Braves) this season.

  • Leroux Fires Six Frames as RailRiders Earn Series Split
    Moosic, Pa. - For the second straight evening the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) received a quality start and on back-to-back evenings the RailRiders (53-56) downed the surging Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox) Monday night at PNC Field, 5-1. SWB plated five early runs against converted knuckleballer Steven Wright and rode six-efficient frames of one-run ball from starter Chris Leroux en route to the win.

  • Mitchell Named IL Pitcher of the Week
    Moosic, Pa. - Fresh off his first two career Triple-A wins, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) right-hander Bryan Mitchell has been named the International League's Pitcher of the Week for the span from July 21-27.

  • Mitchell Stumps Red Sox as RailRiders Snap Pawtucket's Run
    Moosic, Pa. - Behind seven shutout frames from starting pitcher Bryan Mitchell, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) halted the Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox) 11-game winning streak with a 3-1 win Sunday afternoon at PNC Field in the third game of the four-game series. The loss marked the first for Pawtucket in the last 15-days and snapped the RailRiders' two-game losing skid.

  • RailRiders Drop Marathon Affair, 8-5
    Moosic, Pa. - A 3:51 seesaw affair Saturday night at PNC Field saw the Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox) battle back from two separate deficits to top the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) 8-5. The win extended Pawtucket's current winning streak to a season-high 11 games and marked the second-straight defeat for the RailRiders.

  • Eight-Run Fourth Dooms RailRiders in Loss
    Moosic, Pa. - An eight-run fourth inning was the difference Friday night as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) opened a 10-game homestand with a 10-2 loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox (Boston Red Sox) at PNC Field. The loss snapped SWB's five-game winning streak and dropped SWB to 5-4 against the Red Sox this year.

  • RailRiders Sweep G-Braves with Twinbill Win
    Lawrenceville, Ga. - With brooms in hand and already armed 12-4 victory after the completion of Wednesday night's suspended game, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) polished off a series sweep of the Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta Braves) Thursday afternoon with a 3-1 victory at Coolray Field. The impromptu twinbill sweep concluded the RailRiders' eight-game road trip with a 5-3 ledger and extended SWB's current winnings streak to five games.

  • RailRiders and Braves Suspended by Rain
    Lawrenceville, Ga. - The good times kept on rolling for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) Wednesday night, that is until an 1:02 rain delay spoiled the RailRiders' fun through the first 2.2 innings with SWB leading 8-0. Zoilo Almonte clubbed two home runs in his first two at-bats, and the RailRiders marched 10 men to the plate in a seven-run third inning prior to the driving rain halting play. The RailRiders and Gwinnett Braves (Atlanta Braves) will resume Wednesday night's suspended affair on Thursday, July 24 at 11 a.m. with Taylor Dugas at the plate and the RailRiders batting with two outs in the third.

  • Allied Services' Ballpark Carnival Set for Saturday, July 26
    Moosic, Pa. - The cause was already good enough, and the event the previous years had been a success. After all, nothing tops a feel-good story like raising money for children in need. But this year the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) have made an already memorable event that much better. When the RailRiders return home from their eight-game road trip they will partner with Allied Services to host their annual Allied Services fundraiser, this year a carnival-style event filled with autographs and games at PNC Field on Saturday, July 26. All proceeds raised from the day will directly benefit Allied's pediatric program, which helps children with a variety of physical and developmental challenges achieve both short and long-term rehabilitation goals.

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