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  • RailRiders Unveil Members of Local Ownership
    The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) have announced that there are 21 members of the team's new ownership group with strong ties to Northeast Pennsylvania. These individuals will participate in the RailRiders Advisory Council, which will further connect the organization to the community. The team hosted more than 1,000 community members, season-ticket holders and corporate sponsors at PNC Field earlier today as Mark Teixeira, the first baseman for the New York Yankees, visited Moosic to show his support for the RailRiders. The RailRiders arranged for Teixeira to meet boys and girls from the Challenger Little League prior to the event, which included fundraising for the organization, one of the RailRiders' year-round community partners.

  • RailRiders Job Fair Returns Feb. 21
    Moosic, Pa. - With the calendar steaming towards spring, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) are looking to fill seasonal positions to help staff PNC Field in 2015. The RailRiders will be holding a job fair on Saturday, Feb. 21 in the Mohegan Sun Club at PNC Field in Moosic. These positions prove essential in enhancing the fan experience and providing supreme customer service at PNC Field.

  • RailRiders Release 2015 Promo Schedule
    The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) are excited to roll out the 2015 promotional schedule. The team plans a franchise-record 29 giveaways this summer in addition to popular theme nights that offer the best value in family-friendly entertainment. The club kick starts the season by handing out calendars on Opening Night, April 9, and magnet schedules presented by Blue Cross of NEPA on April 10.

  • Bombard Named to IL Hall of Fame
    Moosic, Pa. - The International League announced today that former Scranton/Wilkes-Barre and Charlotte manager Marc Bombard will be inducted into the circuit's Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2015. He will be joined by 1980 IL MVP Marshall Brant, and former Buffalo, Syracuse, and Rochester general manager Don Labbruzzo. The three men were elected by a vote of living IL Hall of Famers, longtime executives, broadcasters, and members of the media.

  • What The FORK Coming to RailRiders Games
    Moosic, Pa. - If you needed yet another reason to attend a game, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) will gladly oblige. The team has welcomed regional sensation What The FORK to PNC Field as a food vendor for the 2015 season.

  • Hometown Heroes Program Presented by MetLife Launches
    Moosic, Pa. - Your mom. Your neighbor. Your son. A classmate from long ago. Any one of them could be among the local heroes honored by the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) during the 2015 season thanks to the team's Hometown Heroes Program presented by MetLife.

  • Headrick Joins RailRiders Broadcast Crew
    Moosic, Pa. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) are proud to announce that Darren Headrick will join the SWB broadcast team for the 2015 season. Headrick will work alongside the RailRiders' director of media relations and broadcasting, John Sadak. Together, they will bring exciting play-by-play call of RailRiders baseball to the team's radio and television broadcasts throughout the summer.

  • Oh Say Can You Sing?
    Moosic, Pa. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) welcome the NEPA area to audition to sing the National Anthem before RailRiders games this upcoming season at PNC Field. The Mall at Steamtown in downtown Scranton will host the tryouts on Saturday, Feb. 7 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

  • Thames, Tordi Join SWB Field Staff
    Moosic, Pa. - A slew of familiar faces and two noteworthy additions will make up the 2015 field staff for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees). Manager Dave Miley, pitching coach Scott Aldred, athletic trainer Darren London and strength & conditioning coach Lee Tressel will again mentor, mend and develop the players that call NEPA their summer home. The additions come from within the organization with hitting coach Marcus Thames and defensive coach Justin Tordi.

  • Pinstripe Pals Program Launches
    Moosic, Pa. - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) love baseball, families and NEPA. In 2015, they will combine all three loves into the Pinstripe Pals, presented by Maines Food & Party Warehouse. A youth baseball sponsorship initiative, the Pinstripe Pals program includes a $500 sponsorship from the RailRiders and a $500 gift card to Maines Food & Party Warehouse for each selected league.

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