January 9, 2018 - International League (IL) - Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders
Giardino joins Adam Marco to form new broadcast team for the upcoming season
MOOSIC, PA (January 8, 2018) - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees,have named Adam Giardino as a new broadcaster and Media Relations Manager for the 2018 season. He will work alongside Adam Marco in the broadcast booth and assist with the team's media relations efforts. Giardino replaces Darren Headrick, who accepted a job covering the University of Kentucky's women's basketball and baseball programs last fall.
"We are thrilled to add Adam Giradino to the broadcasts in 2018," stated Josh Olerud, RailRiders Team President and COO. "His passion and energy will be a tremendous addition and listeners will appreciate what he brings to every broadcast."
Giardino enters his ninth season of Minor League Baseball and is bringing five years of experience in the Yankees system, having served as the Director of Broadcasting and Media Relations for the Trenton Thunder from 2013 to 2017. A lifelong resident of Franklin, Mass. and 2011 graduate of the University of Connecticut, Giardino works in the offseason announcing various sports for Dartmouth College, Brown University, Holy Cross, Harvard University and Northeastern University.
"I am really excited for the opportunity to work with Adam Marco and bring RailRiders baseball to an incredibly passionate fan base," Giardino said. "Having seen the recent infusion of youth march from Trenton to New York over the past five years, I can't wait to continue watching this current wave of talent develop and make an impact in the Bronx."
Prior to his time with Trenton, Giardino spent the 2012 season as the Media and Public Relations Assistant for the Lakewood BlueClaws (Class A, Philadelphia Phillies) and Broadcast Intern for the Pawtucket Red Sox (Triple-A, Boston Red Sox) during the 2010 and 2011 seasons.