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RailRiders Claim Triple-A's Top Prize

September 20, 2016 - Memphis, Tenn. - Chris Parmelee blasted a first-inning homer and four pitchers took it from there as the SWB RailRiders (International League/New York Yankees) defeated the El Paso Chihuahuas (Pacific Coast League/San Diego Padres) for the 2016 Gildan Triple-A National Championship at AutoZone Park on Tuesday night. SWB's first-ever overall Triple-A crown proved the first for the International League since the Columbus Clippers in 2011. Three straight hits started the home first for the RailRiders, who enjoyed home field ... Full Story

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Gildan Triple-A National Championship Game

September 20, 2016 - SEE YOU IN SCRANTON: PNC Field in Moosic, home of the RailRiders, will be the place to be for the 2017 Gildan Triple-A National Championship Game on Sept. 19. The Mohegan Sun Pocono Hotel and Casino and PNC Field will serve as hosts of the two-day event. Much like tonight's affair, that game will be televised live to a national audience on the NBC Sports Network. HERE COME THE GOVS: The RailRiders earned their first Governors' Cup title since 2008 by shutting out the Gwinnett Braves at Coolray Field in Friday night's Game... Full Story

RailRiders Claim 2016 Governors' Cup Champions

September 16, 2016 - Lawrenceville, Ga. - The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) earned their first Governors' Cup title since 2008 by shutting out the Gwinnett Braves 3-0 to win the Championship Series 3-1 on Friday night at Coolray Field. The 2016 RailRiders held the G-Braves to just two runs over the final 35.1 innings of the series. Dan Camarena (1-0) took home the win in the decisive game after firing 5.1 scoreless frames in his first Triple-A start. The left-hander held the G-Braves to five hits and a walk while striking out fo... Full Story

SWB Game Notes

September 16, 2016 - ABOUT LAST NIGHT: The potent pitching of Brady Lail, Dietrich Enns and J.R. Graham combined on a five-hit shutout as the RailRiders blanked the Gwinnett Braves in a critical Game 3 of the Governors' Cup Championship Series on Thursday night, 3-0. SWB owns a 2-1 series lead and sits one win short of the franchise's second-ever Governors' Cup crown and first since 2008. THIS AND THAT: The RailRiders led the minors with a franchise-record 24 shutouts in the regular season. Three of SWB's five playoff wins during this run hav... Full Story


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League: International League
Home: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Class: AAA
Affiliation: New York Yankees
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