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RailRiders Named "Best Team" in Minors

November 4, 2016 - Managing a Triple-A team is unlike anything else in baseball. Where a Major League team is focused on winning games and winning championships, a Triple-A club has to make sure that, above all else, its players are available to help support the parent club. Where the lower levels are focused primarily on player development, players in Triple-A are for the most part ready for the Majors. Due to parent-club injuries, a Triple-A team's best players are constantly shuttling back and forth between the Majors and Triple-A -- ... Full Story

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Andy Ashby Highlights Major RailRiders Announcement

October 19, 2016 - Moosic, Pa. - Two-time Major League All-Star, former SWB Red Baron and NEPA resident Andy Ashby was one of three additions to the SWB RailRiders' (Triple-A/New York Yankees) ownership group as announced by the team at a PNC Field press conference today. Chuck Cohen and Steve Somers also were announced as new members of the team's ownership. Ashby spent parts of the 1991 and 1992 seasons with the then-Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons during his rise with the Philadelphia Phillies. He also pitched for the Colorado Rockies, ... Full Story

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

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


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League: International League
Home: Scranton, Pennsylvania
Class: AAA
Affiliation: New York Yankees
Website: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders site
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