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August 23, 2016 - ABOUT LAST NIGHT: The RailRiders clinched the regular-season series, and with it the rivalry IronRail Trophy, with a 5-3 win over the IronPigs on Monday. The RailRiders have won 10 of the clubs' 17 clashes this season with one more to play. The IronPigs have lost five of the teams' last six meetings. MAGIC NUMBER: The RailRiders' magic number to clinch a playoff berth sits at six entering today. SWB paces Lehigh Valley by 5.0 games for the division. The top three teams in the wild-card chase all reside in the North with L... Full Story

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RailRiders Hoist IronRail

August 22, 2016 - Allentown, Pa. - The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) clinched the regular-season series, and with it the rivalry IronRail Trophy, with a 5-3 win over the host Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia Phillies) at Coca-Cola Park on Monday. The RailRiders (81-48) have won 10 of the club's 17 clashes this season with one more to play. The IronPigs (76-53) have lost five of the team's last six meetings. SWB's magic number to clinch a playoff spot dropped to six. The team has a 5.0-game lead in the division with 14 games t... Full Story

SWB Game Notes

August 22, 2016 - AND SOMETIMES IT RAINS: SWB had their series finale against the Pawtucket Red Sox canceled due to inclement weather at PNC Field on Sunday afternoon. The game will not be made up as the two clubs do not meet again in 2016. The RailRiders finished 9-7 against the PawSox, claiming the season series for the third straight year. MAGIC NUMBER: The RailRiders' magic number to clinch a playoff berth sits at seven entering Monday. SWB paces Lehigh Valley by four games for the division. The top three teams in the wild-card chase a... Full Story

SWB Game Notes

August 21, 2016 - ABOUT LAST NIGHT: The boys SWB blanked the Pawtucket Red Sox 4-0 on Saturday night at PNC Field. The win secures the season series against the PawSox for the third straight season. The RailRiders boast the best record in Triple-A at 80-48. YOU GET NOTHING!: The RailRiders' 4-0 triumph marked their franchise-record 22nd shutout of the season. SWB owns the most shutout wins in MiLB. The old SWB single-season record for shutouts, 16, was set by the 2009 SWB Yankees. The 22 shutouts are believed to be the most in the Internat... Full Story


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