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SWB and Pawtucket Set Friendly ALDS Wager

October 5, 2018 - MOOSIC, PA - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, and the Pawtucket Red Sox, Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, have announced a friendly wager based on the outcome of the American League Division Series. The Yankees and Red Sox open the best-of-five ALDS tonight at Fenway Park; the first time ever that the teams are meeting in the divisional round. "There is no bigger rivalry in sports than Yankees and Red Sox," stated Josh Olerud, the Rail... Full Story

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RailRiders accepting nominations for All-Time SWB team

October 1, 2018 - MOOSIC, PA. - During the 2019 season, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will celebrate 30 years of baseball in Northeast Pennsylvania. Over the next three weeks, nominations will be accepted to help determine the All-Time Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Team. Nine bobbleheads will be created and given away in 2019, honoring the best of the best that honed their skills here. ? Between now and October 7, fans can nominate their favorite pitcher and catcher. ? From October 8 through October 14, nomi... Full Story

RailRiders to join Copa de la Diversion in 2019

September 24, 2018 - MOOSIC, PA. - Minor League Baseball™ has revealed an expanded roster of 72 teams set to participate in its 2019 "Copa de la DiversiĆ³n"; a season-long event series entering its second year. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are thrilled to be added to the roster of new teams participating in 2019. The cornerstone of MiLB's U.S. Hispanic/Latino fan engagement initiative, "Copa de la DiversiĆ³n" - or "Fun Cup"- established an innovative new platform authentically connecting MiLB teams w... Full Story

Durham Wins Governor's Cup Championship Series 3-2

September 15, 2018 - MOOSIC, Pa. - On Saturday, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders lost Game 5 of the 2018 International League Governor's Cup Championship to the Durham Bulls by a 6-2 final at PNC Field. Durham won their second consecutive Governor's Cup Championship and sixth in franchise history with a 3-2 series win in the best-of-five set. Scranton native Joe McCarthy hit a solo home run in the bottom of the first to give the Bulls the early lead. In the third, Durham added a pair of runs on three strai... Full Story

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September 15 IL Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2 at Durham 6 (Champ. Gm. 5; at SWB) Final
September 14 IL Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 5 at Durham 2 (Champ. Gm. 4; at SWB) Final
September 13 IL Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 0 at Durham 3 (Champ. Gm. 3; at SWB) Final
September 12 IL Durham 5 at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 2 (Champ. Gm. 2) Final
September 11 IL Durham 2 at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 3 (Champ. Gm. 1) Final
September 8 IL Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 7 at Lehigh Valley 2 (Playoff Gm. 4) Final
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