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RailRiders Blank Tides, 3-0

April 13, 2024 - International League (IL)
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders News Release

NORFOLK, VA - The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders shut out the Norfolk Tides 3-0 on Saturday night. The RailRiders hit two home runs in their sixth straight victory!

A pitcher's duel ensued right off the bat between Yankees #14 prospect Clayton Beeter and Orioles #9 prospect Cade Povich.

Both teams were held hitless through three innings of work.

Carlos Narvaez gave the RailRiders some life with a leadoff home run in the fifth. His first of the season traveled 391-feet to left field.

The RailRiders added another in the eighth inning. Josh VanMeter smacked his second home run of the week for a 2-0 advantage.

In the top of the ninth, SWB added an insurance run. Narvaez reached on an error and Jeter Downs singled him home. The team loaded the bases but finished 3-0.

Clayton Beeter (W, 1-0) pitched five shutout frames, giving up just one hit for his only base runner. He struck out eight. Matt Givin worked three innings clean, working through a bases loaded jam in the eighth. It was first appearance of the season and his Triple-A debut. Jake Cousins (S, 2) threw a scoreless ninth.,

Cade Povich (L, 1-1) tossed five and a third innings off one run ball. He walked two and struck out ten. Garrett Stallings and Matt Krook each allowed a run.

The RailRiders continue their series in Norfolk against the Triple-A Baltimore Orioles affiliate. The week continues with a game on Sunday at 1:05 PM. The team will return to PNC Field to take on the Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs beginning on Tuesday, April 16. Tickets and more information are available online at

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