PRESS RELEASE – On Wednesday, the Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre RailRiders officially announced John Adams as the team’s new president. Members of the RailRiders ownership group were on hand to welcome Adams into his new role ahead of the 2020 season.
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PRESS RELEASE – With Opening Day fast approaching, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders have announced their 2019 promotional schedule. The RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, will celebrate 30 years of professional baseball in Northeast Pennsylvania during the upcoming season and the promotional highlights will revolve around that history.
PRESS RELEASE – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are pleased to announce a free, six-part lecture series for parents of players registered for the upcoming Winter Camps at PNC Field. RailRiders University is presented by Geisinger, who is proud to offer its expertise for these informative sessions in the home clubhouse at PNC Field.
On Thursday evening, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, in conjunction with the International League and Pacific Coast League, announced that the 2020 Triple-A All-Star Game will be held at PNC Field. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – PNC Field will be the place to be for the Gildan Triple-A National Championship Game in 2017. The Mohegan Sun Pocono Hotel and Casino and PNC Field will serve as host of the two-day event next summer, the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/ New York Yankees) announced today. Continue reading
Seven years after Luzerne County filed a lawsuit against neighboring Lackawanna County and the Multi-Purpose Stadium Authority of Lackawanna County regarding the sale of the region’s Triple-A baseball franchise, Luzerne County Council approved a $4 million settlement offer. Read more here.
On Saturday, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A, International League) unveiled a “Baby Bombers” alternative logo designed by Brandiose. As you know, the RailRiders are affiliated with the New York Yankees. Watch unveiling here.
Solicitors from Luzerne and Lackawanna counties say they’re interested in discussing a settlement of their dueling litigation over the region’s Triple-A baseball franchise. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – 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. Continue reading
Nostrovia! Not only to good health but to good food as well! What better way to celebrate a local delicacy than having a good ole’ fashion Pierog-Off on August 26 at PNC Field, home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A, International League). You can get a glimpse of the special unis and merchandise for the night below:
Luzerne County’s lawsuit aiming to gain half of the $14.6 million sale of the Moosic (PA)-based Triple-A minor league baseball franchise might be moving closer to a settlement. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) have announced two changes to their executive management team effective immediately. Jeremy Ruby has been named the team’s outright general manager while Josh Olerud has joined the team as its newly-created chief operating officer. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Coming together for the greater good. All baseball teams try to accomplish it on the field. In the case of the SWB RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) – the off-the-field efforts added up to a whole lot of good in 2015. The full report can be accessed through the link below: Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) have announced that there are 21 members of the team’s new ownership group with strong ties to Northeast Pennsylvania. These individuals will participate in the RailRiders Advisory Council, which will further connect the organization to the community. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) are excited to roll out the 2015 promotional schedule. The team plans a franchise-record 29 giveaways this summer in addition to popular theme nights that offer the best value in family-friendly entertainment. The club kick starts the season by handing out calendars on Opening Night, April 9, and magnet Continue reading
MiLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill wrapped up his “On the Road” series this past season with a visit to PNC Field, home of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (International League). Read more and view photos here.
PRESS RELEASE – Mandalay Baseball Properties LLC is pleased to announce it has entered into a definitive agreement with SWB Investors LLC for the sale of its 50% interest in the SWB RailRiders franchise (Triple-A/New York Yankees). The principals of SWB Investors LLC include David Abrams, David Blitzer, Grant Cagle and Michael Hisler. The agreement is subject to customary closing Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) are proud to announce the addition of Aaron Berlin to the organization’s broadcast team for the 2014 season. Berlin will work alongside RailRiders’ director of media relations and broadcasting, John Sadak, and will assist in delivering the exciting play-by-play and color commentary on the RailRiders’ Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – When prompted for what would draw them to PNC Field, the people of NEPA have consistently used a familiar refrain – giveaways. Today, with the announcement of their 2014 promotional schedule, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) answered that call. The docket calls for a franchise-record 25 giveaways planned to help celebrate 25 seasons of SWB Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Realizing potential requires more than pure ability. It takes practice. It takes focus. It takes effort. And it takes a team. Following up on the franchise’s fantastic success in 2013, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) proudly boast a number of promotions and additions to bolster the club’s efforts in 2014. Continue reading
Eric and Wendy Pastore from DigitalBallparks.com recently visited the new PNC Field, home of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (International League). Read more and view photos here.
Joe Mock from BaseballParks.com recently visited the new PNC Field, home of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (International League). Mr. Mock’s comprehensive review covers the stadium’s development, design and construction, amenities, concessions, and overall fan experience. Read more and view photos here.
MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill takes a look at the upcoming best promotions in affiliated ball for the week of May 8 – 14, including “Farewell to The Office” (Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders), “Condiment War III” (Bradenton Marauders), a “Crazy Hot Dog Vendor Soap Dispenser” giveaway (Reading Fightin Phils). Read more here.
The BallparkHunter (your webmaster here!) visited the new PNC Field, home of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (International League), on its inaugural Opening Day on April 4, 2013. View gallery of 104 photos here.
Seaport Capital LLC has retained Game Plan LLC to sell its majority share of Mandalay Baseball Properties, which owns the Triple-A Oklahoma RedHawks (Pacific Coast League), Double-A Erie SeaWolves (Eastern League), Double-A Frisco RoughRiders (Texas League), Single-A Dayton Dragons (Midwest League) and half of the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders (International League Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – NEPA’s boys of summer have yet another new home. In addition to the $43 million reconstructed PNC Field, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) will have 20 of their home games televised throughout the region on WQMY My Network TV in year one of a five-year deal. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – CHAMP is about to get some new friends. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are preparing to announce two mascots to join CHAMP for the 2013 season. The club needs help in naming CHAMP’s pals, and the RailRiders are asking local elementary schools for their best ideas on the nomenclature of NEPA’s latest and greatest costumed buddies. Continue reading
The Triple-A Rochester Red Wings (International League) made $95,000 from their own operations and allowing the Empire State Yankees (now Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders) play 40 games at Frontier Field in 2012. But the Wings lost $143,000 operating the Single-A Batavia Muckdogs (New York-Penn League), for a net loss of $48,000. On a positive note, the Wing are sitting on Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Have you ever seen a monkey dressed like a cowboy riding a dog like a horse while herding farm animals? You will this summer at PNC Field at the June 22 night game when the Cowboy Monkey Rodeo invades NEPA on Country Night. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders proudly announce their full promotional calendar for 2013. Click here to view the schedule. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will be holding an Open House on Saturday, Jan. 26. Fans are invited to come out and check the progress of PNC Field. The event, which is free and open to the public, will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The curtain has been pulled back, and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Triple-A/New York Yankees) have arrived. Northeast Pennsylvania’s hometown team unveiled its new identity at the hotly-anticipated “Big Reveal” on Wednesday at Genetti Manor in Dickson City. Amid a carnival atmosphere populated by an overflowing throng of faithful fans and area media Continue reading