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LOL: Fully Loaded Comedy Festival hits PNC Field 

Bert “The Machine” Kreischer and packed lineup to perform in NEPA on June 16
March 8, 2023

MOOSIC, PA (March 8, 2023) – Bert “The Machine” Kreischer announced today he will be starting the party back up this summer with his second annual Fully Loaded Comedy Festival in June at sixteen of the most iconic ballparks and arenas across the country. A star-studded lineup will perform at

Major Fun Ahead: 2023 Promotions & Giveaways

March 2, 2023

MOOSIC, PA (March 2, 2023) – Opening Day at PNC Field is 29 days away and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are thrilled to unveil their 2023 promotional and giveaway schedule. Later this month, the RailRiders begin a home schedule that currently features 16 giveaways, 12 fireworks nights, six custom jerseys, four

On the Call: SWB Radio Partnership Extended

SWB extends agreement with Bold Gold Media Group & adds new #2 broadcaster to crew
March 7, 2023

MOOSIC, PA (March 7, 2023) – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, have agreed to a two-year extension of their radio broadcast partnership with Bold Gold Media Group through the end of the 2024 International League season. All 150 RailRiders regular season games will be heard

Good Times: SWB's daily promotions announced

Daily promos offer ticket discounts, drink specials and more!
February 23, 2023

MOOSIC, PA (February 23, 2023) – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders have set their 2023 daily promotions and are thrilled to add a new hook to their slate of offerings. The RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, open their 150-game schedule on March 31 at PNC Field and single-game tickets

2023 RailRiders University Community Series Set

Annual series, presented by Geisinger, puts local high school and special needs teams on PNC Field 13 times this year.
February 21, 2023

MOOSIC, PA (February 21, 2023) – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are pleased to announce the schedule for the seventh annual RailRiders University Community Series, presented by Geisinger. Each year, the RailRiders welcome local high school and special needs teams onto PNC Field to showcase their talents. 2023 RailRiders University Community Series

Gearing Up: Single-Game Tickets on sale March 4

Beat-the-Clock special returns during Preseason Preview
February 16, 2023

MOOSIC, PA (February 16, 2023) – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, will put single-game tickets for the 2023 season on sale Saturday, March 4, beginning at 11 A.M. The RailRiders will commemorate this first chance to buy individual game tickets with a Preseason Preview at

Tourney Time: Win big with March Madness in 2023

Purchase a new ticket plan or membership to win on April 3
February 13, 2023

MOOSIC, PA (February 13, 2022) – The big dance is almost here and the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are excited to announce the return of a fan-fav ticket promotion geared towards tourney time. The RailRiders are giving fans the opportunity to pair ticket packages purchased with teams from the NCAA men’s college

Team Work: 2023 SWB Field Staff Announced

New manager Shelley Duncan joined by solid mix of new staff and returnees
February 3, 2023

MOOSIC, PA (February 3, 2023) – The New York Yankees have announced the field staff for each of their minor league affiliates. New RailRiders Manager Shelley Duncan will be joined in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre dugout by Pitching Coach Graham Johnson, Hitting Coach Trevor Amicone and Athletic Trainer Jimmy Downam, each of

Setting the Pace: SWB Front Office promotions and new hires announced

Four staff members promoted and seven new hires help jumpstart 2023 season
February 2, 2023

MOOSIC, PA (February 2, 2023) – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, are excited to announce key promotions and additions to their front office staff. Opening Day is March 31 and the team is gearing up for the new campaign with several promotions and hires across

Power Move: Shelley Duncan to manage SWB

2009 IL MVP returns to Yankees system to helm the RailRiders
January 20, 2023

MOOSIC, PA (January 20, 2022) – The New York Yankees have announced that Shelley Duncan has been named as the new manager for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Duncan re-joins the organization that drafted him and will lead the franchise that he won the International League MVP Award with in 2009. “We

Best Buddies: Pinstripe Pals benefits local leagues

RailRiders program, presented by US Foods, returns to lend helping hand to 10 local youth leagues.
January 6, 2023

MOOSIC, PA (January 6, 2023) – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, in partnership with US Foods, are pleased to announce that the Pinstripe Pals program has returned in support of area youth softball and baseball leagues. Applications are being accepted now and 10 youth leagues will be selected for the program this

Super Opportunity: Football Squares Returns

Win BIG with the big game on February 12.
January 9, 2023

MOOSIC, PA (January 9, 2022) – With Super Bowl LVII only weeks away, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are bringing back a fan-favorite promotion with the chance to win great prizes. Fans can purchase flex plans, partial, half or full season memberships to get involved in the RailRiders Football Squares promotion with

Growing Up on the Grass: Roger Bossard Q & A

The playing surface at PNC Field was re-done in October and the RailRiders grounds crew had help from an expert on the field.
November 22, 2022

In October, the playing surface at PNC Field was redone. A typical grass field for a Minor League team usually lasts around five years, give or take a few due to special events, usage or wear and tear. This process began in 2021 and ultimately was done immediately following the

Top Arm: Weissert named IL Pitcher of the Year

Reliever becomes first SWB pitcher to win top IL honor since 2002
November 7, 2022

MOOSIC, PA (November 7, 2022) – Minor League Baseball announced its 2022 International League All-Stars and Greg Weissert was named as both the league’s Pitcher of the Year as well as the top relief pitcher. Weissert pitched in 42 games for the RailRiders this past season, going 2-1 with 18

Best in Class: Student MVP program returns

NEPA Crane & Hauling helps bring back program to honor and reward local students
October 14, 2022

MOOSIC, PA (October 14, 2022) – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders and NEPA Crane & Hauling are pleased to announce the Student MVP program is returning for the 2022-23 academic year. Local elementary school and middle school students can be honored and rewarded for their efforts during the current school year! Principals

On the Clock: 2023 Home Game Times Set

SWB to once again play 75 home games in upcoming season
October 31, 2022

MOOSIC, PA (October 31, 2022) – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, have announced their home game times for the 2023 season. The new campaign starts on March 31 and the 150-game slate runs through September 24, including 75 games at PNC Field in Moosic. Click

Had a Blast! Looking back at 2022

The 2022 season was full of lows to highs with some incredible talent and moments for the RailRiders.
September 28, 2022

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders entered this season with customary high expectations after a 75-52 finish in 2021. Manager Doug Davis’s Opening Day roster featured several promising prospects in Oswaldo Cabrera, Luis Gil and Oswald Peraza. There were also numerous players with previous Big League experience, including former All-Stars Ender Inciarte and

Strong Finish: RailRiders win final game of 2022

SWB finishes 83-67, their most wins since 2017 (86)
September 28, 2022

MOOSIC, PA (September 28, 2022) –The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (83-67) concluded the 2022 season with a 3-0 win over the Buffalo Bisons Wednesday evening. The victory moved Scranton/Wilkes-Barre to a season-high 16 games over .500. The RailRiders struck early with a tally in the second. Derek Dietrich launched his third home

What's Up Next: 2023 Schedule Announced

2023 season starts on March 31 with 150-game slate
August 31, 2022

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, Triple-A affiliate of the New York Yankees, are pleased to announce their schedule for the 2023 season. The RailRiders will open their season on March 31 with a three-game homestand and conclude their second straight 150-game schedule on the road on September 24, split evenly with 75

Out: RailRiders postseason hopes end Tuesday

The team was once 17 games under .500 and crawled back, fighting to the second to last day of the season.
September 27, 2022

MOOSIC, PA (September 27, 2022) –The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (82-67) were eliminated from playoff contention on Tuesday night with a Durham Bulls victory. SWB went on to lose 8-1 to the Buffalo Bisons. Buffalo jumped ahead with a four-spot in the third. Trevor Schwecke tallied the first of his two extra-base

Still Alive: RailRiders split doubleheader with season on the line

SWB's nightcap win keeps their playoff hopes alive.
September 26, 2022

MOOSIC, PA (September 26, 2022) –The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (82-66) split a doubleheader against the Buffalo Bisons on Monday. Thanks to a walk-off win in game two, SWB’s postseason hopes are still alive with an elimination number of one with two games to go. Game one was a resumption of a

Klutch: Matt Krook sets franchise record in crucial win

SWB survives rain-delay for a series-clinching victory.
September 25, 2022

ALLENTOWN, PA (September 25, 2022) –The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (81-65) won the series finale 3-1 over the Lehigh Valley IronPigs. Matt Krook set a franchise record in strikeouts as a part of the crucial victory. Lehigh Valley tagged Zach Greene with his first run in the month of September. A wild