Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Chris Sale pitches 3rd immaculate inning, tying Sandy Koufax

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Chris Sale pitches 3rd immaculate inning, tying Sandy Koufax

Nine pitches, nine strikes, three outs… the immaculate inning. On April 18, 1964, Sandy Koufax threw his third perfect inning, the most by any pitcher. That is until Aug. 26, 2021 when Boston Red Sox ace Chris Sale took the mound against the Minnesota Twins to record his third immaculate inning, tying the Hall of […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

NEPA music and entertainment venues receive $10.7 million in COVID-19 relief funds

NEPA music and entertainment venues receive $10.7 million in COVID-19 relief funds

From a press release: Last week, State Representative Matt Cartwright (D-Moosic) announced that 12 venues in Pennsylvania’s 8th District will receive a total of $10.7 million from the Shuttered Venue Operators Grants program. Cartwright voted to establish the program through the bipartisan COVID-19 relief package passed in December of 2020, then enhance it by helping […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Fan favorite Hoy Jun Park traded to Pittsburgh Pirates

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Fan favorite Hoy Jun Park traded to Pittsburgh Pirates

Earlier today, the New York Yankees announced that Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders fan favorite Hoy Jun Park and fellow infielder Diego Castillo were traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates for 28-year-old reliever Clay Holmes and his 5.57 career ERA. This was a great trade! …for the Pirates. Catcher Rob Brantly was sent back to Scranton to make room […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: RailRiders’ extra innings fall short to Syracuse Mets

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: RailRiders’ extra innings fall short to Syracuse Mets

Despite plenty of offense and a return to form for top pitching prospect Deivi Garcia, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders lost three of their last four games to the Syracuse Mets in extra innings, including today’s 9-8 defeat at PNC Field in Moosic. The RailRiders split this home series three games to three but also lost a […]

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RailRiders fans can take a swing at Home Run Derby at PNC Field in Moosic on July 29

RailRiders fans can take a swing at Home Run Derby at PNC Field in Moosic on July 29

From a press release: The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders have partnered with T-Mobile to host the first Community Home Run Derby at PNC Field in Moosic on Thursday, July 29. 100 participants will have the chance to swing for the fences to win prizes from T-Mobile and the team starting at 6 p.m. “We are looking forward […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: RailRiders become colorful Vejigantes

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: RailRiders become colorful Vejigantes

It was opening night for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ alter ego “Vejigantes” at PNC Field in Moosic on Thursday, June 17. Taking the name from a character in Puerto Rican folklore, the team played the game in these colorful uniforms as part “Copa de la Diversión” or “Fun Cup,” a “season-long event series specifically designed to […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Hoy Jun Park remains Player of the Week

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Hoy Jun Park remains Player of the Week

Today, Hoy Jun Park was named the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ Player of the Week for the second consecutive week. Catch him at PNC Field while you still can. Here are some photos of him taken on May 27 when the team won against the Buffalo Bisons. Congrats, Hoy!

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Take the trolley from Scranton to PNC Field in Moosic to see RailRiders games through September

Take the trolley from Scranton to PNC Field in Moosic to see RailRiders games through September

From a press release: Now that baseball is back, so are the trolley excursions to PNC Field in Moosic. The Electric City Trolley Museum is once again taking a page out of the area’s rich railroad history by offering 11 runs this summer for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders games. Select Sunday games through September will offer fans […]

 NEPA Scene Staff

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 2021 summer giveaways and promotions announced

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders 2021 summer giveaways and promotions announced

From a press release: With capacity at PNC Field in Moosic expanding to 100 percent next month, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are putting single-game tickets for the remainder of the 2021 season on sale now at swbrailriders.com. In conjunction with this and giveaways already slated for the season, the team will have three legendary bobblehead giveaways, […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Chris Gittens knocking it out of the park

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Chris Gittens knocking it out of the park

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders fell 5-4 to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs at PNC Field today. Chris Gittens gave it his all with a two-run home run in the fifth inning. Here he is on May 11 swinging for the fences. The Yankees are definitely watching this guy!

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