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

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

From a press release: The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders took their name from the region’s rich railroad past, and the Electric City Trolley Museum in downtown Scranton will once again honor that history by offering 11 excursions to PNC Field in Moosic this spring and summer. Select Sunday games through September will offer baseball fans an opportunity […]

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders host opening night FanFest and $10k contest on April 12

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders host opening night FanFest and $10k contest on April 12

From a press release: After a six-game trip to Syracuse to start the 2022 season, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders return to PNC Field in Moosic on Tuesday, April 12 for an opening night against the Norfolk Tides that is shaping up to be “off the rails.” The RailRiders front office will welcome baseball back to Northeastern […]

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders don custom jerseys, including Marvel uniforms, during 2022 season

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders don custom jerseys, including Marvel uniforms, during 2022 season

From a press release: As the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders prepare for the 2022 season, the team has unveiled its custom jersey nights slated for the upcoming schedule. The season begins on the road on Tuesday, April 5, with the home opener one week later at PNC Field in Moosic. In addition to the daily promotions already […]

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Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders update classic ‘SWB’ logo for 2022 jerseys, caps, and merch

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders update classic ‘SWB’ logo for 2022 jerseys, caps, and merch

From a press release: The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are bringing back a familiar team mark in 2022. The club will once again use the “SWB” from the days of the Lackawanna County Stadium as an alternate logo. The logo will be featured on New Era road caps and new alternate jerseys during the upcoming season. The […]

 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 […]

 Jason Riedmiller

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Checking in with Hoy Jun Park with the Pittsburgh Pirates

RAILRIDERS PHOTOBLOG: Checking in with Hoy Jun Park with the Pittsburgh Pirates

Ahoy, matey! Since being traded to the Pittsburgh Pirates and promoted to the Majors, former Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders offensive standout Hoy Jun Park has continued to produce results, as seen here at PNC Park last weekend. The lefty is hitting .235 in 51 at bats with one home run, five RBIs, and four runs on 12 […]

 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 […]