RailRiders Weekend Notebook: Jake Cave bringing success from Rochester back home

MOOSIC — In the grand scheme of things, Jake Cave’s .299 batting average for the month of August is nothing to sniff at. However, after batting .390 and .327 in the two months prior, one could consider Cave’s August a slight slump. That was until this past week’s four game-series in Rochester, when the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre […]

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Yankees’ Greg Bird records 2 hits in final game with SWB RailRiders, a 9-1 win

Greg Bird backed up his manager’s words in Friday night’s blowout against the Syracuse Chiefs. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders manager Al Pedrique told reporters Friday afternoon that he thought the New York Yankees first baseman looked ready to return to the bigs. Five hours later, Bird collected a pair of hits as the RailRiders’ designated hitter in […]

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RailRiders Weekend Feature: Jordan Montgomery looking forward to return to Yankees

MOOSIC — Jordan Montgomery was out for a run Friday afternoon at PNC Field. Just one day after he made his return to the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ rotation, pitching three innings of one-run baseball in Rochester. After an impressive start to his rookie campaign, tallying a 7-6 record and 4.00 ERA as the New York Yankees’ […]

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RailRiders erupt in Montgomery’s return

Well, that scoring drought didn’t last long. And now, it shouldn’t be long before the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders once again become a playoff team. Rehabbing New York Yankees infielders Starlin Castro and Greg Bird hammered back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning Thursday, snapping a 17-inning scoreless streak and fueling a seven-run rally that carried the […]

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RailRiders fall twice in final inning at Rochester

After all that offense before the rain came, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders offense was washed out when a game against Rochester resumed Wednesday. And as it turned out, one run by Rochester was enough to win. Twice. Leonardo Reginatto unloaded a home run off Ben Heller in the bottom of the seventh inning Wednesday, giving Rochester […]

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Rehabbing Yankees help lift RailRiders over Rochester

The swings of two injured New York Yankees infielders just keep getting better in the minor leagues. And because of it, the fortunes of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders never looked healthier. Rehabbing Yankees Greg Bird and Starlin Castro accounted for all the team’s runs Monday, helping Chance Adams and the RailRiders hold off Rochester, 4-3 in […]

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Mark Payton, SWB RailRiders outfielder: 10 things you might not know about me

Mark Payton, a seventh-round draft pick by the New York Yankees out of the University of Texas in 2014, is in his first full season with the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. In 75 games heading into Saturday night’s game against the Durham Bulls, the 25-year-old outfielder was batting .265 with five home runs, 12 doubles, 30 […]

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Miguel Andujar, Domingo German power RailRiders past Durham Bulls

MOOSIC — Miguel Andujar is just 22 years old. Domingo German just turned 24 earlier this month. They’re two of the younger Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders, and together they’re making some of the loudest noise as of late. That continued Sunday against the Durham Bulls. German pitched seven shutout innings while Andujar finished a triple shy of […]

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RailRiders Weekend Notebook: Reliever Brady Lail has found his inner bulldog

MOOSIC — There was a point in early July when Brady Lail was flip-flopping between starts and relief appearances for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. And, as a reliever, something clicked. In a pair of three-inning relief appearances Lail totaled a 1.50 ERA. However, in four starts he had an 0-2 record and an alarming 9.33 ERA. […]

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Mistakes cost the SWB RailRiders in an 8-4 loss to the Durham Bulls

MOOSIC — If ominous winds were not so symbolic of the eighth inning to come, then bullpen and fielding struggles on this homestand might have been a better omen. Just as a thunderstorm encroached upon PNC Field, the wheels quickly came off for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. The RailRiders suffered an 8-4 loss to the Durham […]

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