Bright future ahead for Gleyber Torres despite quiet Yankees debut

Gleyber Torres has been dreaming of Sunday since he first picked up a baseball when he was 4 years old. And he had set two “dreams” for himself early on. First was to sign a professional contract. Torres checked that box when he signed a minor-league contract with the Chicago Cubs in July 2013. Fast […]

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L.J. Mazzilli powers RailRiders over Toledo

MOOSIC — L.J. Mazzilli vowed after Friday’s shutout loss to the Toledo Mud Hens that the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders were going to turn things around. He wasn’t kidding. After falling just short to Toledo (11-4) Saturday, the RailRiders (8-8) avoided the three-game series sweep in a big way on Sunday. And Mazzilli was at the forefront. […]

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SWB RailRiders reliever J.P. Feyereisen: 5 things you might not know about me

J.P. Feyereisen, a 2016 acquisition from the Cleveland Indians out of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is in his second season with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Feyereisen pitched three innings of one-run ball against the Toledo Mud Hens on Friday. In five appearances, the right-handed reliever sports a 1-1 record and 3.38 ERA with one save this season. Here […]

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RailRiders Sunday Feature: Abiatal Avelino’s hot start a welcomed surprise

Describing Abiatal Avelino’s hot start as a surprise would be an understatement. The 23-year-old infielder was sporting a .356 batting average and International League-leading 13 RBI heading into Friday’s series opener. But here’s the catch — the career .269 hitter has been batting out of the No. 8 and 9 holes this season and if […]

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Gleyber Torres promoted to Yankees as RailRiders drop fifth straight

MOOSIC — When Gleyber Torres was pulled from Saturday’s game against the Toledo Mud Hens before he could walk out to the on-deck circle for a possible sixth-inning at-bat, he immeadiately thought it was because he didn’t hustle down the first-base line on a groundball back to the pitcher during the fifth inning. In fact, […]

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SWB RailRiders bats quiet in 4th straight loss; injury upates

MOOSIC — Friday quickly turned into what has been a frequent occurrence of late. Tallying just three hits, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders bats were quiet once again. It was the fourth game in a row that the New York Yankees Triple-A affiliate failed to score more than three runs. In fact, they were shut out for […]

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Torres’ return can’t rescue RailRiders as Gwinnett sweeps series

Some mild concern for the New York Yankees organization was alleviated on Wednesday. The losing skid for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders was not. Top prospect Gleyber Torres returned to the lineup after being pulled from a game earlier in the week for precautionary reasons with tightness in his back. Torres reached base three times, but the […]

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Gleyber Torres out of RailRiders lineup Tuesday, day-to-day with mid-back tightness

The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are playing it safe with Gleyber Torres. The 21-year-old infielder was feeling a little tight prior to Monday night’s game in Gwinnett but played anyway. He didn’t last long, though. With a first-pitch forecast of 48 degrees, 16-mph wind and the temperature dropping as the game progressed, Torres was pulled prior to […]

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Gleyber Torres exits early as SWB RailRiders fall in Gwinnett

In a night that resulted in a Scranton/Wilkes-Barre 6-1 loss to the Gwinnett Stripers, the most concern came when RailRiders infielder Gleyber Torres was pinch-hit for by Cody Asche in the top of the fifth inning. In what was a move that sent panic throughout New York Yankees social media, Yankees general manager Brian Cashman […]

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On Deck: SWB RailRiders at Gwinnett Stripers

SCRANTON/WILKES-BARRE RAILRIDERS at GWINNETT STRIPERS 7:05 p.m., Monday; 7:05 p.m., Tuesday; 12:05 p.m., Wednesday PROBABLE RAILRIDERS STARTERS — RHP Chance Adams (0-0 4.15 ERA), LHP Josh Rogers (1-0, 2.25), RHP David Hale (1-0, 2.25). PROBABLE GWINNETT STARTERS — LHP Kolby Allard (0-0, 6.75 ERA), RHP Mike Soroka (1-0, 1.69), LHP Max Fried (0-0, 1.59). PROBABLE […]

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