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 […]

Comments - 9:07 pm

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 […]

Comments - 4:53 pm - updated: 7:23 pm.

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 […]

Comments - 11:22 pm

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 […]

Comments - 1:28 pm

Riding The Rails Episode No. 2: SWB RailRiders starter Chance Adams

MOOSIC — Welcome to the second episode of Riding The Rails. In a podcast recorded during the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders’ recent homestand, RailRiders pitcher Chance Adams joins Times Leader sportswriter and host DJ Eberle for this week’s episode. The two discuss everything from the RailRiders’ first homestand, Adams’ relationship with first-year manager Bobby Mitchell and Double-A […]

Comments - 8:39 am

Zack Zehner’s blast leads SWB RailRiders past Charlotte in rain-shortened win

Zack Zehner’s fourth-inning solo shot seemed like icing on the cake at the time. The blast to right provided the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders a four-run lead and Jonathan Holder and Brody Koerner were cruising through the first three frames. But after the Charlotte Knights tied the game up with a three-run third inning, Zehner’s home run […]

Comments - 12:22 am

SWB RailRiders first baseman Mike Ford: 4 things you might not know about me

Mike Ford, a non-drafted free agent out of Princeton, is in his first full season with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Ford is off to a hot start, sporting a .258 batting average paired with two home runs, two doubles, three walks and 2 RBI heading into Saturday night’s game against the Charlotte Knights. Here are four […]

Comments - 3:33 pm

RailRiders Notebook: Chance Adams building trust in changeup

When Chance Adams takes the mound, he’s focused on helping his team win the game despite the fact his changeup could use some work. In fact, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders starting pitcher often lets his catcher — whether it’s Kyle Higashioka or Erik Kratz — pick the spots when he should throw his changeup. After only […]

Comments - 11:11 am

Mind games: SWB RailRiders infielder Gleyber Torres’ baseball IQ setting him apart from the pack

MOOSIC — Gleyber Torres admitted after his April 7 game that he would have liked to do something more than ground into a fielder’s choice in his final at-bat. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders were losing 4-3 in the bottom of the ninth with one out when Torres stepped up to the plate. Runners were on second […]

Comments - 8:00 am

SWB RailRiders use 6-run inning to take down Charlotte

Trailing by four runs with just three innings to play, all looked lost for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders. Until they sent nine batters to the plate in a six-run inning. The RailRiders’ surge was capped off by a bases-clearing double from L.J. Mazzilli, an RBI double from Gleyber Torres and a sacrifice fly from Ryan McBroom […]

Comments - 11:35 pm - updated: 11:36 pm.

Next Page ->