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Year after RailRiders debut, SWB counties still in legal fight

Dueling lawsuits over the proceeds of the sale of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Class AAA; International League) are still active in the legal system, but little progress has been made in either. As you’ll recall, Lackawanna County and Luzerne Countyare fighting over the proceeds of the sale of the RailRiders to SWB Yankees LLC, a partnership […]

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PNC Field renovation could begin Friday

Time is a-wastin’: the renovation of PNC Field, home of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League), could begin Friday if a sale of the team is approved today. Last night Lackawanna County commissioners and the Multi-Purpose Stadium Authority held a public hearing to go over the $14.6 million sale of the SWB Yankees to Mandalay […]

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Rose steps down as SWB Yankees prez

Kristen Rose has stepped down as president of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees (Class AAA; International League) amid reports that a sale of the team is at hand. Rose will be a new executive vice president of Mandalay Baseball Properties, one of the two parties buying the SWB Yankees. “I have enjoyed my time as President of the […]

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