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RailRiders Hosting Man vs. Marathon

Tonight at PNC Field, the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Class AAA; International League) will combine two sports as they host Man vs. Marathon. As part of this unique promotion, runners will race against the clock in an effort to finish the race before the game against the Gwinnett Braves concludes. (more…)

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RailRiders interest sold to investment group

Mandalay Baseball Properties’ half interest in the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Class AAA; International League) will be sold to SWB Investors LLC, pending MiLB and International League approvals. The principals behind SWB Investors LLC are David Abrams, David Blitzer, Grant Cagle and Michael Hisler. All local team management, including team president and general manager Rob Crain, will […]

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RailRiders, Yankees extend PDC

This is more a formality than anything else, as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (Class AAA; International League) and the New York Yankees extended their PDC through 2018. The signing extended their relationship for four more years, through the 2018 season. That is the longest extension allowed per baseball rules. This is no surprise: the Yankees are […]

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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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