Cooper’s midseason journey reaches SWB

Cooper’s midseason journey reaches SWB

Colorado Springs, Colorado; to Round Rock, Texas; to Tacoma, Washington; back to Colorado Springs. Then onto Boston, Minneapolis, Seattle, the Bronx and, now, Moosic. Milwaukee to New York. It’s been a busy month for Garrett Cooper. The Yankees acquired Cooper...
Solano: Jose Fernandez was ‘special’

Solano: Jose Fernandez was ‘special’

THE 20-YEAR-OLD on the mound never pitched above High A, but there he was, making his Major League debut April 7, 2013. He got the first three New York Mets he faced to fly out. The next three, he struck out. Four more and Jose Fernandez had retired the first 10...
Pregame notes: Ford almost ready

Pregame notes: Ford almost ready

A couple notes from the RailRiders clubhouse Monday. Ford close to return If not for a couple passing rain storms, the RailRiders would’ve put Mike Ford’s injured hamstring to the test before Monday’s game. But the tarp stayed on the field and the...

Yankees acquire Garrett Cooper

The Yankees took a step toward replenishing their first base depth Thursday. The team announced it acquired Garrett Cooper from the Milwaukee Brewers in exchange for lefty reliever Tyler Webb. Cooper was sent to SWB, but had yet to report before the team’s game...
Lineup ch-ch-changes

Lineup ch-ch-changes

Here’s what the RailRiders lineup looked like a little more than two weeks ago at the start of a quick homestand against Rochester¬†on June 13: Tyler Wade, shortstop Dustin Fowler, center field Greg Bird, designated hitter Tyler Austin, first base Clint Frazier,...