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Sheffield ready to take on new role

Sheffield ready to take on new role

Justus Sheffield got a call on his day off Monday. The RailRiders talented young southpaw wouldn’t be making his scheduled start Tuesday at Buffalo. He was moving to the bullpen instead -- orders from New York and a Yankees team that is trying to figure out how he’ll...

King on the hill

King on the hill

A couple things on Michael King's resume stood out before RailRiders fans got their first look at him Sunday. He gets ground balls, he's a quick mover and he's put up some of the best numbers in the Yankees organization this season. At High-A Tampa: 1.79 ERA in 40.1...

Lail takes moment to evaluate career

Lail takes moment to evaluate career

ROCHESTER -- Brady Lail said he wasn't expecting it, but then again, no player who spent parts of four seasons at Triple-A would ever really expect to be sent down. Especially after the way this year started, too. Lail shifted out of the rotation and into the bullpen...

Domingo German on DL with ulnar neuritis

Domingo German on DL with ulnar neuritis

After exiting his Thursday start one pitch into the second inning, Domingo German was placed on the seven-day disabled list Friday with ulnar neuritis, RailRiders manager Bobby Mitchell said. Mitchell sounded worried about the injury after Thursday's game, but seemed...

Q+A with Mason Williams

Q+A with Mason Williams

Mason Williams gave RailRiders fans a quick reminder of what he can do in Louisville's first game against SWB this series. In the sixth inning, the former Yankees top prospect ran down a tailing line drive off Bruce Caldwell's bat, using a full-extension dive in the...

Feyereisen shaves head for cancer research

Feyereisen shaves head for cancer research

J.P. Feyereisen had come to terms with it. He was in the final hours of enjoying a full head of hair. "It's fun to style it every day, but it gets hot," he said before the RailRiders' game against Durham on Thursday. Feyereisen, clubby Timmy Drewes and strength and...

Q and A with Tino Martinez

Q and A with Tino Martinez

Tino Martinez, the slugging first baseman of the 90s Yankees dynasty, is part of the latest group of roving instructors to come through PNC Field this year, visiting the area for this series against Durham. Here, he answers some questions about his role with the...

Meet Gleyber

Meet Gleyber

So, you've just called up a super-prospect infielder and you're wondering, "What can I expect from Gleyber Torres?" The Yankees promoted the 21-year-old Saturday after a torrid start to the season with the RailRiders. Though we only got to see 37 games of Gleyber in...

Game 1: RailRiders vs. Syracuse

Game 1: RailRiders vs. Syracuse

The field is looks good. All the video panels in the scoreboards are firing. They're giving the seats one last power wash and they're heating up all the grills at the concession stands. It's opening day in Moosic. The RailRiders welcome Syracuse to PNC Field tonight...