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Deivi’s debut

Deivi’s debut

Yankees 20-year-old pitching prospect Deivi Garcia made his Triple-A debut Monday, tossing five innings in the RailRiders' game against Columbus, the top team in the International League that came into the game with a 31-13 record on the road. Garcia allowed one run...

No. 2: The RailRiders stand alone in ’16

No. 2: The RailRiders stand alone in ’16

"I don’t know how to explain it or tell you how we feel; but for myself, this season is on top of the list." -- RailRiders manager Al Pedrique The date: Sept. 20, 2016 The place: Autozone Park (Memphis, TN) The situation: They had already made history, already...

No. 3: Baseball returns to NEPA

No. 3: Baseball returns to NEPA

"Our young people today will experience the thrills we had so many years ago." -- Pennsylvania governor and Scranton native Robert P. Casey The date: April 26, 1989 The place: Lackawanna County Stadium The situation: Years of dreaming led to decades of planning....

No. 4: The Captain comes to Scranton

No. 4: The Captain comes to Scranton

"They gave me a standing ovation when I grounded out." -- Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter The date: July 6-10 and Aug. 22-24, 2013 The place: PNC Field The situation: Fans look forward to the occasional injury rehab series at minor league parks. Minor league teams look...

No. 6: The catch

No. 6: The catch

"That's three runs if he doesn't come up with it, and we're in deep, deep trouble." -- Red Barons manager Lee Elia The date: Sept. 11, 1992 The place: Lackawanna County Stadium The situation: For the first time ever, the Red Barons were in the playoffs, playing in...

No. 7: The Yanks are coming

No. 7: The Yanks are coming

"If Scranton had an interest in us, we had an interest. It was our first choice." -- Yankees general manager Brian Cashman The date: Sept. 21, 2006 The place: Lackawanna County Commissioners meeting room (Scranton) The situation: For a year, the day was coming. It...