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No. 27: The night the fists flew

No. 27: The night the fists flew

"When one of my buddies get hit, we're going to play beanball war. Beanball. War." -- Red Barons pitcher Brett Myers The date: June 24, 2002 The place: Lackawanna County Stadium The situation: This is a list filled with memorable games, tight battles, epic pitchers...

No. 28: A kid comes home, a dream comes true

No. 28: A kid comes home, a dream comes true

"It couldn't have ended any better for me." -- Durham Bulls star and Scranton's own Joe McCarthy The date: Sept. 15, 2018 The place: PNC Field The situation: It all came down to this. For the RailRiders, looking for their third Governors Cup championship in franchise...

Yankees prospect King suffers setback

Yankees prospect King suffers setback

When he first started his comeback from a spring training injury, Yankees pitching prospect Mike King was hoping for a May 1st-ish return to full-season ball. After a bit of a setback, it's looking like he'll be back after the all-star break. "I'm progressing well in...

No. 30: The game that wouldn’t end

No. 30: The game that wouldn’t end

"You know, what can you say? Finally." -- RailRiders slugger Randy Ruiz The date: July 25, 2013 The place: PNC Field The situation: It started so innocently. Overcast skies. Humid, and 74 degrees. Almost no wind. And a getaway day for both teams.Just a typical, summer...

Green takes step in right direction

Green takes step in right direction

Chad Green said Monday's scoreless outing was a step in the right direction.  He faced seven batters and struck out five. The only other out was a grounder back to Green. Here's his final strikeout, a 94-mph fastball on the inside corner against Rochester's Adam...

Yanks “expect” to call up Estrada

Yanks “expect” to call up Estrada

Another day. Another Yankees injury. Another big league opportunity for a RailRider. With Aaron Judge going down Saturday with an oblique injury, the Yankees announced that they're expecting to call up IF Thairo Estrada on Sunday to take his spot. Estrada doesn't play...

Notebook: Building a lineup

Notebook: Building a lineup

Going to try to do one of these posts after each homestand with stuff that doesn't get into game stories or other daily items. WHAT'S IN A LINEUP? Jay Bell's true Triple-A Experience began before the season even started. Projected lineup regulars Clint Frazier, Tyler...

Yankees call up Mike Ford

Yankees call up Mike Ford

The New York Yankees added another starter to the injured list Tuesday and it opened the door for a longtime farmhand to get the call. RailRiders first baseman Mike Ford was promoted to New York after Greg Bird went down with a left plantar fascia tear. To make room...