Following Tampa’s elimination from the playoffs, only the RailRiders remain active among the full-season affiliates. They and the DSL Yanks have one more week of games before the offseason descends. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (70-51): JP Sears continued his resurgence and pitched the...
by: Matthew Jarrell — Pin Striped Prospects 25 Sep
Anyone who’s followed the Yankees system this season has to be completely dumbfounded by the way the Tarpons crumbled in their playoff series. But as they say, that’s baseball. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (69-50): The RailRiders finally finished up their suspended game from Wednesday with a 5-3
by: Alex Kielar — Pin Striped Prospects 23 Sep
On Wednesday night, New York Yankees starter Jameson Taillon pitched three innings in a rehab outing with the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Railriders as the began “The Final Stretch”. The right-hander was expected to only be stretched to either 50 pitches or three innings, and he hit both marks with 51...
by: Matthew Jarrell — Pin Striped Prospects 23 Sep
Tampa is suddenly one loss from going home without any hardware. A Yankees starter makes an appearance in Scranton. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (68-49): The RailRiders opened the “Final Stretch” on Wednesday with a matchup against Syracuse with Jameson Taillon on the hill. The game was...
by: Matthew Jarrell — Pin Striped Prospects 22 Sep
The Tarpons’ postseason kicked off with a very frustrating loss, but all is by no means lost. Tampa Tarpons: They took a 3-2 lead into the bottom of the ninth, and the Marauders were down to their last out, but the Tarpons couldn’t close the deal as Bradenton tied the game and then worked a bases-loa
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by: John Brophy — Pin Striped Prospects 21 Sep
The Yankees’ Low-A affiliate will face the Pirates’ Low-A affiliate in a best-of-5 playoff series this week, with the games on Tuesday and Wednesday are being played in Bradenton, an off-day Thursday, then the games on Friday through Sunday will be played in Tampa, with the Saturday and Sunday...
by: Rick Keeler — Pin Striped Prospects 20 Sep
On the latest episode of From The Back Fields To The Bronx, co-managing editor Ricky Keeler takes a closer look at the only Yankees affiliate to make their league’s championship series and that is the Tampa Tarpons in the Low-A Southeast. On Tuesday night, the Tarpons will begin a best-of-five...
by: Matthew Jarrell — Pin Striped Prospects 20 Sep
Baseball can be a cruel game sometimes. Just outs away from a trip to the postseason, Somerset frittered away a 4-0 advantage over the RubberDucks and saw Bowie rally to defeat Altoona, ending their fantastic season. Only Tampa will forge ahead, representing the system in the playoffs. Scranton/Wilke
by: Matthew Jarrell — Pin Striped Prospects 19 Sep
There were eight games around the system on Saturday, the last time in 2021 that we’ll be blessed with such a bounty. Soak it in – the offseason is just around the corner. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (67-49): Scranton defeated Lehigh Valley 6-2 in the completion of Wednesday’s game, then won...
by: Matthew Jarrell — Pin Striped Prospects 18 Sep
Winners of 11 of their last 12, the Patriots have surged past Akron and now have home-field advantage in the postseason firmly in their sights. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (65-49): After digging an early hole, the RailRiders couldn’t quite recover in a 10-8 setback against Lehigh Valley. Star...
by: Matthew Jarrell — Pin Striped Prospects 17 Sep
It’s been a great first season of Yankees-affiliated baseball up in Fishkill, but it won’t end with postseason action. Elsewhere, Somerset moved into a tie atop Double-A Northeast. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (65-48): A pulsating encounter saw the RailRiders tie the score in the top of the...
by: Matthew Jarrell — Pin Striped Prospects 16 Sep
Hudson Valley lives to fight another day, while Somerset stayed toe-to-toe with their rivals in their push for a playoff berth. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (65-47): The RailRiders’ matchup against Lehigh Valley was suspended in the bottom of...
by: Matthew Jarrell — Pin Striped Prospects 15 Sep
As Double-A, High-A and Low-A conclude the regular season, Somerset has some work to do, and Hudson Valley now has a mountain to climb. Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (65-47): There’s no Triple-A postseason this year, but the RailRiders will still...
by: Matthew Jarrell — Pin Striped Prospects 13 Sep
The first-place Somerset Patriots just wrapped up a six-game sweep of Hartford with their eighth straight win overall – and they didn’t gain so much as a game over the Portland Sea Dogs in the process! With one regular season series to go, the lead...
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