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The team store at PNC Field in Moosic, Pa. on Wednesday, April 20, 2016 before a Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders vs Buffalo Bisons game. Photo by Martin Griff

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RailRiders’ Season Opener Postponed Until Saturday

Inclement Weather Forecasted in Buffalo, Doubleheader Set for Sunday


Moosic, Pa. – The SWB RailRiders’ (Triple-A/New York Yankees) season opener in Buffalo against the Bisons (Toronto Blue Jays) has been postponed until Saturday, April 8 at 1:05 p.m. Inclement weather forecasted for Buffalo has postponed play both Thursday, April 6 and Friday, April 7. The teams now have a doubleheader scheduled for Sunday, April 9 in Buffalo starting at 12:35 p.m. The fourth scheduled game of the series will be made up later in the season.

Saturday’s probable pitching match-up will have SWB right-hander Johnny Barbato opposing fellow righty Casey Lawrence.


The 2016 Gildan Triple-A National Champion RailRiders open their 2017 home schedule on Monday, April 10 against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs (Philadelphia Phillies). For tickets or more information, please call 570-969-BALL (2255) or visit swbrailriders.com.

– SWB RailRiders Baseball – The Place to Be! –

This post is a press release courtesy of the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Media Relations Department.

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