Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders vs Pawtucket Red Sox
Rival Team: Pawtucket Red Sox
Yankees-Red Sox is one of the of the biggest rivalries in baseball and it’s no different at the Triple-A level where the RailRiders and PawSox have one of the fiercest rivalries in the International League. You won’t want to miss the future stars of the Yankees-Red Sox rivalry square off, so don’t miss it when the PawSox come to town.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders vs Lehigh Valley IronPigs
Rival Team: Lehigh Valley IronPigs
You won’t want to miss it when the RailRiders take on in-state rivals Lehigh Valley. The RailRiders and IronPigs home parks are separated by only 76 miles meaning you’ll find plenty of both teams fans at the game when these two square off. There is always a festive atmosphere whenever the RailRiders play the IronPigs making every matchup between these two Keystone State rivals a must-see.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Tailgate Guide
PNC Field is located at the base of Montage Mountain, and as a result, you’ll find a unique experience when tailgating here before the game. You won’t find the same urban or suburban setting as at most parks giving the tailgating areas around PNC Field a unique woodsy feel.
If you’re looking to tailgate in the parking lots though, you’ll want to arrive as space is a bit limited. Tailgating at PNC Field is only permitted in a few designated areas meaning if you want to secure a spot you’ll need to get to the park early.
Once situated though you’ll have an excellent time tailgating as you’ll make friends quickly with fellow tailgaters who are among the most friendly around and love to talk about their team and tailgate. Fire up the grills and bring some drinks to share and you’ll have a fantastic time tailgating with RailRiders fans before the game.
Designated Tailgate AreasIf you want to tailgate before a RailRiders game, then arrive early and make sure to park in the designated tailgating areas. The designated areas are the only place you can tailgate before the game making spots in these areas a hot commodity.
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders Stadium Guide
Located at the base of Montage Mountain, PNC Field offers a unique woodsy feel that you won’t find at any other park in the International League. The ballpark does an excellent job of using its surrounding to create a distinctive feel that is especially present in the outfield where you’ll find a walkway through the surrounding trees and hills.
The unique atmosphere found at PNC Field isn’t the only thing that makes attending a RailRiders game a fun experience. The RailRiders also go all out to provide an experience that is fun for the whole family. The Family Fun Zone features all kinds of activities for kids and kids will also love the RailRiders mascots who can be seen throughout the game.
If you’re looking for a more serious baseball experience, then the RailRiders have you covered as well. You won’t want to miss the opportunity to catch pitchers warm up from the left field concourse, and the RailHouse seating in right ensures you won’t miss a pitch while throwing down a few beers during the game.
PNC Field provides a unique woodsy environment to take in a ballgame in and is home to a fun experience no matter what your age or how big of a baseball fan you are, so get your tickets to a RailRiders game today.
If you want to have a beer or bite to eat while watching the game but don’t want to miss any of the action, then the RailHouse is the place for you. The RailHouse in right field features bar style seating that faces the field meaning you won’t miss a pitch.
The Homer Zone behind center field gives you the opportunity to walk through a wooded area at the park and is an experience you won’t find at too many if any other ballparks. Take some time before or during the game to explore the outfield concourse and all it has to offer.
Pick up a souvenir to commemorate your trip to a RailRiders game at SWB Station. The team store is home to all kinds of RailRiders merchandise, so stop by to buy a t-shirt, jersey, cap, or foam finger.
Make sure to stay in your seat between innings as you wouldn’t want to miss the Legends Race. The Legends Race pits Yankees greats such as Joe Dimaggio, Billy Martin, and Mickey Mantle against each other, so don’t miss it during your visit to PNC Field.
Keep an eye out for CHAMP and Quills when taking in a RailRiders game. These two beloved mascots get into all kinds of shenanigans throughout the game making them a must-see part of any RailRiders game.