Thanks fans for another great season. See you next June.
In a game that was considered a must win, the RailRiders came up short against the Jamestown Jammers. Trailing the Jammers in the standings by 1 1/2 games, the RailRiders had the opportunity to pull within 1/2 game with a win. Led by dominant pitching and timely hitting Jamestown put up 5 runs on the way to a 5- 0 victory, all but eliminating the RailRiders from postseason play. Brennan Smith threw 7 and 1/3 innings in the loss on the mound. Cameron Briggs broke up a potential no-hitter with a single up the middle in the 7th inning. Dan Cunico pitched the 8 and 9th innings for the RailRiders.
As part of a rain delayed game the Jamestown Jammers defeated the RailRiders by a score of 17-4. The only scoring highlight of the day for the RailRiders, was Jack Zagaja's three run homer in the 8th inning. Hudsen Hagland pitched the 6th - 9th innings for the RailRiders.
The RailRiders defeated the Utica Blue Sox in 7 innings in game 1 of a seven inning double header on Monday. Starter Jake Casey (Canisius College) gave up 2 runs in the first inning on the way to a 6 inning win. Casey would settle down and shut out the Utica lineup for the next five innings. Final score of the game 9-2. Robbie Depp (Norfolk State) had two RBI's on the day. Jack Zagaja (University of Newhaven) also reached base safely twice with a double and a single. Cameron Briggs (UC Davis) had 3 RBI's.
They say turnabout is fair play. Game two ended with the same score as game one but the teams were swapped. The Blue Sox came out swinging scoring 6 runs in the first three innings. The RailRiders could only muster two runs on the way to the loss. Keyshawn D'Orso lead the way with an RBI triple scoring Jack Zagaja in the 5th inning. Luke Tomczyk took the loss. The same teams will meet again on Saturday at 3:00 for the last time this season. Saturday's game will conclude the regular season for the RailRiders.
After a number of days off for the All Star break, the RailRiders returned to action on Friday night with a convincing win over the Geneva Redwings. Pounding out 13 hits on the night, the RailRiders won 10 -2 in their quest for a playoff spot. The team currently at .500 on the season is looking to secure one of the top four spots in the western division. With 9 games to go the RailRiders trail Newark and Jamestown by 2.5 games for the last playoff spot.
With 4 games remaining against Jamestown, the teams fate is still in their own hands. There are no more games against Newark but their scheduled is not an easy one as they face Elmira, Mohawk Valley and Utica in the final week of the season.
The completion of a suspended game ended in a loss for the RailRiders 7-4 to Jamestown. Picking up in the 6th inning, Jamestown scored three runs to take the lead. Nick Russo homered in the bottom of the 6th to cut the lead to 2. Neither team scored in the 7th.
Game two started late due to a90 minute rain delay and ended in the 6th inning and will be picked up on July 27th as part of a double header. The score at the time of the delay is Jamestown 13 and Victor 1.
The RailRiders would continue their winning streak against the Geneva Redwings on Sunday coming from behind to win. Starting pitcher Brian Reed would surrender 4 runs on the day but stood strong while grinding out innings. Down 7-6 entering the home half of the 7th inning, the RailRiders would put 5 runs on the board to seal the win with the final score at 11-8.
The RailRiders split with the Western division leading Utica Blue Sox on the road Saturday. The second game turned into a pitcher's duel with Brennan Smith pitching 8 strong innings. Leading by a score of 2-0 heading into the bottom of the 9th, Utica would tie the game and eventually score the winning run to walk off with the victory.
RailRiders won their third straight and 8 out of the last 11 games on Friday.
The RailRiders scored 5 runs in the second inning and went on to a 15-8 victory over the visiting Newark Pilots. The team had 16 hits on the night while Colin Johnston held off the Pilots for the win. The team travels to Utica on Saturday for a doubleheader starting at 5:00 PM against the first place Blue Sox.
The RailRiders pounded the Geneva Redwings 11-0 on Tuesday. Chris Lehane was 3 for 5 on the day with 2 RBI's while Luke Tomczyk threw 7 shutout innings. A six run second inning put the game out of reach early as 5 Redwing pitchers took the hill over the course of the game. The two teams face each other twice more this season.
The RailRider bats pounded out 15 hits on the way to scoring 14 runs in a decisive victory against the Newark Pilots on Thursday evening. Every hitter in the lineup either had a hit , scored or drove in a run for the visiting RailRiders. Brennan Smith (Canisius College) threw 8 complete inninngs surrendering only 1 run in the bottom the of first to collect the win.
The first inning of tonight's game against Geneva set the stage and the first three hitters in the lineup notched bases hits on the way to scoring 2. Luke Tomczyk (MCC) threw 5 2/3 innings to get the win as the scoring continued . Jack Zagaja homered in the 6th inning for his second 4 bagger on the season. Final score RailRiders 10 - Geneva Redwings 4.
The RailRiders bounced back with an impressive 8-3 Victory over the Adirondack Trailblazers in Boonville on Tuesday. Steve DiNicola put on a hitting clinic going 3 for 4 including a run scoring triple and a 2 run homer to seal the deal. Colin Johnston picked up his second victory of the season on the mound.
A valiant effort to overcome a 6 run deficit came up short on Monday as the Utica Bluesox defeated the RailRiders 9-7. Trailing 8-2 entering the 8th inning, a five run 8th inning rally capped off by a Nick Russo bases clearing double came up short as the RailRiders would surrender one more run in the ninth leading to the two run loss.
The RailRiders continued their winning ways by defeating the Jamestown Jammers on Thursday by a score of 8 - 2. Dale Wickham (Cornell University) homered in the first giving the RailRiders a 2-0 lead. Dominic Danetti struck out six over six innings of solid work earning the win.
After being rained out in Utica on Tuesday the RailRiders got back on track in a big way on Wednesday evening by defeating the Geneva Redwings 8-0 in Geneva. Starting pitcher Brennan Smith through 7 shoutout innings while the bats came alive with 2 solo homeruns by Jack Zagaja and Aaron Endres.
The team travels to Jamestown on Thursday and Elmira on Friday before returning home on Saturday.
The RailRiders scored 9 but lost to the Jamestown Jammers 11-9 on Monday. Leading until the top of the 9th inning, the RailRiders gave up 3 runs in the top of the 9th inning. Starter Colin Johnston threw 6 innings surrendering only 2 runs.
The RailRiders dropped another game today in what can only be described as a very rough stretch of games. Despite scoring 3 the Elmira Pioneers defeated the RailRiders by a score of 10-3 at home. Starter Brian Reed battled the heat and left the game after 6 innings with the team trailing 2-1. A pair of solo homers helped propel the Pioneers to Victory.
After a day off, the RailRiders dropped their 4th game in a row to the Geneva RedWings. Despite a pitching gem by starter Brennan Smith (Canisius College) the offense couldn't muster a run in the 1 - 0 loss. The boys will try to right the ship Thursday in Geneva at 7:00 PM.
The RailRiders dropped their third consecutive game today against the Jamestown Jammers 9-6. The weekend proved equally unsuccessful as the team dropped games on Saturday to Elmira and Sunday to Jamestown.
What looked like a certain defeat turned into a great come from behind win for the RailRiders on Friday. The visiting league rival Newark Pilots jumped out to a 5-1 in the third inning and tacked on 4 more runs to lead 9-2 going in the home half of the 8th inning. The bats took over as Eddie Tammaro led off with a double . He would hit a single in that same inning as the RailRiders tied the score at 9 a piece. The 9th inning proved scoreless as both teams threatened. Tyler Fernandez picked up the win when he picked off a Newark runner on second base to end the top of the 10th. The RailRiders won the game on a series of hits including two infield hits. Final score 10-9 in favor of the RailRiders.
The RailRiders hit the road and came home with a victory against the Albany Dutchmen. The final score ended up at 2-1 with Dale Wickham driving in the winning run in the top of the 8th inning.
Brennan Smith threw 7 strong innings to earn his first win on the season.
RailRiders take out the Elmira Pioneers 1-0 at home today. RIT standout Brian Reed threw 6 scoreless innings on the day. The only run in the game happened in the RailRider first inning. The RailRiders held on to the slim lead despite two separate innings when Elmira loaded the bases.
The RailRiders took a tough loss on Friday night losing to the Newark Pilots. Leading 1-0 after the first, RailRiders starter Eoin McAvinchey scattered 4 hits and no runs until the 6th inning when he was relieved by Dom Danetti after loading the bases. Mac would take the eventual loss. Standout hitter Nate Koslowski hit his second homer of the season to put the RailRiders up by two.
The same two teams will meet again on Sunday for a double header. Both games will be 7 innings with the first pitch of game at 2:00 PM.
"The Jamestown Jammers visited the Victor Railriders for the first home game of the season. The Railriders came out swinging and never looked back with both Keyshawn Dorso and Nathan Koslowski driving in runs in the bottom of the first. The Railriders, held scoreless for the next 3 innings broke out in the bottom of the 5th with 6 runs. TJ Galenti had a strong showing for the Railriders only giving up 1 run through 5 innings and getting the win giving up 5 hits and 1 earned run.
Jamestown tried to put together a late run in the 7th and scored 3 unearned and 1 earned run. Bradley Griggs picked up the loss for the Jammers lasting 4 innings giving up 4 hits and 4 runs with an ERA of 7.72 .
The RailRiders take on the Adirondack Trailblazers at 7:00 PM Tuesday night.
RailRider bats pound out victory over Newark. After scoring an error assisted run in the first, the RailRiders scored a total of 7 runs against three Newark pitchers to notch the 7-3 victory against the PIlots. Collin Johnston of MCC threw 6 complete innings yielding only 1 run. Dale Wickham (Cornell) and Nate Koslowski (Jacksonville Univ.) had multi-hit games for the RailRiders.
The Victor RailRiders got out to an early lead and didn’t look back as they went on to beat the Jamestown Jammers, 5-2.
An RBI groundout and an RBI single scored the first two runs of the game for Victor in the top of the first inning and a sacrifice fly in the third extended the lead to 3-0. Dale Wickham hit a solo home run in the fifth for the visitors before Jamestown scored its first run of the game in the sixth on a fielder’s choice. A wild pitch in the seventh brought home Jamestown’s final run of the game while Victor added an insurance run in the ninth to conclude the scoring.
Eoin McAvinchey allowed one run in five innings of work to earn the win as Brian Reed notched the save. Trevor Simon took the loss for Jamestown.
The RailRiders picked up their first win of the 2016 season with a convincing win over the Adirondack Trailblazers on Thursday night. TJ Galenti threw five strong shoutout innings followed by Rochester native Brennan Smith who gave up one hit in three innings. Dom Danetti closed out the game by retiring the Trailblazers in order in the ninth.
Nate Kolslowski drove in two runs by homering in the top of the first inning. Victor's Dale Wickham had walked to get on ahead of Koslowski. A five run second inning was capped by a three run bases clearing double by Keyshawn D'Orso. Koslowski and Nick Russo drove in the final tow runs of the game with a fielders choice and sac fly in the eighth inning.
The RailRiders dropped the opening game of the 2016 season in Geneva 7-6 on Wednesday. A strong day at the plate by Keyshawn D'Orso and Nick Russo kept the RailRiders in the game but 2 key errors that extended the first and fifth innings yielded 4 runs. Tucker Powell, Dan Cunico and Brian Reed pitched for the RailRiders.
RailRiders set to roll into the 2016 season
Get on board the RailRider express as the team rolls into town starting in June. Building on their Western Division Championship title, the team looks to continue its success in 2016. See some of the future stars of major league baseball compete as they look to hone their skills against the best competition in the northeast US.
Come on out for an evening of great baseball entertainment. Enjoy the sights and sounds of the game. Get some great food from one of the gourmet food trucks on site.
Season tickets for the 25 home game schedule are $90.00
Individual game tickets are $4.00 for adults and $2.00 for kids 12 and under.
In our second season, the Victor RailRiders will be competing in the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League this summer. Games will be played at the newly upgraded Victor High School Varsity Field, 953 High St. in Victor. Some of the best of college players from around the country gather to compete in one of the top rated collegiate summer leagues in the country.
Pinnacle Athletic Campus Open it's Doors to the 2016 Victor RailRiders!
Pinnacle Athletic Campus Open it's Doors to the 2016 Victor RailRiders! Welcome to the new home training facility of the 2016 Victor RailRiders! In January 2016, phase 1 of Pinnacle Athletic Campus will be open. A 135,000 square foot multi-sport facility with turf, courts, & a fitness center will be the home training center to Division 1, 2, 3, and Junior College athletes from all over the country.