NEW YORK — When Elizabeth Benn first started pitching in the New York Metro Baseball League, an amateur collective for former college players and weekend warriors, an opposing batter would step into the box and laugh. Just like that. Happened all the time.
On Wednesday, June 5, NYCMBL rookie Adrian Rodriguez got a glimpse of baseball beyond the boroughs when the hard-throwing youngster was selected by the Texas Rangers in 39th round of the 2019 Major League Baseball Draft.
In the span of 24 hours, the Yonkers RailSplitters played 24 innings of baseball and won two out of three games extending their undefeated streak to 8 games before succumbing to the Bronx Pirates. Not a bad weekend for one of the hottest teams in the New York City Metr...
With regular season baseball underway, it’s almost time for the New York City Metro Baseball season to begin. Opening Day for the Yonkers Railsplitters Double-A Team is Sunday, April 8th with the Single-A team scheduled to open on Saturday, April 7th.
The Yonkers Railsplitters Single A team of the New York City Metro Baseball League, recently unveiled their new uniform at Governors Field. The design reflects the team’s current color scheme and long history, which dates back to the New York Rip Tide.
The day will kick off at 9:00 a.m. when the Single-A All-Stars take the field for a 9-inning contest. The Single-A All-Star game will be followed by a luncheon during which Single-A awards will be distributed. The Double-A game is set to start at 1 p.m.