BY NICOLE SORCE
Sports Media Watchdog.com
MOOSIC, Pa. – The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Rail Riders opened their new PNC Field on Thursday evening with a disappointing extra-innings, 8-4 loss to the Pawtucket Red Sox.
While the Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate may not have had the freshest of fresh starts in the books, their outlook remains just as optimistic as before the first pitch of the season was thrown (not to be confused with the ceremonial first pitch of Hall of Fame legend Reggie Jackson).
“The ultimate goal for everybody is to win ball games,” third baseman David Adams stated after going 2-5 with a double in the opener. “Today, obviously we didn’t do that.” Adams batted leadoff in the game after hitting third much of last season at Double-A Trenton.
In perhaps the most prime example of a fresh start one can find on the Rail Riders’ roster is Adams, who, to say the least, had more than an interesting spring training. Highly regarded as one of the top infield prospects in the Y...