Gary South Shore RailCats
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August 22, 2014 | Press Releases
GARY, IN – The Gary South Shore RailCats have placed INF Jose Garcia and RHP A.J. Quintero on irrevocable waivers.
August 22, 2014 | Press Releases
GARY, IN – The Gary South Shore RailCats have acquired RHP Nick McCully and LHP Shawn O’Neil from the Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks for a player to be named later.
August 20, 2014 | Press Releases
GARY, IN -The Gary SouthShore RailCats have activated INF Ryan Brockett and placed OF Cody Bishop on the Disabled List, retroactive to August 18th.
August 15, 2014 | Headlines, Press Releases
CAN’T MISS PROMOTIONS HIGHLIGHT RAILCATS FINAL HOMESTAND OF 2014
August 09, 2014 | Press Releases
FARGO, ND- The Gary South Shore RailCats suffered another close loss on Saturday night, falling to the Fargo Moorhead Redhawks by a score of 5-4.
August 09, 2014 | Press Releases
FARGO, ND – The Gary South Shore RailCats announced the club has signed INF Logan Brumley and added him to the active roster and traded LHP Kevin Brahney to the Schaumburg Boomers of the Frontier League for future considerations.
August 08, 2014 | Press Releases
FARGO, ND – The Gary South Shore RailCats have placed INF Ryan Brockett on the Disabled List retroactive to August 6th with tendinitis and signed RHP AJ Quintero.
July 28, 2014 | Headlines, Press Releases
RAILCATS HOME FOR EIGHT STRAIGHT AT THE STEEL YARD
July 24, 2014 | Headlines, Press Releases
RAILCATS RETURN HOME FOR WEEKEND WITH WINNIPEG
July 21, 2014 | Headlines, Press Releases
GARY, IN – Gary South Shore RailCats’ third baseman Danny Pulfer was named the Poinstreak Player of the Week in the American Association for the week of July 13-20. Pulfer, who was also named a starter on the North All-Star team earlier this month, went 12-23 with nine RBI this week while helping lead the RailCats to a 5-2 record in that span.
July 20, 2014 | Press Releases
GARY, IN -The Gary South Shore RailCats have added Joe Beck to the coaching staff.
July 19, 2014 | Press Releases
July 14, 2014 | Press Releases, Headlines
FIVE RAILCATS EARN ALL-STAR HONORS
July 10, 2014 | Press Releases, Headlines
RAILCATS RETURN HOME FOR SIX AT THE STEEL YARD
July 05, 2014 | Press Releases
GARY, Ind. — The Gary South Shore Railcats agreed to a trade on Saturday, sending right-handed pitcher Coleman Stephens to the Amarillo Sox in exchange for right handed pitcher Ian Kadish.
July 01, 2014 | Press Releases, Headlines
RAILCATS RETURN HOME FOR AN EXPLOSIVE HOLIDAY WEEKEND!
June 24, 2014 | Press Releases
GARY, IN – The Gary SouthShore RailCats have activated INF Ryan Brockett from the Disabled List and placed INF Caleb Palensky on irrevocable waivers. RHP Coleman Stephens has also been activated, while RHP Travis McGee has been added to the Disabled List.
June 21, 2014 | Press Releases
GARY, IN – The Gary South Shore RailCats have signed OF Drew Muren and INF Caleb Palensky and will be in the lineup in the opening game of the three game series with Lincoln. To make room for Muren and Palensky the club placed OF Adam Taylor on irrevocable waivers and placed RHP Coleman Stephens on the DL retroactive to June 16th.
June 17, 2014 | Press Releases, Headlines
FIRST PLACE RAILCATS RETURN HOME FOR 7 GAMES AT STEEL YARD
June 02, 2014 | Press Releases, Headlines
RAILCATS HOME FOR SIX GAMES VS. SIOUX FALLS AND SIOUX CITY
May 23, 2014 | Press Releases
GARY, IN- The Gary South Shore RailCats have activated Derek Smith from the Disabled List and signed RHP Coleman Stephens and OF Cody Bishop. To make room on the roster the club has placed RHP Mike Weatherly and INF Ryan Miller on irrevocable waivers for the purpose of their outright release. The club also placed INF Miles Walding on the disabled list with bicep tendonitis.
May 08, 2014 | Press Releases
GARY, IN – The Gary South Shore RailCats, the defending American Association Champions and WEFM of Michigan City, Indiana have reached an agreement for the radio broadcast of RailCats Baseball for the 2014 season.
May 08, 2014 | Press Releases
GARY, Ind. — Mike Massaro the longest tenured current member of the Gary South Shore RailCats has announced his retirement from baseball.
April 11, 2014 | Headlines, Press Releases
Book your May Luxury Suite for 20 guests, food included for only $499. May Party Deck rentals will receive $10 off per person.
April 03, 2014 | Press Releases, Headlines
Fans can now see the entire promotional schedule online and plan ahead by purchasing single game tickets starting as low as $5 per ticket!
February 19, 2014 | Headlines, Press Releases
Splitting time behind the plate again in 2014 will be catchers Craig Maddox and Ryan Babineau. Tagert also announced the re-signing of starting pitcher Morgan Coombs, a product of West Terre Haute and Ball State University.
February 03, 2014 | Headlines, Press Releases
The Pitch and Hit Club of Chicago, an organization dedicated to honoring the achievements of those in the baseball community, recognized the Gary SouthShore RailCats and Schaumburg Boomers Owner Pat Salvi
September 20, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Klein played 7 years of professional baseball, the last four with the RailCats.
September 16, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Adam Klein went 8-for-15 against the Wingnuts with 4 walks and 5 RBI.
September 14, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats bullpen held off a late charge by the Wichita offense to win the American Association Championship.
September 13, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero's 8th inning single scored Adam Klein to give the Cats a late lead they wouldn't relinquish.
September 11, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Adam Klein tied the game with a single in the 9th, but Wichita scored 2 in the top of the 10th to take Game 2.
September 10, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Danny Pulfer had 2 doubles and Adam Klein drove in 3 as the RailCats took game 1 of the Championship Series.
September 09, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
2013 is the RailCats first appearance in a championship series since 2009 in the Northern League.
September 07, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
A date with the Wichita Wingnuts awaits the RailCats in the championship round beginning on Tuesday at U. S. Steel Yard.
September 06, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Billy Spottiswood allowed a leadoff solo home run to Zach Penprase then settled down to throw a complete game.
September 05, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Reid Fronk had 5 RBI and Stephen Hiscock pitched into the 7th inning as the RailCats tied their series with Fargo at 1.
September 04, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The game was scoreless into the 8th when Jeremiah Piepkorn knocked in Ronnie Bourquin for the game's first run.
September 03, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats are excited to have Times Family Friday this Friday when the RailCats host Fargo-Moorhead for Game 3 of their playoff series!
September 03, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
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September 03, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Join us on Friday as the RailCats and Fargo-Moorhead Redhawks will play games 3 through 5 at U. S. Steel Yard.
September 02, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Oscar Mesa went 2-for-3 with 2 RBI for El Paso.
September 01, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Ryan Brockett made up for a 6th inning error with a two-run double in the eighth to take the lead for the 'Cats.
August 31, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Adam Klein drove in three and Danny Pulfer had three hits to lead the 'Cats to their first postseason appearance since 2010.
August 30, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Mike Massaro set a single-season record for triples in a season as Alain Quijano threw his third complete game of the year.
August 29, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Reid Fronk hit his first home run as a RailCat, a two-run shot in the first, and Hiscock pitched into the 9th as 'Cats kept their lead in the wild card at 1.5 games.
August 28, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Craig Maddox went 3-for-4 with a two-run home run as the RailCats scored six times in the first inning.
August 27, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Justin Bass hit a walk-off solo home run in the 11th inning as the T-Bones took the first game of the four game set.
August 25, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
For the third time this season, the RailCats took each game in a series with St. Paul.
August 24, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Stephen set a career-high with 10 strikeouts on Saturday night.
August 23, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The 'Cats offense scored 7 times over their final two at-bats to keep hold of a 1.5 game lead in the wild card.
August 23, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
2B Danny Pulfer was activated from the disabled list on Wednesday and RHP Will Krout was re-signed by the team.
August 22, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Wichita rallied for 3 runs in the top of the 9th against Ian Durham on Thursday afternoon.
August 21, 2013 | Press Releases, Headlines
Joe Zeller was acquired as part of a three-team trade with the Frontier Grey's prior to Wednesday's game.
August 21, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats allowed season-highs in runs and hits allowed. Wichita's CJ Ziegler hit for the cycle.
August 20, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
For the second time this season, the RailCats took two games in one day against Wichita.
August 18, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The native of West Terra Haute, In fired 8.1 innings and struck out a career-high 10 batters.
August 17, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Ben Moore allowed one run in seven innings as the RailCats lost their seventh in their last 11.
August 16, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Alain Quijano left in the third inning as Sioux Falls took their seventh win over the 'Cats this season.
August 14, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
After dropping the opener 2-1, the RailCats bashed their way to a 10-5 win in game two.
August 11, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Bryan Pounds homered 3 times as the Saltdogs banged out 18 hits on Sunday evening.
August 10, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Stephen Bougher threw 8 innings of 1-run baseball to defeat the RailCats on Saturday night.
August 09, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Stephen Hiscock went 7 and 1/3 innings but took a no-decision.
August 07, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats scored three times in the seventh to pull away late from Kansas City and finish a 5-1 homestand.
August 06, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Lucas Irvine struck out 8 RailCats over 7.1 scoreless innings for Kansas City.
August 05, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero hit a 2-run home run in support of Alain Quijano's tenth win of the year.
August 04, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Brian Kolb went 3-5 with 2 runs scored and 3 driven in in the second inning. Mike Massaro hit an inside-the-park home run.
August 03, 2013 | Press Releases, Headlines
The RailCats took the series against St. Paul on Saturday night on the strength of good pitching and timely hitting.
August 03, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats rallied in the eighth inning and Ryan Babineau sent the fans home happy with a two-run bases loaded single.
July 31, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats scored four runs over their final two at-bats to defeat Sioux City
July 31, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Reid has spent 2013 on the Inactive List for the El Paso Diablos.
July 30, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Sioux City took the lead in the seventh inning in a back and forth contest at Lewis and Clark Park.
July 29, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Every RailCat had a hit on Monday night as the 'Cats won 6-2 over Sioux City
July 28, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
St. Paul scored eight times over the final four at-bats to beat the RailCats on Sunday afternoon.
July 28, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Over the weekend, LHP Ari Ronick and INF Danny Pulfer were placed on the disabled list.
July 27, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats 6-1 loss was their first defeat against St. Paul this season.
July 26, 2013 | Press Releases, Headlines
The RailCats picked up their 17th one-run win of the season with Kolb's 7th inning fly ball.
July 26, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Zac Mitchell's leaping grab in the 3rd inning against Sioux City on July 23rd was one of the more memorable plays in RailCats history.
July 25, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Sioux City's left-hander shutout the RailCats over 7 innings as the RailCats 4-game win streak came to a close.
July 24, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Mike Massaro's bases loaded single in the seventh gave the 'Cats a 2-1 win.
July 23, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero's third inning RBI was all the support Billy Spottiswood needed on Tuesday night.
July 22, 2013 | Press Releases, Headlines
RailCats pitching struck out 11 as the 'Cats defeated Sioux City 3-2.
July 22, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats traded left-hander Boomer Potts to Grand Prairie in a corresponding move.
July 21, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
In a corresponding pair of moves the RailCats placed INF Ryan Brockett on the disabled list and released Will Krout.
July 21, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The left-hander retired the last 15 batters he faced as the RailCats claimed a 9-1 victory over Sioux Falls.
July 20, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Tim Pahuta hit a pair of home runs off Will Krout as the Canaries claimed a 9-3 victory.
July 19, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Sioux Falls' first baseman Marcos Rodriguez drove in seven in a 9-1 RailCats defeat.
July 18, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Kyle Ruwe delivered 8 innings of two-run ball. Ryan Babineau's 2-run homer accounted for the only offense for the RailCats.
July 17, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Curt Smith's 8th inning RBI single took the series for Lincoln.
July 17, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The speedy hitting infielder was acquired from the Schaumburg Boomers for future considerations.
July 17, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
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July 16, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Lincoln scored 11 runs over their final three at-bats.
July 15, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats scored 6 times over the final 2 innings to take the opener at Lincoln.
July 15, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The former San Francisco Giants farmhand spent the first 45 games of the 2013 season with the Winnipeg Goldeyes.
July 14, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats sent Chase Tucker to the Windy City Thunderbolts of the Frontier League.
July 14, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats scored three in the sixth inning on their way to a 3-1 victory in which they had just three hits.
July 13, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats loaded the bases with two out in the ninth, but fell to Fargo-Moorhead 4-1 on Saturday night.
July 12, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The right-hander fired six and a third innings as Fargo ended the RailCats five game win streak.
July 12, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The left-handed pitched at the University of Evansville.
July 11, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The left-hander brought a no-hitter into the sixth inning as the RailCats took home an 8-1 win.
July 09, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Danny Pulfer's sacrifice fly in the ninth inning gave the RailCats the final margin. Brian Kolb and Mike Massaro each had five hits.
July 08, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The 7-2 victory for the RailCats improved their record to 30-19.
July 08, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
It's our Beach Towel Giveaway, first 1,000 fans get a RailCats Beach Towel presented by Community Health System.
July 07, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Mike Massaro's RBI triple took the lead in the top of the eighth.
July 06, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats scored five times in the 8th inning to take the series opener over Winnipeg.
July 05, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The lefty allowed just six hits and one run over eight innings to give Sioux City a 6-1 win.
July 04, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
In the bottom of the 12th, Peter Barrows lifted a walk-off two-run homer to beat the RailCats.
July 03, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats lost game one 4-2 and salvaged a split with a 4-0 win game two, on the shoulders of Alain Quijano's six-hit shutout.
July 02, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The lefty currently leads the team with 6 wins and a 1.65 ERA. He'll report to double-A San Antonio.
July 02, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Tuesday's game will be made up on Wednesday as part of doubleheader beginning at 5:05 p.m.
July 01, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
One lucky fan during every game in the month of July will have a chance to win $10,000!
June 30, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Zac Mitchell blasted the first two home runs of his career, including a walk-off three-run shot in the ninth in the RailCats’ stunning 6-5 win over Winnipeg on Sunday to win the series.
June 30, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Winnipeg took the opener 5-2 ending the RailCats eight-game win streak. The 'Cats won the second game by the same score.
June 27, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Alain Quijano threw his second straight quality start to help give the RailCats their eighth straight win.
June 26, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Morgan Coombs fired a three-hit shutout of the Kansas City T-Bones for the RailCats' seventh straight win.
June 25, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Drew Martinez scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth to give the RailCats their fifth walk-off win of the season and sixth win in a row.
June 24, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Mike Massaro went 2-for-3 with four driven in, Drew Martinez and Brian Kolb combined for five hits as the RailCats scored 10 runs for the third time in five games.
June 23, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats swept the St. Paul Saints in an 8-7 win on Cristian Guerrero’s two-run single after trailing by a run entering the inning.
June 22, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats buried the Saints in a 10-3 victory on Saturday night.
June 21, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Brian Kolb hit a walk-off single in the 10th inning to cap an improbable comeback in the RailCats’ 5-4 win over St. Paul on Friday night.
June 20, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Ryan Babineau's three-run homer in the 6th inning broke a 4-4 tie and led to a 10-4 RailCats win on Thursday.
June 19, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
CJ Ziegler hit two home runs to lead Wichita to a 7-1 win over the RailCats on Wednesday night.
June 18, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Mike Massaro was 4-for-6 with three RBI in the RailCats 7-4 win on Tuesday night.
June 18, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Gary scored two runs in the ninth to beat Wichita in game one of Tuesday's doubleheader 7-6.
June 17, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Jon Link held the RailCats to two runs in a complete game on Monday night as the Wingnuts beat the RailCats 8-2.
June 17, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats want the star of "The Internship" Vince Vaughn to practice his skills for a day with an internship in the RailCats Front Office!
June 16, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Mike Massaro hit the go-ahead single in the ninth inning in the RailCats 14-11 win over Fargo on Sunday.
June 15, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Keith Brachold's 8th-inning homer gave Fargo a 4-3 win over Gary on Saturday.
June 14, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Zac Mitchell was 2-for-4 with three RBI in the RailCats 6-4 win over Fargo on Friday night.
June 14, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats added right-handed pitcher Billy Spottiswood to their pitching staff.
June 11, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Will Krout held Quebec to three runs in seven innings in the RailCats 3-1 loss on Tuesday.
June 10, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Morgan Coombs held Quebec to an unearned run in six innings in the RailCats 5-1 win on Monday.
June 09, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Sioux Falls swept the RailCats with a 9-5 win on Sunday night.
June 08, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Tyler Smith was 2-for-3 with three RBI but the RailCats dropped their third straight in an 8-6 loss to Sioux Falls on Saturday.
June 07, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Sioux Falls pounded out 19 hits in an 8-3 win over the RailCats on Friday night.
June 05, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Amarillo came back from four runs down to beat the RailCats 9-8 on Wednesday night.
June 05, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
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June 04, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Ari Ronick held Amarillo to two runs in 6 2/3 innings in the RailCats 6-2 win on Wednesday.
June 04, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Smith, a former Kansas City Royals farmhand, will fill-in behind the plate.
June 04, 2013 | Press Releases
Buy one ticket get one for $1 and $1 hot dogs, popcorn, chips and soda
June 03, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Amarillo scored five runs in the fourth in a 9-5 win over Gary on Monday night.
June 02, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Jonathan Cisneros hit a walk-off double in the ninth to push El Paso past the RailCats 6-5 on Sunday.
June 01, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Morgan Coombs threw six shutout innings as the RailCats blanked El Paso 5-0 on Saturday.
May 31, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Ari Ronick held El Paso to one run in seven innings in the RailCats 6-3 win on Friday night.
May 31, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Infielder Danny Pulfer and Pitcher Estevan Uriegas were placed on the disabled list.
May 29, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Alain Quijano pitched eight shutout innings to lead the RailCats to a 1-0 win over Sioux City on Wednesday.
May 28, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats recorded the 10,000th hit in franchise history in a rain-shortened 6-4 loss on Tuesday night.
May 27, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Adam Klein delivered the go-ahead RBI single in the seventh inning of the RailCats 4-3 win on Monday.
May 27, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The lefty starter went 2-0 with a 0.82 ERA for the week ending May 26th
May 26, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Kansas City scored six runs in the eighth and ninth innings to come back and beat the RailCats on Sunday
May 25, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats scored four runs in the first on their way to an 8-1 win over Kansas City on Saturday.
May 24, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
A balk in the eighth inning led to a 6-5 RailCats win over Kansas City
May 22, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Wichita scored four runs in the first inning and their starter Chris Smith held the RailCats to a run in seven innings as the Wingnuts beat the RailCats 5-1 on Wednesday.
May 21, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
A controversial call in the fourth inning was ruled a double for Drew Martinez that plated the RailCats’ only runs in a 2-1 win over Wichita on Tuesday morning
May 20, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
RailCats starter Alain Quijano was brilliant in six shutout innings to lead the RailCats to a 5-1 win over Wichita on Monday night at U. S. Steel Yard.
May 19, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Adam Klein reached on a bases-loaded error in the ninth to push across the winning run in the RailCats 6-5 win over Lincoln on Sunday
May 18, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The Saltdogs beat the RailCats 4-3 on Saturday to take a 2-1 lead in the series going into Sunday’s series finale.
May 18, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats have made their first roster move of the regular season, signing right-handed pitcher Kyle Lindquist and placing former Japanese Major Leaguer Takahiro Matsuka on irrevocable waivers.
May 17, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Lincoln plated four runs in the third and sixth innings on their way to a 10-4 win over the RailCats on Friday night at U. S. Steel Yard
May 17, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Two hot tubs now occupy the center field party deck at U. S. Steel Yard.
May 16, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Adam Klein’s walk-off single in the bottom of the 11th inning capped a wild Opening Night game as the RailCats defeated Lincoln 9-8
May 16, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Former Major Leaguer Clay Zavada joins the club as the RailCats roster stands at 23
May 14, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
With Opening Day just two days away, the RailCats have announced a number of transactions to cut down the roster.
May 13, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats scored three runs in the first inning and the pitching staff struck out 11 Boomers in a 7-2 win over Schaumburg in the RailCats final exhibition game of 2013
May 09, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats came back from a one-run deficit in the ninth to beat Evansville 9-6 and improve to 3-0 in exhibition play
May 09, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
For a fifth consecutive season, every pitch of RailCats baseball in 2013 will be broadcast live on 89.1 FM The Lakeshore.
May 08, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats pitching staff was solid for a second straight day, leading the ‘Cats to a 5-2 win over Evansville on Wednesday at U. S. Steel Yard.
May 08, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Left-handed pitcher Ari Ronick has signed with the RailCats and will compete for a spot in the starting rotation, manager Greg Tagert announced.
May 07, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats topped Schaumburg 4-1 on Tuesday morning
May 06, 2013 | Press Releases, Headlines
RailCats signed 1B/OF Steven Liddle and traded RHP Aaron Wilkerson to the Fort Worth Cats of the United League.
May 02, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats coaching staff will have two new faces this season, with Aaron McEachran joining the team as Hitting Coach and Bobby Segal as the team’s new Third Base Coach.
May 01, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
RailCats Baseball Camp is July 13 from 12-3 pm. Receive instruction from RailCats manager Greg Tagert and RailCats coaches and players. Plus much more!
April 25, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
RailCats manager Greg Tagert has re-signed infielder Chase Tucker for the 2013 season
April 24, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats have announced a slate of 7 exhibition games, including 4 home dates at U. S. Steel Yard. All fans will be admitted to the home exhibition games free of charge.
April 22, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The 2013 promotional schedule is full of awesome giveaways, thrilling entertainment acts and special themes, events and deals for all 50 home games.
April 17, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats signed infielder Danny Pulfer and traded outfielder Asif Shah to Quebec.
April 16, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats signed former Japanese Major League pitcher Takahiro Matsuka. They also signed outfielder Drew Martinez and traded Trevor Willis
April 10, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Right-handed pitcher Marco Gonzalez will return to Gary for the 2013 season. The RailCats also received infielder Brandon Gregorich in a trade
March 28, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats will host their annual Open Player Tryout at U. S. Steel Yard on Thursday, May 2
March 21, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Single game tickets for the RailCats 2013 regular season are on sale now
March 20, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
U. S. Steel and the Gary SouthShore RailCats have reached a new 10-year naming rights agreement through the 2022 season.
March 18, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats are bringing back the ace of their pitching staff from 2012, as right-hander Stephen Hiscock re-signed with the club on Monday.
March 08, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
RailCats Owner & CEO Patrick A. Salvi is proud of the continued partnership with the city of Gary as opening day approaches at the U. S. Steel Yard
March 06, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats traded infielder David Cooper to the Trois Rivieres Aigles in the Can-Am League.
March 04, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
RailCats all-time home run leader Cristian Guerrero will return for a fifth season
February 28, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats signed right-handed pitchers Matt McSwain and Ian Durham, left-handed pitcher Carlos Rivas, and infielder Aljay Davis
February 27, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
RailCats mascots Rusty and Rascal were questioned as to the whereabouts of mascot colleague Guido, the Italian Sausage
February 26, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
Veteran outfielder Mike Massaro signed with the RailCats. The RailCats also re-signed right-handed pitcher Will Krout.
February 25, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The 11th Annual High School Challenge will welcome 36 teams, playing 18 games in a span of 11 days from April 1-20 at U. S. Steel Yard.
February 25, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats patient and pesky leadoff hitter will return for a fourth season, as the RailCats signed outfielder Adam Klein.
February 21, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
RailCats manager Greg Tagert has announced the signing of free agent infielder Mike Demperio, a former Los Angeles Angels farmhand.
February 12, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats have acquired left-handed pitcher Alain Quijano for a third time in a trade with Grand Prairie. They also received right-hander Ian Durham from Florence.
February 05, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats and manager Greg Tagert are returning to Tennessee for their early spring tryout camp on Saturday, March 16 and Sunday, March 17
January 29, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
NEW VIDEO! Highlights from the RailCats opening exhibition game at Schaumburg. Subscribe to the RailCats YouTube Channel: http://www.youtube.com/therailcats
January 14, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats are inviting you to "Group Up" with at least nine others to receive discounts and other special offers for your group at RailCats games this summer
January 07, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats re-signed infielder Zac Mitchell and former RailCats pitcher David Quinowski signed with the Baltimore Orioles organization
January 04, 2013 | Headlines, Press Releases
The Pat Salvi-owned North Shore Navigators have signed four Notre Dame players for the 2013 season
December 13, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats have re-signed infielders Brian Kolb and Kenny Bryant and pitchers Morgan Coombs and Estevan Uriegas. The club also agreed to terms with catcher Ryan Babineau.
November 29, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Secure your 2013 RailCats season tickets for a summer of fun and great exclusive benefits!
November 28, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
RailCats hitting coach Mick Curran has been named the manager of the Medicine Hat Mavericks of the Western Major Baseball League.
November 20, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats have re-signed catcher Craig Maddox (pictured) for a third season and signed right-handed pitcher Aaron Wilkerson, a rookie out of Cumberland University (Tenn.)
November 12, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats have signed outfielder Chris Colton and traded pitcher Jon Gulbransen to the Rockford RiverHawks for pitcher Kyle Lindquist
November 07, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats will open the 2013 season at home at U. S. Steel Yard on Thursday, May 16 against the Lincoln Saltdogs
November 02, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The Chicago Cubs have named former RailCats outfielder Anthony Iapoce special assistant to the general manager/player development and the team’s Minor League hitting coordinator.
October 22, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
RailCats manager Greg Tagert has picked up the 2013 option on 18 players, including Adam Klein and Mike Massaro
October 02, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats have declined the option on six players who finished the 2012 season with the club
September 25, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats smartphone app version 2.2 is available for free download on iPhone and Android devices.
September 25, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats have received outfielder Kyle Day from Winnipeg to complete the August 6 trade that sent outfielder Mike Coles and pitcher Chris Allen to the Goldeyes in exchange for pitcher Dexter Carter.
September 24, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Buy a 10 or 20 pack of ticket vouchers that can each be used for any game during the 2013 regular season. Pay as low as $8 per ticket!
September 24, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Lock in your season tickets today by calling 219-882-2255. Check out all of the advantages of being a season ticket holder.
September 05, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The 2012 RailCats finished 50-50 and missed the playoffs for the second consecutive season.
September 03, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Adam Klein was 4-for-4 in the RailCats 5-3 win in their season finale, as they finished with a 50-50 record.
September 02, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The Lemurs scored five unanswered runs, including two in the ninth inning, to defeat the RailCats 6-5 on Sunday. The win clinched the South division title for Laredo.
September 01, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Laredo beat the RailCats 6-2 in game one of their three-game series on Saturday night
August 31, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Mike Massaro became the second RailCat to reach 500 hits in the 'Cats 7-4 win over St. Paul.
August 30, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
David Cooper hit a go-ahead RBI single in the 8th inning in the 'Cats 5-4 win over the Saints on Thursday.
August 29, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Will Krout held St. Paul to one run in 8 1/3 innings in the RailCats 2-1 victory on Wednesday night.
August 28, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
St. Paul jumped out to a 10-0 lead on their way to a 13-6 win over the RailCats on Tuesday.
August 28, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats will wrap up the 2012 season with seven straight home games from August 28-September 3.
August 26, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Wichita scored eight unanswered runs, including four in the eighth, to beat the RailCats 8-4 on Sunday.
August 25, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Chase Tucker was 3-for-3 with an RBI and the RailCats held off a late comeback to beat the Wingnuts on Saturday.
August 24, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Wichita hit big homers in the sixth and seventh to beat the RailCats 6-4 on Friday in the series opener
August 23, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Morgan Coombs threw eight scoreless innings to lead the RailCats to a 1-0 win over Winnipeg on Thursday afternoon
August 22, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Winnipeg beat the RailCats 7-2 on Wednesday, taking the first two games of the three game series.
August 21, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Barbaro Canizares was 4-for-5 with 5 RBI to lead Winnipeg to a 7-2 victory on Tuesday at the Steel Yard.
August 19, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Ryan Babineau hit a walk-off RBI single in the 10th inning to give the RailCats a 3-2 win over Sioux Falls and sweep the series on Sunday.
August 18, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Adam Klein set the RailCats single-season walk record in the 'Cats 11-4 victory on Saturday
August 17, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Brian Kolb and Ryan Babineau combined to drive in all the RailCats' runs en route to a 5-4 series opening win against Sioux Falls on Friday night
August 16, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats return home Friday night for three games against the Sioux Falls Pheasants and then three against the Winnipeg Goldeyes.
August 15, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats scored six runs in the tenth inning to beat thel Saints 14-8 on Wednesday
August 14, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats rallied from a 2-0 deficit with five runs in the ninth inning to stun the Saints in a 5-2 victory on Tuesday afternoon
August 13, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Saints starter Kyle Ruwe retired the final 16 RailCats hitters, throwing a complete game in the Saints 5-1 win on Monday
August 12, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Lincoln topped the RailCats 3-2 on Sunday to end their win streak at six
August 11, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Jon Gulbransen held Lincoln to an unearned run in 6 innings in the 'Cats 6th straight win
August 10, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Brian Kolb was 4-for-5 with 3 RBI in the RailCats 10-4 win over the Lincoln Saltdogs
August 09, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Stephen Hiscock pitched a complete game and the RailCats bats came alive in a 12-2 win to complete a sweep of the Amarillo Sox
August 09, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Brian Kolb singled in the 16th to win the longest RailCats game in U. S. Steel Yard history
August 07, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
David Cooper hit a bases-loaded bunt single down the first base line to cap a four-run ninth inning as the 'Cats won 9-8 over the Amarillo Sox.
August 06, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Jon Gulbransen pitched innings and struck out eight in the RailCats 2-1 win over the Saints on Monday night
August 06, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Mike Coles and Chris Allen have been sent to the Winnipeg Goldeyes in exchange for Dexter Carter and a PTBNL
August 05, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats and Saints split a doubleheader Sunday, with the RailCats winning game one 7-5 and dropping game two 5-2
August 03, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Chris Carrara hit a go-ahead three-run double in the RailCats' seven-run sixth inning on their way to an 8-3 win over St. Paul in the series opener on Friday night
August 02, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The Sioux City Explorers beat the RailCats 6-5 in the series rubber match on Thursday night.
August 02, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats start a seven-game homestand on Friday, August 3 at U. S. Steel Yard
August 01, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
RailCats catcher Craig Maddox hit a go-ahead grand slam in the fifth inning in the 'Cats 9-4 victory over the Explorers on Wednesday night
July 31, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Adrian Martinez hit a game-winning two-run home run in the 11th inning as the 'Cats fell 6-4 on Tuesday night
July 29, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Ryan Babineau was 4-for-4 with an RBI but the RailCats were swept by Fargo-Moorhead in a 14-3 drubbing on Sunday
July 28, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats were defeated 9-2 on Saturday night in front of a season-high crowd of 5,279 at the Steel Yard
July 28, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats have acquired outfielder Asif Shah and pitcher Alberto Rolon from the Lincoln Saltdogs
July 27, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats fell 11-3 in front of 4,343 at U. S. Steel Yard on Friday
July 26, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats scored four runs in the third inning on their way to a 5-2 victory over Sioux City in the series rubber match on Thursday night
July 25, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats fell 5-2 to Sioux City on Wednesday night at U. S. Steel Yard
July 22, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats finished off a 3-0 victory in Saturday's suspended game and then beat the Jackals 9-6 on Sunday afternoon
July 21, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
The RailCats fell 6-5 in game one of their doubleheader on Saturday night and lead 3-0 in game two, which was suspended after six innings.
July 20, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
The RailCats scheduled Friday night game against the New Jersey Jackals has been postponed due to rain
July 19, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Mike Rohde and Mike Massaro each homered and Will Krout threw 7 2/3 strong innings in the RailCats 8-3 win on Thursday night
July 18, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
The RailCats let a six-run lead slip away on Tuesday night in a 12-9 loss at Quebec.
July 17, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
Morgan Coombs picked up his first win since June 11 in the RailCats 3-2 win over the Capitales on Tuesday night.
July 16, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Steve Brown drove in three of the Capitales four runs in a 4-2 victory over the RailCats in the series opener on Monday night.
July 15, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
July 14, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
RailCats catcher Ryan Babineau was the hero for the second straight night, hitting a go-ahead solo homer in the ninth inning in the RailCats 6-5 win over the Tornadoes on Saturday night.
July 13, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Ryan Babineau hit a go-ahead two-run homer to cap a five-run eighth for the RailCats, who came back from four runs down to beat the Tornadoes 7-6 on Friday night.
July 12, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
The Tornadoes scored two runs in the sixth inning and out-dueled the RailCats pitching staff for a 2-1 win in the series opener on Thursday night.
July 10, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
A six-run explosion in the eighth broke open a tie ballgame and gave the RailCats a 9-3 victory against the Lincoln Saltdogs on Tuesday night.
July 09, 2012 | Headlines, Press Releases
Adam Klein hit a walk-off single in the ninth inning to give the RailCats a 5-4 win over Lincoln on Monday night.
July 08, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
Jimmy Rohan hit a go-ahead two-out RBI single in the ninth inning to lead Lincoln to a 5-3 victory over the RailCats on Sunday afternoon.
July 07, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
Brian Kolb rolled a game-winning infield single just fair inside the third base line in the 11th inning as the RailCats topped the Lincoln Saltdogs 5-4 in a wild series opener on Saturday night in front of a crowd of 3,479 at U. S. Steel Yard.
July 06, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
Chris Carrara was 4-for-5 with three RBI and Stephen Hiscock delivered another quality outing as the RailCats routed the Explorers 13-3 on Friday night. The 'Cats gave manager Greg Tagert his 400th victory as the RailCats manager.
July 06, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats will honor those who fight for America this Saturday night, July 7th.
July 06, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
The RailCats return home for a four-game series against the Lincoln Saltdogs from Saturday-Tuesday at U. S. Steel Yard.
July 05, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
Explorers starter Richard Salazar held the RailCats hitless for the first six innings and limited them to a run in eight frames as the X's beat the RailCats 4-2 on Thursday night. Mike Rohde homered and drove in both runs for the RailCats.
July 04, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
The RailCats offense exploded for 14 runs on 16 hits to snap their seven-game losing skid in a 14-9 win over the Explorers on Independence Day.
July 03, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
Brian Bistagne hit a game-winning sac fly off of Chris Allen in the tenth inning as the Explorers beat the RailCats 4-3 in the series opener on Tuesday night. The RailCats season-high losing streak has reached seven games.
July 02, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
The Pheasants shutout the RailCats 5-0 on Monday night to sweep the four-game series and send the RailCats to their sixth straight loss.
July 01, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
Jake Taylor hit a go-ahead RBI triple in the seventh inning and came around to score on a throwing error as the Pheasants rallied to beat the RailCats 4-2 on Sunday afternoon.
June 30, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats were swept by the Pheasants in Saturday night's doubleheader, losing game one 2-0 and falling 10-1 in game two. The 'Cats (16-25) have lost four straight games and seven of their last eight.
June 29, 2012 | Press Releases
T-Bones catcher Bubby Williams belted two homers and drove in five runs to lead Kansas City to a 7-2 win over the RailCats on Thursday night at U. S. Steel Yard
June 27, 2012 | Press Releases
Chris Carrara went 3-for-4 with three RBI but a five-run sixth inning by the T-Bones buried the RailCats in a 6-4 loss on Wednesday night.
June 26, 2012 | Press Releases
Sean Henry's bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth capped a two-run inning that gave the RailCats a 5-4 walk-off victory in a wild game at U. S. Steel Yard on Tuesday night.
June 26, 2012 | Press Releases
The first ever Tagert Mile Ballpark Run will take place before the RailCats game against Fargo-Moorhead on July 29th.
June 25, 2012 | Press Releases
The Kansas City T-Bones came back from down 6-0 to beat the RailCats 7-6 in 11 innings on Monday night.
June 24, 2012 | Press Releases
Mike Massaro set a franchise record and tied an American Association record with three triples in the RailCats 6-5 loss to Lincoln on Sunday.
June 23, 2012 | Press Releases
Lincoln cleanup hitter Stephen Holdren hit a two-out solo homer to left in the ninth inning to give the Saltdogs a 3-2 victory over the RailCats.
June 22, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats offense, held to seven total runs in their last four games, exploded for nine runs on seven hits in the first inning on their way to a 10-7 win over Lincoln on Friday night at U. S. Steel Yard.
June 22, 2012 | Press Releases
Bark in the Park Day at U. S. Steel Yard highlights a seven game home stand that starts with Friday night's tilt against the Lincoln Saltdogs.
June 20, 2012 | Press Releases
Laredo scored three runs in the first inning on their way to an 8-1 win over the RailCats in the series rubber match on Wednesday night. The 'Cats (14-18) finished up their Texas road trip 1-5.
June 19, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats rallied from a three-run deficit and took the lead on Kyle Haines' eighth inning homer on their way to a 5-4 win over the Lemurs on Tuesday night. The win snapped the RailCats season-high four game losing streak.
June 18, 2012 | Press Releases
Former RailCats pitcher Chris Chavez threw a three-hit shutout and struck out 10 to lead the Lemurs to a 3-0 win over his former team in the series opener on Monday night.
June 17, 2012 | Press Releases
Amarillo first baseman Tim Alberts hit for the cycle, going 4-for-5 with five RBI to lead the Sox to a 9-1 victory and a sweep of the RailCats on Sunday.
June 17, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats signed veteran outfielder Sean Henry on Sunday.
June 16, 2012 | Press Releases
The Sox scored five runs in the third inning on their way to a 9-6 win over the RailCats on Saturday night to take the three-game series.
June 15, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats rallied from a six-run deficit to tie Amarillo in the ninth, but fell on a walk-off single by Mitch Abeita in the bottom of the inning in a 9-8 loss on Friday night in the series opener.
June 13, 2012 | Press Releases
Stephen Hiscock threw six innings and allowed just one run to record the RailCats fourth straight quality start as the RailCats took the series rubber match 4-2 against the Wichita Wingnuts on Wednesday afternoon.
June 12, 2012 | Press Releases
Derek Drage held Wichita to a run in seven innings, but the RailCats were on the losing end of a 1-0 pitcher's duel on Tuesday night against the Wingnuts.
June 12, 2012 | Press Releases
Sign up now for the RailCats Baseball Camp on July 28th! Your camper gets professional instruction from manager Greg Tagert and RailCats players, lunch, a t-shirt and four tickets to a RailCats game for just $50. Space is limited!
June 11, 2012 | Press Releases
RailCats starting pitcher Morgan Coombs retired the first 17 batters he faced, as he was perfect through 5 2/3 innings en route to a 6-0 two-hit shutout victory over the Wichita Wingnuts on Monday night.
June 11, 2012 | Press Releases
It's Dollar Monday at the ballpark! Buy a ticket and get a second for just $1! Plus $1 concession specials!
June 10, 2012 | Press Releases
Kyle Wilson pitched seven innings and the RailCats came back from down three runs to win the series finale 5-4 against Newark on Sunday afternoon.
June 09, 2012 | Press Releases
A two-run single by Courtney Billingslea in the middle of a four-run eighth inning did the RailCats in on Saturday night in a 6-4 loss.
June 08, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats set a franchise record with 20 runs in a 20-10 thrashing of Newark on Friday night. The 20 runs breaks their previous record of 17, set on May 23 at Kansas City.
June 07, 2012 | Press Releases
Derek Drage held Newark to three runs in 6 1/3 innings to lead the RailCats to a 7-4 victory over the Newark Bears on Thursday night. Mike Coles and Mike Rohde each drove in two runs for the RailCats.
June 06, 2012 | Press Releases
David “The Bullet” Smith, the world’s most accomplished human cannonball, will appear at the RailCats game on Saturday during the most daring display in the history of U. S. Steel Yard.
June 06, 2012 | Press Releases
Former RailCat Cristian Guerrero homered for the third straight game to jump-start a four-run third inning for the Pheasants as they beat the RailCats 4-1 in the series rubber match on Wednesday afternoon.
June 05, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats let a six-run lead slip away on Tuesday night, but prevailed in the 10th inning as Craig Maddox delivered a two-out, pinch-hit RBI single to give the 'Cats a 7-6 win over the Pheasants
June 05, 2012 | Press Releases
History was made this past weekend as U. S. Steel Yard hosted it's first-ever NCAA Regional. Host school Purdue University was joined by Kentucky, Kent State and Valparaiso in the double-elimination tournament.
June 04, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats surrendered four runs in the fifth inning as they dropped the series opener 6-2 to the Pheasants on Monday night.
June 03, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats rallied for three runs in the ninth inning, but fell a run short in a 6-5 loss to the Goldeyes on Sunday in the series rubber match.
June 02, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats pitching staff combined on a six-hit shutout of Winnipeg in a 4-0 victory on Saturday night. It was the 'Cats first shutout win of the year and their first since July 18, 2011 in a 4-0 win at Ft. Worth.
June 01, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats matched their season low with four hits and Winnipeg struck for six runs in the fifth inning as the RailCats fell 6-1 in the series opener on Friday night.
May 30, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats offense returned to lead them to a 8-4 win over Sioux Falls as they took the rubber match of the three game series on Wednesday afternoon. The win was number 800 for Manager Greg Tagert
May 29, 2012 | Press Releases
Former RailCat Cristian Guerrero’s three-run homer in the top of the first capped a four-run inning for the Sioux Falls Pheasants as they went on to defeat the RailCats 5-0
May 28, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats scored six runs in the second inning and seven in the sixth on their way to a 16-7 win over Sioux Falls on Monday night in the series opener
May 28, 2012 | Press Releases
U. S. Steel Yard, the home ballpark of the Gary SouthShore RailCats, has been selected to host a four-team NCAA Regional from June 1-4 in the opening weekend of the NCAA Men’s Baseball Tournament.
May 27, 2012 | Press Releases
Wichita scored seven runs on seven hits in the fifth inning on their way to a 10-2 victory over the RailCats on Sunday to sweep the three-game series.
May 26, 2012 | Press Releases
Wichita scored three runs off of RailCats starter Derek Drage in the second inning to propel the Wingnuts to a 6-2 win and series victory, as they have taken the first two games of the three game set.
May 25, 2012 | Press Releases
An untimely error cost the RailCats Friday night in their home opener as they fell 3-1 against the Wichita Wingnuts in front of 5,256 fans at U. S. Steel Yard.
May 23, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats exploded for a season-high 17 runs on 20 hits in a 17-8 drubbing of Kansas City on Wednesday night.
May 23, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats are beginning their 10th season of play at U. S. Steel Yard with Opening Night on Friday at 7:10 p.m. against the Wichita Wingnuts. The RailCats opening weekend will include fireworks, a baseball hat giveaway and an appearance by competitive eating legend Takeru Kobayashi.
May 22, 2012 | Press Releases
In a mirror image of game one of the series, the RailCats took advantage of two Kansas City errors to score three unearned runs in the sixth inning on their way to a 3-2 win on Tuesday night.
May 21, 2012 | Press Releases
Defensive miscues cost the RailCats a pair of runs as they fell to Kansas City 5-3 on Monday night in their series opener. The RailCats dropped to 2-3 on the season.
May 20, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats scored six runs in the first inning of game one on their way to a doubleheader split against the Saints on Sunday afternoon. The ‘Cats took game one 9-6 and fell 4-2 in game two. The RailCats and Saints took two games apiece in the series.
May 18, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats let a 2-0 lead slip away in the eighth and ninth innings as the Saints’ Jose Hernandez hit a walk-off single in the ninth to defeat the RailCats 3-2.
May 17, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats came back from a two run deficit and scored three in the eighth on their way to a 5-4 win over the Saints in their season opener.
May 15, 2012 | Press Releases
The 2012 RailCats return half of their roster from a team that finished 54-46 last season in the club’s first season as a member of the American Association. The roster currently sits at 22 active players.
May 14, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats batted around in back-to-back innings en route to a 15-3 drubbing of the Normal CornBelters on Monday in their final exhibition game.
May 11, 2012 | Press Releases
Hammond native Mike Coles had two hits in his return to Riverside Park and the RailCats beat Windy City 10-1 in an exhibition game that went nine and a half innings. It was a special night for baseball in Northwest Indiana as the 'Cats hosted the game at the youth baseball field in Hammond.
May 09, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats home exhibition opener ended in a 3-3 tie against Schaumburg on Wednesday afternoon, as play was stopped after nine and a half innings.
May 08, 2012 | Press Releases
All 100 RailCats games will once again be broadcast live on 89.1 FM The Lakeshore for the 2012 season, extending a partnership that started in 2009.
May 02, 2012 | Press Releases
Two RailCats offseason signees have been picked up by Major League organizations before they even had the chance to don a RailCats uniform. Veteran pitcher Bear Bay was signed by the San Diego Padres and rookie catcher Dan Pellegrino signed with the Baltimore Orioles.
May 01, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats have announced the signing of pitcher Stephen Hiscock. They have also picked up the options on infielder Kyle Haines and pitchers Scott Kelley and Phillip Bartleski.
April 24, 2012 | Press Releases
For 10 seasons, the RailCats have called U. S. Steel Yard their only home. That will change on Thursday, May 10 when they take their game into the community for a special exhibition game at Riverside Park in Hammond.
April 19, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats Third Annual Fan Trip is headed to The Big Apple this season! Join the RailCats on the road in New York City and New Jersey when the RailCats face the New Jersey Jackals of the Can-Am League in interleague play July 19-22.
April 19, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats are celebrating their 10th season of playing at U. S. Steel Yard and will be “Entertaining the Region” with awesome theme nights, giveaways and entertainment for all 50 home games.
April 16, 2012 | Press Releases
RailCats 2012 single game tickets are on sale NOW! Purchase them online, by phone at 219-882-2255 or in person at the RailCats box office.
April 16, 2012 | Press Releases
A veteran right-hander will join the RailCats bullpen as the club signed four-time minor league All-Star Andrew Johnston. Johnston has spent the last seven seasons in the Colorado Rockies organization, including the last two in Triple-A.
April 09, 2012 | Press Releases
Kouts and Lacrosse opened the 2012 High School Challenge on Saturday night at U. S. Steel Yard. Check out the schedule for the remaining 11 games of this year's Challenge.
April 05, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats have added catcher Jordan Comadena and right-handed pitcher Mike Perconte to their roster, both players with local connections.
April 04, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats will host their annual Open Player Tryout at U. S. Steel Yard on Thursday, May 3. The tryout is free and registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. for position players and 11:30 a.m. for pitchers.
April 02, 2012 | Press Releases, Headlines
The official mobile application of the Gary SouthShore RailCats is available to download for free to your IPhone or Android Smartphone by searching for “railcats” in the App Store or Android Marketplace.
April 02, 2012 | Press Releases
RailCats fans had a blast at the Fourth Annual Fan Fest on Saturday at U. S. Steel Yard.
March 23, 2012 | Press Releases
Competitive eating legend Takeru Kobayashi is hungry for more RailCats baseball and will return to U. S. Steel Yard for the second consecutive season on Sunday, May 27 for the RailCats game at 2:10 p.m. against Wichita.
March 14, 2012 | Press Releases
One of the best hitters in Frontier League history is joining the RailCats in the American Association in 2012, as the team announced the signing of outfielder Jason James. The RailCats also signed rookie catcher Dan Pellegrino and traded infielder Brad Boyer and pitcher James Baker.
March 13, 2012 | Press Releases
America is the “land of the free and the home of the brave”—some of whom are brave enough to sing the National Anthem live in front of thousands of fans at a RailCats game. Those courageous crooners will first have to win the approval of the judges at the RailCats National Anthem auditions on Friday, April 20 or Saturday, April 21.
March 05, 2012 | Press Releases
Former Chicago Cubs draft pick Bear Bay has signed with the RailCats, bringing a veteran right-handed starter to the pitching staff. The 28-year-old is entering the tenth season of a career that has spanned every level of the minors, including a full season in Triple-A last year.
March 01, 2012 | Press Releases
Single game tickets for the RailCats 2012 regular season will go on sale Saturday, April 14 at noon at U. S. Steel Yard. The RailCats will be “Entertaining The Region” with 50 home games during their second season as a member of the American Association.
February 22, 2012 | Press Releases
Infielder Brian Kolb and left-handed pitcher T.J. Wohlever will return to the RailCats in 2012, the team announced Tuesday. The RailCats also signed catcher Ryan Babineau.
February 15, 2012 | Press Releases
Residents of Northwest Indiana have the unique opportunity to become a RailCats Host Family by hosting a RailCats player this summer. Host families receive free season tickets and other great benefits.
February 10, 2012 | Press Releases
RailCats infielder and fan favorite Mike Rohde signed a deal to return to the club for a fifth season on Friday. The 2008 All-Star and Northern League Rookie of the Year has a .293 batting average during his four seasons with Gary.
February 09, 2012 | Press Releases
Rusty will spread the sweetness of Valentine’s Day and free ice cream at Gayety’s Chocolates and Ice Cream Company in Schererville on Sunday from 1:30-2:30 p.m. Shoppers will receive a FREE regular ice cream cone when they say the code “Batter Up, Buttercup!” to Rusty
February 07, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats added a pair of right-handed arms to their pitching staff with the signings of Nolan Nicholson and Chris Allen on Tuesday. Nicholson is returning for his third season with the RailCats while Allen was acquired in November to complete a trade with the Lake Erie Crushers in the Frontier League.
February 03, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats and Manager Greg Tagert are returning to Tennessee for their early spring tryout camp on Saturday, March 17 at Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn along with the Schaumburg Boomers and Manager Jamie Bennett.
February 02, 2012 | Press Releases
Hammond native Mike Coles is returning home to play for the team that he began his pro baseball career with, as the RailCats signed the outfielder on Thursday. The Hammond High School and Purdue University product played for the RailCats as a rookie in 2006 and has won four championships and been named to two All-Star teams in his career.
January 26, 2012 | Press Releases
The Madness of RailCats baseball and college basketball will collide at U. S. Steel Yard on Saturday, March 31 at the RailCats Final Four Fan Fest.
January 19, 2012 | Press Releases
Four key RailCats players inked contract extensions this week as outfielder Adam Klein, pitcher Will Krout, catcher Craig Maddox and infielder Rico Washington will return to the team in 2012. The club also signed pitcher Chad Rhoades.
January 18, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats sent catcher Mike Valadez to the Schaumburg Boomers in exchange for a player to be named later. Valadez spent all of 2011 with the RailCats after being traded to Gary mid-season in 2010.
January 11, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats will be "Entertaining The Region" in 2012 with amazing specials every day of the week. There will be great savings and giveaways for all 50 RailCats home games.
January 10, 2012 | Press Releases
Two mainstays in the RailCats lineup will return for their fourth seasons as the RailCats re-signed outfielder Mike Massaro and infielder Chris Carrara for 2012.
January 04, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats Family Bowling League is returning in February. The winning team gets a night in a luxury suite at a RailCats game this season! Sign up starts now for the league, which begins in February
January 04, 2012 | Press Releases
The RailCats 11-game road trip of interleague play against Can-Am League teams has been announced.
December 13, 2011 | Press Releases
Longtime RailCats mascot Rusty the RailCat tested clean of performance-enhancing drugs in a not-so-random off-season drug test administered over the weekend.
December 01, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats participated in the YWCA of Northwest Indiana’s “Winter Wonderland” Holiday Display. Several other organizations participated and the display is open to the public from Dec. 1st – 30th 2011. Shown in photograph, RailCats staff and new Executive Director, Denise A. Brown.The YWCA is located at 150 W. 15th Ave. Gary, IN. 46407 (219) 881-9922
November 30, 2011 | Press Releases
GARY, Ind. — The Gary SouthShore RailCats Opening Day will be Friday, May 25, 2012 against the Wichita Wingnuts as the franchise begins its 11th season at U. S. Steel Yard.
November 21, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats, together with 28 local charities, donated 400 turkeys to families in need at U. S. Steel Yard November 19.
November 17, 2011 | Press Releases
The Salvation Army Adult Rehabilitation Center is in need of twin sized heavy blankets for the men’s beds.
November 17, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will host their 3rd Annual Turkey Donation injunction with a local Health Fair on Saturday, November 19th in the Diamond Club at U. S. Steel Yard from 9 am- 1 pm.
November 09, 2011 | Press Releases
Mark your calendars for the 3rd Annual Yard Sale- Saturday, December 10th at the U. S. Steel Yard from 10am-2pm!
November 07, 2011 | Press Releases
October 25, 2011 | Press Releases
October 25, 2011 | Press Releases
RailCats Fans this is your chance to purchase Gary Splash Basketball Season Tickets at half price!
September 16, 2011 | Press Releases
In a season full of fun and excitement, the RailCats set or matched 25 club records on the field and even shattered the single-game attendance record twice in the final month before a tough late season stretch had the 'Cats on the outside of the playoff picture for the first time since 2004.
September 01, 2011 | Press Releases
The American Association of Independent Professional Baseball and Pointstreak, the official statistician of the American Association, selected outfielder Mike Massaro of the Gary SouthShore RailCats as Rawlings Batter of the Month for August.
August 31, 2011 | Press Releases
Onetime RailCats Assistant General Manager and a veteran of 24 years in professional sports, Kevin Spudic has been named the club’s new President/GM, the team announced today. Spudic takes the place of Andy Viano, who has been named to the same position with PLS Holdings’ newest franchise in Schaumburg, Ill.
August 31, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats scored five runs in the last four innings to battle back from an early deficit, but the seven-run second inning from the St. Paul Saints proved to be too much to overcome as the Saints claimed a playoff spot with a 9-7 win and ended the ‘Cats season.
August 30, 2011 | Press Releases
The American Association of Independent Professional Baseball has announced its Post-Season All-Star Team which includes Gary SouthShore RailCats infielder Brad Boyer as the league’s top second baseman in 2011, as voted by the league’s managers and media personnel.
August 30, 2011 | Press Releases
The Tenth Anniversary Season of Gary SouthShore RailCats Baseball will come down to game number 100 following a 7-4 defeat at the hands of the St. Paul Saints at U. S. Steel Yard Monday evening.
August 28, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats capped off the highest-attended weekend of baseball in Northwest Indiana with a new single-game record crowd of 8,208 on hand to enjoy a night of family fun and baseball as the RailCats fell to the St. Paul Saints 7-4 Sunday afternoon.
August 27, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats entertained the hard-working men and women of United Auto Workers Local 588 and the Ford Chicago Stamping Plant to a thrilling 5-2 victory over the St. Paul Saints in front of 7,732 fans, the largest ever in the nine-year history of RailCats games at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 27, 2011 | Press Releases
With the regular season winding down, the Gary SouthShore RailCats have put together two exciting specials as a way to say thank you to fans for all the support with Dollar Monday on Monday, August 29 and Fan Appreciation Night on Tuesday, August 30.
August 26, 2011 | Press Releases
A sellout crowd of 6,016 witnessed the Gary SouthShore RailCats claim a 3-1 series victory over the Lincoln Saltdogs with a 12-1 win on Nerd Night at U. S. Steel Yard featuring world-renowned entertainer Myron Noodleman’s first visit to Northwest Indiana.
August 25, 2011 | Press Releases
After spotting the Lincoln Saltdogs four runs in the third, the Gary SouthShore RailCats stormed back with eleven unanswered runs to claim a 13-5 victory and move back into a tie for first place in the American Association’s Central Division.
August 24, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats pounced on top of the Lincoln Saltdogs with eight runs on seven hits in the first inning en route to a 12-5 victory to move to within a game of the Central Division lead and remain a game back in the American Association Wild Card Race.
August 24, 2011 | Press Releases
With the sellouts this weekend and as part of Social Media Thursday at U. S. Steel Yard, the Gary SouthShore RailCats encourage all fans with a Smartphone to display the RailCats App on your phone at the Box Office on Thursday, August 25 to receive two tickets for the price of one!
August 24, 2011 | Press Releases
In conjunction with United Auto Workers Local 551 and Local 588, the RailCats will set franchise single-game attendance records as they treat the hard-working men and women of the Ford Motor Company to two days full of fun and entertainment at U. S. Steel Yard on August 27-28.
August 23, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats fell to the Lincoln Saltdogs 4-3 in a closely contested affair despite managing just three hits falling to a game behind in the Wild Card and two games back in the Central Division with seven to play in the American Association regular season.
August 23, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats return home looking to improve upon a 28-14 record at beautiful U. S. Steel Yard on Tuesday, August 23 for an 8-game homestand featuring awesome promotions all week long and record-setting crowds this weekend! Tickets are on sale now and remember parking is always free!
August 21, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats fell out of first place for the first time since June 21 as the Wichita Wingnuts registered a 7-2 win on Sunday to sweep the series.
August 21, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats, currently tied for first in the Central Division, have announced a transaction deadline deal to obtain Rico Washington from the Kansas City T-Bones.
August 20, 2011 | Press Releases
The Wichita Wingnuts scored in seven of their eight at bats, posting an 8-5 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats on Saturday night to pull into a tie atop the Central Division.
August 19, 2011 | Press Releases
The Central Division leading Gary SouthShore RailCats saw rallied from a 5-0 deficit only to watch as Wichita’s Juan Richardson hit a three-run walk-off homer in the bottom of the ninth to secure an 8-6 win.
August 18, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will celebrate Blackhawks Night at U. S. Steel Yard featuring Hockey Hall of Famer and Chicago Blackhawks Ambassador Denis Savard as well as a Hockey Puck Giveaway to the first 1,000 fans courtesy of the Post-Tribune on Saturday, August 27 at 6:10 p.m.
August 18, 2011 | Press Releases
Unofficial World Hot Dog Eating Champion Takeru Kobayashi chowed down against four lucky Gary SouthShore RailCats fans in a Hamburger Eating Contest at the end of the seventh inning and was proclaimed champion amid some controversy at U. S. Steel Yard Wednesday Night.
August 18, 2011 | Press Releases
The first-place Gary SouthShore RailCats were forced to settle for a split of the six-game series with the Shreveport-Bossier Captains after falling 11-9 to the 2010 Champs Wednesday evening at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 16, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats and Shreveport-Bossier Captains combined to slug 4 homers and 29 hits at normally pitcher-friendly U. S. Steel Yard as the RailCats, powered by a five-hit performance from Brad Boyer, claimed a 10-7 victory Tuesday.
August 16, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats welcome back record-setting closer Andy Shipman to Northwest Indiana and the hard-throwing righty will be accompanied by left-handed starting pitcher Trent Lare in a trade with the Kansas City T-Bones the club announced today.
August 16, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats fell behind early and could not manage to claw their way back into the contest as they fell to the Shreveport-Bossier Captains by a score of 9-3 Monday evening.
August 14, 2011 | Press Releases
The first-place Gary SouthShore RailCats jumped out to an early lead and never looked back rallying for a split of Sunday’s doubleheader thanks to a 5-2 win in Game Two.
August 13, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats and Shreveport-Bossier Captains game, originally scheduled for 6:10 p.m. on Saturday, August 13, has been postponed due to inclement weather and will be made up as part of a doubleheader on Sunday, August 14 with a special 1:10 p.m. start time.
August 12, 2011 | Press Releases
There’s no place like U. S. Steel Yard for the Gary SouthShore RailCats who improved their American Association-best record at home to 26-11 after an 8-4 victory over the Shreveport-Bossier Captains Friday on Superhero Night!
August 12, 2011 | Press Releases
After a brief four game road-trip, the Gary SouthShore RailCats return to U. S. Steel Yard on Friday, August 12 for a six-game series kicking off with the best Fireworks display this side of the Indiana Toll Road presented as always by First Midwest Bank and the Post-Tribune!
August 11, 2011 | Press Releases
The Central Division leading Gary SouthShore RailCats dropped their fourth consecutive game to the Sioux City Explorers, suffering a 9-1 defeat on Thursday night.
August 11, 2011 | Press Releases
Superheroes and Villains collide August 12 at U. S. Steel Yard as the RailCats kick-off a six-game homestand packed with fireworks, giveaways, and action-packed American Association Baseball against the 2010 Champions! Tickets are on sale now for with no seat in the house more than $10!
August 11, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats invite you to rally the troops for the Annual Boy Scout Night and Sleepover on Saturday, August 13 at U. S. Steel Yard, when the first-place RailCats take on the 2010 American Association Champs starting at 6:10 p.m. with the overnight to follow.
August 10, 2011 | Press Releases
The Central Division leading Gary SouthShore RailCats had the tying run thrown out at the plate in the top of the ninth in a 10-9 loss to the Sioux City Explorers on Wednesday night.
August 10, 2011 | Press Releases
With 14 of their last 17 games at U. S. Steel Yard, the first-place RailCats enter the home stretch of their first season as members of the American Association and have announced Back-to-School Specials for students (18 and under) valid on Sunday-Thursday for the entire month of August.
August 10, 2011 | Press Releases
Sure to be one of the coolest new giveaways from the RailCats in 2011, don't miss the Bobble Toothbrush Holder Giveaway to the first 1,000 kids presented by The Times Media Group as part of Breath Awareness Night on Saturday, August 13!
August 09, 2011 | Press Releases
The Central Division leading Gary SouthShore RailCats dropped a 7-1 decision at the hands of the Sioux City Explorers on Tuesday night in Iowa with X’s starter David Trahan twirling a complete game.
August 08, 2011 | Press Releases
The Central Division leading Gary SouthShore RailCats were shutout for the first time since May, suffering a 3-0 loss to the Sioux City Explorers on Monday night in the opener of a four game series.
August 08, 2011 | Press Releases
In conjunction with the Voice of Truth Foundation, the RailCats will host “Remembering Christian Choate Night” on Monday, August 15, 2011 at 7:10 p.m. with half of the proceeds from any 10 or 20-ticket package purchased going to benefit the Voice of Truth Foundation.
August 07, 2011 | Press Releases
The first-place RailCats used another outstanding effort from the offense to earn a 10-6 victory and capture the series from the Kansas City T-Bones. Outfielder Mike Massaro also set the RailCats franchise mark for triples in a season in the fifth inning with his tenth of the 2011 campaign.
August 06, 2011 | Press Releases
In a hotly contested affair Saturday at U. S. Steel Yard, the Gary SouthShore RailCats managed to fend off the feisty Kansas City T-Bones to earn a 7-6 win and even the series at a game apiece.
August 06, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats host chart-topping rock band Chasen at U. S. Steel Yard in the Diamond Club for a special pregame concert kicking off at 4:30 p.m. as part of Faith & Family Night on Saturday, August 6. All gates will open a 4 p.m. with the first 1,000 fans entering the confines receiving an official RailCats Pillowcase!
August 06, 2011 | Press Releases
The first-place Gary SouthShore RailCats took the lead in the fifth after falling behind early, only to see the visiting Kansas City T-Bones take control late to earn a 6-4 victory Friday evening at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 05, 2011 | Press Releases
Check out the official RailCats stock car on Sunday, August 7 as RailCats Baseball returns to U. S. Steel Yard for a 3-game homestand beginning Friday, August 5. Culminating with a Day at the Races, the homestand is jammed with special guests, great giveaways and action-packed Baseball!
August 03, 2011 | Press Releases
The Winnipeg Goldeyes connected on three homers to stop a three-game slide with a 9-4 victory over the Gary SouthShore RailCats in the finale of a three-game series.
August 03, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats conclude the final six-game roadtrip of the year by aiming for a sweep of the Winnipeg Goldeyes tonight in Canada.
August 03, 2011 | Press Releases
Root root root for the home team as the FIRST PLACE RailCats welcome the Kansas City T-Bones to U. S. Steel Yard for a 7:10 p.m. contest featuring the best fireworks show this side of the Indiana Toll Road presented by First Midwest Bank and the Post-Tribune!
August 03, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats outlasted the Winnipeg Goldeyes on Tuesday, amassing 18 hits in a 13-11 slugfest victory.
August 01, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats stopped a three-game losing streak in a big way, scoring a 12-4 victory over the co-leaders of the North Division, the Winnipeg Goldeyes, in the opener of a three-game set on Monday night.
August 01, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to snap a season long three-game losing streak tonight with the series opener in Winnipeg against the Goldeyes.
July 31, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats were swept by the Sioux City Explorers on Sunday night as the X’s rallied for a 5-4 victory in the series finale.
July 31, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to avoid being swept for the first time this season in the series finale at Sioux City tonight.
July 30, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats attempted a late rally, but it wasn’t enough as the Sioux City Explorers handed the RailCats their second consecutive defeat by a 10-6 final on Saturday night.
July 29, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats saw a six-game road win streak grind to a halt with a 13-3 loss in the opener of a six-game roadswing at the hands of the Sioux City Explorers, who scored four unearned runs in the victory.
July 29, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats open the final six-game roadtrip of the year tonight in Iowa against the Sioux City Explorers.
July 29, 2011 | Press Releases
The man who once challenged a Kodiak bear in an eating contest, Takeru Kobayashi is taking his competitive eating talents, which earned him six consecutive Nathan’s titles, to U. S. Steel Yard on August 17 when the RailCats take on the Captains at 7:10 p.m.
July 28, 2011 | Press Releases
You may have seen this hip nerd at another ballpark or numerous times on ESPN highlights. Now, here is your chance to see the hilarious Myron Noodleman LIVE for the first time in Northwest Indiana thanks to U. S. Steel Gary Works!
July 28, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats pounded out 16 hits en route to a 8-6 come-from-behind victory Wednesday evening at U. S. Steel Yard to claim the three-game series from the Sioux Falls Pheasants.
July 26, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats raced out to an early lead and cruised to a 9-1 victory at U. S. Steel Yard Tuesday behind seven shutout innings from Carlos Rivas to even the series with the Sioux Falls Pheasants at a game apiece.
July 26, 2011 | Press Releases
Take the Midweek Break you KNOW you deserve with $2 Miller Genuine Draft and Miller Lite drafts all night long! Wait did we forget to mention 50 cent wings in the Diamond Club too?
July 25, 2011 | Press Releases
Former major leaguer and RailCats great Wes Chamberlain will be in the house to greet fans and sign autographs. Chamberlain was also member of the 2003 Philadelphia Phillies who fell in the World Series in six games to the Toronto Blue Jays.
July 25, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will just have to start another winning streak as their bid for a franchise-best ten consecutive wins fell short in a 5-4 loss to the Sioux Falls Pheasants Monday at U. S. Steel Yard
July 24, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats walked off with a 5-4 win on a bases-loaded single off the wall by infielder Brian Kolb in the bottom of the 12th to match the ‘Cats franchise record for consecutive wins and complete the three-game sweep of the RedHawks in front of 4,120 at U. S. Steel Yard Sunday.
July 23, 2011 | Press Releases
It may the 10th Anniversary of RailCats Baseball but the ‘Cats still have a number of franchise firsts to cross off their baseball bucket list. One of those items was checked off Saturday as the RailCats captured their first season-series from Fargo with a 3-1 win.
July 23, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats and second baseman Brad Boyer lit up the faces of the 4,517 delighted fans at U. S. Steel Yard Friday evening on Glow in the Park Night with a 7-6 walk-off victory over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in the tenth.
July 21, 2011 | Press Releases
On the heels of a purrfect 6-0 roadtrip, Fireworks Friday returns to U. S. Steel Yard July 22 as the RailCats kick off a six-game homestand stuffed with great giveaways and action-packed American Association Baseball! Tickets are on sale now and parking is always free!
July 21, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats are holding a food and clothing drive to benefit the Salvation Army and hope RailCats fans are looking to get into the Christmas Spirit as those who donate a canned good or new/gently used article of clothing receives a FREE FLEX TICKET!
July 21, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats swept a six-game swing through the South Division by winning a 15-inning marathon over the Ft. Worth Cats 5-3 on Wednesday night that lasted 4 hours and 44 minutes.
July 20, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats ran their win streak to five games on the road by pushing past the Ft. Worth Cats 7-3 on Tuesday night.
July 18, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats made it four in a row on the roadtrip, winning the opening contest in the Battle of the Cats, stopping the Ft. Worth Cats 4-0 on Monday night in Texas behind the pitching of Alain Quijano.
July 18, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats, fresh off a sweep of Shreveport-Bossier, continue a roadtrip through the South with a date against the Ft. Worth Cats, a club they played 3 1/2 innings against in the exhibition season.
July 18, 2011 | Press Releases
Thanks to a three-hit, complete game shutout of the reigning league-champion Shreveport-Bossier Captains, RailCats starter Scott Shaw was named American Association Pitcher of the Week by Pointstreak.com for the week ending July 17, it was announced today.
July 18, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will give fans two chances to catch the best fireworks show in Northwest Indiana this weekend with the addition of a very special Christmas-themed Fireworks Spectacular on Dollar Monday, July 25, exactly five months before the real thing.
July 18, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats and the American Red Cross team up to help give a boost to the low blood-giving levels currently in NWI by holding a blood drive in the Diamond Club from 4-8 p.m. on Saturday, July 23. All who donate will also receive FREE tickets to an upcoming RailCats game!
July 18, 2011 | Press Releases
The last game of the series between the Gary SouthShore RailCats and the rival Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at U. S. Steel Yard begins at 2:10 p.m. for a Beach Bash, which includes a Beach Towel Giveaway courtesy of Community Healthcare System!
July 17, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats failed to hold a 4-0 lead, but came through with two outs in the ninth to register a 5-4 win over Shreveport-Bossier on Sunday night and sweep the three-game series.
July 17, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats aim for a sweep of the Shreveport-Bossier Captains tonight in Louisiana in the final game of a three-game series.
July 16, 2011 | Press Releases
Scott Shaw threw the first complete game shutout for the RailCats in over a year as the righty shut down Shreveport-Bossier in a 9-0 victory on Saturday night.
July 16, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats continue a six-game swing through the South Division tonight with the middle game against the Shreveport-Bossier Captains, currently third in the South.
July 15, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats jumped out of the gates in posting an 8-2 victory over the Shreveport-Bossier Captains in the opener of a six-game roadtrip on Friday night.
July 15, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats open a six-game swing through the South Division tonight with a game in Louisiana against the 2010 American Association Champions, the Shreveport-Bossier Captains, who were no-hit on Wednesday.
July 14, 2011 | Press Releases
Game one of the three-game series between the Gary SouthShore RailCats and the rival Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at U. S. Steel Yard begins at 7:10 for Glow in The Park featuring the Glow in the Dark Baseball Cap Giveaway courtesy of U. S. Steel Gary Works.
July 13, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats were missing the come-from-behind magic on Harry Potter Night at U. S. Steel Yard as the home team dropped a 5-3 decision to the Sioux City Explorers Wednesday.
July 13, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats meet Sioux City tonight in the rubber game of a brief three-game homestand on Harry Potter Night at U. S. Steel Yard.
July 12, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats jumped out to an early 2-0 lead but it was all Sioux City from the third inning on as the Explorers cruised to an 11-3 win Tuesday night at U. S. Steel Yard as the visitors spoiled Rusty's Birthday Celebration.
July 12, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to build on the drama of last night in the second game against Sioux City.
July 12, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats salvaged a 12-11 victory at U. S. Steel Yard Monday evening, completing their fourth consecutive walk-off win against the Sioux City Explorers on a bases-loaded single by Cristian Guerrero in the ninth.
July 11, 2011 | Press Releases
A week after outfielder Cristian Guerrero took home the first award for the Gary SouthShore RailCats as members of the American Association, second baseman Brad Boyer was named the American Association’s Batter of the Week by Pointstreak.com for the week ending July 10.
July 11, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats return to beautiful U. S. Steel Yard for a brief three-game stint against the division-rival Sioux City Explorers featuring the fun, affordable family entertainment of RailCats Baseball! Tickets are on sale now with no seat in the house more than $10 and as always, free parking!
July 10, 2011 | Press Releases
The St. Paul Saints did it to the RailCats again, scoring three eighth inning runs to overcome an early 5-0 deficit and post an 8-7 victory in the series finale on Sunday afternoon. St. Paul won three games in the series, all by a one-run margin.
July 10, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have made a roster move, adding veteran RHP Chris Little and placing outfielder Lorenzo Scott on the disabled list.
July 10, 2011 | Press Releases
Despite a two-homer game from Brad Boyer, the Gary SouthShore RailCats squandered a three-run lead in suffering a 5-4 setback at the hands of the St. Paul Saints on Saturday night.
July 08, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats scored 10 runs late to turn a close contest into a rout, registering a 13-3 win over the St. Paul Saints, leaders of the North Division.
July 07, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats nearly overcame a difficult start, rallying from a pair of six-run deficits, but fell to the St. Paul Saints 7-6 in the opener of a series between two division leaders.
July 07, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats open a four game series in St. Paul with the leaders of the North Division tonight.
July 07, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats are excited to offer fans a once in a lifetime behind the scenes opportunity to join the RailCats on the road for the July 18-20 series against the Fort Worth Cats in Texas!
July 06, 2011 | Press Releases
Join the RailCats for arguably the best night of the week...DOLLAR MONDAY as the 'Cats treat you to dollar hot dogs, popcorn, programs and more. Plus, when you buy you're first ticket at regular price the second is just a BUCK!
July 05, 2011 | Press Releases
Three first inning runs by the Sioux Falls Pheasants set the tone for Tuesday’s contest at U. S. Steel Yard as the Gary SouthShore RailCats dropped an 8-1 decision.
July 05, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats wrapup the 4th of July series with Sioux Falls tonight, aiming to take the series.
July 04, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats started the 4th of July fireworks display early, notching six runs over their final two at bats to register an 8-3 win over the Sioux Falls Pheasants in front of 4,569 fans and improve to 10 games over .500 for the first time this year at 30-20.
July 04, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats aim to celebrate the 4th of July in style with an early date against the Sioux Falls Pheasants.
July 04, 2011 | Press Releases
Thanks in large part to a five-homer road trip, Gary SouthShore RailCats outfielder Cristian Guerrero has been named American Association Batter of the Week by Pointstreak.com for the week ending July 3rd.
July 03, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats dominated from the outset behind excellent pitching and a strong offensive output en route to a 4-0 shutout of the Sioux Falls Pheasants Sunday afternoon at U. S. Steel Yard.
July 02, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats saw another winning streak come to an end at the hands of the Sioux Falls Pheasants following a 5-2 loss in the first of a four-game homestand at U. S. Steel Yard over the Fourth of July Holiday Weekend.
July 02, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats open 4th of July weekend at home tonight with a five-game win streak on the line against the Sioux Falls Pheasants, who took two of three from the 'Cats in South Dakota last weekend.
July 01, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats return to beautiful U. S. Steel Yard for a four-game homestand following a 5-2 road trip. Celebrate the holiday weekend with the RailCats as tickets are on sale now for all four games with no seat in the house more than $10 and free parking all week long.
July 01, 2011 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero put together another record setting day, placing an exclamation point on a successful roadtrip as The Gary SouthShore RailCats swept away the Lincoln Saltdogs with an 11-4 win on Thursday night.
June 30, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats, who have posted their first winning roadtrip of the year regardless of tonight's outcome, aim for a sweep of the Lincoln Saltdogs tonight in the roadtrip finale.
June 30, 2011 | Press Releases
A fifteen-year baseball odyssey culminated Wednesday as the only catcher to win a Championship as a member of the Gary SouthShore RailCats, Jose Yepez, became the third player in franchise history to advance to the major leagues after joining the Seattle Mariners roster.
June 29, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats rallied from a pair of two-run deficits to collect a 7-6 decision over the Lincoln Saltdogs and tally their fourth consecutive victory on Wednesday night.
June 29, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to win the series in Lincoln today with the third of four against the Saltdogs. A victory would also hand the 'Cats a winning roadtrip.
June 28, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats continued an offensive surge on the road by posting 11 hits in a 9-6 win over the Lincoln Saltdogs on Tuesday night, the third consecutive win.
June 28, 2011 | Press Releases
After setting a single game franchise record for homers last night, the RailCats will continue a four game set in Lincoln tonight.
June 28, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats are holding a food and clothing drive to benefit the Salvation Army and are providing an easy opportunity for fans to do their part by donating items at the July 4 and July 25 home games.
June 27, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats belted a season high five homers including three off the bat of Cristian Guerrero in a 13-0 rout of the Lincoln Saltdogs in the opener of a series on Monday night.
June 27, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats open a four game series in Lincoln, Nebraska with the first meeting against the Central Division rival Saltdogs, looking to build on yesterday's win.
June 26, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats avoided being swept for the first time this year, collecting a season high three homers in a 10-7 slugfest victory over the Sioux Falls Pheasants on Sunday afternoon.
June 26, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to avoid being swept for the first time this season with an afternoon game in the finale at Sioux Falls.
June 25, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats suffered their second consecutive setback on the road, falling to the Sioux Falls Pheasants 6-2 on Saturday night.
June 25, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to rebound from a disappointing loss in the second game of a series at Sioux Falls tonight.
June 24, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats couldn’t hold a 3-0 lead in the opener of a seven-game roadtrip, suffering a 4-3 loss to the Sioux Falls Pheasants in South Dakota to halt a six-game win streak.
June 24, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats bring a six-game win streak on the road to South Dakota in the first meeting of the season with the Pheasants. The contest between the two teams is the first since 2005 and the first in Sioux Falls since 2004.
June 23, 2011 | Press Releases
Game Two of the four-game series between the Gary SouthShore RailCats and Sioux Falls Pheasants at U. S. Steel Yard begins at 2:10 for Medieval Day! Get your tickets now at 219.882.2255 or click on the link below!
June 23, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats return to beautiful U. S. Steel Yard for the first game of a brief four-game stint hosting the Sioux Falls Pheasants on Steel Night for a 6:10 p.m. first pitch! The first 1,000 kids entering the park will snag a sweet RailCats Lunchbox too!
June 23, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats concluded the homestand with a 6-1 record following an 11-5 victory at U. S. Steel Yard Thursday afternoon sweeping the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks for just the second time in the ten-year history of the ‘Cats.
June 23, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats aim for a sweep of the rival Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in a day contest at U. S. Steel Yard today.
June 22, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats pitching staff combined for a seven-hit shutout while the offense poured in five runs in the last two innings to earn a 5-0 win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Wednesday night at U. S. Steel Yard.
June 22, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats, who sit alone in first place for the first time this year, aim for five straight home wins tonight against Fargo-Moorhead.
June 22, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats moved into first place in the Central Division of the American Association with their fifth walk-off in the last eight at home following a 3-2 win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Tuesday night after an Adam Klein RBI single in the tenth.
June 21, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look for their fourth straight win as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks visit U. S. Steel Yard
June 20, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats celebrate the “Go Green” initiative with this night but included will be a salute to the color green, one of the official colors of your favorite Northwest Indiana Baseball Team, with music from Green Day and other special “green” items.
June 19, 2011 | Press Releases
Fans who stuck around for the entire contest at U. S. Steel Yard Sunday were treated to another thrilling walk-off victory, this one courtesy of a Cristian Guerrero single in the eleventh to give the RailCats a 5-4 victory and 3-1 series win over the first-place Saints.
June 19, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to win the series with St. Paul on Father's Day by handing the Saints a third straight defeat for the first time this season.
June 18, 2011 | Press Releases
In spite of another excellent outing by the pitching staff, it was the offense of the Gary SouthShore RailCats that stole the show Saturday night in front of 4,936 happy fans who were on hand to witness an 8-1 victory over the St. Paul Saints.
June 18, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to make it consecutive wins against the St. Paul Saints tonight with game three of the series.
June 17, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats jumped out to an early lead and rode solid pitching en route to a 2-1 victory over the St. Paul Saints in front of a raucous 4,611 fans at U. S. Steel Yard Friday evening.
June 17, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats continue a seven game homestand with another date against the North Division leading St. Paul Saints.
June 16, 2011 | Press Releases
Trailing 6-2 entering the ninth inning, the RailCats plated two in the final frame off 2005 MLB All-Star Chad Cordero and were poised to complete their fourth straight walk-off victory at U. S. Steel Yard, but the 'Cats failed to complete the comeback dropping game one of the series to the Saints 6-4.
June 16, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats agreed to terms with LHP Alain Quijano who will square off against his former team, the St. Paul Saints at U. S. Steel Yard on Mardi Gras Night with first pitch scheduled for 7:10 p.m.
June 15, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats finished off a six game roadtrip by handling the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 11-5 to stop a three-game losing streak on Wednesday afternoon.
June 15, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to snap a three-game slide and avoid being swept in North Dakota with a day date against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks.
June 15, 2011 | Press Releases
Come see the RailCats conclude a four game set with the St. Paul Saints on Father's Day and EVERY FAN entering the ball park on this night will receive a FREE GAME of Bowling at Stardust!
June 14, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats suffered a 10-1 loss to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks on Tuesday night. The loss marked the third in a row for the RailCats, matching the longest streak of the season.
June 14, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats, who have dropped consecutive games for the first time in the month of June, look to rebound in Fargo tonight.
June 13, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats shook off a rough first inning to put the tying run in scoring position in the ninth, but fell in the opener of a three-game set with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks by an 8-6 score.
June 13, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats made a flurry of moves Monday highlighted by the signing of RHP Roman Martinez and the placing of INF Jeff Beachum on the inactive list after the Tennessee native’s MRI revealed ligament damage to his wrist which will force him to miss the rest of the 2011 campaign.
June 13, 2011 | Press Releases
Make the RailCats part of your Father's Day Celebration and why not bring out the entire family, that's right even man's best friend is welcome on this night, as Rusty and Rascal will be on their guard with all the pooches in the house! Book your tickets now!
June 13, 2011 | Press Releases
Halloween comes a few months early to U. S. Steel Yard so help the RailCats find the ghost that haunts the Steel Yard on another Tenth Anniversary Tuesday!
June 13, 2011 | Press Releases
One of the coolest giveaways is back and better than ever with an awesome new design as the first 1,000 kids entering U. S. Steel Yard take home a full size wooden skateboard courtesy of Salvi, Schostok, & Pritchard, P.C. and The Times Media Group!
June 13, 2011 | Press Releases
The first 500 fans entering the U. S. Steel Yard gates on this night will receive an autographed Hoosier Bat courtesy of U. S. Steel Gary Works and 89.1 FM The Lakeshore!
June 12, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats had the tying run thrown out at the plate in the top of the ninth, falling to the St. Paul Saints 3-2 in the series finale on Sunday afternoon.
June 12, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats aim to take the series with a matinee against the St. Paul Saints.
June 11, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats saw a season best six-game win streak come to a halt in the opener of a doubleheader but rebounded with a shutout to salvage a split against the St. Paul Saints, who owned the best record in the American Association.
June 10, 2011 | Press Releases
The opening game of a six-game road trip for the Gary SouthShore RailCats was suspended due to rain in the top of the second inning. The RailCats were trailing the St. Paul Saints 1-0 with two outs in the frame when the rain came.
June 10, 2011 | Press Releases
The ever-popular bat giveaway returns to U. S. Steel Yard as the Gary SouthShore RailCats kick off a seven-game homestand packed with special guests, great free giveaways and action-packed American Association Baseball!
June 09, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats completed a seven-game homestand with a 6-1 record, capping it with three consecutive walk-off victories including a Mike Rohde RBI single past two diving defenders with one out in the bottom of the ninth for a 5-4 victory over Sioux City Thursday night.
June 09, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats aim for a series sweep of the Sioux City Explorers tonight at U. S. Steel Yard in the homestand finale.
June 08, 2011 | Press Releases
Better late than never for home run king Cristian Guerrero, who picked the perfect time for his first home run of the 2011 campaign blasting the 2-0 pitch over the First Midwest Bank Catwalk at U. S. Steel Yard in the eleventh inning for a 2-1 walk-off win, the second in as many nights.
June 08, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to win the series with Sioux City tonight, putting a season best four game win streak on the line in a special 6:10 p.m. start.
June 08, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats and Craig Maddox treated fans at U. S. Steel Yard to walk-off thriller as the ‘Cats took a 2-0 series advantage with a 4-3 extra inning win over the Sioux City Explorers Tuesday night extended the winning streak to a season long four games.
June 07, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats, winners of three straight, look to build upon last night's 7-3 win over Sioux City and creep over the .500 mark for the first time since the first week of the season.
June 07, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats acquired South Central High School graduate Travis Minix from the Somerset Patriots of the Atlantic League bringing the Knox, Ind. native and LaPorte resident to play professionally in Northwest Indiana for the first time.
June 07, 2011 | Press Releases
We sure hope it won’t be “a Hard Day’s Night” to “Get off your Cloud” and join the RailCats as baseball and classic British music “Come Together” for a fun-filled night sure to bring “Satisfaction” to all. Great seats are still available so call the 'Cats at 219.882.2255 now!
June 07, 2011 | Press Releases
Looking for the absolute best opportunity to unwind after a long day in the mill or at the office? Then come live the High Life with the RailCats as we invite the area’s blue collar workers to come straight to the Diamond Club after work for a special reception beginning at 3 p.m.
June 06, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats won their third straight and evened their record at 12-12 after erupting for six runs in the first en route to a 7-3 victory over the Sioux City Explorers at U. S. Steel Yard Monday evening.
June 06, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to match the longest win streak of the season in opening a four game series against the Sioux City Explorers, who are currently tied with the RailCats for second in the Central.
June 05, 2011 | Press Releases
For the second consecutive ballgame, the Gary SouthShore RailCats received a phenomenal performance from a starting pitcher and plenty of offensive support en route to a 3-1 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes and a series win in front of 3,592 at U. S. Steel Yard Sunday afternoon.
June 05, 2011 | Press Releases
Looking for a spark in the lineup the Gary SouthShore RailCats didn’t need to search far from home, today signing Gary resident and longtime affiliated outfielder Lorenzo Scott to a contract, the club announced.
June 04, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats jumped out to an early lead and never looked back thanks in large part to starting pitcher Jack Frawley’s eight scoreless innings in an 8-0 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes Saturday night at U. S. Steel Yard.
June 04, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to avoid falling four games below the .500 mark in the second game with Winnipeg at U. S. Steel Yard.
June 03, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats stared defeat in the (Gold)eyes and didn’t blink rallying to tie the game in the ninth before Winnipeg eventually prevailed in extra innings to hand the ‘Cats a 3-2 defeat at U. S. Steel Yard Friday night.
June 03, 2011 | Press Releases
At a joint press conference, the Gary SouthShore RailCats and CN railway detailed participation in the CN Community Ticket Program with CN purchasing 1,000 tickets to upcoming ‘Cats games which will be distributed to Northwest Indiana charitable organizations.
June 02, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats established a season high for runs, and matched a season high total for hits in slugging past the Sioux City Explorers 12-11 on Thursday night in the final game of a seven game road swing.
June 02, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to end a seven game roadtrip on a high note with the final contest against Sioux City.
June 02, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will welcome American Idol Star Chris Medina to U. S. Steel Yard as part of Solo Night at the 7:10 p.m. contest on Monday, June 6 against the Sioux City Explorers.
June 02, 2011 | Press Releases
Fireworks Friday returns tomorrow night as the RailCats kick off a seven-game homestand packed with special guests, free giveaways and action-packed baseball! Tickets are on sale now for all seven games with no seat in the house more than $10 and free parking all week long.
June 01, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats struck first, but ultimately fell to the Sioux City Explorers 5-2 on Wednesday in Iowa.
June 01, 2011 | Press Releases
Fresh off the biggest comeback of the season, the RailCats aim for two in a row with another game in Iowa against Sioux City.
June 01, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will welcome ten-year Major League veteran and former Chicago White Sox outfielder and first baseman Carlos May for Chicago Baseball Night at U. S. Steel Yard on Sunday, June 5 as the ‘Cats take on the Winnipeg Goldeyes for a 2:10 p.m. contest.
May 31, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats stopped a three-game losing streak by rallying from a 4-0 deficit to post a 7-4 win over the Sioux City Explorers in 10 innings on Tuesday night.
May 31, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to put an end to a three-game losing streak in the second game of a four game set against Sioux City tonight.
May 30, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats opened a four game series in Iowa with the first meeting against the Sioux City Explorers since 2005, suffering a 9-1 loss on Memorial Day.
May 30, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats open an early key four game series in Sioux City, Iowa on this Memorial Day, hoping to stop a two-game skid.
May 29, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats fell in the rubber game with the Winnipeg Goldeyes on Sunday afternoon by the final count of 6-2.
May 29, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats wrapup the first series of a seven-game roadtrip with the rubber match against the Winnipeg Goldeyes this afternoon.
May 28, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats dropped a 13-inning decision to the Winnipeg Goldeyes by the count of 7-6 in the longest game of the year for both clubs which featured 11 pitchers and 31 hits combined.
May 28, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to make it four straight with another game against the Winnipeg Goldeyes.
May 28, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have another catcher in the mix for 2011 with the signing of experienced backstop Craig Maddox it was announced today.
May 27, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats opened a seven game road swing with a 2-1 decision over the Winnipeg Goldeyes to win for the third straight contest.
May 27, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats open a seven game road trip tonight in Canada, weather permitting, with the first meeting of the season against the Winnipeg Goldeyes.
May 25, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats and the Winnipeg Goldeyes wrap up a three-game series on Sunday, June 2:10 p.m. on Chicago Baseball Night with the first 1,000 kids taking home either a blue or black glove (500 each) courtesy of Niemi Associates!
May 25, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats welcome the Sioux City Explorers to U. S. Steel Yard on Monday, June 6 for SOLO Night at 7:10 p.m. featuring a special appearance and performance by American Idol's Chris Medina!
May 25, 2011 | Press Releases
On Saturday, June 3 the Gary SouthShore RailCats welcome the Winnipeg Goldeyes to U. S. Steel Yard for a 6:10 p.m. contest on Where's Waldo Night. The first 1,500 fans to enter the ballpark on this night will receive a free Beanie/Winter Hat courtesy of Salvi, Schostok & Pritchard P.C.
May 25, 2011 | Press Releases
Every member of Greg Tagert’s starting lineup had at least one hit and seven of the nine had at least two as the Gary SouthShore RailCats pounded out 19 total en route to a 11-4 win and a 2-1 series victory over the first place Wichita Wingnuts at U. S. Steel Yard Wednesday afternoon.
May 25, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats close the opening homestand of 2011 with the rubber game against the Wichita Wingnuts.
May 25, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats game versus the Wichita Wingnuts scheduled for an 11:10 a.m. start has been pushed back to 12:10 a.m. due to rains in the area. Stay tuned to www.railcatsbaseball.com for further updates.
May 24, 2011 | Press Releases
First baseman Jeff Beachum put the Gary SouthShore RailCats back in the win column with a sharp single through a drawn-in Wingnuts infield for a 4-3 walk-off win in the bottom of the twelfth inning at U. S. Steel Yard in front of 4,286 Tuesday afternoon.
May 24, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to snap a three-game slide in a kid's day game at U. S. Steel Yard with the Wichita Wingnuts.
May 23, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats rally attempt falls just short as the Wichita Wingnuts hold on to take game one of the series 6-5 at U. S. Steel Yard Monday evening.
May 23, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to avoid losing for the third straight night at home in the first ever meeting with the Central Division leading Wichita Wingnuts.
May 22, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats fell to 4-6 on the season with a 10-0 loss to the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in the series finale at U. S. Steel Yard Sunday afternoon.
May 22, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats close the first home series of the season with the rubber match against Fargo-Moorhead this afternoon.
May 21, 2011 | Press Releases
The force was with the dark side on Sci-Fi Night at U. S. Steel Yard Saturday night as the Fargo-Moorhead Empire struck back avenging last night’s defeat to hand the Gary SouthShore RailCats an 8-0 loss.
May 21, 2011 | Press Releases
Plenty of great seats are still available for one of the most popular giveaways of the year, THE FLEECE BLANKET given to the first 1,500 fans and sponsored by Geminus Prevention Services.
May 21, 2011 | Press Releases
U. S. Steel Yard was on fire Friday Night as the Gary SouthShore RailCats defeated the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 4-2, as fans were treated to a win in the home opener and a sizzling special guest.
May 19, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats concluded the first roadtrip of the season with an 11-3 defeat at the hands of the Kansas City T-Bones in the rubber game of the series Thursday night.
May 19, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats conclude the season opening roadtrip with the rubber game against Kansas City this evening.
May 18, 2011 | Press Releases
The Kansas City T-Bones used a big first inning to post a 10-3 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats on Wednesday night.
May 18, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to win consecutive games for the second time this year in Kansas City.
May 17, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats spoiled the home opener for the Kansas City T-Bones, stopping a two-game slide with a 6-5 comeback win on the road Tuesday night.
May 17, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats renew acquaintances with the Kansas City T-Bones tonight in Kansas City's home opener.
May 15, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats closed the season opening series with a 5-4 defeat at the hands of the Grand Prairie AirHogs in wild affair in Texas on Sunday night.
May 15, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats meet Grand Prairie looking to conclude the opening series of 2011 on a high note.
May 15, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have agreed to send INF Louis Ott the Winnipeg Goldeyes in exchange for cash considerations and a player to be named later, it was announced today.
May 14, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats rallied in the ninth inning but suffered a 2-1 loss at the hands of the Grand Prairie AirHogs on Saturday night for the first defeat of 2011.
May 14, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to keep the early season success moving with the third game of a four game series at Grand Prairie.
May 14, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats improved to 2-0 on the young season with a 5-2 11-inning win over the Grand Prairie AirHogs at QuikTrip Park on Friday night.
May 13, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to continue the momentum from last night's exciting season opening victory tonight in Grand Prairie.
May 13, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats opened the 2011 campaign with a wild 8-7 victory over the Grand Prairie AirHogs in the first ever meeting between the two teams.
May 10, 2011 | Press Releases
The final exhibition tuneup for the regular season was washed out Tuesday night as the Gary SouthShore RailCats contest with the Ft. Worth Cats was called in the fifth inning with the RailCats down 3-2.
May 09, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats dropped an exhibition contest with the Frontier League’s Evansville Otters by a 4-2 score on Monday afternoon.
May 09, 2011 | Press Releases
With the team leaving Sunday night for the first road trip as members of the American Association, the Gary SouthShore RailCats have announced their 2011 Opening Day roster, picking 23 players to travel to Grand Prairie, Texas for the opener against the AirHogs on Thursday, May 12.
May 08, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats plated three runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to walk away with a 3-2 win over the Windy City ThunderBolts at U. S. Steel Yard on Sunday afternoon.
May 07, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats opened a home and home exhibition series with the Windy City ThunderBolts of the Frontier League by scoring a 4-0 shutout victory on the road.
May 05, 2011 | Press Releases
New for the Tenth Anniversary Season of Gary SouthShore RailCats Baseball is a weekly radio show called Woody’s RailCats Roundup featuring first-year Broadcaster Tim “Woody” Calderwood in a behind-the-scenes look at the RailCats every Saturday at 9 a.m. on 89.1 FM The Lakeshore.
May 04, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats suffered a 6-2 loss at the hands of the Winnipeg Goldeyes in exhibition play on Wednesday at U.S. Steel Yard.
May 03, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats opened a seven-game exhibition slate with a 5-4 victory over the Winnipeg Goldeyes in a scheduled 10-inning contest.
May 02, 2011 | Press Releases
Coming off a 5-4 win in the first game of the exhibition season yesterday over Winnipeg, the Gary SouthShore RailCats announced an additional Exhibition Game at U. S. Steel Yard on Friday, May 6 at 6 p.m.
May 02, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats today welcomed a new addition to the roster in outfielder Toddric Johnson.
April 30, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the addition of two more players to the roster today as infielder Brad Boyer and catcher Johnny Bowden join the spring training roster.
April 29, 2011 | Press Releases
Manager Greg Tagert has announced his coaching staff for the Tenth Anniversary Season of Gary SouthShore RailCats Baseball with the additions of C.J. Thieleke as Third Base Coach, Dennis Pelfrey as Hitting Coach and Tom Thornton as Pitching Coach.
April 27, 2011 | Press Releases
Heavy rains in Northwest Indiana have forced the Gary SouthShore RailCats to reschedule their Annual Open Tryout to Friday, April 29. Position players are now expected to report at 10:30 a.m. with pitchers following at 12:30 p.m.
April 26, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats entire 2011 Promotional Calendar is available NOW after the ‘Cats announced Seventh and final Phase today! Promotions are subject to change so be sure to check back before attending any game!
April 20, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have added a pair of right-handed arms to the 2011 roster in Brian Grening and Wesley Wrenn.
April 19, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have announced Phase Six of the jam-packed 2011 Promotional Calendar featuring Theme Nights from August 5-7 and 12-17.
April 15, 2011 | Press Releases
Manager Greg Tagert and the Gary SouthShore RailCats have added another arm to the 2011 pitching staff in right hander Joseph Tarallo.
April 15, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will bring another famous Cat to U. S. Steel Yard as former Chicago Bears Offensive Tackle James “Big Cat” Williams will be on hand to greet fans and sign autographs at Chicago Night on Sunday, May 22.
April 14, 2011 | Press Releases
Record setting power hitter Cristian Guerrero has agreed to roam the outfield at U. S. Steel Yard for his fourth season as a member of the Gary SouthShore RailCats in 2011.
April 13, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats invite kids ages 12 and under to be a part of the all-new Rusty’s Kids Club. For just $15 your child will receive a box seat voucher for EVERY Sunday game (an $80 value) and a number of other great benefits!
April 12, 2011 | Press Releases
Phase Five of the 2011 Promotional Calendar for the Tenth Anniversary Season of Gary SouthShore RailCats Baseball was announced today featuring Theme Nights from July 22-27.
April 08, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats and the York Revolution of the Atlantic League have agreed on a trade sending IF Tanner Townsend to the Revolution for cash considerations.
April 07, 2011 | Press Releases
The official mobile application of the Gary SouthShore RailCats is now available for free download on your IPhone or Android Smartphone by searching for “railcats” in the App Store or Android Marketplace.
April 06, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats continued their offseason push towards a seventh consecutive playoff berth with the addition of veteran middle infielder Kyle Haines, it was announced today.
April 06, 2011 | Press Releases
Single game tickets are available now for the Tenth Anniversary Season of RailCats Baseball. Tickets can be purchased online, by calling 219.882.2255 or by visiting the Box Office at U. S. Steel Yard will be open Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
April 05, 2011 | Press Releases
The fourth phase of the Gary SouthShore RailCats jam-packed 2011 Promotional Schedule featuring theme nights from July 2-5 and July 11-13 was announced today.
April 04, 2011 | Press Releases
Veteran lefty Tim Byrdak, a member of the Gary SouthShore RailCats in 2003, has earned a spot in the New York Mets bullpen making his 2011 debut this past weekend.
April 01, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have announced a season-long weight loss contest beginning April 1 and running through August 27 called “RailCats Rock the Scale” presented by Hofferth Wellness and Weight Loss Center.
March 31, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have hired 2009 Frontier Broadcaster of the Year Tim Calderwood to broadcast all 100 RailCats games in 2011, it was announced today.
March 30, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will host the First Annual Joe “Moose” Gates Classic April 1-2 at U. S. Steel Yard with all proceeds going to benefit the Joe “Moose” Gates Memorial Scholarship Fund.
March 30, 2011 | Press Releases
Single-game tickets will go on sale Wednesday, April 6 at 10 a.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.railcatsbaseball.com, by calling 219.882.2255 and at U. S. Steel Yard on Monday-Friday from 10 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and during all HS Challenge games.
March 29, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have plenty of exciting theme nights planned for third homestand of the season, June 16-23, and have announced the third phase of the crowded 2011 Promotional Schedule.
March 28, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have traded 2009 Northern League Relief Pitcher of the Year Andy Shipman to the Kansas City T-Bones for cash considerations and a player to be named later, it was announced today.
March 25, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats acquired starting pitcher David Nathanson from the Amarillo Sox for cash considerations and a player to be named later, it was announced today.
March 25, 2011 | Press Releases
Due to an overwhelming flood of interest in positions with the RailCats and Aramark, the RailCats concessionaire, both will NO LONGER be accepting applications for Game Day Staff. Please check the "Employment" page under "Clubhouse" for all openings.
March 24, 2011 | Press Releases
Rusty the RailCat, the mascot of the Gary SouthShore RailCats, spends the majority of his offseason waiting for baseball season to get underway but is so excited about all the fun everyone will have that he is taking a more proactive role in getting the word out about RailCats Baseball.
March 22, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the second phase of the jam-packed 2011 Promotional Schedule featuring theme nights from the second homestand of the season, June 3-9.
March 22, 2011 | Press Releases
University of Illinois standout and former New York Mets farmhand Scott Shaw and the Gary SouthShore RailCats have agreed to terms on a contract for the 2011 season, it was announced today.
March 21, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will hold their annual Open Player Tryout Thursday, April 28 at U. S. Steel Yard. The tryout is free and registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. for position players and at 11:30 a.m. for all pitchers.
March 17, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have agreed to terms with former Houston Astros farmhand Jack Frawley after discovering the righty at an Independent Leagues tryout camp in Arizona.
March 15, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats are enhancing theme nights at U. S. Steel Yard in 2011 and will kick-off the Tenth Anniversary Season with Opening Weekend presented by the Post-Tribune starting with Opening Night on Friday, May 20 at 7:10 p.m.
March 09, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will hold their annual audition for National Anthem singers Friday, April 8 and Saturday, April 9 at U. S. Steel Yard. The RailCats are seeking talented individuals and groups to perform the Star-Spangled Banner at all 50 home games and three O Canada performers.
March 08, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have added another pair of arms to the bullpen in right-hander James Baker and lefty Jeremy Hauer it was announced today.
March 07, 2011 | Press Releases
Group tickets and to tickets for Opening Night on Friday, May 20th against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at 7:10 p.m. are on sale now by calling 219.882.2255 or by visiting www.railcatsbaseball.com!
March 03, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats are looking for energetic and outgoing applicants for the 2011 season interested in game day positions and summer internships with Northwest Indiana’s premier professional sports franchise.
February 24, 2011 | Press Releases
Beginning with the Joe “Moose” Gates Classic on April 1, the ninth annual High School Challenge will feature 26 teams from the Region competing in 15 games at U. S. Steel Yard, the home of the RailCats, it was announced today at the event’s annual Media Day.
February 23, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats are excited to announce continued partnership with several Gold Sponsors including U. S. Steel, First Midwest Bank, Methodist Hospitals, North Coast Distributing and NIEMI Associates, who are all the foundation of the RailCats continued success.
February 23, 2011 | Press Releases
For the first time in six years, Jamie Bennett will not be a member of the Gary SouthShore RailCats, as the longtime RailCats Pitching Coach and winning pitcher in the deciding game of the 2005 NL Championship Series is leaving to pursue other opportunities.
February 22, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats named Graphic Designer Domonic Edwards Employee of the Month for January, as voted by a committee of his peers at the RailCats monthly staff meeting, it was announced today.
February 16, 2011 | Press Releases
Utility man Louis Ott and the Gary SouthShore RailCats have agreed to terms on a contract for the 2011 season returning to Northwest Indiana after a superb 2010 season which saw the switch-hitter bat .301 with 26 doubles in 90 games.
February 14, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats and Manager Greg Tagert have another pair of left-handers on the 2011 pitching staff with the additions of Derrick Gordon and Carlos Rivas for the upcoming season.
February 10, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats and Manager Greg Tagert will be holding an open tryout on Saturday, March 19 at the home of the reigning NAIA Baseball National Champions, Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tenn.
February 09, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have agreed to terms with a pair of left-handed relievers for the 2011 season in Zeb Engle and Aaron Jenkins.
February 08, 2011 | Press Releases
In celebration of the Gary SouthShore RailCats tenth year of professional baseball, the club announced its Tenth Anniversary Team at the third annual Fan Fest this past Saturday at the Radisson Hotel at Merrillville.
February 07, 2011 | Press Releases
For the third consecutive winter, throngs of RailCats fans flocked to the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville from all over Northwest Indiana for Fan Fest, a fun-filled day of baseball despite the cold and snow outside which featured players and a celebration of the RailCats Tenth Anniversary.
February 04, 2011 | Press Releases
It's finally that time where baseball fans in Northwest Indiana can forget all about the silly white stuff on the ground and start to think spring - and of course - Gary SouthShore RailCats Baseball with the 2011 kick-off at Fan Fest at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville.
February 01, 2011 | Press Releases
The RailCats Third Annual Fan Fest is only two days away and the RailCats have done everything to ensure this year’s installment will be the best yet. The additions incldue former All-Stars Eric McNamee and Josh Habel, and former pitcher Brian Halford.
February 01, 2011 | Press Releases
Catcher Mike Valadez will return to Northwest Indiana as a member of the Gary SouthShore RailCats for the 2011 season after being acquired shortly after the All-Star break in 2010 from the Tucson Toros of the Golden League.
January 31, 2011 | Press Releases
Time is running out to pick up your discount tickets to Fan Fest 2011 on Saturday, February 5, but the Gary SouthShore RailCats continue to add to the star-studded lineup of current and former RailCats coaches and players with Jermaine Allensworth, Steve Haake and Alex Taylor.
January 28, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have a limited number of FREE tickets available for the RailCats Mascot Talent Search on Saturday, February 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Diamond Club at U. S. Steel Yard. Come see who will be the next Rusty or Rascal!!!
January 27, 2011 | Press Releases
The first player to advance to the majors after playing for the Gary SouthShore RailCats, New York Mets reliever Tim Byrdak will join Gary Roosevelt High School graduate and former major leaguer Wallace Johnson as the featured guests at the third-annual Fan Fest on February 5 at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville.
January 25, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats organization and fans alike will have the chance to thank Willie Glen for his years of exemplary service in a RailCats uniform and wish him well as he prepares to enter the coaching ranks. Glen will join fellow Tenth Anniversary Team finalists Eric Blakeley and Dan Soria at the Radisson Hotel on February 5.
January 21, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats are offering fans a second chance to win a luxury suite at a RailCats home game with the 2011 version of the Fan Photo Contest, presented by the Post-Tribune. The RailCats also welcome manager Greg Tagert, Mick Curran and Kenny Graham to the celebrity lineup at Fan Fest on February 5.
January 19, 2011 | Press Releases
While Fan Fest 2011 is coming up on February 5, the RailCats want to make sure fans don’t forget about the second most important day in February, Valentine’s Day with the Batter-Up Buttercup Special which includes regularly-priced Flex Packs and free IMAX movie vouchers.
January 18, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats Ambassador Tanner Townsend joins fellow Tenth Anniversary Team Finalist Mike Rohde at the third-annual RailCats Fan Fest, Saturday, February 5 at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville. Discount advance tickets are on sale now!
January 13, 2011 | Press Releases
Tenth Anniversary Team Finalists Tony Cogan and Travis Kerber as the first guests confirmed to appear at the third-annual Fan Fest, Saturday, February 5 at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville. Discount advance tickets are on sale now by calling 219.882.2255 or visiting the online store.
January 12, 2011 | Press Releases
Righty reliever Will Krout signed his 2011 contract with the Gary SouthShore RailCats after the ‘Cats received his rights as part of a May trade with the River City Rascals of the Frontier League.
January 11, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have named Chief Financial Officer Becky Kremer as Employee of the Month for the month of December, as voted by a committee of her peers, it was announced today.
January 10, 2011 | Press Releases
Former Gary SouthShore RailCats ace Willie Glen has once again returned to the Florida Marlins minor league system, this time as Pitching Coach for the Low A Greensboro Grasshoppers, joining the staff of former RailCats Hitting Coach Andy Haines.
January 07, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats third annual Fan Fest is right around the corner and this one-of-a-kind minor league event will once again be held at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville, Ind. on February 5 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
January 03, 2011 | Press Releases
Catcher John Parham will return to Northwest Indiana as a member of the Gary SouthShore RailCats for the 2011 season, the first for the 'Cats in the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball.
January 03, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats today announced the signing of pitcher Nolan Nicholson to a 2011 contract for the RailCats inaugural season as members of the American Association.
January 03, 2011 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the return of Aaron Pineda, who previously worked for the club from 2003-2008, to the front office where he will serve as the club’s Group Sales Manager.
December 22, 2010 | Press Releases
Rusty the RailCat, the mascot of the Gary SouthShore RailCats, has been very busy this holiday season taking time to visit a number of local hospitals and Boys and Girls Clubs, spreading holiday cheer the only way he knows how and bringing smiles to all.
December 20, 2010 | Press Releases
Record-setting outfielder Adam Klein will return to the RailCats for a second season in 2011 and be joined by rookie Cody McMorris, who spent spring training with the ‘Cats in 2010, after the club signed both to American Association contracts today.
December 16, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will begin the inaugural 100-game season in the American Association at U. S. Steel Yard when the archrival RedHawks come to town on Friday, May 20 for a 7:10 p.m. contest.
December 15, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced today that the Florida Marlins have purchased the contract of lefty Brad Furnish, who spent this past season as a member of RailCats bullpen.
December 13, 2010 | Press Releases
Brian Kolb becomes the third member of the Gary SouthShore RailCats to sign on for the 2011 campaign roughly five weeks after his rights were acquired in a trade with the Evansville Otters of the Frontier League.
December 09, 2010 | Press Releases
The second player in the history of the RailCats to play in the major leagues, former outfielder Nathan Haynes has been named Hitting Coach for the Orem Owlz, the Rookie Ball affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
December 02, 2010 | Press Releases
Middle infielder Chris Carrara today became the second member of the Gary SouthShore RailCats to sign on for the inaugural season in the American Association returning for his third season with the 'Cats.
November 30, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats announced the hiring of Natalie Kirby as Director of Marketing and Promotions, Dominic Edwards as Graphic Designer and Tanner Townsend as The RailCats Ambassador.
November 30, 2010 | Press Releases
Fan voting is underway for the RailCats 10th Anniversary Team, and up this week - RH Reliever. Read the story to find out about the candidates, then pick who YOU think is the best RH Reliever in RailCats history. The Team will be revealed Feb. 5, 2011 at Fan Fest!
November 29, 2010 | Press Releases
Gary SouthShore RailCats career batting leader and outfielder Mike Massaro becomes the first RailCats player ever to sign an American Association contract, Manager Greg Tagert announced today.
November 23, 2010 | Press Releases
As an addition to Rusty's Second Annual Steel "Yard Sale" presented by the Post-Tribune, Manager Greg Tagert announced the RailCats Winter Hitting Camp will coincide with the sale from 12 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. for players of all ages and skill levels.
November 23, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats players, coaches, staff and Rusty the RailCat, together with 18 local charities and Gary’s own Fresh County Market, donated 400 turkeys to needy families at U. S. Steel Yard Tuesday.
November 23, 2010 | Press Releases
Fan voting is underway for the RailCats 10th Anniversary Team, and up this week - LH Reliever. Read the story to find out about the candidates, then pick who YOU think is the best LH Reliever in RailCats history. The Team will be revealed Feb. 5, 2011 at Fan Fest!
November 15, 2010 | Press Releases
Gary SouthShore RailCats Manager Greg Tagert announced today that he has picked up the option on the contracts of 22 players for the 2011 season.
November 15, 2010 | Press Releases
Fan voting is underway for the RailCats 10th Anniversary Team, and up this week - LH Starter. Read the story to find out about the candidates, then pick who YOU think are the best TWO in RailCats history. The Team will be revealed Feb. 5, 2011 at Fan Fest!
November 08, 2010 | Press Releases
Rusty Claus will host the Second Annual Steel “Yard Sale” presented by the Post-Tribune December 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at U. S. Steel Yard and the RailCats will be offering great merchandise at unbelievable discounts just in time for the holiday season.
November 08, 2010 | Press Releases
Fan voting is underway for the RailCats 10th Anniversary Team, and up this week - RH Starter. Read the story to find out about the candidates, then pick who YOU think are the best TWO in RailCats history. The Team will be revealed Feb. 5, 2011 at Fan Fest!
November 08, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats received the rights to Will Krout and a player to be named later completing the May 14 trade with the River City Rascals, RailCats Manager Greg Tagert announced today.
November 05, 2010 | Press Releases
As part of the trade that originally sent middle infielder Brian Kolb to the Evansville Otters of the Frontier League in July, the first official offseason move brings Kolb back in the fold for the RailCats in 2011.
November 02, 2010 | Press Releases
The completely refurbished Diamond Club is available year round for birthday parties, wedding receptions, business meetings, conferences, and a wide variety of other activities! Call the RailCats TODAY at 219.882.2255 to reserve your event
October 25, 2010 | Press Releases
Fan voting is underway for the RailCats 10th Anniversary Team, and up this week - utility. Read the full story to find out about the candidates, then pick who YOU think is the best in RailCats history. The All-Decade Team will be revealed February 5, 2011 at Fan Fest!
October 19, 2010 | Press Releases
Gary SouthShore RailCats Ace Willie Glen has been named to Baseball America’s 2010 All-Independent Leagues First Team for the second time in his RailCats career.
October 18, 2010 | Press Releases
Fan voting is underway for the RailCats 10th Anniversary Team, and up this week - DH. Read the full story to find out more about the candidates, then pick who YOU think is the best in RailCats history. The All-Decade Team will be revealed February 5, 2011 at Fan Fest!
October 18, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats and Fresh County Market have teamed up to announce the Tickets for Turkeys Special. Fans can now buy Flex Packs of 2011 RailCats tickets and receive a free turkey, but in addition, for every pack sold, the RailCats will donate a turkey to local charities.
October 15, 2010 | Press Releases
Fan voting is underway for the RailCats 10th Anniversary Team, and up this week - outfield. Read the story to find out about the candidates, then pick who YOU think are the best THREE in RailCats history. The Team will be revealed Feb. 5, 2011 at Fan Fest!
October 13, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have been admitted to the American Association of Independent Professional Baseball for play in the 2011 season. Joining the RailCats in moving over are the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, Kansas City T-Bones and Winnipeg Goldeyes.
October 04, 2010 | Press Releases
Fan voting is underway for the RailCats 10th Anniversary Team, and up this week - third basemen. Read the full story to find out more about the candidates, then pick who YOU think is the best in RailCats history. The All-Decade Team will be revealed February 5, 2011 at Fan Fest!
October 01, 2010 | Press Releases
The two-time Northern League Champion RailCats have announced today that President/General Manager Roger Wexelberg will be leaving the organization and RailCats veteran Andy Viano has been promoted to the position of President/General Manager
September 30, 2010 | Press Releases
Adding to a long list of accolades, decorated RailCats starting pitcher Willie Glen was voted as the Gary SouthShore RailCats representative on the Northern League Postseason All-Star Team for the second time as a member of the RailCats.
September 27, 2010 | Press Releases
Fan voting is underway for the RailCats 10th Anniversary Team, and up this week - shortstop. Read the full story to find out more about the candidates, then pick who YOU think is the best in RailCats history. The All-Decade Team will be revealed February 5, 2011 at Fan Fest!
September 23, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats advanced to the Northern League Playoffs for a sixth consecutive season experiencing a great deal of success on the field despite falling short of a Northern League Championship in 2010.
September 20, 2010 | Press Releases
For the second time in as many seasons with the Gary SouthShore RailCats veteran right-hander Willie Glen has been named the Northern League’s Pitcher of the Year by a vote of the league’s top executives, managers, media members and fellow players.
September 15, 2010 | Press Releases
Fan voting is underway for the RailCats 10th Anniversary Team, and up this week - second basemen. Read the full story to find out more about the candidates, then pick who YOU think is the best in RailCats history. The All-Decade Team will be revealed February 5, 2011 at Fan Fest!
September 10, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats scored once in the seventh and twice more in the eighth to battle back from an early deficit, but the RedHawks tacked on a pair of insurance runs and beat the RailCats 5-3 Friday night at U. S. Steel Yard to sweep the series and end the ‘Cats season.
September 09, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats have an uphill climb as the series shifts back to Gary after dropping another close game to the RedHawks Thursday afternoon. After spotting Fargo a 4-1 lead, the RailCats rally fell just short as the RedHawks hung on for a 4-3 victory to go up 2-0 in the series.
September 09, 2010 | Press Releases
Fan voting is underway for the RailCats 10th Anniversary Team, and up this week - first basemen. Read the full story to find out more about the candidates, then pick who YOU think is the best in RailCats history. The All-Decade Team will be revealed February 5, 2011 at Fan Fest!
September 08, 2010 | Press Releases
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks broke open a close game in the sixth, but the Gary SouthShore RailCats tallied two runs in the eighth and got the tying run to first in the ninth before falling 5-3 on Wednesday night. The RailCats look to even the series Thursday at 2 p.m. in Game Two.
September 07, 2010 | Press Releases
Fan voting is underway for the RailCats 10th Anniversary Team, beginning with catcher. Read the full story to find out more about the candidates, then pick who YOU think is the best in RailCats history. The All-Decade Team will be revealed February 5, 2011 at Fan Fest!
September 06, 2010 | Press Releases
Joliet hit four home runs and pulled away early for an 11-0 win over the RailCats Monday night in the regular season finale for both teams. The RailCats will enter the Northern League Playoffs seeded fourth and matched up with the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks in the Semifinals.
September 05, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats built a six-run lead in the fourth inning before holding off a late Joliet JackHammers rally to win 7-6 Sunday afternoon at Silver Cross Field, keeping their chances of claiming the third seed in the Northern League Playoffs alive.
September 04, 2010 | Press Releases
The Joliet JackHammers broke open a close game with nine runs in the seventh inning and rolled the Gary SouthShore RailCats for the second night in a row, winning 16-4 Saturday evening at a chilly Silver Cross Field.
September 03, 2010 | Press Releases
Bear Bay was nearly untouchable for the second start in a row and Richard Mercado hit a first inning grand slam to lead the Joliet JackHammers to a 7-3 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats Friday night at Silver Cross Field, snapping the RailCats three-game winning streak.
September 02, 2010 | Press Releases
The most lopsided win in RailCats history – 15-0 over the Schaumburg Flyers Thursday night at U. S. Steel Yard – capped a day that saw the ‘Cats clinch their sixth consecutive Northern League Playoff berth and take over sole possession of third place in the league.
September 01, 2010 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero hit a three-run first inning homer and Willie Glen made it stand up with eight shutout innings as the Gary SouthShore RailCats beat the Schaumburg Flyers 3-1 Wednesday night at U. S. Steel Yard, shrinking their magic number to clinch a sixth straight playoff berth to one.
August 31, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats struck for eight straight runs with two outs over four straight innings to come from behind and beat the Schaumburg Flyers 8-2 Tuesday night at U. S. Steel Yard, shrinking the RailCats magic number to clinch a sixth straight playoff berth to two.
August 31, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats are going to the playoffs for the sixth year in a row and tickets are on sale now! The 'Cats first home game is Friday night and it will feature a great family ticket deal and two great giveaways, so get tickets now and cheer the 'Cats to another title!
August 31, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats would like to say thank you to the best fans in the Northern League for supporting RailCats baseball this season by offering a special "Buy One Get One Free" Ticket Offer for Fan Appreciation Day on Thursday, September 2 at 7 p.m.
August 31, 2010 | Press Releases
Chris Schultz doubled to right with two outs to score Ron Bourquin from first in the top of the 12th inning and send the Schaumburg Flyers to a dramatic 4-3 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats Monday night at U. S. Steel Yard in the opener of a four-game series.
August 29, 2010 | Press Releases
Joliet needed just eight hits to score eight runs and Bear Bay threw eight sparkling innings to lead the JackHammers to an 8-3 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats Sunday afternoon in the finale of a three-game series at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 28, 2010 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero ripped a line drive single to score Mike Massaro from second base in the bottom of the ninth inning as the RailCats snapped their three-game losing streak in style with a 4-3 over the Joliet JackHammers in front of a sellout crowd of 6,288 fans at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 27, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats left a season high 13 runners on base and dug themselves an early 6-0 hole as the Joliet JackHammers came into U. S. Steel Yard and knocked off the ‘Cats 9-4 in front of 4,803 fans Friday night.
August 26, 2010 | Press Releases
The Kansas City T-Bones scored in only three different innings and had just nine base hits but still managed to reach double-digits in scoring and drop the Gary SouthShore RailCats 11-7 Wednesday night in the finale of a three-game series at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
August 25, 2010 | Press Releases
With the regular season winding down and the playoffs on the horizon, the Gary SouthShore RailCats return home to U. S. Steel Yard for a seven-game homestand versus the Joliet Jackhammers and the Schaumburg Flyers beginning at 7 p.m. Friday!
August 24, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats scored four times in the seventh and eighth innings to erase a four-run deficit, but Gabriel Martinez launched a solo home run to lead off the eighth to lead the Kansas City T-Bones a 6-4 win Tuesday night at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
August 23, 2010 | Press Releases
Willie Glen earned his league-leading 10th win of the year and the Gary SouthShore RailCats hit three home runs to win the opener of a three-game series 7-2 over the Kansas City T-Bones Monday night at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
August 22, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats Third Annual Fan Fest will kick off a year-long celebration of the 10th anniversary of RailCats baseball and will be held Saturday, February 5, 2011 at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville. Discount presale tickets are on sale now!
August 22, 2010 | Press Releases
The Rockford RiverHawks scored four times in the first three innings and held on to beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats 5-3 Sunday afternoon in front of 4,586 fans at U. S. Steel Yard, taking two of three in the series.
August 21, 2010 | Press Releases
Rich Austin hit a second inning grand slam and the Rockford RiverHawks overcame stranding 16 runners on base to hold off the Gary SouthShore RailCats 7-3 Saturday night in front of 5,345 fans at U. S. Steel Yard in the second game of a three-game series.
August 20, 2010 | Press Releases
Brad Halsey won for the third time in his last five starts and the Gary SouthShore RailCats handed Kyle Wright his first loss in more than two months by toppling the Rockford RiverHawks 5-2 Monday night in the opener of a three-game series at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 19, 2010 | Press Releases
Two of the hottest teams in the Northern League square off in a weekend series with playoff implications as the Rockford RiverHawks come to Gary to take on the Gary SouthShore RailCats starting Friday, August 20 at 7 p.m. and tickets are on sale now!
August 18, 2010 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero’s two-run single in the bottom of the eighth inning broke a 1-1 tie and lifted the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a 3-1 win over the Schaumburg Flyers Wednesday night in the finale of a three-game series at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 17, 2010 | Press Releases
Adam Klein delivered a two-out, game-tying single in the bottom of the ninth inning, then drove in the winning run with a base hit in the 11th as the RailCats rallied back to beat the Schaumburg Flyers 5-4 Tuesday night at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 16, 2010 | Press Releases
Kit Pellow scored the tiebreaking run on a wild pitch in the ninth and Mike Massaro lined sharply into a double play to end the game as the Schaumburg Flyers beat the RailCats 7-6 Monday night at U. S. Steel Yard in the opener of a three-game series.
August 16, 2010 | Press Releases
Chicago Bears all-time leading scorer and member of the 1985 Superbowl Championship Team, Kevin Butler will join fellow former Bear Bobby Douglass to sign autographs and greet fans at U. S. Steel Yard during the September 1, 7 p.m. game and tickets are on sale now!
August 15, 2010 | Press Releases
Down 9-3 going to the bottom of the ninth inning, the Gary SouthShore RailCats completed the biggest comeback in franchise history with an eight-hit, seven-run rally to shock the Lake County Fielders for an unlikely 10-9 win Sunday afternoon at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 14, 2010 | Press Releases
The Lake County Fielders strung together five ninth inning singles to put four runs on the board and come from behind to beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats 6-5 Saturday night at U. S. Steel Yard, snapping the RailCats season-long eight-game winning streak.
August 13, 2010 | Press Releases
Behind 0-2 in the count and with two outs in the bottom of the sixth, John Parham turned a 3-2 deficit into a 6-3 lead with his firstgrand slam to lead the RailCats to their eighth win in a row, an 8-4 victory over the Lake County Fielders Friday night at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 12, 2010 | Press Releases
Jay Pecci and Mike Reese each hit home runs as the Gary SouthShore RailCats won their seventh game in a row, finishing a four-game sweep of the Winnipeg Goldeyes with a 10-2 win Thursday afternoon at Canwest Park.
August 12, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats return home to beautiful U. S. Steel Yard to host six-games against the Lake County Fielders and Schaumburg Flyers with a Northern League playoff berth within reach starting Friday, August 13 at 7 p.m and tickets are on sale now!
August 11, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats got six shutout innings from Andy Weeks and pounded out double-digit hits for the fifth straight game to down the Winnipeg Goldeyes 8-1 Wednesday night at Canwest Park, the RailCats sixth consecutive victory.
August 11, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will be having a special concert with the Fab Four on Sunday, August 22 – well, not really but we have the next best thing! Check out world-renowned Beatles tribute band American English performing live after the game!
August 11, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats will join NWIMSN and the American Red Cross to host “Home Runs for Heroes” August 21 at 1:30. The RailCats will also aid Miller High Life in support of their “Give a Veteran a Piece of the High Life” program by serving as a drop off point for specially labeled bottle caps.
August 11, 2010 | Press Releases
Louis Ott homered for the second day in a row and three relievers combined to throw five shutout innings as the Gary SouthShore RailCats won their fifth game in row, downing the Winnipeg Goldeyes 7-3 Tuesday night at a rainy Canwest Park.
August 10, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will host their second special extended postgame show of the season after today's game at The Buffet & Grill across from U. S. Steel Yard. Stop by to dine with RailCats coaches and players and get a discount with your ticket stub!
August 09, 2010 | Press Releases
Mike Valadez crushed a two-run, tiebreaking home run in the top of the eighth inning to lead the RailCats to their fourth straight victory, a 7-5 back-and-forth win over the Winnipeg Goldeyes Monday night in the opener of an important four-game series.
August 08, 2010 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero homered for the fourth straight game, Brad Halsey struck out a career-high 12 and the RailCats scored in six consecutive innings to roll to their third straight victory, taking down the Lake County Fielders 11-1 Sunday afternoon.
August 07, 2010 | Press Releases
Down to their final out for the second night in a row, the Gary SouthShore RailCats scored three times in the ninth and added four runs in the tenth to pull off another improbable comeback against the Lake County Fielders, winning 10-6 Saturday night.
August 06, 2010 | Press Releases
Down to one final out, Cristian Guerrero hit a heart-stopping, game-tying home run in the top of the ninth inning and Mike Valadez drove in the game-winning run in the 10th as the RailCats pulled off their most exciting win of the year, 4-3 over the Fielders Friday.
August 05, 2010 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero cleared the scoreboard with a long two-run home run in the first inning but the Gary SouthShore RailCats would not score again Thursday night, falling 6-2 to the Lake County Fielders in the opener of a four-game series.
August 05, 2010 | Press Releases
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August 04, 2010 | Press Releases
Willie Glen pitched into the ninth for the third time this year and improved to 7-0 in his last 10 starts to lift the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a critical 6-4 win over the Winnipeg Goldeyes Wednesday night at U. S. Steel Yard in the finale of a three-game series.
August 03, 2010 | Press Releases
The Winnipeg Goldeyes scored five early runs and Zach Baldwin earned the win with 5.1 innings of relief as the Goldeyes beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats 6-4 at U. S. Steel Yard for their second straight win to start a three-game series.
August 03, 2010 | Press Releases
The Northern League is starting to run out of plaudits for Gary SouthShore RailCats ace right-hander Willie Glen, who earlier this week was named the league’s Pitcher of the Month for July. Glen was a perfect 3-0 in six starts in July with a tiny 1.69 ERA.
August 02, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats rallied for a pair of ninth inning runs but Bobby Korecky and the Winnipeg Goldeyes held on for a 4-3 win Monday night at U. S. Steel Yard in the first game of a crucial three-game series.
August 02, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats return home to beautiful U. S. Steel Yard to host a three-game series with important playoff implications versus the Winnipeg Goldeyes starting Monday, August 2 at 7 p.m. and tickets are on sale now!
August 01, 2010 | Press Releases
Tanner Townsend hit the second Gary SouthShore RailCats grand slam in the last three days and Adam Klein drove in a career-high five runs as the ‘Cats rolled the Joliet JackHammers 13-2 Sunday afternoon at Silver Cross Field, taking three of four in the series.
July 31, 2010 | Press Releases
Jon Nelson’s infield single in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Joliet JackHammers to a 4-3 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats Saturday night at Silver Cross Field, just an inning after the ‘Cats had rallied with a pair of runs in the ninth to force extra innings.
July 30, 2010 | Press Releases
Jay Pecci hit his first RailCats grand slam to cap a seven-run fifth inning as the Gary SouthShore RailCats won for the sixth time in their last eight games with a resounding 12-0 shutout of the Joliet JackHammers Friday night at Silver Cross Field.
July 29, 2010 | Press Releases
Mike Massaro went 4-for-4 and Randall Simon had two hits in his debut as the Gary SouthShore RailCats rolled up 18 hits and routed the Joliet JackHammers 6-1 Thursday night at Silver Cross Field in the opener of a four-game series.
July 29, 2010 | Press Releases
Seeking a power bat to jump-start their drive to a sixth straight Northern League Championship Series, the Gary SouthShore RailCats have come up with a big find, today agreeing to terms with longtime Major League masher Randall Simon on a 2010 contract.
July 28, 2010 | Press Releases
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks sent 11 men to the plate in a six-run third inning to salvage a win in a three-game series at U. S. Steel Yard, knocking off the Gary SouthShore RailCats 9-1 Wednesday night.
July 28, 2010 | Press Releases
It'll be a "Thriller" at U. S. Steel Yard on Sunday, August 29, when the RailCats will be giving away "Bobble-Gloves" to the first 1,500 fans through the gates for a 2 p.m. game against the Joliet JackHammers.
July 27, 2010 | Press Releases
Louis Ott had a pair of run-scoring extra-base hits and Tanner Townsend launched a key late insurance home run as the RailCats came from behind to beat the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks for the second night in a row, winning 9-6 Tuesday at U. S. Steel Yard.
July 26, 2010 | Press Releases
Adam Klein shot a ground ball through a drawn-in infield in the bottom of the 10th inning to send the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a thrilling 5-4 win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Monday night at U. S. Steel Yard in the opener of a three-game series.
July 26, 2010 | Press Releases
Surging Gary SouthShore RailCats ace Willie Glen worked two more near-flawless outings last week and has today been named the Northern League’s Pitcher of the Week for the second time this year, the league announced.
July 25, 2010 | Press Releases
Rookie Nolan Nicholson worked into the ninth and allowed only three hits in his eighth professional start to lead the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a 4-1 win over the Lake County Fielders Sunday afternoon in the finale of a three-game series at U. S. Steel Yard.
July 24, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats and Lake County Fielders combined for 10 runs, 28 hits, stranded a combined 29 runners on base and waited out a 26 minute rain delay before the Fielders eked out a 6-4 win over the ‘Cats Saturday night in the second game of a three-game series at U. S. Steel Yard.
July 23, 2010 | Press Releases
Willie Glen worked six more scoreless innings and the Gary SouthShore RailCats scored a pair of early two-out runs to shutout the Lake County Fielders, 3-0 Friday night in the first game of a six-game homestand, ending the ‘Cats losing streak at three.
July 22, 2010 | Press Releases
T.J. Stanton and two Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks relievers combined on a four-hit shutout as the ‘Hawks blanked the Gary SouthShore RailCats for the fourth time this year and coasted to a 7-0 win Thursday afternoon at Newman Outdoor Field.
July 21, 2010 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero’s 10th home run of the year gave the Gary SouthShore RailCats a 4-0 lead Wednesday night at Newman Outdoor Field, but the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks would score five unanswered runs to come from behind and win 5-4.
July 21, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats return home to beautiful U. S. Steel Yard to host a six game homestand versus the Lake County Fielders and Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks starting Friday, July 23 at 7 p.m. at U. S. Steel Yard. Tickets are on sale now by calling 219.882.2255
July 20, 2010 | Press Releases
Casey Hoorelbeke threw 3.2 innings of scoreless relief and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks scored five unanswered runs to beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats 5-1 Tuesday night at Newman Outdoor Field in the second game of a four-game series.
July 19, 2010 | Press Releases
Willie Glen allowed just an unearned ninth inning run in his third superlative start of the year against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks, pitching the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a 6-1 win Monday night at Newman Outdoor Field in the opener of a four-game series.
July 18, 2010 | Press Releases
For the second straight day the Gary SouthShore RailCats did not score after the first inning, but for the second straight day the RailCats picked up a win, downing the Schaumburg Flyers 5-4 Sunday afternoon at Alexian Field to take two of three in the series.
July 17, 2010 | Press Releases
Adam Klein tripled to lead off the game and scored one batter later, and that would be all the Gary SouthShore RailCats would need to snap their season-worst eight-game losing streak with a 1-0 win over the Schaumburg Flyers Saturday night at Alexian Field.
July 16, 2010 | Press Releases
Tanner Townsend hit a home run in his first game back from the disabled list but the Schaumburg Flyers scored eight unanswered runs after Townsend’s blast to send the RailCats to a 10-2 loss Friday night at Alexian Field, their eighth loss in a row.
July 16, 2010 | Press Releases
n the first day back from the four-day All-Star Break, the RailCats have taken a couple big steps towards a second half run with the acquisition of catcher Mike Valadez and the activation of veteran slugger Tanner Townsend from the disabled list.
July 15, 2010 | Press Releases
The Northern League defeated the Golden Baseball League 9-3 in the International Minor League All-Star Game at Hi Corbett Field on Wednesday. Willie Glen and Andy Shpiman of the Gary SouthShore RailCats each pitched an inning in relief.
July 12, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will be giving away genuine full size Hoosier Bats on Saturday, July 24th at 6 p.m. to the first 1,000 kids entering the gates at U. S. Steel Yard.
July 12, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will be celebrating Basketball Night on Wednesday, July 28 at 7 p.m. with a special appearance from the first player to go straight from high school to the pros, NBA-great Darryl Dawkins.
July 12, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats welcome back The Famous San Diego Chicken to U. S. Steel Yard on Wednesday, August 18th for what is sure to be another night of whacky antics and a ton of fun in his ONLY trip to the region this year!
July 12, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats celebrate the 2010 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks with Blackhawks Night on Wednesday, August 4 at 7 p.m. with a Jonathan Toews Poster Giveaway to the first 5,000 fans and an appearance from 'Hawks legend Denis Savard.
July 11, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats dropped their seventh consecutive game Sunday afternoon at U. S. Steel Yard, falling 6-4 to the league-leading Kansas City T-Bones in the final game of the first half of the 2010 Northern League season.
July 10, 2010 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero hit his team-leading eighth home run of the year but the Gary SouthShore RailCats did little else in dropping their sixth consecutive game, 6-1 to the league-leading Kansas City T-Bones Saturday night at U. S. Steel Yard.
July 10, 2010 | Press Releases
It’s Kids Glove Giveaway Night as the ‘Cats take on the Kansas City T-Bones in the second of a three-game series. Only the first 1,000 kids will get their “mitts” on one of these great gloves, so plan on heading out early! Gates open at 5 p.m. and limited seats are still available.
July 09, 2010 | Press Releases
Andrew Cruse became the first Northern League pitcher to seven wins and Jim Fasano drove in four runs as the league-leading Kansas City T-Bones won the opener of a three-game series over the Gary SouthShore RailCats, 6-1 Friday night at U. S. Steel Yard.
July 07, 2010 | Press Releases
Former Wheaton (Ill.) College infielder Brian Kolb, who led all of NCAA Division III in batting as a sophomore, has signed a 2010 contract with the Northern League’s Gary SouthShore RailCats, the team announced today.
July 07, 2010 | Press Releases
Northern League home run leader Jesse Hoorelbeke led off the 11th inning with his 15th longball of the year, sending the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks to a 1-0 (11 inning) win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats Wednesday afternoon at U. S. Steel Yard.
July 06, 2010 | Press Releases
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks turned two late double plays, took advantage of three Gary SouthShore RailCats errors and banged out 10 hits to win 8-5 Tuesday night at U. S. Steel Yard, the ‘Hawks second consecutive victory.
July 06, 2010 | Press Releases
Chewbacca is in the house! Peter Mayhew, the actor who portrayed the lovable wookie, will be at U. S. Steel Yard for Sci-Fi Night tonight at 6 p.m. when the RailCats and RedHawks do battle. Gates open at 5 p.m. but get here early to meet all of our special guests!
July 05, 2010 | Press Releases
Left-hander Jake Laber went seven shutout innings and the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks scored two-out runs in four different innings to beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats, 4-0 Monday night in front of 4,103 fans at U. S. Steel Yard in the opener of a three-game series.
July 05, 2010 | Press Releases
Pitchers Willie Glen and Andy Shipman have been selected to the Northern League Team for the 2010 Northern League-Golden League All-Star Game, July 14 at Hi Corbett Field in Tucson, Ariz., by a vote of the league’s managers, coaches, players and media.
July 04, 2010 | Press Releases
Ryan Gehring pitched into the eighth inning and the Schaumburg Flyers did just enough to end the Gary SouthShore RailCats three-game winning streak Sunday night with a 4-2 win at Alexian Field in the finale of a brief two-game series.
July 03, 2010 | Press Releases
John Parham went 4-for-5 with four runs batted in and Mike Massaro and Mike Reese hit back-to-back first inning home runs as the Gary SouthShore RailCats slugged their way to a third straight victory, throttling the Schaumburg Flyers 15-7 Saturday night at Alexian Field.
July 02, 2010 | Press Releases
In the first game ever played at the brand-new home of the Lake County Fielders, it was the Gary SouthShore RailCats who made history, rolling up a franchise-record 23 hits in an 11-4 win over the Fielders Friday evening.
July 02, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats return home for a six game series against the Fargo-Moorhead RiverHawks and Kansas City T-Bones starting Monday, July 5 at 7 p.m. After July 11, the RailCats will not play again in Gary until Friday, July 23 so get your tickets now!
June 30, 2010 | Press Releases
Brad Halsey allowed just five hits in 7.2 innings and Mike Rohde drove in two as the Gary SouthShore RailCats knocked off the Joliet JackHammers 5-3 Wednesday night at U. S. Steel Yard, avoiding the sweep and snapping a season-long three-game losing streak.
June 29, 2010 | Press Releases
The Joliet JackHammers built a 6-0 lead for the second game in a row and survived a three-run ninth inning rally to beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats 8-6 Tuesday night at U. S. Steel Yard, handing the ‘Cats their third consecutive loss.
June 28, 2010 | Press Releases
The Joliet JackHammers scored in six different innings and Bear Bay fired seven scoreless frames as the ‘Hammers won the first game of a three-game series over the Gary SouthShore RailCats, 7-3 at U. S. Steel Yard Monday night.
June 28, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats have signed Chicagoland native and former Valparaiso University star Zach Rodeghero to a contract for the 2010 season, and placed right-handed pitcher Brandon Magee on the disabled list with a strained neck, the team announced today.
June 28, 2010 | Press Releases
On the heels of his second career complete game shutout and riding a three-start winning streak, Gary SouthShore RailCats ace right-hander Willie Glen has been named the Northern League’s Pitcher of the Week, it was announced today.
June 28, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats and Joliet JackHammers, separated by less than 45 miles on Interstate 80, will have a little extra on the line in 2010 when the teams will compete for the I-80 Trophy, it was announced today.
June 27, 2010 | Press Releases
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks hit three fifth inning home runs and piled on late to earn a 14-6 win and a split of a four-game series Sunday afternoon against the Gary SouthShore RailCats at a windy Newman Outdoor Field.
June 27, 2010 | Press Releases
Willie Glen’s second complete game shutout Saturday night gives the RailCats a chance for a series win on the road against the league-leading RedHawks. Nolan Nicholson will make start number two this afternoon, with all the action carried live on 89.1 FM.
June 26, 2010 | Press Releases
Willie Glen let just six Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks reach base in the second complete game shutout of his 10-year career, a dazzling five-hitter that gave the Gary SouthShore RailCats a 7-0 win over the league leaders Saturday night at Newman Outdoor Field.
June 26, 2010 | Press Releases
Mike Reese saved the RailCats with a 10th inning home run Friday, and tonight the ‘Cats have a chance to win two straight against the league-leading RedHawks. Willie Glen is on the mound and live coverage is available on 89.1 FM and right here online!
June 25, 2010 | Press Releases
Mike Reese picked a good time for his first home run of the year, taking T.J. Stanton deep with one out in the top of the 10th inning to give the Gary SouthShore RailCats a heart-stopping 4-3 win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Friday night at Newman Outdoor Field.
June 24, 2010 | Press Releases
Jeff Beachum broke up Matt Mossey’s perfect game with a one-out infield single in the eighth but that was all he would allow as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks blanked the RailCats 7-0 Thursday night at Newman Outdoor Field in the opener of a four-game series.
June 23, 2010 | Press Releases
Louis Ott cracked two-run singles in the eighth and ninth, and Mike Massaro went 4-for-5 to lead the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a come-from-behind 7-5 win over the Winnipeg Goldeyes Wednesday night at Canwest Park, giving the RailCats a key series win.
June 23, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore Railcats will welcome I-80 neighbors, the Joliet Jackhammers, for a three-game series starting Monday, June 28 at 7 p.m. at U. S. Steel Yard and tickets are on sale now!
June 23, 2010 | Press Releases
Tonight’s the last chance for the RailCats in Canada before August as the two clubs play for the series at Canwest Park. A win tonight would be huge for the ‘Cats, who head to Fargo for four beginning Thursday night. Catch all the action live on 89.1 FM, The Lakeshore!
June 22, 2010 | Press Releases
In need of a starter for the second game of a three-game series against the Winnipeg Goldeyes tonight at Canwest Park, the RailCats have signed right-hander Nolan Nicholson to a contract, bringing back the pitcher who spent most of Spring Training with the team.
June 22, 2010 | Press Releases
Juan Diaz hit a three-run home run in the first inning and the Winnipeg Goldeyes never stopped scoring Tuesday night at Canwest Park, downing the Gary SouthShore RailCats 9-3 in the second game of a seven-game RailCats road trip.
June 21, 2010 | Press Releases
Willie Glen gave up just four singles in seven innings to earn a hard-earned win and to lead the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a 2-1 win over the Winnipeg Goldeyes at Canwest Park Monday on the first night of a seven-game road trip.
June 21, 2010 | Press Releases
June 21, 2010 | Press Releases
Another seven-game road trip kicks off tonight for the RailCats with the first of three against their longtime rivals in Winnipeg. The ‘Cats are looking up at three teams in the standings, one of which is Winnipeg, and send Willie Glen today to start making up ground.
June 21, 2010 | Press Releases
On June 9 outfielder Cristian Guerrero made baseball history by becoming only the second pro ever to hit five home runs in five consecutive at-bats on the same day, and the RailCats will be commemorating this feat with a poster giveaway for the first 1,000 fans Tuesday night!
June 20, 2010 | Press Releases
The Rockford RiverHawks jumped out to a 4-0 lead and never relinquished their edge, winning for the second day in a row by downing the Gary SouthShore RailCats 7-4 Sunday afternoon in front of 4,121 fans at U. S. Steel Yard.
June 19, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats battled back from a 3-1 deficit to earn a 4-3 win over the Rockford RiverHawks in Game One at U. S. Steel Yard. The RailCats fell in Game Two 8-5 after the RiverHawks erased a 5-3 deficit with 5 runs in the last inning. Full story to follow.
June 18, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats and Rockford RiverHawks waited out a two hour and nine minute rain delay to start the night Friday at U. S. Steel Yard, only to see their game suspended in the top of the fourth inning by a second rainstorm with the RiverHawks leading 2-1.
June 18, 2010 | Press Releases
After a seven-game road trip, the ‘Cats are back for a brief stop-over at U. S. Steel Yard beginning a three-game series tonight against Rockford. It’s a Fireworks Friday and Casino Night at The Steel Yard, with one lucky fan winning a free diamond! Gates open at 6 p.m.
June 17, 2010 | Press Releases
For the fourth night in a row the Gary SouthShore RailCats dug themselves a big early hole – this time 8-1 at the end of four innings – and Thursday night they could not come all the way back, falling 11-6 to the Kansas City T-Bones at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
June 16, 2010 | Press Releases
It was another night and another RailCats comeback, as the ‘Cats overcame a 6-0 deficit after three innings with an eight-run fourth to knock off the Kansas City T-Bones 11-8 Wednesday night in a third straight wild game at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
June 16, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats return to action at U. S. Steel Yard on Friday, June 18 at 7 p.m. for the first game of a three game homestand against the Rockford RiverHawks. The 'Cats have great giveaways planned for all three days and tiickets are on sale now!
June 15, 2010 | Press Releases
Down 11-0 after five innings, the Gary SouthShore RailCats scored 10 unanswered runs only to see their improbable comeback fall one run short in an 11-10 Kansas City T-Bones win Tuesday night at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
June 14, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats wiped out a 7-2 seventh inning deficit with nine unanswered runs, then held on in the bottom of the ninth to earn a wild 11-9 win over the Kansas City T-Bones Monday night in the opener of a four-game series at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
June 14, 2010 | Press Releases
Becoming just the third professional baseball player to hit home runs in five consecutive at bats – and doing it all in the same day, no less – was enough to earn RailCats outfielder Cristian Guerrero the Northern League’s Player of the Week award, it was announced today.
June 14, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have today announced the signing of former LaPorte High School star and Wabash College pitcher Andy Weeks to a contract for the 2010 season. Weeks takes the spot of Zach McClellan, who has been placed on the inactive list.
June 13, 2010 | Press Releases
Tom Thornton allowed just one hit over six shutout innings in his first start of the year, and the RailCats survived a four-run ninth inning rally to defeat the Lake County Fielders, 6-4 Sunday afternoon at Carthage College, winning their fourth series in a row.
June 13, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats look to make it four series wins in a row this afternoon when they meet the Fielders in the finale of a three-game set. After Brandon Magee blanked Lake County last night, Tom Thornton start today and you can hear all the action live on 89.1 FM!
June 12, 2010 | Press Releases
Brandon Magee followed up his Northern League Pitcher of the Week award with a brilliant encore performance, twirling eight three-hit innings to lead the Gary SouthShore RailCats to a 6-0 win over the Lake County Fielders Saturday night at Carthage College.
June 12, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats lengthy road trip rolls on tonight with the second of a three-game series against the Fielders. After a loss last night snapped the ‘Cats five-game winning streak, Pitcher of the Week Brandon Magee and the RailCats look to start a new one tonight.
June 11, 2010 | Press Releases
Three straight two-out hits in the seventh inning pushed Lake County into the lead for the first team and the Fielders made it stand up for a 5-3 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats in their first home game in franchise history Friday night at the Carthage Baseball Field.
June 10, 2010 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero delivered the game-winning RBI – this time on an infield single – and the Gary SouthShore RailCats completed a three-game series sweep of the Rockford RiverHawks with a 5-4 win Thursday night at U. S. Steel Yard.
June 09, 2010 | Press Releases
Gary SouthShore RailCats right-hander Brandon Magee led the ‘Cats to a 4-2 homestand with a pair of impressive victories, and for that the former Toronto Blue Jays prospect has been named the Northern League’s Pitcher of the Week, it was announced today.
June 09, 2010 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero hit home runs in five consecutive at bats, including a Gary SouthShore RailCats record three in game two as the ‘Cats swept a doubleheader from the Rockford RiverHawks by scores of 9-5 and 15-2 Wednesday night at Road Ranger Stadium.
June 08, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats return to U. S. Steel Yard on Thursday, June 10 before a seven game road trip for a 7 p.m. contest against the Rockford RiverHawks and will be giving away real cash to the first 1,000 fans entering the stadium.
June 08, 2010 | Press Releases
Tuesday’s scheduled game between the Gary SouthShore RailCats and Rockford RiverHawks at Road Ranger Stadium has been postponed by rain. The two teams will now meet for a pair of seven inning games Wednesday night in Rockford, beginning at 6:05 p.m.
June 08, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will welcome the Chicago Legends of the Stars – Best of Motown and Soul Staring Number One Impersonators for the Four Tops, The Temptations, Barry White and James Brown to U. S. Steel Yard on Saturday, July 3 for a concert starting at 7:30 p.m. followed by a fireworks show and tickets are on sale now!
June 06, 2010 | Press Releases
Brandon Magee won his second straight start and four relievers combined to finish the shutout as the Gary SouthShore RailCats endured a rainy Sunday afternoon at U. S. Steel Yard to beat the Lake County Fielders, 3-0, and take two of three in the series.
June 06, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats shoot for their second straight series win in the rubber match of a three-game set as we get Chicagoland sports fans ready for a special sports holiday. Wear your Blackhawks gear to today’s game and $2 any ticket in advance of tonight’s Game Five of the Finals!
June 05, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats took advantage of five Lake County Fielders errors, scored six unanswered runs, and got seven strong innings out of starter Willie Glen to win 6-2 Saturday night at U. S. Steel Yard.
June 05, 2010 | Press Releases
Sunday’s RailCats-Fielders game is the perfect start to a great sports day! Check out the ‘Cats and Fielders at 2 p.m. and get $2 off any ticket if you wear Blackhawks gear, then get home by 7 p.m. to catch the 'Hawks and Flyers in Game Five of the Stanley Cup Finals!
June 05, 2010 | Press Releases
Don’t miss tonight’s great hat giveaway to the first 2,000 fans, with gates opening at 5 p.m. for the RailCats and Lake County Fielders. All-Star Willie Glen will make his fourth start of the year for the ‘Cats, and if you can’t make it out catch all the action live on 89.1 FM!
June 04, 2010 | Press Releases
Playing for the first time at U. S. Steel Yard, the Lake County Fielders scored six times in the game’s first seven innings to hand the Gary SouthShore RailCats a 7-3 loss Friday night, giving the ‘Cats back-to-back defeats for the first time since May 20-22.
June 04, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats welcome the Lake County Fielders for the first time ever tonight at U. S. Steel Yard, for a Fireworks Friday night game at 7:00. The ‘Cats will send Ryan Zink to the hill against Lake County’s Zach Ward, with pregame coverage beginning on 6:55 on 89.1 FM.
June 02, 2010 | Press Releases
The Winnipeg Goldeyes piled up 15 hits against five different pitchers to beat the RailCats, 5-3 Wednesday night at U. S. Steel Yard in the finale of a three-game series. The ‘Cats did win two of three games in the set to earn their first series win of the season.
June 01, 2010 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero turned around a one-run deficit in the bottom of the seventh inning with a two-run, two-out line drive home run that gave the Gary SouthShore RailCats a 5-4 win over the Winnipeg Goldeyes and a sweep of a Tuesday doubleheader at U. S. Steel Yard.
June 01, 2010 | Press Releases
We’ll play two today as dogs invade U. S. Steel Yard on Bark in the Park Day as the RailCats and Winnipeg Goldeyes collide in a doubleheader matchup. And if the action on the field wasn’t enough, check out the world-famous Ghost Riders performing between games!
May 31, 2010 | Press Releases
The start of the Gary SouthShore RailCats six-game homestand will have to wait a day as the ‘Cats and Winnipeg Goldeyes were postponed Monday afternoon at U. S. Steel Yard with a steady rain hammering Northwest Indiana.
May 30, 2010 | Press Releases
Dustin Glant gave up only a pair of third inning runs to pitch the Schaumburg Flyers to a 3-2 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats in rubber game of a three-game series Sunday afternoon at Alexian Field.
May 29, 2010 | Press Releases
Ryan Zink and two relievers combined on a three-hitter, and Jeff Beachum hit a two-run seventh inning home run to give the Gary SouthShore RailCats a 2-0 win over the Schaumburg Flyers Saturday night in a pitcher’s duel at Alexian Field.
May 28, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats scored in each of the first two innings, but three errors and a three-run fifth for the Schaumburg Flyers proved to be the difference as the hosts snapped a six-game losing streak with a 5-3 win Friday night at Alexian Field.
May 27, 2010 | Press Releases
Former Major Leaguer Brad Halsey fired six three-hit, shutout innings and the Gary SouthShore RailCats picked up the clutch hits when they needed them to beat the Rockford RiverHawks, 3-1 Thursday night at Road Ranger Stadium.
May 26, 2010 | Press Releases
The Rockford RiverHawks never surrendered an early lead and held on late to beat a game Gary SouthShore RailCats squad, 5-4 Wednesday night at Road Ranger Stadium in the ‘Cats first game away from home this season.
May 26, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will return home after a brief road trip for a six game homestand starting Monday, May 31, packed with the fun, affordable, family entertainment that keeps people coming back to U. S. Steel Yard time and again. Tickets are on sale now!
May 25, 2010 | Press Releases
Mike Rohde ripped a two-out base hit off the warning track in right-center to end the longest game in U. S. Steel Yard history and give the Gary SouthShore RailCats a 3-2 (14 inning) win over the Rockford RiverHawks Tuesday afternoon.
May 24, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats scored four runs in the first two innings, but the rest of the day belonged to the Rockford RiverHawks, who scored four times in the top of the sixth inning to earn an 8-5 win Monday afternoon in the first ever Northern League game between the two teams.
May 23, 2010 | Press Releases
Tanner Townsend highlighted a five-run fourth inning with a two-run triple as the Gary SouthShore RailCats earned their first win of the season Sunday afternoon at U. S. Steel Yard, dropping the Kansas City T-Bones, 5-2.
May 22, 2010 | Press Releases
Right-hander Andrew Cruse allowed only two hits in six shutouts innings and the Kansas City T-Bones spoiled an excellent debut from former Major Leaguer Brad Halsey to beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats 4-1 Saturday night at U. S. Steel Yard.
May 22, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats try and avoid a sweep at the hands of the Kansas City T-Bones this afternoon when they send ex-Major League Zach McClellan to the hill. It’s The Times Family Sunday at U. S. Steel Yard, with t-shirts being passed out to the first 1,000 adults (18 and over).
May 22, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats will give away fleece blankets to the first 1,500 fans through the gates Saturday when the ‘Cats continue their four-game series against the Kansas City T-Bones at 6 p.m. Former Major Leaguer Brad Halsey will be making his first start for the RailCats.
May 21, 2010 | Press Releases
The Kansas City T-Bones slugged three home runs, including a pair of two-run shots by second baseman Jake Blackwood, to beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats, 8-3 Friday night at U. S. Steel Yard on the same night the ‘Cats retired late coach Joe Gates’ number 45.
May 21, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats continue the 2010 season and say goodbye to longtime coach Joe Gates, who passed away earlier this year, when they rematch the T-Bones tonight at 7:00. Gates will be honored and have his number 45 retired in a pregame ceremony, scheduled for 6:30.
May 20, 2010 | Press Releases
The Kansas City T-Bones scored four times in the top of the seventh inning – highlighted by a three-run Jim Fasano home run – and beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats, 9-6 Thursday on Opening Night at U. S. Steel Yard.
May 20, 2010 | Press Releases
The wait is finally over! It’s a beautiful night for Opening Day 2010, with collector coins to be passed out the first 1,500 fans and a post-game fireworks show! Don’t miss the season’s first game, as Willie Glen returns to the mound for the ‘Cats vs. ex-MLB star Dewon Brazelton.
May 19, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats open the 2010 Northern League campaign with a six game homestand starting Thursday, May 20 packed with the fun, affordable, family entertainment that RailCats fans know means summer is here at last. Tickets are on sale now.
May 18, 2010 | Press Releases
Joe Nowicki hit a two-run first inning home run and that would be all the Schaumburg Flyers would need as they ended the 2010 Northern League exhibition season with a 3-0 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats Tuesday afternoon at a chilly U. S. Steel Yard.
May 17, 2010 | Press Releases
After a rainy Spring Training camp, the Gary SouthShore RailCats have announced their 2010 Opening Day roster, picking the 23 players who will lead the team into U. S. Steel Yard when the season begins Thursday, May 20 at 7 p.m. against the Kansas City T-Bones.
May 16, 2010 | Press Releases
Four Gary SouthShore RailCats pitchers set down 16 straight batters before the Rockford RiverHawks erupted for eight runs over the final two innings to earn a 10-1 win in a scheduled 10-inning exhibition contest Sunday afternoon at Road Ranger Stadium.
May 15, 2010 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero and Mike Reese each hit solo home runs, and Willie Glen threw five scoreless innings but the Rockford RiverHawks scored twice in the eighth to beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats, 5-4 Saturday afternoon in an exhibition game at U. S. Steel Yard.
May 14, 2010 | Press Releases
The Rockford RiverHawks scored in seven different innings and beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats 14-1 Friday evening in an exhibition contest at U. S. Steel Yard.
May 13, 2010 | Press Releases
Today’s Gary SouthShore RailCats exhibition game against the Schaumburg Flyers at Alexian Field has been rained out. No makeup date has been announced, but the RailCats have added an exhibition game Friday, May 14 at 4 p.m. against the Rockford RiverHawks.
May 12, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats scored six first inning runs on their way to an 11-2 win over the Valparaiso University Crusaders Wednesday night at U. S. Steel Yard in the team’s annual charity exhibition game to raise money for Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana.
May 11, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats exhibition game against the St. Paul Saints Tuesday has been cancelled by rain. This evening’s scheduled High School Challenge contest between Covenant Christian and Gary West Side has also been rained out. Neither game will be made up at The Steel Yard.
May 10, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats took the field for the first time in the 2010 exhibition season Monday, falling 11-0 to the American Association’s St. Paul Saints at U. S. Steel Yard.
May 07, 2010 | Press Releases
Even two days into training camp, the Gary SouthShore RailCats are not done making moves, today agreeing to terms with former St. Louis Cardinals second round pick and TCU standout Brad Furnish on a contract for the 2010 season.
May 03, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats added a familiar name to their Spring Training catching competition Monday, agreeing to terms with third-year pro Yuki Matsumoto, the Japanese-born backstop who was voted the ‘Cats Most Inspirational Player following the 2008 season.
April 27, 2010 | Press Releases
Former NCAA National Champion Brad Halsey, a veteran of 40 major league starts with three different teams, has agreed to terms with the Gary SouthShore RailCats for the 2010 season, gunning to join a rotation that includes a bevy of decorated pitchers.
April 27, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats exhibition season continues TONIGHT at 6 p.m. when they meet Valparaiso University in the annual benefit game for Boys & Girls Clubs of Northwest Indiana. Tickets are $5 & proceeds go directly to the Boys & Girls Clubs! See the 'Cats and support a great cause!
April 22, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have added yet another polished pitcher to their 2010 staff, today agreeing to terms with one-time UIC standout Ryan Zink, a former New York Yankees farmhand who earned All-America honors as a freshman starter for the Flames.
April 20, 2010 | Press Releases
The burgeoning sport of mixed martial arts is coming to U. S. Steel Yard this summer when the Hoosier Fight Club presents The Showdown at The Steel Yard Friday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m. featuring Portage’s own John Kolosci in the main event, and tickets are on sale now!
April 20, 2010 | Press Releases
The only player in franchise history to win the Northern League Player of the Year award will get his first chance to defend that 2008 crown as the Gary SouthShore RailCats today announced that third baseman Tanner Townsend has signed a contract for the 2010 season.
April 20, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats are turning Tuesday nights over to the kids, starting games one hour earlier, passing out free hot dogs and picture packs, and giving RailCats Reading Club members free tickets, all as part of Tuesday Kids Days at U. S. Steel Yard.
April 19, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have signed hard-throwing hurler Brandon Magee to a contract for the 2010 season, adding 79 career minor league starts to a rotation that already could include veterans Willie Glen and Zach McClellan, the team announced today.
April 16, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats and two American Association clubs came together on a three-team, three-player trade Friday, with the ‘Cats netting Baseball America Independent All-Star Brian Henschel from the Shreveport-Bossier Capitals and cash considerations from the Grand Prairie AirHogs.
April 16, 2010 | Press Releases
Tickets to all 50 Gary SouthShore RailCats home games at U. S. Steel Yard are on sale now! Click to any date on the schedule and scoop up the best seats while you can, or call 219.882.2255 to reserve one of the RailCats great group areas for this summer!
April 15, 2010 | Press Releases
Hungry baseball fans will have a new way to enjoy select Gary SouthShore RailCats games this summer in the brand new U. S. Steel Yard Diamond Club, where a $25 ticket gets fans an all-you-can-eat buffet meal and a seat in the outfield terrace section.
April 14, 2010 | Press Releases
Outfielder Mike Reese – the owner of a 2007 NL Championship Ring and the man with the highest batting average in RailCats history – is returning to U. S. Steel Yard after a one-year hiatus, today agreeing to terms on a contract with the ‘Cats for the 2010 season.
April 12, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats 2010 promotional calendar is overflowing with must-have giveaways, celebrated entertainers and great discounts every nightly at U. S. Steel Yard. The 2010 season begins Thursday, May 20 and the 'Cats have a promo planned every night this summer!
April 09, 2010 | Press Releases
The 2010 High School Challenge, presented by Saint Anthony Sports Medicine Institute in Crown Point, continues Saturday with a pair of Region games. At 1:00, Hammond takes on Thea Bowman, followed by the nightcap at 4:00 when Gavit and Kankakee Valley do battle.
April 05, 2010 | Press Releases
College baseball is coming to Gary, as the Valparaiso Crusaders will host in-state rival Notre Dame in the first SouthShore Showdown, Wednesday, April 28 at 7 p.m. at U. S. Steel Yard, and general admission tickets are on sale now for only five dollars.
April 02, 2010 | Press Releases
Portage High School freshman Brandon Vickrey has won the inaugural RailCats Radio Challenge, presented by 89.1 FM The Lakeshore, and will broadcast the Gary SouthShore RailCats May 31 game at U. S. Steel Yard against the Winnipeg Goldeyes.
April 02, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will honor the life of longtime coach Joe Gates this summer at U. S. Steel Yard by wearing a commemorative patch on their uniform sleeve throughout the season. Gates’ number 45 will also be retired, making Gates the first RailCat to be so honored.
April 01, 2010 | Press Releases
Services to honor the life of former Chicago White Sox infielder and Gary SouthShore RailCats coach Joe Gates will be held over two days, April 5-6 in Gates’ lifelong home of Gary. An open viewing will be held April 5 at Powell-Coleman Funeral Home and Gates funeral service and wake will take place April 6 at the Genesis Convention Center.
March 29, 2010 | Press Releases
RailCats Bench Coach Joe Gates, a Gary native and former Chicago White Sox infielder, has passed away. The longest serving employee of the franchise, Gates had been a part of every RailCats team since the club moved into its home field in 2003. Gates was 55 years old.
March 29, 2010 | Press Releases
Online voting is now underway to pick the winner of the 2010 RailCats Radio Challenge. Now until Friday, April 2 at 3 p.m., check out the poll on the homepage to pick which of three finalists will get the chance to broadcast a RailCats game this summer!
March 22, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats Radio Challenge is in round two of the competition with three finalists appearing live on 89.1 FM at 4 p.m. on three consecutive Fridays, with the chance to broadcast a RailCats game this summer on the line. The last finalist is Mike Elledge, who will be on the air March 26.
March 18, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will hold their annual audition for National Anthem singers Friday, April 9 and Saturday, April 10 at U. S. Steel Yard. The RailCats are seeking talented individuals and groups to perform the Star-Spangled Banner at all 50 home games and six Canadian National Anthem performers.
March 16, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats added to their open catching competition Tuesday, coming to terms with third-year pro Hank Lanto on a contract for the 2010 season and making the California native the second backstop to ink a deal with the Northern League club.
March 15, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats and Manager Greg Tagert will hold their annual Open Player Tryout Tuesday, May 4 at U. S. Steel Yard. The tryout is free and registration will begin at 9:30 a.m. for position players and at 11:30 a.m. for all pitchers.
March 15, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats Radio Challenge moves to round two of the competition with three finalists appearing live on 89.1 FM for three consecutive weeks, with the chance to broadcast a game this summer on the line. Up next is Brandon Vickrey, who will be on the air Thursday, March 18.
March 12, 2010 | Press Releases
RailCats southpaw Tony Cogan – who in separate years set the club’s single-season saves and ERA records – has announced his retirement from professional baseball, bringing to an end a decorated nine-year career that included 39 games with the Royals in 2001.
March 11, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats players, coaches and staff are proud to be joining forces with LARRI on Friday, May 14 to assist with a variety of building projects aimed at rebuilding and restoring hundreds of homes still affected by the flood of September 2008.
March 08, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats Radio Challenge moves to round two with three finalists appearing live on 89.1 FM at 4 p.m. each of the next three Fridays, and the chance to broadcast a RailCats game this summer is on the line. Up first is Jordan Galligan, who will be on the air Friday, March 12.
March 04, 2010 | Press Releases
Sharing the U. S. Steel Yard experience with friends and family just became easier as the RailCats now offer fans the opportunity to purchase prints of their favorite memories with the launching of railcats.printroom.com, an online photo store powered by Printroom.
March 03, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will host a gala Meet the Team Luncheon, Monday May 10 at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville featuring Hall of Fame Cubs right-hander Ferguson Jenkins as the keynote speaker, and tickets for the event are on sale now.
March 02, 2010 | Press Releases
Power-hitting veteran Cristian Guerrero, who has hit a whopping 27 home runs over the last two seasons, will return to the Gary SouthShore RailCats for a third summer, today agreeing to terms on a contract for the 2010 season.
March 01, 2010 | Press Releases
The RailCats have been to five straight Championship Series since the hiring of Manager Greg Tagert in 2005 and the sixth-year skipper will get at least four more chances to lead the RailCats to another title after signing a three-year contract extension through the 2013 season.
February 25, 2010 | Press Releases
Forty-three teams from Northwest Indiana and the surrounding areas will play 22 games during the eighth annual High School Challenge presented by Saint Anthony Sports Medicine Institute this spring at U. S. Steel Yard, it was announced at a press conference today.
February 24, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats are looking for willing and able Northwest Indiana residents to become part of the team’s Host Family program, housing a ‘Cats player for the summer and getting free season tickets along other great perks!
February 24, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats made two major additions to sure up their 2010 relief corps, acquiring right-handers Mike Bille and Jamie Baker along with cash considerations from the American Association’s Grand Prairie Air Hogs in exchange for starter Nick Singleton.
February 23, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats continued their offseason push towards a sixth consecutive Northern League Championship Series today, adding some depth to an already talented infield by agreeing to terms on a 2010 contract with five-year veteran Louis Ott.
February 22, 2010 | Press Releases
Shortstop Jay Pecci – a four-time Northern League All-Star and the franchise’s all-time hits leader – will return to the Gary SouthShore RailCats in 2010, becoming the first player ever to spend six seasons in a RailCats uniform after agreeing today to play out his contract option.
February 22, 2010 | Press Releases
For the second winter in a row, a crowd of 1,000 Gary SouthShore RailCats fans celebrated summer at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville during Fan Fest, a fun-filled day of baseball that featured current and former ‘Cats players, celebrity guests and a handful of surprise announcements.
February 20, 2010 | Press Releases
As announced at the second-annual Fan Fest, the greatest pitcher in Gary SouthShore RailCats history will be back on the mound at U. S. Steel Yard in the summer of 2010 as right-hander Willie Glen has agreed to terms with the ‘Cats on a contract for the upcoming season.
February 18, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats Second Annual Fan Fest is less than 48 hours away, and as the countdown presses on the ‘Cats have even more reasons to make sure you’ve got a ticket to see the biggest winter baseball event in Northwest Indiana.
February 18, 2010 | Press Releases
A very special Fan Fest edition of Inside RailCats Baseball will air tonight at 6:30 p.m. on Lakeshore Public Television, channels 17 & 21 on Comcast Cable throughout Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana and on channel 56 on DirecTV and Dish Network.
February 17, 2010 | Press Releases
Pinch-hitter extraordinaire and Gary native Wallace Johnson and four-time All-Star southpaw Tommy John will both be on hand for the Gary SouthShore RailCats second-annual Fan Fest, Saturday, February 20 at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville.
February 17, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats anchored the bullpen today agreeing to terms for the upcoming season with 2009 Northern League Reliever of the Year Andy Shipman, the franchise’s first ever recipient of the award.
February 11, 2010 | Press Releases
Former major-leaguer Jermaine Allensworth, two-time Northern League all-star Steve Haake and 2009 rookie standout Jeff Beachum have all been added to the lineup at the Gary SouthShore RailCats second-annual Fan Fest, Saturday, February 20 at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville.
February 10, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have added some new blood to their outfield mix, agreeing to terms with former Big Ten star and San Francisco Giants farmhand Caleb Curry on a contract for the 2010 season, the team announced today.
February 09, 2010 | Press Releases
Think you've got what it takes to broadcast RailCats baseball? Now's your chance to prove it. Give us your best call of Jay Pecci's 2008 NL Semifinal home run at Fan Fest and you could be in the booth for the RailCats May 31 game at U. S. Steel Yard and co-host a show on 89.1 FM!
February 08, 2010 | Press Releases
Former Major League player and coach Dallas Williams has been named the RailCats Third Base Coach and second-year RailCat Mick Curran has been promoted to Hitting Coach, as sixth-year manager Greg Tagert today announced the team’s 2010 coaching staff.
February 05, 2010 | Press Releases
Willie Glen, one of the most dominant pitchers in Northern League history, and Zach McClellan, one of the major additions to the 2010 Gary SouthShore RailCats staff, will both be part of the team’s second-annual Fan Fest, Saturday, February 20 at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville.
February 03, 2010 | Press Releases
Still three months away from the start of Spring Training, the Gary SouthShore RailCats roster is starting to come into focus and will once again include hard-hitting infielder Jeff Beachum, who today agreed to terms with the team on a contract for the 2010 season.
February 02, 2010 | Press Releases
Gary SouthShore RailCats leadoff man Mike Massaro will be back in the ‘Cats outfield in 2010 after today agreeing to terms on a contract for the upcoming season. The RailCats also came to terms with speedster Adam Klein, acquired via trade last month.
January 29, 2010 | Press Releases
Show your Gary SouthShore RailCats pride at this year’s Fan Fest and you and 19 of your friends could win a luxury suite night at U. S. Steel Yard this summer through the 2010 Fan Photo Contest presented by the Post-Tribune.
January 28, 2010 | Press Releases
The 2008 Northern League Rookie of the Year and the Gary SouthShore RailCats all-time batting leader, infielder Mike Rohde will remain in a ‘Cats uniform this summer, today agreeing to terms on a contract for the 2010 season.
January 27, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have pulled another trade in an offseason full of deals, shipping the rights to infielder Andrew Pinckney to the Pensacola Pelicans of the American Association in exchange for the rights to left-handed pitcher Randy Beam.
January 27, 2010 | Press Releases
Gary SouthShore RailCats legend Tanner Townsend, All-Star Travis Kerber and longtime pitcher and Pitching Coach Jamie Bennett have been added to the celebrity lineup for the second-annual RailCats Fan Fest, Saturday, February 20 at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville.
January 26, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats Family Bowling League makes a return to Stardust II in Merrillville this February. Teams will be competing for a RailCats Prize Package against a team of RailCats staff members led by 2009 Northern League Manager of the Year, Greg Tagert
January 25, 2010 | Press Releases
After losing a pair of catchers off their 2009 roster in the Northern League Expansion Draft, the Gary SouthShore RailCats have made their first addition to the mix behind the plate, today agreeing to terms with former Valparaiso University star Matt Lenski on a contract for the 2010 season.
January 22, 2010 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats continued their offseason of wheeling and dealing Friday afternoon, beefing up their outfield by acquiring speedy outfielder Adam Klein in a trade with the Golden League’s Edmonton Capitals in exchange for rookie reliever Tristan Facer.
January 21, 2010 | Press Releases
Chris Carrara, the Gary SouthShore RailCats super-sub who hit .327 in limited action in 2009, has agreed to terms with the ‘Cats on a contract for the 2010 season, when the fourth-year pro will compete for a starting job on the infield.
January 19, 2010 | Press Releases
Renting a posh luxury suite at U. S. Steel Yard is now easier and more affordable than ever after today’s unveiling of special food and drink packages for the 2010 Gary SouthShore RailCats season, with outings starting as low as $34 per person.
January 15, 2010 | Press Releases
Side-arming reliever Aaron Cook has helped the RailCats reach the League Championship Series each of the last two years, and today the club announced the Florida native will be back on the U. S. Steel Yard mound for a third season after agreeing to terms on a 2010 contract.
January 14, 2010 | Press Releases
Winter is here but the Gary SouthShore RailCats are bringing summer fun to Northwest Indiana in just five weeks at the second-annual Fan Fest, Saturday, February 20 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza. Discount tickets are on sale now online or by calling the ‘Cats at 219.882.2255.
January 07, 2010 | Press Releases
U. S. Steel Yard didn't escape Thursday's major snowstorm, but fear not RailCats fans. Opening Day is just over four months away and it's only seven weeks until the second annual RailCats Fan Fest at the Radisson Hotel featuring The Region's boys of ... ahhh ... summer.
December 22, 2009 | Press Releases
Rusty the RailCat, the official ambassador of Gary SouthShore RailCats baseball, stopped by five Northwest Indiana healthcare facilities this week, passing out holiday cheer and some great presents to area kids just in time for the holidays.
December 14, 2009 | Press Releases
Hundreds of RailCats fans from throughout Northwest Indiana found the best bargains this holiday season at Saturday’s U. S. Steel “Yard Sale”, the first event of its kind in the seven-year history of Northwest Indiana’s premier sports franchise.
December 10, 2009 | Press Releases
The RailCats made their first major move of the offseason today, picking former American Association ERA Champ Nick Singleton and 2008 Northern League All-Star Tyler Meigs from the Sioux City Explorers for pitchers Chris Jones, Garret Holleran and Eddie De la Cruz.
December 09, 2009 | Press Releases
Hitting Coach Kenny Graham, who oversaw the greatest offensive year in franchise history and helped the club to back-to-back Northern League Championship Series, has cracked the affiliated leagues by landing a job in the Toronto Blue Jays organization.
December 08, 2009 | Press Releases
The brightest stars of the Northern League of Professional Baseball and the Golden Baseball League will square off in an interleague All-Star Game each of the next two seasons, it was announced today at the annual Baseball Winter Meetings.
December 07, 2009 | Press Releases
Two-time Manager of the Year Greg Tagert, two-time All-Star Tony Cogan and Rusty the RailCat highlight this Saturday’s U. S. Steel “Yard Sale”, where the Gary SouthShore RailCats will be selling great merchandise at deep discounts just in time for the holiday season.
December 04, 2009 | Press Releases
Tickets to experience the Gary SouthShore RailCats Second Annual Fan Fest are on sale now by clicking the BUY TICKETS link below! After attracting 1,000 fans last year, the 2010 Fan Fest is scheduled for Saturday, February 20 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the Radisson Hotel in Merrillville.
December 01, 2009 | Press Releases
Gary SouthShore RailCats centerfielder Rob Marconi – a two year starter, 2008 Northern League All-Star and one of the league’s top defensive outfielders – has announced his retirement from professional baseball.
November 24, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats official holiday partner - Guse Christmas Trees in Wanatah - is giving fans of RailCats baseball 10% off any purchase this winter by following this link, printing the coupon and bringing it down to Guse before the end of the holiday season!
November 23, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats Baseball Club, in conjunction with 19 charitable organizations within the city of Gary, donated 450 turkeys to needy families at U. S. Steel Yard Monday afternoon just in time for the holiday season.
November 19, 2009 | Press Releases
Rusty the RailCat has spent the offseason digging through his closets, so on Saturday, December 12 at U. S. Steel Yard the RailCats will be selling loads of merchandise and used baseball equipment at a huge discount at Rusty’s Holiday Steel “Yard Sale”.
November 18, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats have reacquired right-handed pitcher Alex Rollin from the Frontier League’s Southern Illinois Miners, completing a June 27 trade that sent Rollin to the Miners in exchange for future considerations.
November 17, 2009 | Press Releases
Gary SouthShore RailCats games in 2010 and 2011 will be broadcast live on The Lakeshore, 89.1 FM WLPR and online at www.railcatsbaseball.com, the two sides announced today, extending by two years a radio partnership that began in 2009.
November 12, 2009 | Press Releases
On the heels of the most well-attended season in U. S. Steel Yard history, the Gary SouthShore RailCats have lowered prices on all group picnics and party decks for 2010, making it even more affordable to bring family, friends or office staff to the ballpark!
November 11, 2009 | Press Releases
Rusty the RailCat is taking his act to the lake, stopping by Chicago’s Navy Pier Sunday, November 22 for the annual Chicago Toy & Game Fair where kids playing with the hottest new toys and games will get a chance to pal around with Northwest Indiana’s most famous feline.
November 10, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats Baseball Club has announced the hiring of Valparaiso native Alan Bowman as Director of Group Sales and Gary native Nikki Kimbrough as Assistant Manager of Merchandise and Community Relations.
November 10, 2009 | Press Releases
Gary SouthShore RailCats Manager Greg Tagert announced today that he has picked up the option on the contracts of 18 players for the 2010 season, including longtime standouts Jay Pecci, Steve Haake, Tony Cogan, Mike Rohde and Cristian Guerrero.
November 03, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats made their first major move of the offseason Tuesday, signing former Indiana University standout Zach McClellan – a right-hander who pitched in 12 games for the 2007 Colorado Rockies – to a contract for the 2010 season.
October 29, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will play 50 home regular season games for the first time in franchise history as the team unveiled their 2010 schedule, a slate that kicks off with a fun-filled Opening Night, Thursday, May 20 at The Steel Yard at 7 p.m. against the Kansas City T-Bones.
October 27, 2009 | Press Releases
Still more than six months away from the start of the season, the Gary SouthShore RailCats Tuesday added the first two pieces to their 2010 roster, agreeing to terms with rookie pitchers Andy Paulun and J.J. Potrikus, the team announced.
October 22, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will have a new look behind the plate in 2010 after catchers Anthony Esquer and Brett Wallace were selected by the expansion Lake County Fielders in Thursday afternoon’s dispersal draft.
October 20, 2009 | Press Releases
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October 20, 2009 | Press Releases
The Lake County Fielders now have part of team as 12 players were selected this afternoon by manager Fran Riordan. If you missed it live, check out the recap to find out who might be on the field when the Fielders make their Northern League debut in May!
October 08, 2009 | Press Releases
Gary SouthShore RailCats Owner/CEO Pat Salvi was the keynote speaker at the just completed Independent Fall Meetings at Silver Cross Field, addressing the State of Independent Baseball Wednesday afternoon in front of a crowd of executives from several leagues and teams.
October 01, 2009 | Press Releases
Gary SouthShore RailCats right-hander Garret Holleran enjoyed the finest season of his professional career in 2009, and for that the 24-year-old has landed a job in the offseason, signing a contract with the Seminole County Naturals of the upstart Florida Winter Baseball League.
September 24, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats Family Bowling League at Stardust Bowl II in Merrillville is back for 2009, and teams are forming right now for a chance to win great prizes while competing against RailCats staff and 2009 Northern League Manager of the Year Greg Tagert.
September 16, 2009 | Press Releases
Another year at U. S. Steel Yard has come and gone but 2009 was a memorable one for baseball fans in Northwest Indiana as a record 185,747 fans flocked to the ballpark this summer, making 2009 the most highly-attended season yet at the home of the RailCats.
September 12, 2009 | Press Releases
Nic Jackson went 3-for-4 and Ruben Salazar drove in three runs as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks won the 2009 Northern League Championship with a 7-3 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats Saturday night in front of 2,042 fans at U. S. Steel Yard.
September 11, 2009 | Press Releases
Nic Jackson hit a three-run seventh inning home run and four Fargo-Moorhead pitchers limited the Gary SouthShore RailCats to just four hits as the RedHawks blanked the ‘Cats 8-0 Friday night in Game Three of the Northern League Championship Series.
September 09, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will host Game Three of the Northern League Championship Series Friday night at U. S. Steel Yard, and in preparation for a big weekend of baseball, fans around Chicagoland are invited to watch a special Playoff Edition of Inside RailCats Baseball Thursday night at 8 p.m. on Lakeshore Public Television.
September 09, 2009 | Press Releases
After rain suspended Game One of the Northern League Finals, the RailCats came out on Wednesday to win the opener while the RedHawks took game two. The series heads to U. S. Steel Yard tied at one apiece.
September 08, 2009 | Press Releases
Game One of the Championship Series has been suspended by rain with the RedHawks leading the RailCats 4-3 in the top of the fifth inning. The game will be completed Wednesday night at 5 p.m., followed by the regularly scheduled second game of the series.
September 07, 2009 | Press Releases
After guiding his team to the league’s best regular season record and a fifth straight berth in the Northern League Championship Series, Gary SouthShore RailCats skipper Greg Tagert has been named the league’s Manager of the Year for the second time.
September 07, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats are in the Northern League Championship Series for the fifth year in a row, and 'Cats come home this weekend Game Three Friday at 7 p.m. [featuring several great giveaways], then Game Four Saturday at 6 p.m. at U. S. Steel Yard!
September 06, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats advanced to the Northern League Championship Series for the fifth year in a row with a 5-2 win over the Kansas City T-Bones in the fifth game of their semifinal matchup at U. S. Steel Yard, winning the series three games to two.
September 05, 2009 | Press Releases
Aharon Eggleston drove home Jeff Helps with a two-out single in the top of the ninth inning as the Kansas City T-Bones beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats 2-1 in Game Four of the Northern League Semifinals at U. S. Steel Yard Saturday night.
September 05, 2009 | Press Releases
Gary SouthShore RailCats closer Andy Shipman, who led the Northern League with 14 saves during the regular season and has saved the ‘Cats first two postseason wins, has today been named the league’s Relief Pitcher of the Year.
September 04, 2009 | Press Releases
Steve Haake hit his second playoff home run and Derell McCall allowed only an unearned run over 6.1 innings as the Gary SouthShore RailCats moved within one win of the Championship Series with a 4-1 victory over the Kansas City T-Bones in front of 3,115 fans at U. S. Steel Yard.
September 03, 2009 | Press Releases
The Kansas City T-Bones scored three times in the fifth inning to take the lead and held on the rest of the way, evening their best-of-five Northern League Semifinal series against the Gary SouthShore RailCats at a game apiece with a 7-4 win Thursday night.
September 03, 2009 | Press Releases
One day after pitching his club to a win in Game One of the Northern League Semifinals against the Kansas City T-Bones, Gary SouthShore RailCats left-hander Tony Cogan has been named to the full season All-Star Team as his club’s lone representative, the league announced today.
September 02, 2009 | Press Releases
Rob Marconi hit a game-tying solo home run in the eighth and Mike Rohde gave the RailCats their first lead of the night with a run-scoring single in the ninth as the 'Cats topped the T-Bones 4-3 in Game One of their best-of-five Northern League Semifinal at CommunityAmerica Ballpark.
September 01, 2009 | Press Releases
The RailCats begin their quest for a third Northern League Championship Wednesday night in Kansas City, Kan. as the top overall seed. With the regular season now complete, a number of RailCats finished the year ranked among the league’s top players.
August 31, 2009 | Press Releases
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks scored four runs in the ninth inning, spoiling Fan Appreciation Night for 4,335 fans at U. S. Steel Yard as the ‘Hawks beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats 8-6 in the regular season finale for both teams.
August 30, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will enter the Northern League Playoffs with the number one overall seed, clinching the best regular season record in the league with a 6-3 win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Sunday afternoon at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 30, 2009 | Press Releases
The RailCats honored eleven Gary-born Major League Baseball players before Saturday's game in front of a capacity crowd of 6,054 at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 29, 2009 | Press Releases
Mike Massaro drove in the go-ahead run as part of a two-run seventh inning as the Gary SouthShore RailCats moved within one win of the regular season title with a 6-4 win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Saturday night in front of a capacity crowd of 6,054 at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 28, 2009 | Press Releases
Garret Holleran won his fourth straight decision and Kyle Heyne closed out his first Northern League save as the Gary SouthShore RailCats maintained sole possession of first place with a 4-2 win over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Friday night in front of 4,272 fans at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 27, 2009 | Press Releases
Tony Cogan allowed only five hits and fired his second complete game shutout of the season as the Gary SouthShore RailCats avoided a sweep with a 6-0 blanking of the Schaumburg Flyers Thursday night at a chilly U. S. Steel Yard.
August 27, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats will begin their fifth straight Northern League Playoff run next Wednesday night, and before the post-season gets started fans can join the 'Cats at the team’s second Postgame Party at Dusties Buffet after Sunday afternoon’s 2 p.m. game.
August 27, 2009 | Press Releases
Fireworks on Friday, lunchboxes on Saturday, a team photo on Sunday, and it all comes together on Fan Appreciation night on Monday as the RailCats close out their 2009 home slate with a flourish.
August 26, 2009 | Press Releases
The Schaumburg Flyers scored three times in the first two innings and the Gary SouthShore RailCats never had an answer Wednesday night as the Flyers rolled to a 5-2 win at U. S. Steel Yard, clinching a series victory and staying alive in the playoff race.
August 25, 2009 | Press Releases
Victor Ferrante hit a go-ahead two-run home run to start a three-run ninth inning as the Schaumburg Flyers came from behind to knock off the Gary SouthShore RailCats 5-3 Tuesday night at U. S. Steel Yard in the opener of a seven-game homestand.
August 24, 2009 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero's first-inning home run on Tuesday, August 18, gave him his 1,000th professional baseball hit. Just another milestone in a career that spans a dozen years.
August 23, 2009 | Press Releases
Eric McNamee reached base five times and Brett Wallace’s bases-clearing double gave the Gary SouthShore RailCats an insurmountable early lead as the ‘Cats romped 10-5 over the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Sunday night at Newman Outdoor Field.
August 22, 2009 | Press Releases
Jordan Czarniecki finished a triple short of the cycle and Derell McCall gutted out 5.2 solid innings as the Gary SouthShore RailCats beat the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks 8-2 Saturday night, snapping the hosts’ 10-game winning streak and reclaiming a share of first place.
August 22, 2009 | Press Releases
The RailCats are bringing Blackhawks, Santa Claus, and the Parrotheads out to the Steel Yard as the first three games of a season-closing seven-game homestand begin on Tuesday, August 25.
August 21, 2009 | Press Releases
Donzell McDonald blooped a two out base hit into shallow center with two outs in the eighth inning to score the go-ahead run as the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks beat the Gary SouthShore RailCats 4-2 Friday night at Newman Outdoor Field for their 10th straight victory.
August 19, 2009 | Press Releases
The Joliet JackHammers sent 11 men to the plate and scored seven runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to come back and earn an improbable 8-7 win over the Gary SouthShore RailCats Wednesday night at a soggy Silver Cross Field, salvaging one win the three-game series.
August 19, 2009 | Press Releases
The RailCats will host Game Three of the Northern League Semifinals Friday, September 4 at 7 p.m., and the 'Cats will be giving away a free hat - commemorating the team's two league championships - to the first 1,000 fans at U. S. Steel Yard that night!
August 18, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats scored two or more runs in six different innings and set a single-game franchise scoring record, pounding the Joliet JackHammers 17-4 Tuesday night at Silver Cross Field behind the first career complete game from Tom Thornton.
August 17, 2009 | Press Releases
Eric McNamee singled home Jordan Czarniecki with one out in the top of the 12th inning and five pitchers combined on a shutout as the Gary SouthShore RailCats out-lasted the Joliet JackHammers for a 1-0 (12 inning) win Monday night at Silver Cross Field.
August 16, 2009 | Press Releases
Cristian Guerrero hit a two-out game-tying home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, but the Winnipeg Goldeyes scored three two-out runs in the top of the tenth to win 5-2 Sunday in front of 4,482 fans at U. S. Steel Yard to earn a split of the four-game series.
August 15, 2009 | Press Releases
The Gary SouthShore RailCats locked up their fifth consecutive postseason berth and re-claimed a share of first place in the Northern League with a 4-3 win over the Winnipeg Goldeyes Saturday night in front of 4,874 fans at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 15, 2009 | Press Releases
After Sunday’s 2 p.m. finale of a four-game series against the Winnipeg Goldeyes, Gary SouthShore RailCats players and coaches will be at Dusties Buffet across the street from U. S. Steel Yard as part of an extended post-game show live on 89.1 FM, The Lakeshore!
August 14, 2009 | Press Releases
Former major leaguer Bill Pulsipher allowed just four hits over eight innings as the Winnipeg Goldeyes snapped the Gary SouthShore RailCats franchise-record 12-game home winning streak with a 3-1 victory Friday night in front of 5,509 fans at U. S. Steel Yard.
August 13, 2009 | Press Releases
Derell McCall allowed just five hits over eight stellar innings and Cristian Guerrero went 3-for-3 as the Gary SouthShore RailCats won the opener of a crucial four-game series 6-2 over the Winnipeg Goldeyes in front of 3,169 fans Thursday night at U. S. Steel Yard.