SWB Railriders’ Clayton Beeter Named International League Pitcher of the Week

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Minor League Baseball has announced the weekly awards for April 8-14 and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre right-hander Clayton Beeter was honored as the Pitcher of the Week.

Beeter allowed one hit and struck out eight batters over five shutout innings in the RailRiders 3-0 win at Norfolk on Saturday, April 13.

Beeter made his Major League debut on March 29, throwing three pitches in one scoreless relief inning against the Houston Astros. In three starts for Scranton/Wilkes-Barre this season, the Fort Worth native has surrendered three hits total, struck out 13, walked five and has yet to allow a run.

The 25-year-old was acquired by the New York Yankees in August of 2022 in the Joey Gallo trade with the Los Angeles Dodgers. He made his Triple-A debut last season, going 3-5 with a 4.94 ERA over 15 games, including 14 starts.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barreā€™s second homestand of the season begins on Tuesday night against the Lehigh Valley IronPigs at PNC Field. The RailRiders are riding a seven-game winning streak and are in first place in the International League heading into play in the opener. For tickets or promotional information, visit swbrailriders.com or call (570) 969-2255.