Author Archives: Matt Kardos

Roller Provides Thunder to Trenton Lineup

The Trenton Thunder are a team that has a lineup that is composed with a lot of speed and gap-power. The one dynamic that this offense has been lacking is the element

Setting the Pre-Game Scene in Akron: Thunder vs. Rubberducks 4/15

The Thunder improved to 6-5 on the season after shutting out the Rubberducks 2-0 at Canal Park last night. Bryan Mitchell earned his first victory of the season by fanning 12 over

Mitchell Dominates Akron in Thunder Victory

Thunder pitcher Bryan Mitchell has admittedly struggled with command of his pitches this season. The Trenton ace headed into Akron tonight with a disappointing 0-2 record and a 9.00 ERA after his

Setting the Pre-Game Scene in Akron: Thunder vs. Rubberducks 4/14

The Thunder salvaged a series split of  a four-game set with the Erie Sea Wolves yesterday. The 4-2 win improved Trenton to 5-5 overall on the season as they pull into Akron

Setting the Pre-Game Scene: Thunder vs. Portland 4/9

The Thunder pushed their winning streak to three games with their dominating 10-1 victory over the Sea Dogs last night at Arm & Hammer Park. The early season offensive woes for Trenton

Setting the Pre-Game Scene: Thunder vs. Portland 4/8

After the Eastern League saw their entire slate of games washed out on Monday, the Thunder welcome in the Portland Sea Dogs to Arm & Hammer Park tonight. Thunder Manager Tony Franklin

Tyler Austin Slated to Join Thunder

The Trenton Thunder offense has struggled to generate any sort of consistency after their first two games of the season. With little protection for catcher Gary Sanchez in the lineup, the Thunder

Thunder Stifled by Sanchez in Opener

At Tuesday’s Media Day, Thunder Manager Tony Franklin expressed a confidence that his teams offense would be able to hit and score runs consistently despite not having a deep cast of proven

Thunder Set To Defend Title

The Trenton Thunder completed arguably the most improbable championship run in Eastern League history in 2013. They used a roster of over 70 different players to narrowly qualify for postseason play as

Women’s History Month Interview Series: Q&A with Yahoo! Sports Producer & Content Editor, Kari Van Horn

We continue our Women’s History Month Interview Series today with a do-it-all type. Kari Van Horn is many things. In addition to reporting, Kari is also the Producer and Content Editor at

Franklin Slated to Return For Eighth Season as Thunder Manager

The Thunder announced on Thursday afternoon via press release that Manager Tony Franklin, the teams longest tenured manager in franchise history, will return to the helm in 2014 for his eighth season.

Thunder Cogs Kahnle & O’Brien Lost in Rule V Draft

Without an open spot on the organizations 40-man roster, the Yankees were not able to make a selection in this mornings Rule V draft. They did, however, lose two prospects who have