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Bird is the Word: Thunder Slugger Named EL Player of the Week

Thunder first baseman Greg Bird was named the Eastern League Player of the Week

The Eastern League announced on Monday afternoon that Trenton Thunder first baseman Greg Bird has been named the league’s Player of the Week for the period of August 4th-10th. Bird, a 2011 fifth-round draft selection by the Yankees out of Grandview High School, hit .421 during the six game qualifying stretch with two doubles, three homers, three More...

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By Steven Bassin On Monday, August 11th, 2014

NJ Jackals win big game to stay on top of Rockland in CanAm League Divison

The New Jersey Jackals needed a big win on Friday night to get their first win in their three game series with the Rockland Boulders and keep themselves in first place in the CanAm League standings. And boy did More...

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By Elizabeth DiPietro On Monday, August 11th, 2014

Yankees: Last Chance to Be AL East Contenders?

Courtesy of Getty Images Is it finally time for Yankee fans to become scoreboard gazers? The Yankees dropped their weekend series to the Indians with a loss on Sunday afternoon. If it hadn’t been for Jacoby Ellsbury’s More...

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By Guy Kipp On Saturday, August 9th, 2014

Mets Heading for Another Depressing Finish

The Mets look poised to continue a rather remarkable, but certainly not enviable record this summer. Since moving to Citi Field in 2009, the Mets have never had a winning month of August, and they have never had More...

By Steven Bassin On Friday, August 8th, 2014

BlueClaws Blow Lead and Lose in Extras

It was another late inning disaster that cost the Lakewood BlueClaws a possible victory.  The BlueClaws would lose 5-3 to the Delmarva Shorebirds in 12 innings after blowing a 3-0 lead. Early on, it the BlueClaws More...

By Sunil Sunder Raj On Thursday, August 7th, 2014

Boulders Skid Hits Three Games After 10-5 Shellacking

The Rockland Boulders dropped their third consecutive game in a row 10-5 to the Trois-Rivieres Aigles at Provident Bank Park on Wednesday. The Aigles took 3 out of 4 games from Rockland. Trois-Rivieres scored 9 More...

By Sunil Sunder Raj On Wednesday, August 6th, 2014

Trio of home runs send Boulders to their second consecutive loss

Back to back solo home runs in the 2nd inning by the Trois Rivieres Aigles(28-43) coupled by a 2 run home run sent the Rockland Boulders(37-30) to their second consecutive loss 5-1 at Provident Bank Park on Tuesday More...

By Steven Bassin On Tuesday, August 5th, 2014

BlueClaws Win Thriller to Even Up Series

Game Notes: BlueClaws third baseman Mitch Walding had an RBI double to tie the game in the bottom of the 2nd inning. BlueClaws scored 4 runs in the 2nd inning. BlueClaws catcher Jose Mayorga’s game winning More...

By Steven Bassin On Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

Patriots Set Franchise Record for First Half Wins

This past week, the Somerset Patriots made history.  In a makeup game from the first half of the season against the Lancaster Brainstormers, the Patriots won 7-0, and set a team record for the most wins in the More...

By Sunil Sunder Raj On Friday, August 1st, 2014

Boulders Drop Into 2nd Place After 6-3 Loss to Jackals

Powered by three home runs, the New Jersey Jackals defeated the Rockland Boulders 6-3 on Wednesday night at Provident Bank Park. With the victory, New Jersey moved into sole possession of first place in the Can-Am More...