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MiLB’s New Pitch Clock Rule Could Set Back Pitching Prospects

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Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports   34 days until Yankees’ pitchers and catchers report to spring training.  Not like anyone is counting.  35 more days of off-season training, from strength and conditioning to standard pitching mechanics before pitchers join their teams and get into game mode. On Wednesday, the MLB dropped a bomb on all pitchers, More...

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Thunder first baseman Greg Bird was named the Eastern League Player of the Week
By Matt Kardos On Monday, August 11th, 2014
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Bird is the Word: Thunder Slugger Named EL 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 More...

Peter O'Brien is given a pat on the butt by Thunder Hitting Coach Marcus Thames as he departs from the team in Portland after being traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks. Photo by: Trenton Thunder
By Matt Kardos On Thursday, July 31st, 2014
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Yankees Deal Thunder All-Star O’Brien to Arizona

It isn’t often that a 24-year old power-hitting prospect with 33 home runs before August gets traded by an organization that lacks power throughout their farm system. But, that is exactly what the Yankees More...

Luis Severino pitched 5.2 innings of dominant ball on Tuesday night. Photo by: Trenton Thunder
By Matt Kardos On Wednesday, July 30th, 2014
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Severino Dominates New Britain in Thunder Victory

TRENTON – Tuesday night’s battle between the Thunder and the New Britan Rock Cats was slated to be a star-studded pitching match-up between Yankees top-pitching prospect Luis Severino and Minnesota More...

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By Matt Kardos On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
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Running Trenton Diary From Eastern League All-Star Game

Altoona, PA- The Trenton Thunder coaching staff, headlined by Manager Tony Franklin, will be running the show for the Eastern Division in tonight’s Eastern League All-Star Game in Altoona, Pennsylvania. More...

Yankees top pitching prospect Luis Severino has been promoted to Trenton.
By Matt Kardos On Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
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Yankees Top Pitching Prospect Severino Promoted to Trenton

(Altoona, PA) – As the Trenton  Thunder began the All-Star break on Tuesday, former team beat writer and current Baseball America Social Media Editor, Josh Norris, reported on Twitter that the Yankees More...

By Gregg Snyder On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Mid-Season Yankees Minor League All-Star Team

Major League Baseball and many of the minor leagues are approaching their respective All-Star breaks. We took a look through the minor league affiliates of the New York Yankees and came up with what would be our More...

Trenton will send 4 to the Eastern League All-Star Game. Photo by: Trenton Thunder
By Matt Kardos On Monday, July 7th, 2014
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Four Thunder Players Selected to All-Star Game

The Eastern League in conjunction with its teams announced the rosters for the leagues annual All-Star game at Peoples Natural Gas Field in Altoona next Wednesday night. The Trenton Thunder will send four players More...

Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia addresses the media after his outing in Trenton on Wednesday. Photo by: Matthew Kardos
By Matt Kardos On Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014
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Sabathia Spotty in Trenton Rehab Assignment

(Trenton)- New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia toed the rubber for the Thunder at Arm & Hammer Park  on Wednesday night for his second rehabilitation start against the Portland Sea Dogs. In his first outing More...

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By Matt Kardos On Monday, June 30th, 2014
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Sabathia is Trenton Bound

(TRENTON) –  New York Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman told WFAN team beat-writer Sweeny Murti on Tuesday that pitcher CC Sabathia will make his next rehab start for the Trenton Thunder on Thursday More...