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Thunder Stifled by Sanchez in Opener

Thunder pitcher Bryan Mitchell suffered his first loss of the season last night. Photo by: Juan Martinez

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 hitters. The Thunder were held to just three hits last night as they were shutout by Aaron Sanchez and the New Hampshire Fish Cats by a score of 6-0 at Arm More...

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Thunder Manager Tony Franklin talks to the media about the upcoming season. Photo by: Juan Martinez
By Matt Kardos On Thursday, April 3rd, 2014
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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 a wildcard. More...

Thunder Manager Tony Franklin has long drawn high praise for his handling of Yankees prospects. Photo by: MiLB.com
By Matt Kardos On Friday, January 3rd, 2014
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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. At age 63, More...

Missouri vs. Hofstra
By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, December 31st, 2013
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2013 Double G Sports Awards Announced

Collegiate Female Athlete of the Year, Olivia Galati (Image courtesy of Hofstra Athletics) After weeks of nominations and finalist voting, the 2013 Double G Sports award recipients have been announced. Teams and More...

Thunder will throw Mikey O'Brien tonight in hopes they can take a commanding 2-0 series lead over Binghamton. Photo by: Matt Kardos
By Matt Kardos On Thursday, December 12th, 2013
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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 been key contributors to the Trenton More...

Thunder Manager Tony Franklin has long drawn high praise for his handling of Yankees prospects. Photo by: MiLB.com
By Matt Kardos On Wednesday, December 11th, 2013
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Trenton Serves As Center Stage For Yankees Player Development

For as long as the Steinbrenner family has been signing the checks, the New York Yankees have notoriously been the biggest and flashiest spenders in baseballs free agent market. With aging veterans on inflated contracts More...

Gary Sanchez (The Star-Ledger-USA TODAY Sports)
By Gregg Snyder On Tuesday, December 10th, 2013
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Catchers and Outfielders Top Yankees Prospect Rankings by Baseball America

Gary Sanchez (The Star-Ledger-USA TODAY Sports) All types of baseball news heats up this time of year. The Winter Meetings are currently taking place in Florida and free agent signings as well as trades began happening More...

The Thunder have been carried by the scorching bat of Ramon Flores
By Matt Kardos On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013
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Setting The Scene in Trenton: ELCS Game 1 vs. Harrisburg

Trenton rode the momentum of a miraculous game 1 victory over Binghamton in the ELDS to complete a shocking series sweep last Friday night. The victory secured the Thunder a berth in the ELCS for the 5th time since More...

Thunder will throw Mikey O'Brien tonight in hopes they can take a commanding 2-0 series lead over Binghamton. Photo by: Matt Kardos
By Matt Kardos On Thursday, September 5th, 2013
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Setting the Scene in Trenton: ELDS Game 2 vs. Binghamton

The Thunder were down to their final out and their final strike last night with Binghamton’s All-Star closer Kevin Walters on the hill. Miraculously, Trenton rallied with five consecutive two-out hits which More...

Tyler Austin scores last night against Binghamton: Photo by: NJ.com
By Matt Kardos On Thursday, September 5th, 2013
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Gamel Provides Heroics in Thrilling Trenton Playoff Victory

The Thunder welcomed the Eastern Division Champion Binghamton Mets to Arm & Hammer Park last night to open game one of the Eastern League Division Series. The B-Mets had run roughshod over the Eastern League More...