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HEATHCOTT STAYS CONFIDENT DESPITE EARLY SEASON STRUGGLES

Heathcott remains confident in his approach.

Trenton Thunder outfielder Slade Heathcott has lived a life of enduring obstacles that go far beyond the baseball diamond. From battles with alcohol and near death experiences to being left to fend for himself all before graduating high school, Heathcott has had to cope and battle with more demons than most people have to endure in a lifetime. “I More...

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By Matt Kardos On Tuesday, May 7th, 2013
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RAMIREZ AND MONTERO SET TO SHOWCASE YANKEES, METS FUTURE IN TRENTON

These days, the futures of both the New York Mets and Yankees seem to be forecasted in completely different lights. Many baseball pundits will say that the Mets future is bright due large in part to the projected More...

Kyle Roller has been a staple of consistency for the Thunder offense.
By Matt Kardos On Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
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ROLLER ROLLING TO HOT START IN TRENTON

When Mark Teixera went down this spring for the Yankees with a serious injury to his wrist, the organization was left scrambling to the waiver wire and the trade market to find a viable option to replace their slugging More...

Thunder first baseman Kyle Roller was named the Eastern League Player of the Week
By Matt Kardos On Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
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ROCKIN ROLLER: THUNDER SLUGGER NAMED EASTERN LEAGUE PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The Eastern League announced on Monday afternoon that Trenton Thunder slugger, Kyle Roller had earned Player of the Week honors for April 15-April 21. In seven games against Akron and Erie, Roller had at least one More...

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By Matt Kardos On Saturday, April 13th, 2013
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Tracy Bounces Back With Strong Effort In Thunder Win

Thunder pitcher Matt Tracy made his Double-A debut on April 8 against the New Hampshire Fisher Cats and was less than stellar in his outing. Tracy failed to make it out of the first inning, recording just one out More...

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By Matt Kardos On Saturday, April 13th, 2013
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Thunder vs. Richmond Preview: April 13

The Thunder defeated Richmond last night at Arm & Hammer Park by a score of 5-3 in a rain shortened, eight-inning contest. The victory gave Trenton their second win in as many nights and their third in the last More...

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By Matt Kardos On Thursday, April 11th, 2013
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Thunder vs. Richmond Preview: April 11

The Thunder began their 20th season of existence with a six-game road trip against Eastern League foes, Portland and New Hampshire. After going 3-3 on their trek, they return home to Arm & Hammer Park tonight More...

MiLB: JUN 28 - Brevard County Manatees at Tampa Yankees
By Matt Kardos On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013
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Heathcott Arrives in Trenton Driven By Faith and Maturity

The New York Yankees outfield as presently constructed is one that is built on aging superstars who are being paid for what they did in the prime of their careers with other teams. Vernon Wells, Ichiro Suzuki and More...

Jose Ramirez will likely be inserted into the Thunder rotation in the next few weeks
By Matt Kardos On Friday, March 29th, 2013
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Thunder Ready For Season With A New Look Rotation

Much of the success that propelled the 2012 Trenton Thunder into the Eastern League Championship hinged on a mash unit offense that led the league in home runs with 162 coupled with a quality starting pitching staff More...

Due to an injury to Curtis Granderson, Melky Mesa is in the running to make the big club out of spring. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
By Gina Sorce On Wednesday, March 6th, 2013
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Yankees Prospect Profile: Melky Mesa

Due to an injury to Curtis Granderson, Melky Mesa is in the running to make the big club out of spring. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) New York Yankees’ outfield prospect Melky Mesa is turning heads this Spring Training. In More...