Tag archive for ‘Eastern League’
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...

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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...

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...

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By Matt Kardos On Saturday, May 10th, 2014
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Tony Franklin Makes Eastern League History

Friday marked a very busy day at Arm & Hammer Park for the Trenton Thunder organization. Star-prospect Peter O’Brien was slated to make his Double-A debut after being promoted from Tampa, pitching prospect More...

Kyle Roller has added the presence of power it had been lacking in the Thunder lineup
By Matt Kardos On Monday, April 28th, 2014
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Red-Hot Roller Named Eastern League Player of the Week

The Eastern League has named Trenton Thunder first baseman Kyle Roller the Player of the Week for games played from April 21-27. The slugging first baseman continued his torrid start to the season by hitting .526 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...

Thunder Manager Tony Franklin hopes to lead his Thunder team to their fourth Eastern League Championship
By Matt Kardos On Friday, August 23rd, 2013
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Thunder Relish Being “The Hunted” In Tightening Playoff Race

The reeling Thunder, coming off of a disappointing 2-5 road trip, dropped the opener of an extremely vital four-game  series to the Portland Sea Dogs last night by a score of 4-2 at Arm & Hammer Park. The loss More...

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By Jessica Quiroli On Wednesday, June 19th, 2013
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ALLAN DYKSTRA PUTS PADRES IN REARVIEW WITH FANTASTIC 2013 BINGHAMTON BEGINNING

You don’t pick the team that drafts you, and you don’t pick the team you might get traded to. Binghamton Mets first baseman Allan Dykstra learned that first-hand.  San Diego is his home, the Padres his childhood. More...

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By Nicole Sorce On Wednesday, June 12th, 2013
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NICOLE AND NEW ENGLAND DO NOT MIX

My mission to see every Eastern League ballpark this season brought me to the homes of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats and the Portland Sea Dogs at the end of April, and since my accountant father had just finished 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...

Brett Marshall will be on the mound in Game 1 tonight for Trenton.
By Matt Kardos On Wednesday, September 5th, 2012
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Trenton Thunder Face Large Obstacle In First Round Against Reading. An In-Depth Series Preview.

Brett Marshall will be on the mound in Game 1 tonight for Trenton. Trenton Thunder Manager Tony Franklin earned the 2012 Eastern League Manager of the Year award last week for leading a club that has surpassed expectations More...