Tag archive for ‘MiLB’
Eric Hartline-USA TODAY Sports
By Diane Quail On Sunday, January 18th, 2015

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

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 More...

Thunder first baseman Greg Bird was named the Eastern League Player of the Week
By Matt Kardos On Monday, August 11th, 2014

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...

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

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...

By Matt Kardos On Wednesday, July 16th, 2014

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

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...

Akron players Anthony Gallas (left) and Alex Lavisky (right) talk about the return of LeBron James to Cleveland. Photo by: Matt Kardos
By Matt Kardos On Saturday, July 12th, 2014

Akron Baseball Players Welcome Home LeBron

(Trenton) – The city of Cleveland emerged victorious in the biggest sweepstakes in sports history on Friday. LeBron James announced via an op-ed piece on SI.com that he was returning home to his native city More...

Syndergaard has not been impressive at Triple-A this season. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports)
By Guy Kipp On Friday, June 27th, 2014

For the Mets, Noah Seems Nowhere Near Ready for a Callup

Syndergaard has not been impressive at Triple-A this season. (Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports) Mets fans who are even aware of the existence of CBS-SN on their channel lineup may have missed the fact that the network More...

By Matt Kardos On Tuesday, June 24th, 2014

Thunder Slugger Peter O’Brien Selected to Play in MLB Futures Game

Major League Baseball announced the rosters for their annual All-Star  Futures Game on Tuesday. Among the young promising stars heading to Target Field in Minnesota for the prestigious prospect showcase on July More...

Refsnyder is riding an 11-game hitting streak.
By Matt Kardos On Saturday, June 7th, 2014

Refsnyder Developing Into Important Piece of Yankees Future

(TRENTON, NJ) The New York Yankees opted to let all-star Robinson Cano walk to the Seattle Mariners for greener dollars this past winter. In doing so, the organization was left without an immediate in-house option More...

Taylor Garrison has pitched well in May and appears to be in prime position to lock down the ninth inning for Trenton. Photo by: Matt Kardos
By Matt Kardos On Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

Garrison Hoping His Bulldog Mentality Locks Down the Ninth Inning

Thunder Manager Tony Franklin has historically shied away from labeling anybody as his primary closer for most of his eight seasons at the helm. Already in 2014, Franklin has used six different pitchers to record More...

Manny Banuelos was scratched from his start on Monday with arm fatigue.
By Matt Kardos On Monday, May 19th, 2014

Banuelos Scratched From Start

New York Yankees star pitching-prospect Manny Banuelos was scratched from his scheduled start for the Thunder at Arm & Hammer Park on Monday night with left-arm fatigue. The 23-year old southpaw has spent the More...

By Matt Kardos On Saturday, May 10th, 2014

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...