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New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Retain Manager Tony Franklin
January 4th, 2014 at 1:40 PM
The New York Yankees Double-A affiliate Trenton Thunder announced this week they will be retaining the services of manager Tony Franklin making this his 8th consecutive season. The Thunder are coming off their third Eastern League Championship under Franklin's direction. "Tony Franklin is a great asset to the Thunder and our...

Trenton Thunder, Double A-Affiliate of the New York Yankees, Named Minor League Team of the Year
November 3rd, 2013 at 4:23 PM
MiLB.com which is the Minor League Baseball website named the Trenton Thunder the Minor League team of the year. Trenton is the AA-affiliate of the New York Yankees and the 2013 Champion of the Eastern League. The MiLB website allows voting for the MiLBy Awards which is announced annually every fall at...

New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Win the Eastern League Championship
September 13th, 2013 at 11:29 AM
The Trenton Thunder completed a three-game sweep of the Harrisburg Senators to capture their third Eastern League Championship in franchise history. The New York Yankees Double-A affiliate finished the season on a nine game winning streak and then preceded to sweep the division series and Championship series to complete their season. Trenton...

New York Yankees’ Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Sweeps Binghamton Mets, Advances to Championship
September 7th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
For the fifth time in seven years the Trenton Thunder are advancing to the Eastern League Championship Series. Trenton completed the sweep of the Binghamton Mets last night with a dominating 3-0 victory. Thunder starter Shane Greene threw six shut out innings and reliever Danny Burawa threw a scoreless 1 1/3...

New York Yankees Double-A Affiliate Trenton Thunder Playoff Bound
August 12th, 2013 at 1:17 PM
There will be at least one team in the New York Yankees organization who will play in the playoffs this season. The Double-A Trenton Thunder, who currently sits in second place of the Eastern League Conference,  is playoff bound. Trenton has a 63-57 record and is 7-3 over their last 10...

New York Yankees Top 20 Prospects List Adds Some New Faces
July 30th, 2013 at 1:41 PM
We are at the halfway point of the baseball season and the New York Yankees have released their updated Top 20 prospect list. Some of the new additions may be seen in the Bronx in the near future. The Yankees have added five new faces on their list which include three...

New York Yankees Minor League Update 7-22-13
July 22nd, 2013 at 11:13 AM
Not only has the New York Yankees been hit by the injury bug, but their Triple-A affiliate Scranton Wilkes-Barre isn't fairing too well either. The RailRiders roster has nine players on the DL and have been hampered by call ups to the parent club. Having too much to overcome this season Scranton...

Eduard Nunez to Begin Rehab Assignment for the Trenton Thunder Tonight
July 4th, 2013 at 12:32 PM
The New York Yankees' shortstop Eduardo Nunez starts his rehab assignment tonight playing for the Double-A affiliate Trenton Thunder. Nunez has been injured since May 5 with a right oblique strain. Eduardo will become the fourth Yankee to put on a Thunder uniform this season while rehabbing. He joins the likes...

New York Yankees Minor League Update: 6-2-2013
June 2nd, 2013 at 2:53 PM
The New York Yankees Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (25-29) are eight games back in the International League. With numerous injuries to the parent club SWB has provided some key players who are regular contributors. Infielder David Adams, RH pitchers Preston Claiborne and Adam Warren, LHP Vidal Nuno and catcher Austin Romine are some of...

Mark Teixeira to Rehab with Trenton Thunder This Week
May 25th, 2013 at 3:03 PM
New York Yankees' first baseman Mark Teixeira is expected to play two rehab games with the Double-A affiliate Trenton Thunder this week. Weather permitting, Teixeira will play on Wednesday May 29 and Thursday May 30 which is contingent on his continued progress at the Yankees minor league facility in Tampa. Mark has been...

New York Yankees Minor League Report: 4/15/13
April 15th, 2013 at 12:59 PM
The first couple of weeks of 2013 has New York Yankees Minor League affiliates showing a mixed bag of results in this young season. Triple-A Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders are back in their newly renovated PNC Field, but have had a tough beginning going 2-6 and dealing with multiple rain outs.  Some bright spots include SS Addison Maruszak  who leads the...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 2 Mason Williams
March 25th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
In five-tool outfielder Mason Williams the New York Yankees may have their future center fielder right under their nose. Williams was selected in the fourth round of the 2010 First-Year Player Draft out of West Orange High School in Florida. Mason broke out in 2011 playing for the Staten Island Yankees where he...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 3 Tyler Austin
March 22nd, 2013 at 10:15 AM
Tyler Austin has moved quickly up the ladder of  New York Yankees farm system turning himself into another prized prospect in the organization. At age 17 Austin was diagnosed with testicular cancer, leading himself and his family to believe the possibility of playing Major League baseball would be in jeopardy. He beat cancer and...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 4 Slade Heathcott
March 18th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
Out of the New York Yankees top four prospects in the organization three are outfielders who are slated for big things in the Major Leagues. No. 4 prospect is Slade Heathcott (first name Zachary)  who was a first round pick in the 2009 First Year Player Draft. It's was a bumpy ride early...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 8 Mark Montgomery
March 6th, 2013 at 10:56 AM
The consensus is this 205 lb RHP is ready to make an impact for the New York Yankees right now. Mark Montgomery was selected in the 11th round of the 2011 First-Year Player Draft out of Longwood University.  Montgomery's stuff is considered above average and in two years jumped through four levels ending 2012 with the Double-A Trenton Thunder. Mark's numbers...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 9 Dante Bichette Jr.
February 28th, 2013 at 8:08 AM
Being a top prospect in the New York Yankees organization is tough enough to live up to never mind being the son of an ex-Major Leaguer. Dante Bichette Jr. has handled all the criticism and speculation professionally. Bichette was selected in the second round (51st overall pick) of the 2011 First-Year...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 10 Zoilo Almonte
February 25th, 2013 at 12:54 PM
Now the excitement begins as we get to the top 10 prospects in the New York Yankees organization. Outfielder Zoilo Almonte is one who may be a possible starting right fielder in the Bronx. The 23 year old was originally signed as a non-draftee in 2005 out of the Dominican Republic....

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 11 Ramon Flores
February 21st, 2013 at 6:00 AM
We know the New York Yankees have wanted to cultivate more left handed hitting outfielders for the small porch in right. Ramon Flores may just be one that makes it to the Bronx. The 20 year old left-hander was drafted in 2008 as a non-drafted free agent out of Venezuela. Flores has progressed systematically...

New York Yankees Prospect No. 12: Jose Campos
February 18th, 2013 at 11:09 AM
New York Yankees RHP prospect Jose Campos was the throw in the Michael Pineda deal with Seattle last year. Campos however is no throw in by any stretch of the imagination. This 20 year old from Venezuela is the real deal with an arsenal that includes an above average 95-98 mph fastball with pinpoint...

New York Yankees Prospect Watch: No. 14 Nik Turley
February 11th, 2013 at 6:00 AM
It's been a long time since lefty Andy Pettitte passed through the New York Yankees farm system. Yankees left handed pitching prospect Nik Turley may be the heir apparent in the very near future. The 6' 6" 230 lb Turley is a strong lefty with excellent command of both sides of...