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New York Yankees Prospect Greg Bird Diagnosed with Strained Shoulder
May 14th, 2015 at 6:09 PM
UPDATE: Thursday, May 14 at 6:09 p.m. ET After being placed on the seven-day DL on May 8, Yankees prospect Greg Bird is expected to miss a few more weeks of action after being diagnosed with a strained shoulder: Bird has a strained shoulder and is in Tampa. Al Pedrique expects him...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino Placed on DL After Leaving Last Start Early
May 13th, 2015 at 7:54 AM
New York Yankees prospect Luis Severino was forced to leave his last start for the Trenton Thunder early and is now heading to the seven-day disabled list. ***PHOTO1*** Severino developed a blister on his right middle finger this past Sunday and was unable to go longer than two innings. It clearly affected...

New York Yankees Prospect Aaron Judge Dominating Double-A; Working with Reggie Jackson
May 6th, 2015 at 2:10 PM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge slammed another home run for the Trenton Thunder on Tuesday night in a losing effort. ***PHOTO1*** For Judge, it was his fifth homer of the season and he now has 14 RBI. Perhaps more importantly, Judge is hitting to an impressive .333 average. This is significant because...

New York Yankees Prospect Eric Jagielo’s Defense Slammed by Scout; Position Change Needed
May 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Yankees prospect Eric Jagielo is having a rough time at third base this season and it might cause him to change positions at some point in the near future. ***PHOTO1*** Jagielo, who is ranked as the No. 8 prospect in the organization, has been solid with the bat down in...

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees Have Enough Talent in Double-A to Acquire Johnny Cueto, Cole Hamels
April 27th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
With the depth the New York Yankees have in Double-A right now, one baseball writer suggests the team can go out and acquire a top-notch starter like Johnny Cueto of the Cincinnati Reds or Cole Hamels of the Philadelphia Phillies if need be. ***PHOTO1*** Hall of Fame baseball writer Peter Gammons is...

Aaron Judge Hits Walk-off HR for Trenton Thunder, Then Shows Sick Work Ethic: Video
April 17th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
New York Yankees prospect Aaron Judge hit a walk-off home run for the Double-A Trenton Thunder on Thursday night during the team's home-opener; but he didn't just go out and celebrate after. Judge's opportunity came in the tenth inning of a 2-2 game, and the 22-year-old delivered with a solo shot...

New York Yankees Prospect Luis Severino Dominant for Trenton Thunder in Season Debut
April 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
There will be plenty of eyes watching Trenton Thunder pitcher and New York Yankees No. 1 prospect Luis Severino in 2015, and so far the 21-year-old hasn't disappointed. ***PHOTO1*** In his first start for the Thunder this season—and first in a game since last August—Severino looked like his usual dominant self. In five...

New York Yankees’ Minor-League Recap 4/9/15: Ramon Flores Hits for Cycle
April 10th, 2015 at 9:46 AM
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders (AAA): Won 8-3 ***PHOTO1*** Scranton Hitters CF Slade Heathcott 2-5, RBI, K, SB LF Ramon Flores 4-4, double, triple, HR, 2 RBI, BB (Hit for the cycle) 2B Rob Refsnyder 2-4, RBI, BB, K 1B Kyle Roller 3-5, K RF Tyler Austin 1-4, 3 RBI DH Jonathan Galvez 0-5, 2 K 3B Cole Figueroa 1-4 SS Nick Noonan...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia Felt Good Despite Being Knocked Around in Rehab Start for Class-AA Trenton Thunder
July 3rd, 2014 at 2:40 AM
On Wednesday afternoon, New York Yankees lefty ace CC Sabathia took the mound for the Class-AA Trenton Thunder in his second rehab start as he is attempting to come back from the disabled list. ***VIDEO1*** In the start against the Class-AA Portland Sea Dogs, it didn't go as according to plan for...

New York Yankees’ CC Sabathia to Make Next Rehab Start for Class-AA Trenton on Thursday
July 1st, 2014 at 2:41 AM
Earlier in the day, it was speculated on that New York Yankees left-hander CC Sabathia could make his next start for the Class-AA Trenton Thunder while they are in a four-game home stand. ***VIDEO1*** That speculation was confirmed on Monday before the Yankees played the Tampa Bay Rays in the first of...

New York Yankees Prospect Manny Banuelos Progressing After Tommy John Surgery
June 17th, 2014 at 12:45 PM
New York Yankees prospect Manny Banuelos has had a long road back from Tommy John surgery, but it appears the 23-year-old is looking good in his rehab and is getting stronger. pic.twitter.com/9VYjG4RScT — Manny Banuelos (@ManBanuelos) June 4, 2014 According to Ryan Hagerty of NJ.com, Banuelos is scheduled to throw 75 pitches soon,...

New York Yankees Prospect Gary Sanchez Punished for Disciplinary Reasons in Class-AA Trenton
June 13th, 2014 at 12:33 PM
Gary Sanchez is considered to be the New York Yankees top prospect in their minor league system, but he's starting to fall out of favor with the team. ***VIDEO1*** Sanchez, who is currently on the Class-AA Trenton Thunder roster and hitting only .229 with seven home runs on the season, had a...

New York Yankees Prospect Mason Williams Makes Two Great Catches
June 2nd, 2014 at 10:08 AM
New York Yankees prospect Mason Williams made two great catches for the Trenton Thunder on Sunday, showing the kind of athleticism fans have been hearing about for years now. ***VIDEO1*** Here's the video of Williams' awesome grabs: Clearly Williams needs some work in his judgment of fly balls. Despite that, Williams has the...

New York Yankees Down on the Farm; Double-A Trenton Thunder Report 5/30/14
May 30th, 2014 at 1:03 PM
Last year's Eastern League Champions have been struggling this season, but over their last 10 games the Trenton Thunder seem to be righting the ship. The Thunder are (30-25) and sit 5.5 games out of first place in the Eastern League Eastern standings. Trenton has been trying to string together some...

Trenton Thunder Has Comeback Win to Snap a Six Game Losing Streak
May 20th, 2014 at 12:07 PM
After losing six straight and getting swept in back-to-back series the Trenton Thunder bounced back with a come from behind 6-4 victory over the Harrisburg Senators. ***VIDEO1*** LHP Manny Banuelos was scratched from his start so the Thunder had to get nine innings out of an already taxed bullpen. Trenton used five pitchers...

New York Yankees 2014 Organizational Prospects; No. 1 Gary Sanchez
May 12th, 2014 at 11:25 AM
Top prospect Gary Sanchez is a name New York Yankee fans have been hearing for a long time. The Yankees signed him as a 17 year old as their top International free agent out of the Dominican Republic in 2009 for $3 million. ***VIDEO1*** Sanchez is the reason why New York traded...

New York Yankees 2014 Top Organizational Prospects; No. 2 Mason Williams
May 5th, 2014 at 5:32 PM
Mason Williams is a name that some New York Yankee fans probably feel they have been hearing for ever. Williams was drafted in the fourth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft out of West Orange High School in Florida.  ***VIDEO1*** Mason in his first couple of years in the farm...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 6 Tyler Austin
April 11th, 2014 at 11:36 AM
Tyler Austin was drafted in the 13th round of the 2010 June Amateur Draft out of Heritage High School in Conyers, Georgia. Austin has been through the entire farm system going from Staten Island Yankees to Trenton Thunder. The right-handed hitting outfielder his lifetime average so far as a Yankees is a...

New York Yankees 2014 Top 20 Organizational Prospects; No. 7 Greg Bird
April 9th, 2014 at 3:53 PM
Greg Bird was drafted in the fifth round by the New York Yankees in the 2011 MLB Draft out of Grandview High School in Colorado. Originally a catcher New York is now grooming him as a first baseman and at 6'3" weighing in at 215 he has a typical prototype...

New York Yankees Minor League Affiliates Take Two Out of Three on Opening Day
April 4th, 2014 at 3:27 PM
The top three New York Yankee minor league affiliates had their Opening Day yesterday and Triple-A Scranton and Low-A Charleston came out with wins, while Double-A Trenton lost their first decision of the year. The (SWB) Scranton Wilkes-Barre RailRiders garnered a 4-1 victory on the road against the Syracuse Chiefs. Scott Sizemore went...