Category Archives: Trenton Thunder

Missing out on New Jersey’s openers

Unfortunately, I’m not going to be able to make it to the Trenton Thunder home opener on the 14th. But Kei Igawa will. (Thanks to Paul for the heads-up.) It turns out that Brian Cashman’s biggest bust — and the all-time wins leader (32) at Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, which earned him the cover spot on their record

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Photo Flashback: Opening night in Trenton

PItcher covering I’ve been to 11 Mets openers and four or five Lakewood BlueClaws openers, but last night was my first opening night at Trenton’s Waterfront Park. And while it may have only been April 8, with a gametime temperature of 75 degrees, it felt like July 8. A gorgeous night all around — with

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You snooze, you lose — and miss Hughes

Those grand plans I laid out last week — four games in four ballparks in four days — never came to be. I made it halfway, unable to raise myself out of bed on Tuesday morning to hit the road (and figuring four hours of sleep before a late-night shift in charge of the room

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Thunder covers all the bases

Where minor league baseball returned to New Jersey. This is the seventh in a series. Previous posts are: Cape Fear CrocsNewark BearsNew Jersey CardinalsNew Jersey JackalsStaten Island YankeesSomerset Patriots August 8, 1999 Something sets Mercer County Waterfront Park aside from the rest of New Jersey’s minor league baseball scene. It might be the setting –

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