Minor League Baseball has been a part of Trenton, New Jersey, since the 1984 season when the Detroit Tigers returned to the United States after five seasons in London, Ontario, Canada. The relocation to Trenton brought with it a new team name: the Trenton Thunder. In 1994, the Boston Red Sox took over as the Thunder's parent organization. After three playoff appearances in eight seasons under the Boston Red Sox, the Trenton Thunder became the Double-A affiliate of the New York Yankees. The team's affiliation with the Yankees has produced most of their success. Since becoming an affiliate of the Yankees organization, the Trenton Thunder has only missed the playoffs six times and has won an impressive four Eastern League Championships. Thanks to the team's close proximity to New York, some of the Yankees' top names have appeared in injury rehab assignments in Trenton. Get your Trenton Thunder tickets at StubHub.
Who is the manager for the Trenton Thunder?
Julio Mosquera takes over as the manager for the Trenton Thunder beginning in 2020. Mosquera, who has spent the last two seasons as the manager for the Charleston Riverdogs, inherits a team that won the Eastern League Championship in 2019. Coach Mosquera had a lengthy playing career that began in 1991 before he retired following the 2005 season. Mosquera was hired as the Catching Coordinator for the Yankees organization before the 2006 season, a role he held until 2014. In 2017, Mosquera was named the manager of the Yankees Single-A affiliate, Staten Island. He put up the best record for the franchise since 2009 at 46-29. In 2019, Coach Mosquera lead the Charleston Riverdogs to a record of 73-66, bringing them to second place in their division.
Where does Trenton Thunder play home games?
Arm & Hammer Park has been home to the Trenton Thunder since the relocation from Canada for the 1994 season. The 6,150-seat stadium sits right on the Delaware River, which fans can see beyond the right field wall. While the stadium is entering its 27th season, there have been some modern touches added along the way, including a hi-def video board above the left field wall. The consistent quality of the stadium and the players who pass through have raised Arm & Hammer Park's Double-A attendance status into the top 10. You can find the Trenton Thunder schedule at StubHub.
Did any Major League Baseball players play for Trenton Thunder?
A team that has been affiliated with the Red Sox and the Yankees is bound to have seen some legends come through at some point. Some notable names include Nomar Garciaparra, Robinson Cano and Kevin Youkilis. Also, thanks to Trenton's close proximity to New York, almost every Yankee who has been sent to rehab an injury has played for the Thunder. Those names include Derek Jeter, Roger Clemens, Andy Pettitte and Alex Rodriguez.
Does Trenton Thunder have any rivals?
The Thunder has a rivalry with the Bowie Baysox, the Double-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles. While the two teams don't share a division, the Major League rivalry between the two teams trickles down into their Minor League systems. The Thunder also has an intense rivalry with the Reading Fightin Phils. These two teams not only battle for Eastern Division supremacy but are also close geographically. Finally, the rivalry between the Yankees and the Red Sox goes back well over 100 years. The rivalry extends to Double-A baseball when the Thunder takes on the Portland Sea Dogs.
Where can I buy Trenton Thunder tickets?
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