Trenton's Alvarez Added to Eastern Division Roster

Trenton third baseman Mandy Alvarez is hitting .274 with seven homers and 37 RBIs this season. (Christopher Shannon)

By Bill Rosario / Eastern League | July 7, 2018 11:00 AM

TRENTON, NJ - The Trenton Thunder, in conjunction with the Eastern League of Professional Baseball, are pleased to announce that Trenton Thunder third baseman Mandy Alvarez has been added to the Eastern Division Roster for the 2018 Eastern League All-Star Classic, presented by Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey.

Alvarez replaces Thunder shortstop Abiatal Avelino who has been promoted to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Alvarez is hitting .274 with 18 doubles, seven home runs, 40 runs scored and 37 RBIs in 67 games in his Double-A debut for the Thunder this season. Alvarez, a 17th round selection by the New York Yankees in 2016, played collegiately at Eastern Kentucky.

Individual tickets to the Eastern League All-Star Classic on July 10 and 11 at ARM & HAMMER Park are on-sale now. Fans can purchase tickets and two-day passes by visiting www.TrentonThunder.com/2018ASG by calling 609-394-3300 x101.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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