Thunder storms to Eastern League title

Garcia tosses five hitless frames, fans six in Game 4 clincher

Trenton won its fourth Eastern League title and first since 2013. (Trenton Thunder)

By Joe Bloss | September 13, 2019 10:14 PM ET

Trenton won the Eastern League championship with a 5-2 victory over Bowie on Friday night behind five hitless innings from Yankees prospect Rony Garcia.

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Park steals Game 3 victory for Thunder

Yankees infield prospect swipes home for 2-1 series lead

Hoy Jun Park batted .272 with 20 stolen bases in 113 games during the regular season. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

By Rob Terranova | September 12, 2019 10:24 PM ET

Yankees prospect Hoy Jun Park singled and stole home in the seventh inning to give Trenton a 2-1 victory over Bowie and a 2-1 lead in the best-of-3 Eastern League Championship Series.

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Thunder's Deglan pours it on in Finals opener

Yankees catching farmhand delivers a two-run triple, scores twice

Kellin Deglan is 4-for-14 with a triple, two RBIs and two runs scored in three postseason games. (Rudy C. Jones/MiLB.com)

By Rob Terranova | September 10, 2019 10:14 PM ET

New York Yankees farmhand Kellin Deglan roped a two-run triple and scored twice to fuel Double-A Trenton in a 6-2 comeback win over Bowie in Game 1 of the Eastern League Finals.

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Thunder sweep into Eastern League Finals

Rehabbing Estrada collects three hits, ties record with five RBIs

The Thunder celebrate after reaching the Eastern League Championship Series for the third time in four years. (Michael Dill Photography)

By Andrew Battifarano | September 6, 2019 11:43 PM ET

Rehabbing Yankees infielder Thairo Estrada picked up three hits, five RBIs and two runs scored as Trenton hammered Reading, 12-2, to advance to the Eastern League Championship Series.

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Schmidt stellar in long relief in Thunder win

Yankees No. 5 prospect allows two hits over final six innings

Clarke Schmidt posted a 2.37 ERA over three Double-A outings to end the regular season. (Michael Dill/Trenton Thunder)

By Rob Terranova | September 4, 2019 10:55 PM ET

New York Yankees No. 5 prospect Clarke Schmidt allowed an unearned run over the final six frames in Double-A Trenton's 4-3 victory over Reading in Game 1 of the Eastern League semifinals..

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2019 International League playoff preview

RailRiders try to halt Bulls' run; Stripers, Clippers battle it out

Jake Cronenworth looks to lead Durham to a third straight title; Drew Waters has been a boost for Gwinnett. (Brian McLeod, Chris Robertson)

By Bob Sutton | September 4, 2019 10:08 AM ET

The Triple-A Durham Bulls seek a three-peat. The Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders will try to stop them first, while the Gwinnett Stripers duel with the Columbus Clippers in the other semifinal series.

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RailRiders punch ticket with big comeback

Yankees farmhands post 13 late runs to win Game 141 vs. Mets

Kyle Higashioka finished the season with four multi-homer games, including one in the Majors on Aug. 7. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com)

By Kelsie Heneghan | September 3, 2019 5:46 PM ET

With two homers from the Yankees' Kyle Higashioka and 13 late runs, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre edged Syracuse, 14-13, in the IL North tiebreaker game to claim the last spot in the playoffs.

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Yanks' Contreras leads Pitchers of the Week

No. 13 prospect fanned 14 in 12 innings for Class A Charleston

Roansy Contreras finished fourth in the South Atlantic League with 132 1/3 innings pitched for Charleston this season. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | September 3, 2019 2:51 PM ET

Yankees No. 13 prospect Roansy Contreras struck out 14 and allowed only one earned run over 12 innings for Class A Charleston to close out the season as one of the Pitchers of the Week.

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Eastern League playoff preview

Reading takes on Trenton; Harrisburg looks to end title drought

Top Phillies prospect Alec Bohm and Reading try to fend off league MVP Chris Gittens and Trenton in the first round. (Kevin Pataky/MiLB.com)

By Craig Forde | September 3, 2019 10:36 AM ET

Top Phillies prospect Alec Bohm looks to fend off league MVP Chris Gittens when Reading faces Trenton in the first round, while Harrisburg brings a 20-year title drought into their best-of-5 set with Bowie.

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RiverDogs' Contreras throws one-hit gem

Yankees No. 13 prospect fans eight over six shutout innings

Roansy Contreras is 6-1 with a 1.98 ERA and 53 strikeouts over 59 innings in his last 10 starts. (Ken Inness/MiLB.com)

By Dan Stokes | September 1, 2019 9:23 PM ET

Yankees No. 13 prospect Roansy Contreras gave up one hit and struck out eight over six innings as Class A Charleston cruised past Greenville, 8-0, on Sunday.

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