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Thunder sweep into Eastern League Finals

Rehabbing Estrada collects three hits, ties record with five RBIs
September 6, 2019

With Double-A Trenton on the brink of a semifinal series win, Thairo Estrada played a key role in finishing it off. The rehabbing Yankees infielder picked up three hits and five RBIs and scored twice as the Thunder rolled past Reading, 12-2, at Arm & Hammer Park, to complete a three-game

Yanks' Estrada recovering from gunshot wound

Shortstop, 21, expected to play majority of season despite incident
February 16, 2018

Yankees No. 16 prospect Thairo Estrada was shot last month in Venezuela but is expected to fully recover and play this season, the team revealed on Friday.Estrada, a 21-year-old infielder, was shot in the right hip by teens in an attempted robbery in late January, according to Yankees manager Aaron

Fall League honors 23 on Top Prospects Team

Circuit managers and coaches tab best players from 2017 season
December 11, 2017

The Arizona Fall League season wrapped up nearly a month ago, but accolades are still rolling in for the circuit's best.The showcase league's top players were honored Monday with the announcement of the official 2017 Top Prospects Team, voted on by AFL managers and coaches. The group is comprised of

Florial shines as Yankees flourish on the farm

Outfielder enjoys breakout year in one of game's deepest systems
November 27, 2017

This offseason, is taking a look at the most outstanding campaigns by players in each system across Minor League Baseball and honoring the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization.After years of fielding rosters filled with more free-agent superstars

Toolshed: Players of the 2017 postseason

Bulls' Bauers, Redbirds' O'Neill highlight clutch playoff performers
September 22, 2017

It certainly proved to be an interesting set of Minor League playoffs over the past couple weeks. Hurricane Irma grabbed the biggest headlines by causing the cancellation of the Southern, Carolina and Florida State League Finals, forcing all three circuits to crown co-champions. But that aside, 17 Minor League clubs

Estrada cycles to help Thunder even series

Yankees No. 18 prospect plates three runs to tie semis at 1-1
September 8, 2017

As soon as Thairo Estrada saw his ball get out of the infield in the ninth inning Thursday, he wanted to secure a double to complete the cycle."Whether I was out or not, I was going to make it second base," he said through translator Lino Diaz, Double-A Trenton's defensive

Eastern League playoff preview

Trenton opens against red-hot Binghamton; Altoona faces Bowie
September 5, 2017

This year's Eastern League playoffs features a four-pack of teams that have all captured one title each over the last seven seasons.Out of the Eastern Division come the two teams with the best records in the entire league in Trenton and Binghamton.