More in a bit.  The Thunder are the 2008 Eastern League Champions!

Humberto Sanchez to the big leagues.  Kevin Russo and Ramiro Pena to Scranton.

Tony Franklin also up in the bigs and will be in uniform.

I will have videos, photos, quotes and everything you could possibly imagine from on the field and in the clubhouse.  Keep checking back throughout the night.

Mike Ashmore, mashmore98 AT

8 Responses to “Champions!”

  1. Ralph Says:

    great news!!

  2. jennifer Says:

    Great to hear. Hopefully he can show them something to warrant being in the pen next year.

  3. Brandon Says:


  4. River Ave. Blues | Humberto Sanchez called up Says:

    […] Mike Ashmore’s got the word. After missing most of the last 2 years due to Tommy John surgery and various other ailments, Sanchez will become the first player the Yanks received in the Gary Sheffield deal to reach the bigs. The 6′6″, 270 lb monster will work out of the pen, as you’d expect. I can’t wait. […]

  5. Mark Says:

    Congrats to these great bunch of players!!!! This has been an exciting year and it’s been fantastic to clinch as they did.

    Also- Thanks Mike for all your updates throughout the year. Those of us who watch from a distance away and rely on your reports very much appreciate all your hard work.


  6. Heather Says:

    I’m excited to see what the plan for Humberto is. At this point, it can’t hurt to see what the kid can do.

    I have to second Mark, for those of us who don’t live anywhere near NY/NJ, it’s awesome to have someone providing updates. I hope someone in that clubhouse soaked you in something tonight, Mike.

  7. Sanchez Promoted « iYankees Says:

    […] Humberto Sanchez has finally made it the bigs. He’ll suit up with the Yankees after years of arm problems (including a TJ surgery). Sanchez […]

  8. Mr. Mrs. Francisco Morales Says:

    Congratulations Humberto…..

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