Game 1: Pre-Game Notes

4:30 PM — Abe Almonte switched from #7 to #22.  Is that news?  Noooooooot really.

3:45 PM — Fisher Cats lineup…

Tolisano LF, Diaz 2B, Jimenez C, Glenn RF, Mcdade 1B, Van Kirk DH, Sobolewski 3B, Goins SS, Jackson CF, Hutchison P

According to Fisher Cats manager Sal Fasano, who still has a pretty sick ‘stache, Hutchison will throw about 80 pitches.

3:40 PM — We spoke to Fernando Hernandez at length for something you’ll see soon…

2:45 PM — Thunder opening day lineup is as follows:

A. Almonte, LF
Mustelier, 3B
Adams, 2B
Z. Almonte, RF
Lyerly, 1B
Mesa, CF
Brewer, DH
Gil, C
Ibarra, SS
Hall, P

12:50 PM — The Yankees announced the official Opening Day roster this morning. Craig Heyer and Yadil Mujica are both off, headed to Triple-A says Josh Norris. On is Gustavo Molina. DL’d is Jeff Farnham.

Also, starting the year on the Thunder DL are Jeremy Bleich, Jairo Heredia, Diego Moreno, Danny Burawa, Luke Murton and Damon Sublett.

12:00 PM — Welcome back to another season of Trenton Thunder coverage on Thunder Thoughts. I’ll be at the ballpark in two hours or so, but I conveniently pre-scheduled this post to keep you company until then. Here are links to every story I did off of Media Day, as well as capsules for each position with notes on each player.

** 2012 Trenton Thunder Numerical Roster **
** Media Day Notes **
** Will Experience Equal Excellence? **
** The Transformation Of Cody Johnson **
** Phelps Talks Pitching **
** Almonte On The Rise **
** Heyer Finally A Starter To Begin Season **
** Romanski Slotted For Trenton Rotation **
** Adams Ready To Put Best Foot Forward **
** Whitley Looking To Build Off First Full Season **
** Meet The 2012 Thunder: Starting Pitchers **
** Meet The 2012 Thunder: Relief Pitchers **
** Meet The 2012 Thunder: Catchers **
** Meet The 2012 Thunder: Infielders **
** Meet The 2012 Thunder: Outfielders **
** Hall Set For Opening Day Start ( see below) **

Mike Ashmore, mashmore98 AT // Twitter: Mashmore98


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