Trenton Thunder up for a trio of MiLBy Awards

10/16/2013 5:04 PM ET
By Lou DiPietro

Chase and the Trenton Thunder need your help to win three MiLBy Awards.(Trenton Thunder)
The Trenton Thunder captured the Eastern League Championship last month, and now it’s up to you to help them capture a trio of “MiLBy Awards” this October.

The Yankees’ Double-A affiliate is up for three awards in Minor League Baseball’s annual postseason bonanza – Team of the Year, Promo of the Year, and Mascot Clip of the Year – and voting can be done online at between now and October 22 or by clicking the various links below.

In Team of the Year, the Eastern League Champs are one of a dozen heavy hitters nominated, a group that also includes the Binghamton Mets team the Thunder struck in the EL Division Series. Other contenders include the champions from nine other circuits as well as the MiLB wins leader, the Midwest League’s Cedar Rapids Kernels, and you can vote for the Thunder at this link.

The latter two categories honor the Thunder’s late bat-dog, Chase, who sadly passed away just days after his retirement ceremony in July; Chase’s retirement is up against nine other promotions ranging from the light-hearted to the heart-warming in the Promo of the Year race, and his retirement tribute video is one of seven up for Mascot Clip of the Year.

Chase and his golden Thunder were the leading vote-getters in each category as of Tuesday afternoon, but they still need your support to help the Yankees organization capture some extra postseason love!

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