On Thursday, Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes joined New York Yankees and Trenton Thunder officials to announce an eight-year extension of their partnership
With two years left on the current player development contract, the Thunder will serve as the Yankees’ Double-A affiliate through 2022.
“This is a great day for Mercer County,” Hughes said at a press conference at Mercer County Waterfront Park. “The Yankees are the most recognized sports franchise in the world, and they’re making a real investment in the County. I’m thrilled that the Yankees and Thunder will continue their great partnership, and we’re happy to provide our support.”