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Team: Bloomington Thunder [ID #705] Bookmark Bloomington Thunder

Location: Bloomington, IN (Central)

League: II.1 - East

Owner: PrivateSnowflake send message
          [since January 06th 2015 | last seen January 31st 2023]

Manager: Frank Howell

Ballpark: Monroe County Municipal Fairgrounds

Rank: #18 - Rating: 214.53

Fan Mood: 95.08

Prestige: 97

Color: Purple

Team Notes:

• Jun 10 2058: Marco Aranda was claimed off of waivers.
• Jun 04 2058: Bryce Cary was released.
• Jun 04 2058: Cristian Carrizales was claimed off of waivers.
• May 31 2058: Dylan Porter was released.
• May 31 2058: Iván Rojas was signed as a free agent.
• May 29 2058: Miguel Montoya was hired as the new coach.
• May 29 2058: Coach Mo Edwards was let go.
• May 29 2058: Matt Kane was released.
• May 29 2058: Bryce Cary was signed as a free agent.
• May 29 2058: Rafael Roque was signed as a free agent.

League Record:

Wins: 21     Losses: 30     Pct: .412     Last10: 7-3     Streak: W4

Ave: 4.8 - 5.2     RS: 246     RA: 266     DIFF: -20         Power Index: 102.8


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Press Releases:

Nov 02 2052: Thunder stun Raiders - by PrivateSnowflake on December 2nd, 2021

Redding, CA., Call courtesy WBLO radio:
"Bloomington one strike away from a Game 6 and series win...Ruth looks the belt...kicks and deals...STRIKE THREE! The Thunder are your 2052 League Champions!"

Oct 22 2052: #6,000 - by PrivateSnowflake on November 29th, 2021

The final out of the 2052 regular season also marked my 6,001st game (regular season, Cup, Playoffs) as owner of the Bloomington franchise. When asked for comment, my wife said, "What are you talking about?".

Aug 31 2052: Conte alone in 2nd - by PrivateSnowflake on November 16th, 2021

Aug. 23, 2052 Bloomington, IN: In a dominating complete game performance in front of 40,870 Thunder faithful, five time All-Star and 2044 Cy Young Award winner Craig Conte moved into sole possession of second place on the all-time Thunder franchise wins list. The future Hall of Fame southpaw is enjoying one of his best years at age 34 and is two wins away from matching his career high for a season.

Oct 22 2051: 5,000 - by PrivateSnowflake on September 13th, 2021

Sept. 19, 2051 Bloomington, IN.: On a rainy September evening and with 39,990 Thunder faithful braving the elements, Girardo Hinojosa lifted a game-winning, walk-off home run to right field, capping a dramatic 10-9 win over visiting Birmingham which gave the Bloomington franchise, including playoff and Cup games, win number 5,000.

Jul 21 2049: Cesar Sacked - by PrivateSnowflake on March 19th, 2021

Bloomington, IN.: The Winds of Fate that blew Cesar Reyna into Bloomington just last mid-season have turned ice-cold and swept the now former skipper out of town.

Just 9 months after turning in a 73-32 record and leading the Thunder to the Legends Championship, Reyna was let go after posting a 33-52 first-half performance.

Gregg Barone has been brought in to replace Reyna.