Gil Assigned To Trenton; Rye Released

Jose Gil returns to Trenton after appearing in 6 games with Triple-A Scranton this season.

(PR) (Trenton, NJ) – The Trenton Thunder, Double-A Affiliate of the New York Yankees, announce that catcher Jose Gil has been added to the active roster from Triple-A Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre.  In a corresponding move, the Yankees have released OF Jack Rye from the organization. 
 
Gil joins the Thunder after starting the year at Triple-A Scranton/ Wilkes-Barre as the backup catcher. With the SWB-Yankees Gil batted .250 in six games behind the plate. Gil played 31 games in 2010 witht the Thunder and hit .236 with 5 home runs and 25 RBI. 
 
Rye, who was originally drafted by the Yankees in the 13th round of the 2008 First-Year Player Draft, appeared in eight games with the Thunder this season and picked-up four hits in 24 at bats, including a solo homerun.    
 
The Thunder continue a seven-game homestand with their 5th Annual Bark at the Park presented by Dogs & Cats Rule, Sunday afternoon at 1:05 PM. Limited tickets are available by contacting the Thunder box office at
609-394-3300 or online at http://www.trentonthunder.com.

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2 Responses to “Gil Assigned To Trenton; Rye Released”

  1. Official Yankees Minor League Thread - Page 3 - Homerun Heroics- #1 Baseball Forum, MLB Baseball Forum, MLB Fan Message Board Says:

    [...] or online at The Official Site of Minor League Baseball | Trenton Thunder Homepage. Source: Thunder Thoughts Now that Cervelli is healthy, Molina got send down to AAA leaving no room for Gil. And Brewer [...]

  2. Allan Steinberg Says:

    Jack Rye has great potential and is fortunate to get away from the Yankee organization. Good luck Jack.

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