Source: Pilittere To Join Thunder

According to a source, the Trenton Thunder are set to receive catcher P.J. Pilittere from Scranton.  Unlike the last time he was assigned here this season, he is actually expected to report and play for the team.

Given that Jose Gil and Ryan Baker are both available for such a move, I’m not sure what this says as to the seriousness of the hand injury that Jesus Montero apparently suffered tonight behind the plate.  There is no update in regards to what the seriousness is of the injury or how much time he’ll miss, if any.

While the loss of Montero would be huge, the Thunder would be in more than capable hands with both Pilittere and Kyle Anson.

Pilittere backstopped both Thunder championship teams, and was revered for his gamecalling skills, clutch hitting and demeanor off the field.

I’ll have more on this story as it develops, of course…

In the meantime, stay tuned to my brand spankin’ new Twitter account for updates on how there isn’t anything to update yet.

Mike Ashmore, mashmore98 AT

6 Responses to “Source: Pilittere To Join Thunder”

  1. Montero hurt in Trenton loss | River Avenue Blues Says:

    […] of Montero’s injury, but he was taken to the hospital for x-rays after leaving the game. Mike Ashmore reports that PJ Pilittere is on his way to Trenton, indicating that Montero may be out for a while. […]

  2. SP Says:

    A few Montero updates from the Altoona paper

  3. Yankz1 Says:

    Mike, what is going on with Vazquez?

  4. kinglear Says:

    One question? Is it broken or not?

  5. putter Says:

    I’m glad PJ is back,but I also feel real sorry for him the Yankees have to do the right thing by him trade him or release him he’s bad his dues

  6. Dave S. Staten Island Says:

    Hey PJ, Hate to say this but happy to see you back buddy. Your a guy that loves to play ball and you will get to do that here. Keep doing what your doing and hold that head high! Hope to see you at a game soon.

    P.S Jaclyn said says hi! Having you back in Trenton means that I won’t have to bribe her to go to Thunder games !!!!!

    be good,
    Dave S.
    Staten Island

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