Sat, 16 Nov 2013 12:52:22 -0800
The Philadelphia Phillies have re-signed OF Leandro Castro to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training camp. The team also announced that recently-signed RP Shawn Camp and OF Clete Thomas will participate in camp as non-roster invitees.
Fri, 15 Nov 2013 08:37:41 -0800
The Philadelphia Phillies signed free-agent OF Clete Thomas (Twins) to an undisclosed deal.
Wed, 02 Oct 2013 21:52:24 -0700
The Minnesota Twins outrighted Ps Cole De Vries, Shairon Martis, Josh Roenicke and OF Clete Thomas to Triple-A Rochester Wednesday, Oct. 2.
Tue, 02 Jul 2013 12:32:31 -0700
The Minnesota Twins placed OF Josh Willingham (knee) on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday, July 2, and activated OF Aaron Hicks (hamstring) from the 15-day DL in a corresponding move. Willingham is dealing with a medial meniscus tear and bone bruise in his left knee, and the move is retroactive to July 1.
Fantasy Tip: This is bad news for Willingham owners hoping that he might be dealt at the non-waiver trade deadline to a contending team. This ensures that Clete Thomas will continue to see regular playing time to solidify his value in AL leagues.
Sun, 23 Jun 2013 12:15:25 -0700
Minnesota Twins manager Ron Gardenhire said he plans to use OF Clete Thomas as the leadoff hitter against right-handed pitchers and OF Brian Dozier as the leadoff hitter against lefties.
Mon, 03 Jun 2013 08:22:18 -0700
The Minnesota Twins recalled OF Clete Thomas from Triple-A Rochester and designated P Tyler Robertson for assignment.
Mon, 18 Mar 2013 13:07:15 -0700
The Minnesota Twins reassigned 1B Chris Colabello, C Eric Fryer, 3B Mark Sobolewski, OFs Brian Dinkelman and Clete Thomas and Ps Deolis Guerra (shoulder) and Shairon Martis Sunday, March 17. Guerra has a blood clot in his right shoulder and was released from the hospital Sunday after undergoing a rib resection. He's expected to miss the first half of the year.
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 20:03:53 -0800
Minnesota Twins position players aren't required to report to camp until Friday, Feb. 15, but OF Joe Benson, SS Jamey Carroll, SS Brian Dozier, OF Aaron Hicks, OF Darin Mastroianni and 3B Trevor Plouffe all took part in informal workouts Wednesday, Feb. 13. Non-roster invitees OF Brandon Boggs, 1B Jeff Clement, INF Chris Colabello, OF Brian Dinkelman and OF Clete Thomas are also in camp working out.
Mon, 17 Dec 2012 05:07:55 -0800
The Minnesota Twins re-signed OF Clete Thomas to a minor league contract.
Mon, 07 May 2012 21:10:22 -0700
The Minnesota Twins demoted OF Joe Benson, one of their top prospects, from Triple-A Rochester to Double-A New Britain Monday, May 7. The move was to make room on the Rochester roster for OF Clete Thomas. Benson was batting just .179 with two home runs and eight RBIs in 28 games with the Red Wings.