Clete for Clevlen
Clete Thomas has been recalled from his rehab assignment. It has come at the expense of Brent Clevlen. Clevlen didn’t get the bat going, but he did play some slick defense in the outfield. Clevlen and Thomas are probably a push defensively, but Thomas carries a left handed stick which is probably the reason for the move. One would hope that this wouldn’t lead to more platooning of Marcus Thames.
Leyland was encouraged by what he saw from Clevlen saying
“I think Clevlen is really, really close to being a Major League player for sure.”