The New York Yankees have designated outfielder Steve Pearce and left-hander Justin Thomas for assignment, reports Mark Feinsand of the New York Daily News:
NYY official roster moves: Steve Pearce & Justin Thomas designated for assignment; Brett Gardner & David Aardsma activated from 60-day DL.— Mark Feinsand (@BloggingBombers) September 25, 2012
Pearce and Thomas were designated to make room on New York’s roster for outfielder Brett Gardner and right-hander David Aardsma, who were activated from the 60-day disabled list last night.
Thomas, 28, appeared in four games with the Yankees this season, allowing three runs over three innings of work. The southpaw spent most of the year with the club’s Triple-A affiliate, posting an ERA of 3.45 over 57 1/3 innings.