Yankees acquired second baseman Joe Thurston from the Dodgers for a player to be named.
Thurston looked like a long-term regular when he hit .334/.372/.506 for Triple-A Las Vegas as a 22-year-old in 2002, but he's gone backwards every year since and was hitting .288/.326/.412 for Las Vegas this season. That he's outperformed Tony Womack this year doesn't make him a major leaguer. He'll almost surely be assigned to Triple-A Columbus. Jul. 30 - 3:24 am et
I remember when this guy was a top prospect. What happened to him?