Yankees Cut Cust, Kruml and Curtis, Promote Melky Mesa
Published on 2012-08-02 10:32:00
From Marc Carig:Jack Cust headed a list of three players the Yankees released from their Triple-A roster Wednesday night.
In 98 games with Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Cust hit .249 though his 81 walks boosted his on-base percentage to .400. The Flemington native's 20 homers and 66 RBI were both team highs.
Cust was released to make room on the Triple-A roster for outfielder Melky Mesa, who was promoted to Double-A Trenton. The 25-year-old hit .277 with 14 homers and 46 RBI in his 88 games with the Thunder.
The Yankees also released Colin Curtis and Ray Kruml.For more on these transactions, check out this article by Donnie Collins.