Dillon Thomas Joins Milwaukee Brewers Organization

08/21/2018 8:36 AM -

GRAND PRAIRIE, Texas – The contract of AirHogs outfielder Dillon Thomas has officially been purchased by the Milwaukee Brewers organization. Thomas, who was on pace to shatter the American Association’s all-time single-season doubles record, will be active with Milwaukee’s Advanced-A affiliate the Carolina Mudcats.

A Houston, Texas native, Thomas earned the American Association Rawlings Player of the Month in July. He hit .377 for the month with five home runs and 19 RBIs. Thomas clinched the award with an incredible individual performance July 29 in St. Paul, crushing two home runs and two doubles while picking up four runs scored and four RBIs.

Thomas paced the AirHogs in virtually every offensive category this season. His .333 average led the team and ranked 5th in the American Association. He pounded 37 doubles, the top number in the American Association this year and just six off the single-season mark set by Jorge Alvarez of El Paso in 2007. He currently leads the American Association in extra-base hits (51), OPS (1.021) and slugging percentage (.601).

A fourth round pick of the Rockies, Thomas spent 2011-2017 in the Colorado system, piling up 24 home runs and 202 RBIs over seven years with the organization. He reached as high as AAA Albuquerque in 2017 before joining the AirHogs.

The AirHogs (22-64) continue the three-game split series vs. the RailRoaders (29-57) tonight at The Depot. RHP Miguel Rosario (2-10, 5.29 ERA) is expected to start for Texas vs. RHP Jesus Sanchez (1-2, 4.20 ERA) for Cleburne. A live stream of the game will be available at

The AirHogs – powered by Beijing Shougang Eagles return home Wednesday vs. the RailRoaders. Visit for more information on tickets for all AirHogs home games. For the latest news, follow the team on Twitter and Facebook @TXAirHogs. Media inquiries:



Search Archive »

Browse by Year »


Browse by Month »

April 2019
February 2019
January 2019
December 2018
November 2018
September 2018
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
February 2018
October 2017
September 2017
August 2017
July 2017
June 2017
May 2017
April 2017
February 2017
January 2017
December 2016
November 2016
September 2016
August 2016
July 2016
June 2016
May 2016
April 2016
March 2016
February 2016