Thon returns for his second season in the Atlantic League and second tour of duty with the Ducks. The Puerto Rico native plays in his eighth season after spending last season with the Joliet JackHammers of the Northern League. The former Villanova Wildcat batted .298 with 11 home runs, 19 doubles and a career high 76 RBI in 99 games. During the 2009 season, he played in 20 games for the Flock, hitting .355 with two home runs and 17 RBI.
The 27-year-old played parts of five seasons in the affiliated ranks with the Rangers and White Sox organizations. For his minor league career, Thon has compiled a .295 average to go along with 70 home runs and 424 RBI in 634 games. Thon, who was originally selected by the Texas Rangers in the 18thround of the 2004 draft, is the nephew of former Major League All-Star infielder Dickie Thon.