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Eric Thames
Birthdate: 11/10/1986 (30 y, 4 m, 14 d)     Bats/Throws: L/R     Height/Weight: 6-0/205     Position: OF
Drafted: 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 7, Pick: 17, Overall: 219, Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Contract: $16M / 3 Years (2017 - 2019) + 1 Option Years
RotoWire News: Thames (knee) is batting second and playing first base during Sunday's Cactus League game against the Giants. (3/19/2017)
Profiles:  2012  2013  2017  (Click Year to Expand / Close)
Profile: On YouTube, there's a highlight video containing all 47 of Eric Thames' 2015 KBO home runs. The spectacle may be our best glimpse into who he might be in his return to the majors. In the video, Thames crushes grooved, mediocre fastballs deep into the night. His left-handed swing is quick, powerful, and beautiful. It's worth noting that home run swings tend to be the prettiest a player has to offer. Rather than use real scouting (I didn't watch him play in Korea, did you?), let's analyze these home runs. Thames' swing path appears ideal. He should generate consistent loft, power, and contact. He also shows an ability to pound fly balls to the opposite field. What we don't get a good sense of is his ability to hit well-located pitches, high-velocity fastballs, or breaking balls. Any or all of those could be his kryptonite. If Thames doesn't have a glaring weakness, his friendly home park and swing could produce a 40-home run season. Signing Thames was an excellent gamble for the rebuilding Brewers. (Brad Johnson)

The Quick Opinion: Thames' return to the majors figures to be one of the biggest spring training stories. Will he be overmatched? Will he continue his KBO-mashing ways? Will he fall somewhere between those two scenarios? Yes, probably that last one.

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DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
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DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-05-28TORBAL5LF210000051116
2012-05-27TOR@TEX5LF111000051318
2012-05-26TOR@TEX6LF23000004913
2012-05-25TOR@TEX3PR-LF0000000000
2012-05-23TOR@TBR6LF201000041519
2012-05-22TOR@TBR9PH-LF0100000358
2012-05-21TOR@TBR6LF10200004812
2012-05-20TORNYM6LF120000071522
2012-05-19TORNYM6LF110100081018
2012-05-18TORNYM7LF101000071320
2012-05-16TORNYY2LF110000031013
2012-05-15TORTBR5PH0000000033
2012-05-14TORTBR6LF200010071017
2012-05-13TOR@MIN5PH-DH1000000235
2012-05-12TOR@MIN5LF200000051116
2012-05-11TOR@MIN5LF21000004610
2012-05-10TOR@MIN5LF111000041014
2012-05-09TOR@OAK5LF111000051015
2012-05-08TOR@OAK6LF110000081422
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-05-06TOR@LAA2LF011000061016
2012-05-05TOR@LAA7PH0000000369
2012-05-04TOR@LAA6LF30000002810
2012-05-03TOR@LAA6LF03000004913
2012-05-02TORTEX7LF10100009918
2012-05-01TORTEX6LF300010041014
2012-04-30TORTEX6LF1210000167
2012-04-29TORSEA6LF12000007714
2012-04-28TORSEA6LF0000000111122
2012-04-27TORSEA6LF11100002810
2012-04-26TOR@BAL5LF310110041115
2012-04-25TOR@BAL5LF20201006713
2012-04-24TOR@BAL8LF021000041014
2012-04-22TOR@KCR8PH-LF0100000022
2012-04-21TOR@KCR5LF1110000121224
2012-04-20TOR@KCR6LF200010061016
2012-04-19TORTBR6LF211000031417
2012-04-18TORTBR9PH-LF0000000134
2012-04-17TORTBR6LF10001008816
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-04-14TORBAL6LF1110000156
2012-04-13TORBAL6LF2100100459
2012-04-11TORBOS7LF10100006915
2012-04-10TORBOS7LF200010071118
2012-04-09TORBOS7PH-LF1000000257
2012-04-08TOR@CLE7LF3010000268
2012-04-07TOR@CLE7LF2100000358
2012-04-05TOR@CLE7LF3100000101222
2012-10-01SEALAA9PH0000000000
2012-09-25SEA@LAA6RF100000031013
2012-09-23SEATEX6RF010000051015
2012-09-18SEABAL9PH00000003710
2012-09-17SEABAL8RF101000081018
2012-09-15SEA@TEX8RF100000051520
2012-09-11SEA@TOR7RF010000061117
2012-09-09SEAOAK8PH0100000123
2012-09-07SEAOAK7RF220000061117
2012-09-05SEABOS6RF111000021315
2012-09-04SEABOS2RF01000008816
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-09-03SEABOS6RF01000006915
2012-09-01SEALAA6RF000001041014
2012-08-31SEALAA6RF1100000369
2012-08-30SEA@MIN8RF020000051217
2012-08-29SEA@MIN6RF00100004913
2012-08-28SEA@MIN7RF12100004812
2012-08-27SEA@MIN7RF01000004711
2012-08-26SEA@CHW6RF20000008917
2012-08-25SEA@CHW7PH-RF0010000268
2012-08-24SEA@CHW6RF040000021012
2012-08-22SEACLE6RF001000041115
2012-08-21SEACLE6RF0110000279
2012-08-20SEACLE6RF021000041014
2012-08-19SEAMIN7RF20200003912
2012-08-18SEAMIN7PH-RF0100000246
2012-08-17SEAMIN8RF10100006814
2012-08-15SEATBR8RF11000009918
2012-08-14SEATBR8RF001000021214
2012-08-13SEATBR7RF11000003710
DateTeamOppBOPosGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2012-08-12SEA@LAA7RF020000071118
2012-08-11SEA@LAA6RF02200002810
2012-08-10SEA@LAA8RF200010041014
2012-08-08SEA@BAL8RF010100041014
2012-08-07SEA@BAL4PR-DH1100000257
2012-08-06SEA@BAL8RF121100071219
2012-08-05SEA@NYY6RF220000051318
2012-08-04SEA@NYY8RF002000061117
2012-08-03SEA@NYY7RF10000005914
2012-08-01SEATOR8LF120000051116