Eric Thames
Birthdate: 11/10/1986 (30 y, 3 m, 18 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 agreed Tuesday with the Brewers on a three-year, $15 million contract, Jerry Crasnick of ESPN.com reports. (11/29/2016)
Profiles:  2012  2013  (Click Year to Expand / Close)

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SeasonTeamGPAHRRRBISBBB%K%ISOBABIPAVGOBPSLGwOBAwRC+BsROffDefWAR
2009Blue Jays (R)725041012.0 %20.0 %.143.353.286.360.429.368133    
2009Blue Jays (A+)522203333819.5 %18.2 %.174.379.313.386.487.399153    
2010Javelinas (R)2310331516313.6 %23.3 %.184.328.264.369.448.369108    
2010Blue Jays (AA)130573279510488.9 %21.1 %.238.327.288.370.526.394142    
2011Blue Jays (AAA)532417384559.5 %17.0 %.257.406.352.423.610.435150    
2011Blue Jays9539412583725.8 %22.3 %.193.313.262.313.456.3341072.95.9-12.70.6
2012Blue Jays (AAA)5423163132111.3 %18.2 %.198.383.330.407.528.405141    
20122 Teams862909272515.2 %30.0 %.166.305.232.273.399.29082-1.1-7.3-8.9-0.7
    2012Blue Jays461603171105.6 %25.0 %.122.308.243.288.365.28574-1.3-6.1-6.3-0.7
    2012Mariners401306101414.6 %36.2 %.220.300.220.256.439.297920.1-1.2-2.50.1
2013Orioles (R)522043218.2 %4.5 %.063.400.375.545.438.487204    
2013Orioles (AAA)361493171337.4 %22.1 %.104.310.252.315.356.31089    
2013Mariners (AAA)5724973233311.6 %24.9 %.184.383.295.382.479.384129    
2017Depth Charts137575307989129.1 %26.2 %.245.305.259.336.504.3531160.011.7-12.51.8
2017Steamer129538297183129.6 %24.2 %.243.313.272.350.515.364124-0.615.2-10.82.2
2017Fans (12)14159924778769.9 %24.2 %.191.321.265.337.456.3421090.97.4-11.01.6
2017ZiPS120507267379108.7 %28.2 %.247.297.247.321.493.3431090.56.3-10.21.2
Total- - -18168421856235.6 %25.6 %.182.310.250.296.431.315961.8-1.4-21.5-0.1

SeasonTeamGABPAH1B2B3BHRRRBIBBIBBSOHBPSFSHGDPSBCSAVG
2009Blue Jays (R)721256330041305010000.286
2009Blue Jays (A+)5219522061381553333821140310011.313
2010Javelinas (R)23871032313703151614024110430.264
2010Blue Jays (AA)13049657314385256279510451112117721085.288
2011Blue Jays (AAA)5321024174382547384523541530452.352
2011Blue Jays95362394955424512583723088531721.262
2012Blue Jays (AAA)5419723165411536313226142350511.330
20122 Teams8627129063391239272515087121711.232
    2012Blue Jays46148160362571317119040120701.243
    2012Mariners40123130271452610146047001010.220
2013Orioles (R)516226510043401200020.375
2013Orioles (AAA)361351493426503171311033210231.252
2013Mariners (AAA)5721724964401527323329162210331.295
2017Depth Charts13750857513271273307989535151851 125.259
2017Steamer12947453812974242297183525130741 127.272
2017Fans (12)1415405991438831024778759014500  60.265
2017ZiPS120450507111562542673794441438504103.247
Total- - -181633684158933682185623801756521432.250

SeasonTeamBB%K%BB/KAVGOBPSLGOPSISOSpdBABIPUBRwGDPwSBwRCwRAAwOBAwRC+
2009Blue Jays (R)12.0 %20.0 %0.60.286.360.429.789.1432.3.353  0.040.9.368133
2009Blue Jays (A+)9.5 %18.2 %0.53.313.386.487.874.1745.2.379  -0.43712.8.399153
2010Javelinas (R)13.6 %23.3 %0.58.264.369.448.817.1845.0.328  0.6161.2.369108
2010Blue Jays (AA)8.9 %21.1 %0.42.288.370.526.896.2385.8.327  -0.610029.6.394142
2011Blue Jays (AAA)9.5 %17.0 %0.56.352.423.6101.033.2576.4.406  0.05117.1.435150
2011Blue Jays5.8 %22.3 %0.26.262.313.456.769.1935.7.3132.40.8-0.3505.6.334107
2011Average8.1 %18.6 %0.44.255.321.399.720.1445.1.295     .316 
2012Blue Jays (AAA)11.3 %18.2 %0.62.330.407.528.935.1984.4.383  -0.34312.4.405141
20122 Teams5.2 %30.0 %0.17.232.273.399.672.1664.0.3050.0-0.7-0.427-5.7.29082
    2012Blue Jays5.6 %25.0 %0.23.243.288.365.652.1223.3.3080.4-1.1-0.614-3.9.28574
    2012Mariners4.6 %36.2 %0.13.220.256.439.695.2204.9.300-0.40.40.113-1.9.29792
2012Average8.0 %19.8 %0.40.255.319.405.724.1515.2.297     .315 
2013Orioles (R)18.2 %4.5 %4.00.375.545.438.983.0636.1.400  0.452.6.487204
2013Orioles (AAA)7.4 %22.1 %0.33.252.315.356.671.1043.9.310  0.015-1.8.31089
2013Mariners (AAA)11.6 %24.9 %0.47.295.382.479.861.1844.9.383  0.1409.0.384129
2017Depth Charts9.1 %26.2 %0.35.259.336.504.840.2455.1.3050.0 0.08416.8.353116
2017Steamer9.6 %24.2 %0.40.272.350.515.864.2434.4.3130.0 -0.68420.5.364124
2017Fans (12)9.9 %24.2 %0.41.265.337.456.793.1913.4.321  0.98211.9.342109
2017ZiPS8.7 %28.2 %0.31.247.321.493.815.2476.0.297  0.57010.2.343109
Total- - -5.6 %25.6 %0.22.250.296.431.727.1824.8.3102.40.1-0.777-0.1.31596

SeasonTeamGB/FBLD%GB%FB%IFFB%HR/FBIFH%BUH%Pull%Cent%Oppo%Soft%Med%Hard%
2011Blue Jays1.0822.7 %40.1 %37.2 %7.8 %11.7 %5.4 %0.0 %42.1 %34.2 %23.7 %20.9 %50.7 %28.4 %
20122 Teams1.1719.4 %43.5 %37.1 %5.8 %13.0 %11.1 %0.0 %32.1 %40.6 %27.3 %14.4 %51.3 %34.2 %
    2012Blue Jays1.7617.3 %52.7 %30.0 %6.1 %9.1 %13.8 %0.0 %30.9 %41.8 %27.3 %14.5 %50.9 %34.5 %
    2012Mariners0.6422.4 %30.3 %47.4 %5.6 %16.7 %4.3 %0.0 %33.8 %39.0 %27.3 %14.3 %51.9 %33.8 %
Total- - -1.1221.4 %41.5 %37.1 %7.0 %12.2 %7.8 %0.0 %38.1 %36.8 %25.2 %18.3 %51.0 %30.8 %

SeasonTeamGBFBLDIFFBIFHBUBUHBallsStrikesPitches
2011Blue Jays1111036386104869411427
20122 Teams81693649103847551139
    2012Blue Jays5833192800213395608
    2012Mariners2336172110171360531
Total- - -1921729912152087016962566

SeasonTeamWPA-WPA+WPARE24REWpLIphLIPHWPA/LIClutch
2011Blue Jays-0.34-6.936.591.220.130.991.133-0.13-0.22
20122 Teams0.03-5.465.49-9.87-0.991.011.9511-0.410.45
    2012Blue Jays-0.20-3.102.90-5.84-0.611.051.477-0.560.37
    2012Mariners0.23-2.362.59-4.03-0.380.962.7940.150.09
Total- - --0.31-12.3812.08-8.65-0.861.001.7814-0.540.23

SeasonTeamFB%SL%CT%CB%CH%SF%KN%XX%
2011Blue Jays54.0% (91.5)12.3% (83.1)6.4% (87.6)11.8% (76.8)11.2% (82.5)2.2% (83.8)1.9% (65.9) 
20122 Teams57.0% (91.8)11.5% (82.3)5.8% (87.2)10.8% (77.1)11.3% (83.1)3.5% (84.6) 0.1%
    2012Blue Jays58.4% (91.9)12.2% (82.3)4.9% (86.9)9.0% (76.8)10.7% (83.3)4.8% (84.9)  
    2012Mariners55.5% (91.8)10.8% (82.4)6.8% (87.5)12.8% (77.4)12.1% (83.0)2.1% (84.0) 0.2%
Total- - -55.4% (91.6)12.0% (82.8)6.2% (87.4)11.4% (76.9)11.3% (82.8)2.8% (84.2)1.1% (65.9)0.0%

SeasonTeamFA%FT%FC%FS%FO%SI%SL%CU%KC%EP%CH%SC%KN%UN%
2011Blue Jays37.2 %10.4 %7.1 %1.7 % 5.2 %14.0 %11.2 %  11.4 % 1.9 % 
20122 Teams33.2 %15.0 %4.8 %3.1 % 7.7 %14.6 %9.9 %  11.8 %   
    2012Blue Jays32.6 %16.6 %4.5 %3.3 % 8.8 %13.7 %8.1 %  12.4 %   
    2012Mariners33.8 %13.2 %5.1 %2.8 % 6.4 %15.5 %11.9 %  11.2 %   
Total- - -35.4 %12.5 %6.0 %2.3 % 6.3 %14.3 %10.6 %  11.6 % 1.1 % 

SeasonTeamvFAvFTvFCvFSvFOvSIvSLvCUvKCvEPvCHvSCvKN
2011Blue Jays91.890.688.284.2 90.083.176.8  82.3 65.8
20122 Teams92.291.888.784.4 90.282.377.2  83.4  
    2012Blue Jays92.391.887.684.3 90.282.176.8  83.8  
    2012Mariners92.191.789.884.5 90.182.577.5  83.0  
Total- - -91.991.388.484.3 90.182.777.0  82.8 65.8

SeasonTeamwFBwSLwCTwCBwCHwSFwKNwFB/CwSL/CwCT/CwCB/CwCH/CwSF/CwKN/C
2011Blue Jays1.0-1.13.3-1.63.2-0.20.10.13-0.653.57-0.931.97-0.620.55
20122 Teams-6.00.11.41.7-2.7-0.2 -0.930.072.111.40-2.06-0.42 
    2012Blue Jays-5.20.91.12.2-3.10.0 -1.471.243.563.94-4.81-0.17 
    2012Mariners-0.8-0.80.3-0.40.5-0.1 -0.27-1.440.90-0.660.73-1.06 
Total- - --5.0-1.04.70.10.5-0.40.1-0.35-0.342.960.050.17-0.500.55

SeasonTeamwFAwFTwFCwFSwFOwSIwSLwCUwKCwEPwCHwSCwKN
2011Blue Jays-2.13.31.6-2.2 -0.5-1.2-3.1  7.5 0.1
20122 Teams-6.31.21.8-1.1 1.2-0.52.0  -3.3  
    2012Blue Jays-2.50.21.4-0.3 -1.80.72.3  -4.0  
    2012Mariners-3.81.00.3-0.9 3.0-1.2-0.3  0.6  
Total- - --8.44.63.4-3.3 0.7-1.7-1.1  4.1 0.1

SeasonTeamwFA/CwFT/CwFC/CwFS/CwFO/CwSI/CwSL/CwCU/CwKC/CwEP/CwCH/CwSC/CwKN/C
2011Blue Jays-0.392.251.60-9.13 -0.64-0.62-1.96  4.64 0.54
20122 Teams-1.680.733.28-3.27 1.33-0.301.81  -2.48  
    2012Blue Jays-1.260.195.33-1.37 -3.450.884.77  -5.28  
    2012Mariners-2.151.491.23-5.80 8.80-1.49-0.50  1.07  
Total- - --0.931.442.19-5.65 0.43-0.47-0.40  1.40 0.54

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%F-Strike%SwStr%
2011Blue Jays36.8 %69.2 %50.5 %64.1 %87.5 %77.6 %42.1 %58.6 %11.3 %
2011Average29.9 %65.0 %45.6 %68.1 %87.9 %80.7 %44.6 %59.4 %8.8 %
20122 Teams35.6 %67.2 %49.3 %57.6 %82.8 %72.6 %43.4 %67.9 %13.5 %
    2012Blue Jays35.0 %64.9 %47.7 %60.7 %85.1 %74.8 %42.6 %68.8 %12.0 %
    2012Mariners36.3 %69.8 %51.1 %54.2 %80.5 %70.1 %44.3 %66.9 %15.3 %
2012Average30.3 %64.7 %45.6 %66.8 %87.2 %79.6 %44.4 %59.8 %9.2 %
Total- - -36.3 %68.3 %49.9 %61.4 %85.4 %75.4 %42.7 %62.6 %12.3 %

SeasonTeamO-Swing%Z-Swing%Swing%O-Contact%Z-Contact%Contact%Zone%Pace
2011Blue Jays34.7 %67.4 %50.4 %60.0 %87.2 %77.5 %48.2 %20.0
2011Average28.9 %62.1 %45.6 %64.7 %88.0 %80.6 %50.1 %21.6
20122 Teams33.6 %65.8 %49.2 %53.1 %82.8 %72.4 %48.5 %20.9
    2012Blue Jays32.8 %64.4 %47.5 %55.7 %85.6 %74.6 %46.5 %20.4
    2012Mariners34.5 %67.2 %51.0 %50.0 %80.0 %70.0 %50.7 %21.4
2012Average29.3 %62.2 %45.6 %63.6 %87.3 %79.6 %49.5 %22.1
Total- - -34.2 %66.6 %49.9 %57.0 %85.3 %75.2 %48.3 %20.4

SeasonTeamPosGGSInnPOAEFETEDPDPSDPTDPFScpSBCSPBWPFPTZ
2011Blue JaysLF5251456.19111100000     .989 
20122 TeamsLF4439341.27501010000     .987 
    2012Blue JaysLF4338332.27201010000     .986 
    2012MarinersLF119.0300000000     1.000 
Total- - -LF9690798.016612110000     .988 
2011Blue JaysRF2725223.05511100100     .982 
2012MarinersRF3531278.17012110000     .973 
Total- - -RF6256501.112523210100     .977 
2011Blue JaysOF7976679.114622200100     .987 
20122 TeamsOF7970620.014513120000     .980 
    2012Blue JaysOF4338332.27201010000     .986 
    2012MarinersOF3632287.17312110000     .974 
Total- - -OF1581461299.129135320100     .983 

SeasonTeamPosInnrSBrGDPrARMrGFPrPMDRSBIZPlaysRZROOZCPPRPPTZLFSRARMDPRRngRErrRUZRUZR/150
2011Blue JaysLF456.1  -2-2-3-76862.91229   -2-2.8 -4.80.5-7.0-23.7
20122 TeamsLF341.2  0-2-2-46460.93814   -4-1.5 -2.80.2-4.0-16.5
    2012Blue JaysLF332.2  0-2-3-56258.93613   -4-1.5 -3.20.2-4.5-18.8
    2012MarinersLF9.0  0011221.0001   0  0.50.00.573.4
Total- - -LF798.0  -2-4-5-11132122.92443   -6-4.2 -7.50.8-11.0-20.5
2011Blue JaysRF223.0  1-2-1-23934.87221   -2-0.4 -0.40.0-0.8-4.2
2012MarinersRF278.1  -10-1-25351.96219   -1-3.4 2.1-0.2-1.4-3.0
Total- - -RF501.1  0-2-2-49285.92440   -3-3.8 1.7-0.2-2.2-4.2
2011Blue JaysOF679.1  -1-4-4-910796.89750   -4-3.1 -5.20.6-7.8-16.2
20122 TeamsOF620.0  -1-2-3-6117111.94933   -5-4.9 -0.70.1-5.5-10.7
    2012Blue JaysOF332.2  0-2-3-56258.93613   -4-1.5 -3.20.2-4.5-18.8
    2012MarinersOF287.1  -100-15553.96420   -1-3.4 2.6-0.2-0.9-1.1
Total- - -OF1299.1  -2-6-7-15224207.92483   -9-8.0 -5.80.6-13.2-13.6

SeasonTeamPosInnImpossible (0%)Remote (1-10%)Unlikely (10-40%)Even (40-60%)Likely (60-90%)Routine (90-100%)
20122 TeamsLF341.20.0%    (21)0.0%      (1)20.0%      (5)75.0%     (4)50.0%      (6)100.0%    (68)
    2012Blue JaysLF332.20.0%    (21)0.0%      (1)20.0%      (5)66.7%     (3)50.0%      (6)100.0%    (66)
    2012MarinersLF9.00.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)0.0%      (0)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (0)100.0%      (2)
Total- - -LF798.00.0%    (21)0.0%      (1)20.0%      (5)75.0%     (4)50.0%      (6)100.0%    (68)
2012MarinersRF278.10.0%    (20)0.0%      (2)25.0%      (4)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%    (69)
Total- - -RF501.10.0%    (20)0.0%      (2)25.0%      (4)0.0%     (0)0.0%      (1)100.0%    (69)
20122 TeamsOF620.00.0%    (41)0.0%      (3)22.2%      (9)75.0%     (4)42.9%      (7)100.0%  (137)
    2012Blue JaysOF332.20.0%    (21)0.0%      (1)20.0%      (5)66.7%     (3)50.0%      (6)100.0%    (66)
    2012MarinersOF287.10.0%    (20)0.0%      (2)25.0%      (4)100.0%     (1)0.0%      (1)100.0%    (71)
Total- - -OF1299.10.0%    (41)0.0%      (3)22.2%      (9)75.0%     (4)42.9%      (7)100.0%  (137)

SeasonTeamInnVotesInstinctsFirst StepSpeedHandsReleaseArm StrengthArm AccuracyOverallFSR
2011Blue Jays679.1621735491924322829-4
    2012Mariners287.1443743523540543542-1
    2012Blue Jays332.2326243981212915-4
20122 Teams620.0762033452125312128-5
Total- - -1299.11381834472024322529-9

SeasonTeamBattingBase RunningFieldingPositionalOffenseDefenseLeagueReplacementRARWARDollarsSalary
2011Blue Jays3.02.9-7.8-4.95.9-12.71.311.56.00.6$4.8 
20122 Teams-6.2-1.1-5.5-3.4-7.3-8.91.18.6-6.6-0.7($4.5) 
    2012Blue Jays-4.9-1.3-4.5-1.8-6.1-6.30.64.7-7.2-0.7($4.9) 
    2012Mariners-1.30.1-0.9-1.6-1.2-2.50.53.80.60.1$0.4 
Total- - --3.11.8-13.2-8.3-1.4-21.52.320.0-0.6-0.1$0.4 

  • $16m / 3 Years (2017 - 2019) + 1 Option Years (Edit)
    • signed by Milwaukee Brewers on 11/29/2016 (Free Agent)
    • 2017: $4M, 2018: $5M, 2019: $6M
    • 2020 Player Option: $7.5M ($1M buyout)
    • Incentives: He can pick up $500K annually based upon plate appearances
    • Other Notes: The contract further provides that Thames must give consent to be optioned or outrighted to the minors. And he is entitled to a small assignment bonus in the event of a trade. Further, Milwaukee won’t be allowed to tender Thames at the conclusion of the deal even though he’ll remain eligible for arbitration.
    • Originally Reported By: Adam McCalvy
    • Source: twitter.com, Hat Tip: twitter.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.5m / 1 Years (2012) (Edit)
    • signed by Toronto Blue Jays on 3/3/2012 (League Minimum)
    • 2012: $0.5M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
  • $0.4m / 1 Years (2011) (Edit)
    • signed by Toronto Blue Jays on 3/17/2011 (League Minimum)
    • 2011: $0.4M
    • Other Notes: Pre arbitration
    • Source: spotrac.com
    • Submitted by Sam Bauman
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  • 2008 June Amateur Draft - Round: 7, Pick: 17, Overall: 219
    • Team: Toronto Blue Jays
    • School: Pepperdine
  • 2007 June Amateur Draft - Round: 39, Pick: 28, Overall: 1191
    • Team: New York Yankees
    • School: Pepperdine U