Eric Thames # - OF

  • Age: 27
  • DOB: 1986/11/10
  • POB: Santa Clara, CA
  • Height: 6-0 Weight: 210lbs
  • Bats/Throws: L/R
  • MLB Seasons: 2
  • Drafted by Toronto in 2008 (7th round).

Scouting Report

AssetsSwings an above-average power bat and does well against right-handed pitching. Can get red-hot with the bat. Is also a pretty good athlete.
FlawsNeeds to prove he can hit lefties consistently. Would benefit by being more selective at the plate. Could do more defensively in the outfield.
Career potentialCorner outfielder with a little upside.

Honours and Awards

2010Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2013/12/06Signed with NC Dinos (South Korean League).
2013/12/06Released by the Houston Astros.
2013/09/05Optioned to Oklahoma City (AAA).
2013/09/05Claimed off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.
2013/09/01Designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles.
2013/06/30Optioned to Norfolk (AAA).
2013/06/30Acquired from the Seattle Mariners.
2013/06/22Designated for assignment by the Seattle Mariners.
2013/03/19Optioned to Tacoma (AAA).
2013/02/01Re-signed by the Seattle Mariners to a one-year contract.
2012/07/31Acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2012/05/29Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2011/06/23Recalled from Las Vegas (AAA).
2011/06/04Optioned to Las Vegas (AAA).
2011/05/16Contract purchased from Las Vegas (AAA).
2011/03/27Assigned by the Toronto Blue Jays to their minor league camp.


2013/09/05Claimed by the Houston Astros off waivers from the Baltimore Orioles.
2013/06/30Seattle Mariners traded Eric Thames to the Baltimore Orioles for Ty Kelly.
2012/07/31Toronto Blue Jays traded Eric Thames to the Seattle Mariners for Steve Delabar.
2008/06/05Drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 7th round (219th overall) in 2008.

Career Stats

2013GCL OriolesR51646100341200.375.545.438.983
2012Total Tor/SeaAL8627127631239251587113.232.273.399.672
2012Las VegasAAA541973165153632264211-.330.407.528.935
2011Las VegasAAA532103874254745234152-.352.423.6101.033
2010New HampshireAA13049695143256271045012185-.288.370.526.896
2009GCL Blue JaysR72146300135000.286.360.429.789


GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage

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