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Eric Thames

31-Year-Old First Baseman – Milwaukee Brewers

2017 Stats

AVG

.247

HR

31

RBI

63

R

83

SB

4

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Thames is returning from a three-year stint with the NC Dinos of the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) to play for the Brewers. Thames posted video game numbers in Korea, particularly in 2015 when he...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: L   THROWS: L   HT: 6' 0"   WT: 205   DOB: 11/10/1986   BORN: Santa Clara, CA   COLLEGE: Pepperdine   DRAFTED: 7th Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Eric Thames Contract Information:

Signed a three-year, $15 million contract with the Brewers in November of 2016. Contract includes a fourth-year team option for the 2020 season.

October 1, 2017  –  Eric Thames News

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Thames (foot) is starting in left field and batting third in Sunday's game against the Cardinals.

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Eric Thames Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2009 22 R GCL 7 25 21 4 6 3 3 0 0 1 0 0 3 5 0 1 0 .286 .360 .429 .789
2009 22 A DUN 52 217 195 33 61 23 15 5 3 38 1 1 21 40 0 1 0 .313 .386 .487 .873
2010 23 AA NEW 130 573 496 95 143 58 25 6 27 104 8 5 51 121 2 7 17 .288 .370 .526 .896
2011 24 AAA LAS 53 241 210 38 74 36 25 4 7 45 5 2 23 41 0 3 5 .352 .423 .610 1.033
2011 24 MAJ TOR 95 394 362 58 95 41 24 5 12 37 2 1 23 88 1 3 5 .262 .313 .456 .769
2012 25 AAA LAS 54 231 197 31 65 24 15 3 6 32 1 1 26 42 0 5 3 .330 .407 .528 .935
2012 25 MAJ TOR 46 160 148 17 36 11 7 1 3 11 0 1 9 40 0 2 1 .243 .288 .365 .653
2012 25 MAJ SEA 40 130 123 10 27 13 5 2 6 14 1 0 6 47 1 0 0 .220 .256 .439 .695
2012  (Multiple Teams) 25 MAJ TOR/SEA 86 290 271 27 63 24 12 3 9 25 1 1 15 87 1 2 1 .232 .273 .399 .672
2013 26 R GUL 5 22 16 4 6 1 1 0 0 3 2 0 4 1 0 0 2 .375 .545 .438 .983
2013 26 AAA NOR 36 149 135 17 34 8 5 0 3 13 3 1 11 33 0 1 2 .252 .315 .356 .671
2013 26 AAA TAC 57 249 217 32 64 24 15 2 7 33 3 1 29 62 0 1 2 .295 .382 .479 .861
2014 27 A KBO 125 514 443 95 152 73 30 6 37 121 11 2 58 99 0 6 7 .343 .422 .688 1.110
2015 28 A KBO 142 595 472 130 180 94 42 5 47 140 40 8 103 91 0 7 13 .381 .497 .790 1.287
2016 29 A KBO 123 529 436 118 140 73 30 3 40 121 13 4 74 103 0 7 12 .321 .427 .679 1.106
2017 30 MAJ MIL 138 551 469 83 116 61 26 4 31 63 4 2 75 163 0 0 7 .247 .359 .518 .877
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Career  (View All)     319 1,235 1,102 168 274 126 62 12 52 125 7 4 113 338 2 5 13 .249 .324 .468 .793

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Eric Thames Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 1 @StL 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .359 .518 .877
Sep. 30 @StL 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .247 .358 .517 .875
Sep. 29 @StL 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .360 .522 .882
Sep. 28 Cin Did not play.
Sep. 27 Cin 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 .247 .358 .522 .880
Sep. 26 Cin 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .355 .522 .877
Sep. 24 ChC Did not play.
Sep. 23 ChC 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .352 .520 .872
Sep. 22 ChC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .352 .521 .873
Sep. 21 ChC 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .245 .355 .526 .881
Sep. 20 @Pit 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .354 .526 .880
Sep. 19 @Pit 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .241 .353 .524 .877
Sep. 18 @Pit 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .243 .354 .528 .882
Sep. 17 @Mia Did not play.
Sep. 16 @Mia 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .242 .354 .529 .883
Sep. 15 @Mia 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 .243 .355 .530 .885
Sep. 13 Pit 3 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .350 .519 .869
Sep. 12 Pit 3 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .239 .350 .513 .863
Sep. 11 Pit Did not play.
Sep. 10 @ChC 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .348 .505 .853
Sep. 9 @ChC Did not play.
Sep. 8 @ChC 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .348 .507 .855
Sep. 6 @Cin 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .348 .506 .854
Sep. 5 @Cin 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .348 .507 .855
Sep. 4 @Cin 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .236 .347 .507 .854
Sep. 3 Was 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .348 .510 .858
Sep. 2 Was 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .237 .349 .512 .861
Sep. 1 Was Did not play.
Aug. 31 Was Did not play.
Aug. 30 StL 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .235 .349 .510 .859
Last 7 Games 17 4 6 2 0 0 1 6 5 0 0 0 0 1 .353 .522 .471 .993
Last 14 Games 36 4 11 3 0 0 4 7 12 0 0 0 0 1 .306 .419 .389 .808
Last 30 Games 65 9 20 6 0 3 10 10 23 0 0 1 0 1 .308 .408 .538 .946

Eric Thames: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 108 29 25 5 2
2012 79 44 35 2
2011 79 52 27 13

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Eric Thames Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201799136111.182.394.664

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20173707025523.265.551.933

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172324320383.246.547.920

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
20172374011251.249.489.835
Eric Thames vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Eric Thames Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2009 22 R GCL 25 21 12% 20% 0.60 76% .353 .143
2009 22 A DUN 217 195 9.7% 18.4% 0.53 79% .379 .174
2010 23 AA NEW 573 496 8.9% 21.1% 0.42 76% .327 .238
2011 24 AAA LAS 241 210 9.5% 17% 0.56 80% .406 .258
2011 24 MAJ TOR 394 362 5.8% 22.3% 0.26 76% .313 .194
2012 25 AAA LAS 231 197 11.3% 18.2% 0.62 79% .383 .198
2012 25 MAJ TOR 160 148 5.6% 25% 0.23 73% .308 .122
2012 25 MAJ SEA 130 123 4.6% 36.2% 0.13 62% .300 .219
2012  (Multiple Teams) 25 MAJ TOR/SEA 290 271 5.2% 30% 0.17 68% .305 .167
2013 26 R GUL 22 16 18.2% 4.5% 4.00 94% .400 .063
2013 26 AAA NOR 149 135 7.4% 22.1% 0.33 76% .310 .104
2013 26 AAA TAC 249 217 11.6% 24.9% 0.47 71% .383 .184
2014 27 A KBO 514 443 11.3% 19.3% 0.59 78% .367 .345
2015 28 A KBO 595 472 17.3% 15.3% 1.13 81% .390 .409
2016 29 A KBO 529 436 14% 19.5% 0.72 76% .333 .358
2017 30 MAJ MIL 551 469 13.6% 29.6% 0.46 65% .309 .271
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Career     1,235 1,102 9.1% 27.4% 0.33 69% .310 .219

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Eric Thames Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2017 1B 857.3 -5 79 -4 -1 -4 435 0 104 0 -1 -1 -2
2017 LF 142.3 -6 29 -4 -6 83 -2 3 0
2017 RF 27.7 -1 5 0 -1 24 0 10 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2017 1B 1 0 -2 -4 0 -5
2017 LF -3 -1 -1 0 0 0 -1 -3 0 -4
2017 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2017 Stat Review for Eric Thames    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.46 BB/K
GOOD
13.6% BB Rate
ELITE
29.6% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.877 OPS
GREAT
.359 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.247 AVG
WEAK
.309 BABIP
AVERAGE
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.518 SLG
GREAT
.271 ISO
ELITE

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Eric Thames: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Thames left Saturday's game after fouling another pitch off his right foot, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports.

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Thames (foot) is back in the lineup for Friday's game against the Cardinals.

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Thames (foot) is not in Thursday's lineup against the Reds.

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X-rays on Thames' foot came back negative Wednesday, Adam McCalvy of MLB.com reports. He's unsure if he'll play Thursday against the Reds.

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Thames was removed from Wednesday's game against the Reds after fouling a ball off his foot in the eighth inning, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

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Thames is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Cubs.

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Thames is out of the lineup against Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

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Thames is not in the lineup for Sunday's game against the Marlins.

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Thames is not in the lineup for Saturday's game against the Marlins.

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Thames went 2-for-2 with a walk, a double, a solo home run and a second run scored in Friday's 10-2 win over the Marlins.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2014

Thames was claimed off waivers by the Astros in September, but he never saw the field as the club stuck with their younger outfielders down the stretch. Thames is still pretty young himself at age 27, and he possesses good on-base skills and decent power, but his success in the minors has not translated over a full season at the major league level thus far. Thames will look to sort things out in Korea after signing a deal with NC Dinos in December.

2013

Thames came to Seattle from Toronto at the trade deadline and thrived at Safeco Field, posting a 1.044 OPS at home (58 AB) compared to .380 on the road (65 AB). Statistical anomaly in limited at-bats? Probably. More important is his lefty/righty split, which suggests a platoon future. It's a route the Mariners might have considered this season, but signing Raul Ibanez all but guarantees Thames won't be with the big-league club when camp breaks. Ultimately, Thames needs to improve his contract rate (.73 with Toronto, .63 with Seattle) for more consistency at the plate.

2012

Thames got his well earned shot in May after a hot start at Triple-A Las Vegas and was up for good by June and seeing regular playing time. He hit 12 homers but struggled at times with the strike zone (88 strikeouts in 394 plate appearances) in his first exposure to the majors. His struggles against southpaws (.209 average, .637 OPS in 91 plate appearances) point to a platoon situation, potentially with Rajai Davis, as he tries to work his way into the picture in left field.

2011

Thames enjoyed a breakout season at Double-A New Hampshire last year, hitting .286 with 27 homers in 130 games. He struggled against southpaws (.773 OPS) but handled righties well enough (.943 OPS) to warrant consideration as a nifty platoon mate down the road. He'll first need to prove that last year was no fluke after dealing with some injuries in the previous two seasons but bears watching.