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Blue Jays Bring Back Slugger Eric Thames after Stint in Korea

Early this morning news started to trickle out on Twitter that the the Blue Jays were nearing an agreement with 29-year-old outfielder/first baseman Eric Thames on a Major League contract for the 2016 season worth a reported $2.5 million. The man himself confirmed the signing just a few moments ago: Thames was drafted by the Blue Jays in 2008 in the 7th round and slowly made his...
Via BP Toronto
April 01, 2016

Eric Thames Accepts MVP Award In Awkward Fashion

Former major leaguer Eric Thames was crowned the Korean Baseball Organization League MVP after putting up Babe Ruth-esque numbers this past season. The ceremony seemed more than a little awkward for the larger than life American who received flower bouquets along with a botanical tiara to commemorate the honor. The post Eric Thames Accepts MVP Award In Awkward Fashion appeared...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
November 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Major Leaguer Makes History in Korea

Eric Thames barely made a dent during his time in the Major Leagues. The slugger spent the better part of five years being shuffling between four different franchises in five years. In his 181 big league games, he hit just .250 with 21 home runs. Prior to the 2014 season, Thames took his game to the Korean Baseball Organization and exploded…hitting .343 with 37 home runs and knocking...
Via Hall of Very Good
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Thames proving a major-league success in Korea

Eric Thames is in contention for the triple-crown and MVP honors in his second season in Korea. Eric Thames, formerly of the Toronto Blue Jays and Seattle Mariners, is basking in all the glory in Korea after two seasons in MLB. The 28-year-old played a total of 181 games in Toronto and Seattle, before taking the 13-hour flight to play for the NC Dinos of the Korean Baseball Organization...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
June 23, 2015  |  Discuss
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