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...
Eric Thames had a stellar 2014 campaign.
In 114 games, he batted .341, hit 34 home runs, drove in 113, and posted a 1.09 OBP, 159 points better than Jose Bautista. The only problem is, the majority of the baseball world probably had no idea Thames was capable of numbers like this.
Thames spent the 2014 season with the NC Dinos of the Korean Baseball League, and he finally put up...
This week’s edition of “Awesome Stat Lines from Around the World” features a player you are probably familiar with: Eric Thames. The former major leaguer decided to take his solid hit tool to Korea this season, signing with NC Dinos of the KBO. All he had done since arriving in Changwon is rake. Here’s the stat line that got our attention: