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Three Up, Three Down: Madison Bumgarner gets grounded

Welcome to this week's edition of Three Up, Three Down — your weekly catch-up of the three best highlights (and lowlights) from around the league. We're here for all of the cheers and the jeers, because it's baseball. You can't have a winner without someone losing along the way.This week, we're still talking about Eric Thames, the Nationals are making an early statement and the weird...
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April 27, 2017  |  Discuss

Four reasons why Eric Thames breaking MLB HR record isn’t so crazy

Eric Thames is on fire. In fact, he’s hotter than fire. A trip to the Sun would feel downright chilly compared to standing next to Eric Thames. The Milwaukee Brewers slugger is mashing baseballs at a record pace.On Monday, he belted two home runs against the Cincinnati Reds, bringing his season total up to 10. Baseball logic says that Thames will cool down. The rational part of everyone...
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April 25, 2017  |  Discuss

Eric Thames happy to land in Milwaukee with Brewers: ‘I love beer’

For a beer connoisseur, there are far worse places to land than in Milwaukee. Just ask Eric Thames.After two mostly unsuccessful MLB campaigns in 2011 and 2012, Thames spent the last three seasons dominating in Korean leagues. Thames’ production in the KBO was so impressive the Milwaukee Brewers signed him to major league deal this past offseason, a three-year $16 million contract...
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April 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Three Up, Three Down: Home run hitters are heating up

Welcome to this week's edition of Three Up, Three Down — your weekly catch-up of the three best highlights (and lowlights) from around the league. We're here for all of the cheers and the jeers, because it's baseball. You can't have a winner without someone losing along the way.This week, we have some hot and cold outfielders, along with some evidence that robotic umpires may not...
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April 20, 2017  |  Discuss

Is Eric Thames Worth a Look?

Eric Thames was designated for assignment yesterday by the Seattle Mariners to make room for the returning Franklin Gutierrez from the 60-day DL. Thames has not seen action in the Major Leagues yet in 2013 but has hit well in the Pacific Coast League for the Tacoma Rainiers (.295/.382/.479, 7 HR, 3 SB). Is Thames worth the phone call to Seattle? What they would get Thames, 26, is...
Via Phillies Nation
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Nice Video! Eric Thames Mariners walk off hit pie in the face

An EPIC night! Was there EVER a better post game interview in MLB in 2012? I’ll argue NOT. The Seattle Mariners, and Seattle are falling in love with their new outfielder. “It’s hard not to!” Eric Thames last night drove in the winning run for the Mariners in the bottom of the 9th inning against the Tampa Bay Rays. It was the first career walk-off hit for him. Thames blooped a two...
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Eric Thames’ cleats cause sparks as he collides with outfield garage (Video)

Your browser does not support iframes. Who would have ever imagined baseball cleats could be a fire hazard? All I can say is Eric Thames is lucky there was no gasoline or dry grass under his feet during the third inning Wednesday night, otherwise he may have had to stop, drop and roll. Thames went into the right field corner to chase a foul ball during a game against the the Orioles...
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August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Mariners outfielder's cleats produce sparks

While chasing down a foul ball off the bat of Chris Davis during a game against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards on Wednesday, Seattle Mariners right fielder Eric Thames provided a literal “spark” with his effort. After colliding with a gate in the right field corner, a cascade of sparks were clearly produced off [...]
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August 09, 2012  |  1 Comment

Mariners Eric Thames meets the fence (Video)

This really looks like it hurt the fence. Seattle Mariners outfielder Eric Thames collided with a metal garage door in the outfield fence during Wednesday night's game at Camden Yards against the Baltimore Orioles. Here's the video. Video courtesy MLB.com.
Via NorthWest Sports Beat
August 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Toronto Blue Jays send Thames to minors

Before I get to Monday’s game against the Baltimore Orioles, I got a little bit of news about the Blue Jays. The Toronto Blue Jays have sent Eric Thames, who has been slumping at the plate lately, down to Triple A Las Vegas on Tuesday and has called up Mike McCoy. Thames hit .3o8 in the month of April, but has only hit .190 in May. Mike McCoy has been called up from Triple...
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May 31, 2012  |  Discuss

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