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Clete Thomas CF

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
10 794 .233 .311 .353 74 1.7
Birth Date11-14-1983
Height5' 11"
Weight200 lbs
Age35 years, 8 months, 3 days
BatsL
ThrowsR
WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2008 DET 24 40 133 33 9 1 1 14 26 1 2 0 .284 .366 .405 81 -2.8 -1.4 1.8 0.1
2009 DET 25 102 310 66 13 3 7 33 77 1 3 0 .240 .324 .385 83 -5.5 2.1 9.0 1.2
2012 DET 28 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 0 0.0 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2012 MIN 28 12 29 4 1 0 1 0 16 1 0 0 .143 .172 .286 48 -1.7 0.0 0.8 0.0
2013 MIN 29 92 322 62 15 0 4 30 92 1 1 3 .214 .290 .307 65 -12.0 1.1 7.2 0.5
Career2497941653841377211463.233.311.35374-22.11.718.71.7

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2005 WMI A MDW 51 221 .259 .332 .385 .346 90 3.4 4.1 0.3 97 0 -0.2 3.8 0.3 0.8
2005 ONE A- NYP 18 84 .251 .330 .374 .448 100 6.8 1.6 0.1 181 0 -0.6 1.4 7.3 1.0
2006 LAK A+ FSL 132 595 .254 .323 .379 .327 95 11.2 14.3 1.3 119 0 33.6 1.6 1.9 5.2
2007 ERI AA EAS 137 599 .262 .338 .398 .339 112 4.9 17.9 0.7 103 0 4.9 1.4 3.8 2.9
2008 DET MLB AL 40 133 .266 .329 .418 .360 101 1.3 3.8 -0.4 81 13 1.8 -1.4 -2.8 0.1
2008 TOL AAA INT 76 333 .259 .326 .403 .320 89 5.6 9.7 0.7 109 0 14.3 0.1 -1.6 2.2
2009 DET MLB AL 102 310 .265 .330 .421 .309 105 -2.6 8.9 -2.8 83 10 9.0 2.1 -5.5 1.2
2009 TOL AAA INT 45 205 .263 .328 .390 .400 113 0.9 5.9 -1.4 127 0 -3.0 2.3 6.1 1.0
2010 TOL AAA INT 21 86 .266 .334 .416 .250 102 0.4 2.6 -0.3 67 0 1.3 1.0 -2.9 0.2
2011 TOL AAA INT 113 406 .260 .326 .397 .352 92 -3.9 12.6 -1.6 89 0 15.0 2.0 -4.0 2.3
2012 DET MLB AL 3 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0 0 -0.2 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 MIN MLB AL 12 29 .229 .290 .362 .273 97 -3 0.8 -0.2 48 22 0.8 0.0 -1.7 0.0
2012 ROC AAA INT 109 426 .254 .322 .385 .288 93 -8.8 12.7 0.5 82 0 -14.7 -0.3 -7.5 -0.9
2013 MIN MLB AL 92 322 .253 .316 .399 .299 99 -10 8.5 -0.4 65 10 7.2 1.1 -12.0 0.5
2013 ROC AAA INT 36 143 .265 .332 .408 .346 105 7 4.1 0.3 147 0 -0.8 0.3 5.4 0.9
2014 LEH AAA INT 49 201 .255 .326 .386 .331 101 -4 6.0 -0.2 88 0 -6.7 -0.3 -5.4 -0.7
2014 PHL Rk GCL 7 25 .000 .000 .000 .313 0.0 163 0 0.0 0.0 0.5 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2005 ONE A- NYP 84 70 19 27 5 1 1 37 14 12 11 9 0 .386 .488 .529 .143 0 0
2005 WMI A MDW 221 194 39 55 8 5 0 73 11 21 37 11 3 .284 .356 .376 .093 2 2
2006 LAK A+ FSL 595 529 67 136 30 5 6 194 40 56 127 34 13 .257 .334 .367 .110 1 1
2007 ERI AA EAS 599 528 97 148 30 6 8 214 53 59 110 18 11 .280 .358 .405 .125 3 3
2008 TOL AAA INT 333 291 44 72 18 2 9 121 45 37 88 29 11 .247 .331 .416 .168 3 3
2008 DET MLB AL 133 116 7 33 9 1 1 47 9 14 26 2 0 .284 .366 .405 .121 0 2
2009 DET MLB AL 310 275 46 66 13 3 7 106 39 33 77 3 0 .240 .324 .385 .145 0 1
2009 TOL AAA INT 205 175 27 51 17 1 1 73 17 26 49 18 3 .291 .392 .417 .126 0 0
2010 TOL AAA INT 86 71 14 13 2 1 4 29 13 12 32 9 0 .183 .314 .408 .225 1 1
2011 TOL AAA INT 406 367 37 92 15 2 12 147 53 32 130 20 3 .251 .314 .401 .150 2 2
2012 ROC AAA INT 426 393 47 91 22 5 12 159 47 27 109 15 4 .232 .281 .405 .173 2 3
2012 DET MLB AL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 0 0
2012 MIN MLB AL 29 28 2 4 1 0 1 8 4 0 16 0 0 .143 .172 .286 .143 0 0
2013 MIN MLB AL 322 290 39 62 15 0 4 89 13 30 92 1 3 .214 .290 .307 .093 0 1
2013 ROC AAA INT 143 125 17 37 8 0 9 72 25 18 35 6 4 .296 .385 .576 .280 0 0
2014 PHL Rk GCL 25 20 3 5 1 0 0 6 5 5 4 1 0 .250 .400 .300 .050 0
2014 LEH AAA INT 201 174 22 43 13 0 1 59 13 23 46 9 2 .247 .338 .339 .092 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 496 0.4758 0.4335 0.7674 0.6525 0.2346 0.8052 0.6721 0.2326 0.0031
2009 1225 0.4792 0.4776 0.7026 0.6968 0.2759 0.7604 0.5682 0.2974 -0.0061
2012 117 0.5043 0.4872 0.5789 0.5763 0.3966 0.6765 0.4348 0.4211 0.0032
2013 1320 0.5061 0.4394 0.7155 0.5958 0.2791 0.7940 0.5440 0.2845 -0.0040
Career31580.49080.45510.71360.64320.27520.77840.56950.2864-0.0034

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-05-11 2014-07-19 Minors 69 0 - Trunk Fracture Ribcage - -
2011-08-20 2011-09-01 Minors 12 12 Left Fingers Fracture - -
2010-05-12 2010-09-07 Minors 118 0 Left Knee Surgery Microfracture 2010-06-08
2010-04-14 2010-04-25 Minors 11 0 Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2010-03-26 2010-04-08 Camp 13 2 Right Shoulder Contusion HBP on Scapula -
2008-09-11 2008-09-28 DTD 17 14 Right Elbow Surgery Tommy John Surgery 2008-09-11
2008-08-30 2008-09-05 Minors 6 0 - Not Disclosed - -
2008-06-04 2008-06-19 15-DL 15 14 Right Ankle Sprain -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 PHI $
2013 MIN $
2012 MIN $481,000
2008 DET $390,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$871,000
2 yrTotal$871,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 7 dRelativity Baseball1 year (2014)

Details
  • 1 year (2014). Signed by Philadelphia as a free agent 11/15/13 (minor-league contract).
  • 1 year (2013). Re-signed by Minnesota as a free agent 12/11/12 (minor-league contract). Contract selected by Minnesota 6/3/13. Sent outright to Triple-A by Minnesota 10/2/13.
  • 1 year/$0.481M (2012). Re-signed by Detroit 2/28/12. DFA by Detroit 4/12/12. Claimed by Minnesota off waivers from Detroit 4/14/12. DFA by Minnesota 5/4/12. Sent outright to Triple-A 5/6/12.
  • 1 year (2011). Re-signed by Detroit 3/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Re-signed by Detroit 3/2/10. Optioned to Triple-A 3/31/10.
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2009). Re-signed 2/27/09. Optioned to Triple-A 3/31/09. Recalled 5/5/09. Optioned to Triple-A 6/12/09. Recalled 7/8/09.
  • 1 year/$0.39M (2008). Contract purchased by Detroit 3/30/08. Optioned to Triple-A 4/23/08. Recalled 5/29/08. Optioned to Triple-A 7/15/08.
  • Drafted by Detroit 2005 (6-180) (Auburn). $0.15M signing bonus.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

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BP Chats

DateQuestionAnswer
2012-01-30 13:00:00 (link to chat)Now that Detroit has blown a gigantic wad on Prince Fielder, are they going to rely on Jacob Turner as their 5th starter? I don't see anyone else decent who is around to back him up. . . And, if Cabrera is really going to play 3B and Raburn 2B, who will DH? Is Andy Dirks a leading LF option with Delmon Young DHing?
(hotstatrat from Daydreamland)
They'll fall back on Adam Wilk or Duane Below if Turner isn't ready right off... Dirks should get a lot of time in left field, assuming Leyland doesn't develop an unhealthy Clete Thomas fixation. (Steven Goldman)
2008-04-23 13:00:00 (link to chat)Nobody is talking about Clete Thomas for the tigers. I love this kid. fast, strong arm and seems to come up with hits in the right spots. any chance he sticks and gets playing time ahead of jacque jones?
(hsrhee from ct)
I really like Thomas too -- but probalby as a good bench outfielder as opposed to an every day guy. (Kevin Goldstein)


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