Eric Thames was a 7th round draft choice of the Blue Jays, out of Pepperdine University, in 2008. A lefty hitting slugger, Thames has developed into a prized prospect in the Toronto system.
Through 112 games this season, Thames has posted a .290 batting average, smashed 21 homeruns and driven in 87 runs. In 59 games at 2 levels last season, Thames posted a .310 average with 3 homeruns and 39 RBI.
We recently spoke with the California native about his progress, his team, his coaches and more. Check out the media player below to listen to the full interview.
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