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Clete ThomasTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 2008-2013
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PositionsOF-403, CF-315, RF-205, LF-109, DH-2Position when DraftedofPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameMichael Clete Thomas
Height5-11Weight205BatsLeftThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 14,1983 [34.275]PlaceJacksonville,Florida
High SchoolMosley (Panama City,FL)
CollegeAuburn University (Auburn,AL)

DraftedSelected by the Detroit Tigers [Team Picks] in the 6th round (180th overall) of the 2005 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed] ... Selected by the Minnesota Twins [Team Picks] in the 5th round (152nd overall) of the 2002 Amateur Entry Draft
Signing Bonus$150,000Signing ScoutsJerome CochranService Time2.007 (2014)
MLB DebutMarch 31,2008 [24.138]
OrganizationsDET [8] MIN [2] PHI [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID39042Retrosheet IDthomc002MLBAM ID460004
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Player Notes:   Participated in the 1996 Little League World Series for Panama City,FL
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed80Power70Contact30XBH68RBIs53Runs62Hitting55Durability61Team.505Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003AuburnSECNCAA-1Frcf19632564176104227115224624102.297.356.391.74710016285.354.094.203.3327.7216.142.090.70128.0021.05
2004AuburnSECNCAA-1Socf20562165371166444244354152302.329.429.514.94311126261.385.185.440.40813.4115.711.171.5354.0036.62
2005AuburnSECNCAA-1Jrcf21602386678186941233336190402.328.423.567.99013533284.401.239.462.42311.6221.481.853.1726.4442.31
2005Oneonta TigersNYPLA-det-of21187019275111490121120010.386.488.5291.01737784.448.143.443.44414.2913.100.921.1970.0025.93
2005West Michigan WhitecapsMidwAdet13of2151194395585011113213722233.284.356.376.7327313221.346.092.242.3219.5016.741.760.000.0023.64
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         692645882136125203334842243.311.393.417.81011020305.373.106.295.35510.8215.741.450.33264.0024.39
2006Lakeland TigersFSLA+det-of221325296713630564034135612761338.257.333.367.70019441595.326.110.255.3109.4121.342.271.0188.1730.15
2007Erie SeaWolvesEastAAdet-of231375289714830685318115911073203.280.359.405.76421444599.340.125.250.3419.8518.361.861.3466.0029.73
2008Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet3,33of247629144721829452911378813123.247.333.416.74912129333.323.169.357.33011.1126.432.382.7032.3340.28
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet36lf-cf2440116733911920142612011.284.366.405.7714711133.360.121.259.34310.5319.551.860.75116.0033.33
2009Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet9rf25451752751171117183264930114.291.390.417.8077319205.397.126.360.36012.6823.901.880.49175.0037.25
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet34rf25102275466613373930337711003.240.324.385.70910623310.309.145.276.31710.6524.842.332.2639.2934.85
2010Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet34cf-lf26217114132141390123221000.183.318.408.72629786.257.225.521.32613.9537.212.674.6517.7553.85
2011Toledo Mud HensILAAAdet34cf-rf27113367379215212532033213032201.251.314.401.71514729406.352.150.283.3167.8832.024.062.9630.5831.52
2012Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin33cf28109393479122512471542710913213.232.281.405.68615939426.288.173.270.2966.3425.594.042.8232.7542.86
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin36rf2812282410140001610000.143.172.286.4588229.273.143.143.2000.0055.170.003.4528.0050.00
2012Totals for AL-AL         15283410140001610000.143.172.286.4588229.273.143.143.2000.0055.170.003.4528.0050.00
2013Rochester Red WingsILAAAmin11cf293612517378092564183500002.296.385.576.9617217143.346.280.440.41412.5924.481.946.2913.8945.95
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin11cf-lf2992290396215041313309211014.214.290.307.5978919322.299.093.190.2709.3228.573.071.2472.5030.65
2014Gulf Coast PhilliesGCLRkphi11lf-rf30720351005105400000.250.400.300.7006125.313.050.350.33220.0016.000.800.000.0020.00
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigsILAAAphi4cf3049174224313011392234613022.247.338.339.6775914201.331.092.264.30511.4422.892.000.50174.0032.56
2014Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         561942548140118102285013022.247.345.335.6806515226.329.088.273.30812.3922.121.790.44194.0031.25
MLB Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter249709951653841365637721144028.233.311.353.66425055794.313.120.233.0009.7026.572.741.6454.5433.33
Minor League Totals - 10 Season(s)Filter79429374337701692863336179543287782818131329.262.341.403.74411842603324.335.141.295.0009.8723.412.371.9046.6233.77
AAA Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter44915962083999511482131062717548911126615.250.327.414.7416601541800.330.164.323.0009.7227.172.792.6733.2538.60
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1375289714830685318115911073203.280.359.405.76421444599.340.125.250.0009.8518.361.861.3466.0029.73
A+ Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1325296713630564034135612761338.257.333.367.70019441595.326.110.255.0009.4121.342.271.0188.1730.15
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter51194395585011113213722233.284.356.376.7327313221.346.092.242.0009.5016.741.760.000.0023.64
A- Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter187019275111490121120010.386.488.5291.01737784.448.143.443.00014.2913.100.921.1970.0025.93
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter720351005105400000.250.400.300.7006125.313.050.350.00020.0016.000.800.000.0020.00
NCAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter179710160225441615112581290148166806.317.402.487.88934675830.378.170.362.00010.8417.831.641.8147.3333.33
Detroit Tigers Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter1453915499224848504710323014.253.336.391.72715334443.325.138.271.00010.6123.252.191.8148.8834.34
Minnesota Twins Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1043184166160517133010821014.208.280.305.5859721351.298.097.186.0008.5530.773.601.4263.6031.82
Average MLB - Per 162 games16246162107253842425013733015.233.311.353.66416336517.313.120.233.0009.7026.572.741.6454.5433.33
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259988157346136937116715964336.262.341.403.74424253678.335.141.295.0009.8723.412.371.9046.6233.77

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2005Oneonta Tigers NYPLA-det21OF18--322-134341.0001.89------18100.024.0
2005West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet21OF50--11041-115114.9912.28------5198.035.7
2006Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det22OF132--321836332329.9912.49------132100.097.1
2007Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet23OF129--27417114302291.9642.26------13794.292.1
2008Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24OF74--177951191186.9742.51------7697.451.4
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet24LF2511139404214644.9571.760.32-----4062.515.4
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet24CF161211240-2-4240.9522.500.36-----4040.09.9
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet24RF33228---881.0002.670.36-----407.51.9
2009Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25RF28--5912-6260.9682.14------4562.219.6
2009Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25CF14--30-1-3130.9682.14------4531.19.8
2009Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25LF1---------------452.20.7
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet25RF8747502127523134132.9851.520.26-----10285.353.4
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet25LF231714238-2-4038.9501.650.27-----10222.514.1
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet25CF72258---881.0001.140.32-----1026.94.3
2010Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26CF10--36-2-3836.9473.60------2147.67.0
2010Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26LF6--9---991.0001.50------2128.64.2
2010Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26RF4--10---10101.0002.50------2119.02.8
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27CF52--145822155153.9872.94------11346.036.1
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27RF51--1054--1091091.0002.14------11345.135.4
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27LF6--13---13131.0002.17------1135.34.2
2012Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin28CF98--200442208204.9812.08------10989.968.1
2012Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin28LF4--81--991.0002.25------1093.72.8
2012Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin28RF4--19---19191.0004.75------1093.72.8
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28RF9761151--16161.0001.780.26-----1275.05.6
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet28LF2-2-------------366.71.2
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28CF1-64---441.0004.000.67-----128.30.6
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28LF1-1-------------128.30.6
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet28RF1-1-------------333.30.6
2013Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin29CF32--7541-8079.9882.47------3688.922.2
2013Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin29LF1--1---111.0001.00------362.80.7
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29CF504843513233-138135.9782.700.31-----9254.330.9
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29LF2623211622-164641.0002.460.30-----9228.316.0
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29RF10880181--19191.0001.900.24-----9210.96.2
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29DH2---------------922.21.2
2014Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi30LF3--2---221.0000.67------742.95.1
2014Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi30RF2--2---221.0001.00------728.63.4
2014Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi30CF2--2---221.0001.00------728.63.4
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi30CF33--7221-7574.9872.24------4967.322.9
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi30LF11--171111918.9471.64------4922.47.6
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi30RF6--11-1-1211.9171.83------4912.24.2
MLB Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF11065666168723177175.9891.590.26-----1100.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF7751495140642150146.9731.900.29-----770.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 4 season(s)-   CF746257818435-192187.9742.530.32-----740.00.0
MLB Totals for DH - 1 season(s)-   DH2---------------20.00.0
AAA Totals for CF - 6 season(s)-   CF239--55818114587576.9812.41------2390.00.0
AAA Totals for RF - 5 season(s)-   RF93--20453-212209.9862.25------930.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF74--177951191186.9742.51------740.00.0
AAA Totals for LF - 6 season(s)-   LF29--482115150.9801.72------290.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF129--27417114302291.9642.26------1290.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF132--321836332329.9912.49------1320.00.0
A Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF50--11041-115114.9912.28------500.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF18--322-134341.0001.89------180.00.0
Rk Totals for LF - 1 season(s)-   LF3--2---221.0000.67------30.00.0
Rk Totals for RF - 1 season(s)-   RF2--2---221.0001.00------20.00.0
Rk Totals for CF - 1 season(s)-   CF2--2---221.0001.00------20.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2005Oneonta Tigers NYPLA-det21---------18-
2005West Michigan Whitecaps MidwAdet21---------50-
2006Lakeland Tigers FSLA+det22---------132-
2007Erie SeaWolves EastAAdet23---------129-
2008Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet24---------74-
2008Detroit TigersALMLBdet24------25163--
2009Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet25------11428--
2009Detroit TigersALMLBdet25------23787--
2010Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet26------6104--
2011Toledo Mud Hens ILAAAdet27------65251--
2012Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin28------4984--
2012Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin28------119--
2012Detroit TigersALMLBdet28------2-1--
2013Rochester Red Wings ILAAAmin29------132---
2013Minnesota TwinsALMLBmin29------265010-2
2014Gulf Coast Phillies GCLRkphi30------322--
2014Lehigh Valley IronPigs ILAAAphi30------11336--

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2004Harwich MarinersCape Cod LeagueCollege203311617285331583173911112.241.341.414.7554811136.333.173.36212.5028.682.292.2138.6739.29
2006Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2210000000001000000.0001.000.0001.000001.000.000.000100.000.000.000.000.000.00
2007Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2334030000101000000.750.800.7501.550305.750.000.50020.000.000.000.000.000.00
2008Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB241927582016002400101.296.333.481.81413330.304.185.2596.6713.332.003.3327.0037.50
2009Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2523344811270051400000.235.333.500.83317439.333.265.41212.8235.902.805.1317.0050.00
2010Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB26143610142113017910000.389.500.5831.08321444.500.194.36115.9120.451.292.2736.0028.57
2011Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB2717424121106102900101.286.311.357.66815245.353.071.1434.4420.004.500.000.0016.67
2012Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB28216281311380011910201.210.227.403.63025566.238.193.2101.5228.7919.004.5520.6738.46
2013Minnesota TwinsMLB Spring TrainingMLB291625372002001600000.280.308.360.6689226.368.080.1203.8523.086.000.000.0028.57
2014Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB301920240002002500000.200.273.200.4734022.267.000.1009.0922.732.500.000.000.00
Cape Cod League Totals - 1 yrs3311617285331583173911112.241.341.414.7554811136.333.173.36212.5028.682.292.2138.6739.29
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs13325036699473421226620403.276.335.428.76310720278.343.152.2447.9123.743.002.5235.7128.99

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-08-13cfFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Phillies30.273  
2014-07-22cfPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)30.251Team Roster on 2014-07-22
2014-07-09cfPhiladelphia PhilliesGulf Coast Phillies (Rk)-MinorsActivated MinorsActivated from disabled list30.238Team Roster on 2014-07-09
2014-05-17cfPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-DL-7InjuredDL7 Injured30.185Team Roster on 2014-05-17
2014-03-29cfPhiladelphia PhilliesLehigh Valley (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Lehigh Valley (AAA)30.136Team Roster on 2014-03-29
2013-11-15cfPhiladelphia PhilliesPhiladelphia Phillies (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract30.001Team Roster on 2013-11-15
2013-10-03cfMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsOutrighted to Rochester (AAA)29.324Team Roster on 2013-10-03
2013-06-03cfMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from Rochester (AAA)29.202Team Roster on 2013-06-03
2013-04-06CFMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Rochester (AAA)29.144Team Roster on 2013-04-06
2012-12-17CFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to minor league contract29.033Team Roster on 2012-12-17
2012-11-18CFFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency29.004  
2012-06-09CF-RFMinnesota TwinsRochester (AAA)-Minors--28.208Team Roster on 2012-06-09
2012-04-14OFMinnesota TwinsMinnesota Twins (MLB)YActive--Claimed off waivers from Tigers by Twins28.152Team Roster on 2012-04-14
2012-04-12OFDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-DFADes For AssignmentDesignated for assignment28.150Team Roster on 2012-04-12
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-06-18InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-06-06InjuredDisabled -- Sprained right ankle 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2005Detroit Tigers-21150,000-------150,000Signing Bonus out of 2005 Draft (6th round - 180th overall)
2008Detroit TigersTeam Payroll24390,000-75342-2,696,252390,000540,000
2009Detroit TigersTeam Payroll25400,000-72436-2,746,792400,000940,000
2012Detroit TigersTeam Payroll28481,000-73330192,954,887480,0001,421,000
2012Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll28481,000-73324192,954,887480,0001,421,000
2013Minnesota TwinsTeam Payroll29490,000-77527-3,023,990490,0001,911,0002012-12-17 - Signed to minor league contract
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red