Alek Thomas
CF | Bats/Throws: L/L | 5' 11" 175LBS | Age: 24
Draft: 2018 | Rd: 2, #63, Arizona Diamondbacks | Mt. Carmel HS
PA AB R H HR SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2022 411 381 45 88 8 4 .231 .275 .344 .619
2023 402 374 51 86 9 9 .230 .273 .374 .647
2024 14 14 2 3 1 0 .214 .214 .500 .714
3 Seasons 827 769 98 177 18 13 .230 .273 .362 .635
AVG HR SB OPS
2022 .231 8 4 .619
2023 .230 9 9 .647
2024 .214 1 0 .714
3 Seasons .230 18 13 .635
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Hits Spray Chart

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
LA Sweet-
Spot %
XBA XSLG WOBA XWOBA XWOBACON HardHit% K% BB%
2022 22 1483 312 12 3.8 2.9 87.4 111.3 2.6 27.9 .238 .335 .272 .277 .310 34.6 18.0 5.4
2023 23 1489 293 15 5.1 3.7 88.9 110.9 2.2 28.3 .251 .373 .278 .291 .346 41.6 21.4 4.7
2024 24 41 11 1 9.1 7.1 91.6 108.1 -2.4 9.1 .286 .501 .302 .332 .422 54.5 21.4 0.0
Player 3013 616 28 4.5 3.4 88.2 111.3 2.3 27.8 .245 .357 .275 .285 .329 38.3 19.7 5.0
MLB 6.9 4.8 88.5 122.4 12.2 33.1 .245 .406 .316 .316 .369 36.4 22.1 8.4
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.




Fastball: 4 Seam, 2 Seam, Cutter, Sinker. Offspeed: Split, Change, Fork, Screw. Breaking: Slider, Curve, Knuckle, Sweeper, Slurve, Other
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Batted Ball Profile

Season GB % FB % LD % PU % Pull % Straight % Oppo % Weak % Topped % Under % Flare/Burner % Solid % Barrel % Barrel/PA
2022 57.7 15.7 21.8 4.8 32.1 39.1 28.8 2.2 47.1 17.6 21.5 6.4 3.8 2.9
2023 56.0 16.7 23.2 4.1 37.9 37.5 24.6 4.4 43.7 15.7 24.2 6.8 5.1 3.7
2024 72.7 18.2 9.1 0.0 54.5 45.5 0.0 0.0 63.6 9.1 9.1 9.1 9.1 7.1
Player 57.1 16.2 22.2 4.4 35.2 38.5 26.3 3.2 45.8 16.6 22.6 6.7 4.5 3.4
MLB 44.6 23.6 24.8 7.0 37.1 37.5 25.3 3.9 32.8 24.7 24.4 5.8 6.9 4.8
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Run Values by Pitch Type

Year Pitch Type Team RV/100 Run Value Pitches % PA BA SLG wOBA Whiff% K% PutAway % xBA xSLG xwOBA Hard Hit %
2024 Slider 0.5 0 11 26.8 4 .250 .500 .313 28.6 25.0 100.0 .318 .422 .311 33.3
2024 4-Seam Fastball -3.0 0 11 26.8 2 .000 .000 .000 16.7 50.0 50.0 .226 .243 .203 100.0
2024 Changeup -13.6 -1 8 19.5 4 .250 .250 .225 42.9 0.0 0.0 .316 .347 .292 50.0
2024 Sinker 42.4 2 4 9.8 1 1.000 4.000 2.000 0.0 0.0 -- .831 3.248 1.649 100.0
2024 Split-Finger -11.5 0 3 7.3 2 .000 .000 .000 50.0 50.0 100.0 .068 .072 .063 100.0
2024 Curveball 0.3 0 2 4.9 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2024 Cutter -13.9 0 2 4.9 1 .000 .000 .000 50.0 0.0 -- .051 .062 .047 0.0
2023 4-Seam Fastball 0.7 3 451 30.3 110 .316 .500 .385 21.8 16.4 13.8 .320 .507 .387 50.6
2023 Slider -0.2 0 209 14.0 55 .222 .389 .297 29.4 27.3 21.7 .224 .324 .255 43.6
2023 Curveball -2.2 -4 207 13.9 49 .136 .136 .175 34.0 34.7 24.3 .177 .244 .216 37.9
2023 Changeup -1.4 -3 195 13.1 60 .179 .232 .236 26.3 20.0 22.6 .236 .270 .238 23.9
2023 Sinker -3.9 -7 186 12.5 53 .154 .269 .190 20.7 20.8 30.6 .210 .330 .239 43.9
2023 Cutter 3.7 4 117 7.9 34 .313 .719 .471 23.0 8.8 10.0 .297 .519 .366 41.4
2023 Sweeper 0.4 0 70 4.7 22 .286 .333 .293 13.3 18.2 14.8 .288 .434 .326 47.1
2023 Split-Finger -2.5 -1 50 3.4 16 .188 .438 .259 25.0 31.3 26.3 .188 .221 .178 36.4
2023 Slurve 9.4 0 3 0.2 2 .000 .000 .350 100.0 50.0 50.0 -- -- .350 --
2023 Knuckleball 2.8 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- 0.0 -- -- -- --
2022 4-Seam Fastball -2.3 -10 450 30.3 97 .165 .282 .254 31.4 24.7 22.0 .232 .351 .301 46.8
2022 Slider 2.9 6 219 14.8 71 .323 .508 .386 25.0 15.5 17.2 .267 .402 .325 35.2
2022 Changeup -3.8 -8 214 14.4 73 .155 .169 .175 22.3 16.4 19.7 .222 .267 .227 23.3
2022 Sinker -0.2 0 211 14.2 52 .340 .426 .355 13.4 13.5 19.4 .239 .297 .255 41.9
2022 Curveball -1.4 -2 181 12.2 56 .167 .278 .240 27.1 17.9 19.2 .233 .312 .252 34.1
2022 Cutter -2.0 -3 125 8.4 33 .167 .367 .267 9.5 6.1 7.7 .225 .359 .292 10.7
2022 Sweeper 1.4 1 39 2.6 10 .400 .700 .470 46.2 40.0 25.0 .159 .196 .158 16.7
2022 Split-Finger 6.4 2 37 2.5 16 .313 .313 .281 34.8 25.0 30.8 .262 .359 .272 50.0
2022 Slurve -3.4 0 1 0.1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
! Note: Years are in reverse order.
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Swing/Take

Runs
Year Team PA Pitches Heart Shadow Chase Waste All
2022 411 1,483 -7 -17 5 7 -13
2023 460 1,738 -13 -7 5 5 -11
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Plate Discipline

Season Pitches Zone % Zone Swing % Zone Contact % Chase % Chase Contact % Edge % 1st Pitch Swing % Swing % Whiff % Meatball % Meatball Swing %
2022 1,483 51.8 63.8 81.6 33.4 60.7 43.0 33.1 49.2 25.0 6.7 75.0
2023 1,489 51.6 63.7 86.3 33.6 51.2 44.7 28.1 49.1 25.0 8.8 70.2
2024 41 68.3 75.0 76.2 38.5 40.0 46.3 28.6 63.4 30.8 17.1 85.7
Player 3,013 51.9 63.9 83.8 33.5 55.8 43.9 30.6 49.3 25.1 7.9 72.7
MLB 48.6 67.0 82.0 28.4 57.9 42.6 29.8 47.2 24.8 7.3 76.2
! Note: All figures in this table cover the period 2015-present.

Percentile Rankings

Year xwOBA xBA xSLG xISO xOBP Brl Brl% EV Max EV Hard
Hit%
K% BB% Whiff% Chase
Rate
Speed OAA Arm
Strength
Bat
Speed
Swing
Length
2022 9 32 9 10 12 10 12 20 75 21 71 14 47 20 95 92 70
2023 13 42 20 15 11 15 18 40 67 53 55 4 48 20 87 90 52
2024 40 78
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Expected Home Runs

Year Team Avg HR Trot Actual HR xHR HR-xHR Doubters Mostly Gone No Doubters No Doubter %
2022 22.2 8 5.9 2 4 6 1 12.5
2023 22.3 13 11.1 2 4 10 4 30.8
2024 25.1 1 1.0 0 0 0 1 100.0
Player 22.4 22 18.0 4 8 16 6 27.3

Expected Home Runs by Park

Year HR
2022 8 6 4 6 6 5 7 5 2 3 4 6 8 7 6 7 6 3 8 6 8 8 9 8 4 3 8 8 8 4 3
2023 13 13 9 14 13 10 12 11 14 9 10 17 9 8 13 13 12 10 11 14 7 9 15 12 9 8 13 13 10 9 6
2024 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Player 22 20 14 21 20 16 20 17 17 13 15 24 18 16 20 21 19 14 20 21 16 18 25 21 14 12 22 22 19 14 10
! Note: This tells how many of this player's home runs would have been out of other stadiums. This accounts for different wall heights, distances and environmental effects. For these purposes, the 2020 Blue Jays home field was still Rogers Centre, not Sahlen Field.
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Year to Year Changes

Metric 2022 2023 +/-   2024 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.4 88.9 1.5 91.6 2.7
Launch Angle 2.6 2.2 -0.4 -2.4 -4.6
Barrel % 3.8 5.1 1.3 9.1 4.0
Hard Hit % 34.6 41.6 7.0 54.5 12.9
LA Sweet-Spot % 27.9 28.3 0.4 9.1 -19.2
xBA .238 .251 0.013 .286 0.035
BA .231 .230 -0.001 .214 -0.016
xwOBA .277 .291 0.014 .332 0.041
wOBA .272 .278 0.006 .302 0.024
xSLG .335 .373 0.038 .501 0.128
SLG .344 .374 0.030 .500 0.126
K% 18.0 21.4 3.4 21.4 0.0
BB% 5.4 4.7 -0.7 0.0 -4.7
Swing % 49.2 49.1 -0.1 63.4 14.3
Whiff% 25.0 25.0 0.0 30.8 5.8
In Zone % 51.8 51.6 -0.2 68.3 16.7
Out of Zone % 48.2 48.4 0.2 31.7 -16.7
Out of Zone Swing % 33.4 33.6 0.2 38.5 4.9
First Pitch Swing % 33.1 28.1 -5.0 28.6 0.5
First Pitch Strike % 64.7 59.7 -5.0 64.3 4.6
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Statcast Fielder Positioning

wOBA
SeasonAlignment TypeBat SidePAShifts/Shades%No Shift/ShadeShift/Shade
2022 Shifts L 411 201 48.9 .280 .263
2023 Shades L 400 105 26.3 .277 .285
2024 Shades L 14 8 57.1 .705 .000
! Note: Shifts are through the 2022 season, Shaded starting from the 2023 season, Shift: three or more infielders are on the same side of second base, Shade: positioned outside of their typical responsible slices of the field.
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Pitch Tempo

Bases EmptyRunners On Base
SeasonTeamPitchesTempoFast %Slow %PitchesTempoFast %Slow %
2022 417 16.9 31.2% 1.4% 258 21.8 2.7% 8.9%
2023 378 14.9 51.3% 0.5% 261 18.4 8.0% 0.4%
2024 4 14.4 75.0% 0.0% 10 16.7 20.0% 0.0%
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