Alek Thomas
CF | B/T: L/L | 5' 11" 175LBS | Age: 23

Draft: 2018 | Rd: 2, #63, Arizona Diamondbacks | Mt. Carmel HS

Stats

PA AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP SLG OPS
2023 123 113 14 22 2 10 3 .195 .252 .327 .579
2 Seasons 534 494 59 110 10 49 7 .223 .270 .340 .610
AVG HR RBI SB OPS
2023 .195 2 10 3 .579
2 Seasons .223 10 49 7 .610

Statcast Batting Statistics

Season Age Pitches Batted
Balls
Barrels Barrel % Barrel/PA Exit
Velocity
Max EV Launch
Angle
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 23 484 87 6 6.9 4.9 90.0 110.9 3.4 26.4 .249 .387 .255 .304 .357 43.7 22.0 6.5
Player 1967 399 18 4.5 3.4 88.0 111.3 2.8 27.6 .241 .347 .268 .283 .320 36.6 18.9 5.6
MLB 6.8 4.7 88.4 122.4 12.1 33.0 .245 .405 .316 .315 .368 36.0 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 54.0 19.5 21.8 4.6 47.1 34.5 18.4 3.4 47.1 17.2 20.7 4.6 6.9 4.9
Player 56.9 16.5 21.8 4.8 35.3 38.1 26.6 2.5 47.1 17.5 21.3 6.0 4.5 3.4
MLB 44.8 23.2 24.9 7.1 36.8 37.6 25.4 3.9 33.0 24.6 24.4 5.8 6.8 4.7
! 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 %
2023 4-Seamer 1.7 3 179 37.0 42 .306 .611 .430 24.7 14.3 11.8 .338 .629 .450 50.0
2023 Slider -2.3 -2 80 16.5 19 .167 .222 .234 28.3 26.3 17.2 .203 .317 .284 46.2
2023 Sinker -5.1 -3 58 12.0 16 .125 .188 .134 30.8 25.0 33.3 .192 .294 .210 41.7
2023 Curveball -5.8 -3 56 11.6 13 .083 .083 .069 30.4 46.2 26.1 .113 .130 .117 42.9
2023 Changeup 1.0 0 48 9.9 17 .250 .375 .294 28.0 23.5 26.7 .211 .239 .227 41.7
2023 Cutter -4.3 -1 34 7.0 9 .125 .125 .178 25.0 11.1 10.0 .284 .317 .315 28.6
2023 Sweeper -4.0 -1 18 3.7 3 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 .412 .535 .412 33.3
2023 Splitter -12.2 -1 11 2.3 4 .000 .000 .000 25.0 25.0 25.0 .265 .297 .248 33.3
2022 4-Seamer -2.2 -10 454 30.6 98 .174 .291 .261 31.3 24.5 22.0 .230 .349 .299 47.6
2022 Slider 2.9 7 226 15.2 74 .324 .500 .382 26.5 17.6 18.8 .256 .385 .312 34.5
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 -0.3 -1 207 14.0 51 .326 .413 .344 13.6 13.7 19.4 .241 .300 .258 40.5
2022 Curveball -1.3 -2 183 12.3 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 Splitter 6.4 2 37 2.5 16 .313 .313 .281 34.8 25.0 30.8 .262 .359 .272 50.0
2022 Sweeper 0.9 0 30 2.0 7 .429 .857 .543 42.9 28.6 18.2 .219 .271 .218 20.0
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 123 484 -7 -4 1 1 -8
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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 484 52.9 66.8 82.5 25.9 47.5 41.5 27.6 47.5 26.5 9.7 78.7
Player 1,967 52.1 64.6 81.8 31.6 58.1 42.7 31.8 48.8 25.3 7.5 76.2
MLB 48.5 66.9 82.0 28.4 58.2 42.6 29.5 47.1 24.7 7.3 76.1
! 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
2022 9 32 9 10 11 10 12 20 75 21 71 14 47 20 95 92 70
2023 27 46 34 30 22 20 40 62 69 64 47 25 42 59 87 45 64
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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 23.1 2 2.0 0 1 1 1 50.0
Player 22.4 10 7.9 2 5 7 2 20.0

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 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1
Player 10 8 6 8 8 7 9 7 4 5 6 9 10 9 8 9 8 5 10 8 10 10 11 10 6 5 10 10 10 6 4
! 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 +/-  
Exit Velocity 87.4 90.0 2.6
Launch Angle 2.6 3.4 0.8
Barrel % 3.8 6.9 3.1
Hard Hit % 34.6 43.7 9.1
Sweet Spot % 27.9 26.4 -1.5
xBA .238 .249 0.011
BA .231 .195 -0.036
xwOBA .277 .304 0.027
wOBA .272 .255 -0.017
xSLG .335 .387 0.052
SLG .344 .327 -0.017
K% 18.0 22.0 4.0
BB% 5.4 6.5 1.1
Swing % 49.2 47.5 -1.7
Whiff% 25.0 26.5 1.5
In Zone % 51.8 52.9 1.1
Out of Zone % 48.2 47.1 -1.1
Out of Zone Swing % 33.4 25.9 -7.5
First Pitch Swing % 33.1 27.6 -5.5
First Pitch Strike % 64.7 60.2 -4.5
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Statcast Shift Statistics

SeasonBat SidePAShifts%wOBA - No ShiftwOBA - Shift
2022 L 411 187 45.5 .282 .260
2023 L 122 0 0.0 .257

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 88 14.7 56.8% 0.0% 80 17.9 12.5% 1.3%
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Statcast Rankings