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Brad Thomas PTwins

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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
5 104 6 6 0 45 5.80 -0
Birth Date10-22-1977
Height6' 4"
Weight235 lbs
BatsL
ThrowsL
WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2001 MIN 23 5 5 16.3 16.3 0.0 0 2 0 0 1 0 82 20 17 17 6 42 14 14 1 6 9.37 9.89 10.46 -5.1 -0.5
2003 MIN 25 3 0 4.7 0.0 4.7 0 1 0 0 0 0 22 6 4 4 1 12 3 2 0 2 7.71 6.95 6.32 -0.5 -0.1
2004 MIN 26 3 0 2.7 0.0 2.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 7 5 5 0 10 1 1 0 0 16.88 4.28 4.39 0.6 0.1
2010 DET 32 49 2 69.3 6.0 63.3 6 2 0 0 0 0 307 77 31 30 4 109 29 26 4 30 3.89 4.36 4.86 5.6 0.6
2011 DET 33 12 0 11.0 0.0 11.0 0 1 0 1 0 0 56 17 12 11 1 24 6 6 1 7 9.00 4.88 5.95 -0.9 -0.1
Career727104.022.381.766011048312769671219753496455.805.405.84-0.3-0.0

Advanced

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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
1996 GRF Rk 11 5 35.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 ELZ Rk 14 13 70.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .324 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 FTW A 27 26 152.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 FTM A+ 27 27 152.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 FTM A+ 12 12 65.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2000 NBR AA 14 13 75.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 MIN MLB 5 5 16.3 10.46 -17 .347 .272 .334 .431 .264 .255 98 -5.1 -0.5 -5.1 -0.5
2001 NBR AA 19 19 119.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 EDM AAA 28 27 152.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .314 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2002 Pho Wnt 9 9 29.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 MIN MLB 3 0 4.7 6.32 64 .346 .245 .303 .375 .240 .312 95 -0.5 -0.1 -0.5 -0.1
2003 ROC AAA 15 11 58.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .359 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 MIN MLB 3 0 2.7 4.39 112 .401 .266 .336 .421 .255 .467 99 0.6 0.1 0.6 0.1
2004 PAW AAA 4 1 4.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .316 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 NIP npb 38 4 48.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.582 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 NIP npb 40 0 45.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .353 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 TAC AAA 34 15 116.3 5.14 97 .268 .288 .357 .448 .269 .353 102 14.3 1.4 14.3 1.4
2007 LAR Wnt 6 1 8.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .370 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 DET MLB 49 2 69.3 4.86 102 .272 .265 .328 .413 .257 .304 111 5.6 0.6 5.6 0.6
2011 DET MLB 12 0 11.0 5.95 66 .379 .233 .306 .361 .247 .390 100 -0.9 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2011 TOL AAA 8 0 10.3 5.45 73 .272 .265 .338 .424 .260 .333 96 -0.2 -0.0 -0.2 -0.0
2011 SYD Wnt 5 4 22.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .290 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2012 SYD Wnt 6 4 29.0 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .301 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2013 AUS int 1 0 0.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
1996 GRF Rk 3 2 0 11 5 35.7 48 11 28 2 0% .000 12.1 2.8 0.5 7.1 1.65 6.30 0.0 0.0
1997 ELZ Rk 3 4 0 14 13 70.3 78 21 53 5 0% .324 10.0 2.7 0.6 6.8 1.41 4.48 0.0 0.0
1998 FTW A 11 8 0 27 26 152.3 146 45 125 9 0% .000 8.6 2.7 0.5 7.4 1.25 2.95 0.0 0.0
1999 FTM A+ 8 11 0 27 27 152.7 182 46 108 11 0% .000 10.7 2.7 0.6 6.4 1.49 4.77 0.0 0.0
2000 NBR AA 6 6 0 14 13 75.3 80 46 66 3 0% .000 9.6 5.5 0.4 7.9 1.67 4.06 0.0 0.0
2000 FTM A+ 6 2 0 12 12 65.0 62 16 57 3 0% .000 8.6 2.2 0.4 7.9 1.20 1.66 0.0 0.0
2001 MIN MLB 0 2 0 5 5 16.3 20 14 6 6 61% .255 11.0 7.7 3.3 3.3 2.08 9.37 -5.1 -0.5
2001 NBR AA 10 3 0 19 19 119.3 91 26 97 4 0% .000 6.9 2.0 0.3 7.3 0.98 1.96 0.0 0.0
2002 EDM AAA 6 12 0 28 27 152.0 175 54 97 20 0% .314 10.4 3.2 1.2 5.7 1.51 5.74 0.0 0.0
2002 Pho Wnt 0 1 0 9 9 29.0 30 12 16 0 0% .000 9.3 3.7 0.0 5.0 1.45 3.10 0.0 0.0
2003 MIN MLB 0 1 0 3 0 4.7 6 3 2 1 29% .312 11.6 5.8 1.9 3.9 1.93 7.71 -0.5 -0.1
2003 ROC AAA 0 3 0 15 11 58.7 68 10 50 3 0% .359 10.4 1.5 0.5 7.7 1.33 3.53 0.0 0.0
2004 MIN MLB 0 0 0 3 0 2.7 7 1 0 0 47% .467 23.6 3.4 0.0 0.0 3.00 16.88 0.6 0.1
2004 PAW AAA 0 1 0 4 1 4.3 6 6 1 0 0% .316 12.6 12.6 0.0 2.1 2.79 10.47 0.0 0.0
2005 NIP npb 1 5 1 38 4 48.3 54 39 51 1 0% -.582 10.1 7.3 0.2 9.5 1.93 4.66 0.0 0.0
2006 NIP npb 4 1 1 40 0 45.7 50 23 43 2 0% .353 9.8 4.5 0.4 8.5 1.60 3.74 0.0 0.0
2007 TAC AAA 8 6 2 34 15 116.3 138 42 100 8 53% .353 10.7 3.3 0.6 7.7 1.55 4.88 14.3 1.4
2007 LAR Wnt 1 1 1 6 1 8.0 10 1 6 0 0% .370 11.2 1.1 0.0 6.8 1.38 1.12 0.0 0.0
2010 DET MLB 6 2 0 49 2 69.3 77 29 30 4 52% .304 10.0 3.8 0.5 3.9 1.53 3.89 5.6 0.6
2011 TOL AAA 0 1 0 8 0 10.3 10 6 12 1 50% .333 8.7 5.2 0.9 10.5 1.55 3.48 -0.2 -0.0
2011 SYD Wnt 1 1 0 5 4 22.3 21 8 13 1 0% .290 8.5 3.2 0.4 5.2 1.30 2.42 0.0 0.0
2011 DET MLB 0 1 0 12 0 11.0 17 6 7 1 48% .390 13.9 4.9 0.8 5.7 2.09 9.00 -0.9 -0.1
2012 SYD Wnt 3 2 0 6 4 29.0 27 5 28 2 0% .301 8.4 1.6 0.6 8.7 1.10 1.86 0.0 0.0
2013 AUS int 0 0 0 1 0 0.3 0 0 0 0 0% .000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.00 0.00 0.0 0.0

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2010 1118 0.5134 0.4539 0.8698 0.6620 0.2335 0.9158 0.7323 0.1262
2011 211 0.5071 0.4028 0.8118 0.5794 0.2212 0.9032 0.5652 0.1882
Career13290.51240.44580.86060.64890.23150.91380.70580.136

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2011-05-11 2011-10-16 60-DL 158 125 Left Elbow Inflammation -
2004-04-23 2004-10-28 60-DL 188 147 Left Elbow Strain -
2003-04-18 2003-07-02 Minors 75 0 Left Elbow Sprain - -
2001-08-20 2001-09-01 Minors 12 0 Left Groin Strain - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2011 DET $800,000
2010 DET $1,000,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
2 yrPrevious$1,800,000
2 yrTotal$1,800,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
3 y 56 d1 year/$0.8M (2011)

Details
  • 1 year/$0.8M (2011). Re-signed by Detroit 3/11. Sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 7/14/11 (transaction voided due to injury). Sent outright to Triple-A by Detroit 10/31/11.
  • 1 year/$1M (2010). Signed by Detroit as a free agent 12/7/09. Re-signed 3/2/10. Optioned to Triple-A 3/31/10.
  • Played 2008-09 in Korea and Japan.
  • Signed 1995 as an amateur free agent from Australia.

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This article requires BP Premium accessDivide and Conquer, NL West: Thirty-Two Short Films About Aaron CookGeoff Young2011-09-20
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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Brad Thomas threw 1,350 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2010 and 2011, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2011, he relied primarily on his Sinker (91mph), Fourseam Fastball (92mph) and Curve (78mph), also mixing in a Change (85mph).