Cuban hitter Yasmani Thomas (31) expressed his expectations for a trip to Japan, and attention is focused on whether it will be realized.
Daily Sports, a Japanese sports magazine, said on the 17th that “Thomas has recently expressed his desire to enter the Japanese professional baseball (NPB)” and “has distanced himself from the big leagues since 2019, but according to officials, Thomas wants to play in Japan.” told
Thomas defected to the United States in 2014 and signed a six-year, $68.5 million contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks. The following year, he debuted in the major leagues, and in 2016, the second year, he recorded a batting average of 2.7 and 2.7 in 140 games, 31 home runs and 83 RBIs, and an OPS (on-base percentage + slugging percentage) of 0.820. His career big league results are 2.6s with a batting average of 2.6s, 48 home runs and 163 RBIs in 309 games. 스포츠토토
Thomas, who is currently active in the Mexican League, has a batting average of 3.33, 8 home runs, 46 RBIs, and an OPS of 0.896 in 52 games. It is notable that his slugging percentage is over 50% (0.519). Jose Bautista, who played for the Toronto Blue Jays, said, “Thomas has good power, can send balls anywhere in the outfield, but strikes out less.” will,” he foresaw.