Indians, Blue Jays Eyeing Marcus Thames

The Indians and Blue Jays have interest in free agent outfielder Marcus Thames, reports Jon Paul Morosi of FOX Sports.  Thames, 33 in March, hit .252/.323/.453 in 294 plate appearances this year, logging 125 innings in left field.  He's also spent time at right field and first base in his career.  Thames earned $2.275MM this year, and the Tigers let him go in November.

Thames is better against left-handed pitching.  His 2007-09 splits: .263/.326/.541 against lefties, .233/.281/.461 against righties.


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