|Bats / Throws||Left / Right|
|Date of Birth||11/10/1986|
|Height, Weight||6'0", 210 lbs|
|From||Santa Clara, CA|
|Drafted||2008 - Rd 7|
Thames is not starting Monday against the Braves.
Thames hits the bench against lefty Max Fried. His platoon partner, Jesus Aguilar, will start at first base in his absence.
Thames is not starting Saturday against lefty Madison Bumgarner and the Giants.
Thames hasn't started against a lefty all season. His platoon partner, Jesus Aguilar, gets the nod in his absence.
Thames is not in the lineup for Friday's game against the Pirates.
The Brewers are facing a lefty in Steven Brault, so Thames will give way to Jesus Aguilar at first base, as is the norm. Thames saw a seven-game hitting streak come to an end Thursday. He's batting .308/.396/.679 with seven homers since the start of June and seems to be locked into the heart of the order against right-handed pitching.
Thames went 1-for-3 with a walk and a solo home run Tuesday against the Reds.
Thames took Tanner Roark deep in the fifth inning to record his 13th homer of the season. He's come alive at the dish of late, homering in three of his last four starts. While his playing time remains inconsistent, Thames has managed an impressive .273/.387/.545 line across 225 plate appearances for the campaign.
Thames is not in the lineup for Sunday's game versus the Pirates.
Thames powered Milwaukee's offense Saturday with a solo homer and a run-scoring triple, but he'll head to the bench Sunday with lefty Steven Brault on the mound for Pittsburgh. Jesus Aguilar will start at first base in the series finale.