Blake Thomas

#1 Blake Thomas

POS. SS/2B
B/T R/R
YEAR Jr.
HT. 5-11
WT. 161
HOMETOWN (PREVIOUS SCHOOL) Mount Sterling, Kentucky (Cleveland State CC)

2017 (Junior):

  • Saw action in 50 games while drawing the start at shortstop in 47
  • Hit .273 with 45 hits in 165 at-bats
  • Scored 29 runs, recorded nine extra-base hits, knocked in 16 runs and drew 23 free passes
  • Finished third on the team with 16 stolen bases (17 attempts)
  • Led the Bisons with 137 fielding assists

2015-16 (Cleveland State Community College):

  • Played in 77 games over two years for the Cougars where he collected 69 hits in 221 at-bats for a .312 average
  • Hit 10 doubles, four triples, two home runs, 23 RBI, scored 56 runs and drew 40 walks with nine stolen bases
  • In the field he posted a .965 fielding percentage from the middle infield with 10 combined errors in 286 total chances

High School: 

  • Prepped at Montgomery County High School under head coach Jonathan Hackett
  • Named All-District in 2013 and 2014
  • Also earned All-Region and MVP honors in 2014
  • Picked up five letters in baseball and three in basketball
  • Helped the Indians basketball team to a 29-3 mark in 2014 while earning All-District recognition
  • Graduated with a 3.4 GPA

Personal: 

  • Son of Crystal and Danny Thomas
  • Has one sister (Katelyn) and one brother (Brandon)
  • His father played baseball at Lees Junior College
  • Plans to pursue a degree in Political Science
  • Favorite movie is Lone Survivor.