Top 10 Player Profiles of 2016: No. 2 Alek Thomas



By Matt Huck
Area Scout

Over the last couple weeks we have counted down the 2016 calendar year with a look at the top ten viewed profiles of 2016. After drilling down into our google analytics we have compiled a list of the ten most visited profiles by you the reader in 2016.

No. 2 Alek Thomas


Alek Thomas

OF Alek Thomas (Mount Carmel) comes in as the second most viewed profile of 2016. Thomas is currently the No. 1 ranked player in the Illinois Class of 2018. Thomas is a three sport athlete at Mound Carmel and is fielding college offers to play football and baseball. His profile saw over 9,600 views on the year.

Scouting Report on Thomas

Future Games 2015 - Ultra athletic 5-foot-10, 157-pound left-handed hitting outfielder impressed in all facets of the game. Began his day running a 6.74 60. The left-handed hitter then flashed his offensive prowess during batting practice at the Future Games. Hits from an open, athletic set up, smooth deep load. Plus rhythm throughout his swing. Extremely loose, quick hands and easy bat speed. Showed off his pull-side pop by putting his last swing of the day easily over the right-field fence. Hit an opposite field double over the left fielders head in game. Also, registered an exit velocity of 93 mph. Defensively, smooth, easy athletic actions in the outfield and a long, loose-arm action. Routinely tracked down balls in game and was clocked at 82 mph from the outfield. Makes everything he does look easy.

Top Ten Most Viewed Profiles