In the first year of a three-year deal signed after three seasons of eye-popping production in the Korean Baseball Organization, left-handed-hitting slugger Eric Thames accumulated 31 home runs with 63 runs batted in and . OPS during the ’17 season. His right-handed-hitting backup, Jesús Aguilar, a waiver claim from Cleveland in February 2017, exceeded expectations with 16 home runs, 52 RBI and .
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On offense, a fallback platoon of Jedd Gyorko and Daniel Vogelbach provided ample offense at first base after the team gave up on Justin Smoak. Unfortunately, those were the only two hitters on the team to finish with . OPSs.