Joel Thys

HS Grad 2009
Age 26 and 4 mos
Age on 2009 Draft 18 and 6 mos
Position(s) C  MIF
Ht/Wt 6-1, 185 lb
School  Placer
Hometown  Auburn, CA USA
Summer Team  Baseball Mentoring Program
Fall Team  Rockies Scout Team
MLB Draft 
Round 31 by Diamondbacks  in 2013
Round 47 by Marlins  in 2011
All Americans/All Regions
2009 California - All Region 2nd Team 
National Rank - Class of 2009 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - C
Very good receiver with some easy LH power - quick, good arm, loves to play, good at PG National
CA State Rank - Class of 2009 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 08, 2009
Position - C

4 yr Commitment
Sonoma State 

College(s) interested in
Arizona State 
UC Irvine 
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
Latest Showcase Report
2008 National Showcase   Jun 13, 2008
PG Grade: 9.5
Joel Thys is a 2009 C/MIF with a 6'1'', 185 lb. frame from Auburn, CA who attends Placer HS. Joel is a solidly built athletic catcher who shows good catch and throw skills. He popped a 1.92 in the workout and showed arm strength behind the plate. He is a switch hitting catcher with a line drive swing plane. He hits line drives to all fields from both sides of the plate. He has strength in his swing with leverage. Most importantly Thys has a great feel for the game, knows how to play the game, and it is obvious that he loves being on the field. He is also a good student and has verbally committed to Long Beach State.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

60 7.02 sec
79.16% Rank
best 6.21  avg 7.34
 (2009 class in 2008)

best 6.21  avg 7.43
 (2009 class)
C 76 mph
63.27% Rank
best 90  avg 74
 (2009 class in 2008)

best 90  avg 73
 (2009 class)
Pop 1.92 sec
77.61% Rank
best 1.72  avg 2.02
 (2009 class in 2008)

best 1.72  avg 2.06
 (2009 class)
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