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Ian Thomas | Relief Pitcher

Team: Atlanta Braves
Age / DOB:  (27) / 4/20/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 215
Bats / Throws: Left / Left

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Braves optioned LHP Ian Thomas to Triple-A Gwinnett.
Thomas was one of the first cuts from Braves camp this spring. The 27-year-old southpaw posted a 4.22 ERA and 1.50 WHIP in 10 2/3 innings last season for Atlanta. Mar 9 - 11:31 AM

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Braves recalled LHP Ian Thomas from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Thomas holds a 4.22 ERA with 13 strikeouts over 10 2/3 frames in the majors this season. He'll give the Braves another relief option for the final day.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 09:08:00 AM

Braves optioned LHP Ian Thomas to Triple-A Gwinnett.

This was done to clear a roster spot for Shea Simmons who was recalled Saturday. Thomas will almost assuredly be back with the Braves at some point this season.
Sat, May 31, 2014 09:27:00 AM

Braves recalled LHP Ian Thomas from Triple-A Gwinnett.

Thomas will provide additional depth to the bullpen with Jordan Walden heading to the disabled list. The 27-year-old has already appeared in 10 games for the Braves this season, posting a 4.26 ERA, 1.42 WHIP and 6/2 K/BB ratio over 6 1/3 innings.
Sat, May 10, 2014 02:42:00 PM

Braves optioned LHP Ian Thomas to Triple-A Gwinnett.

The move was made in order to clear room for Gavin Floyd's return. Thomas held a 4.26 ERA over 10 relief appearances for the Braves and will surely get another shot later this season.
Sun, May 4, 2014 10:43:00 AM

Braves purchased the contract of LHP Ian Thomas from Double-A Mississippi.

Thomas cracked the Opening Day roster after posting a 2.61 ERA with 13 strikeouts over 10 1/3 frames this spring. He'll work in middle relief.
Sun, Mar 30, 2014 08:52:00 AM

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