C - Los Angeles Angels
Matt Thaiss launched a solo home run against the Padres on Wednesday.
With this performance, Thaiss now has a total of five home runs on the season to go along with his 22 RBI.
Matt Thaiss had a career day at the plate on Saturday, going 3-for-6 with a home run, two RBIs, and three runs scored as the Angels trounced the Rockies 25-1.
The 28-year-old catcher has been a solid contributor for the Angels this season, with a .277 batting average, four home runs, and 21 RBIs in 52 games played. Thaiss' strong performance on Saturday should give him some confidence heading into the next few games.
Angels catcher Matt Thaiss is on the bench Thursday versus the Cubs.
Thaiss walked twice and scored a run in Wednesday's contest but will give way to Chad Wallach behind the plate on Thursday. It's been a nice season for Thaiss who is hitting .274 with three homers, one stolen base, and a .774 OPS across 133 trips to the plate on the campaign.
Thaiss had a big game Monday, going 3-for-5 with a home run, a stolen base, and an RBI as the Angels topped the White Sox 6-4.
The 28-year-old catcher has been swinging a hot bat lately, hitting .357 over his last seven games and bringing his season average up to .300 with three home runs and 13 RBI. Thaiss has also been showing some speed on the basepaths, stealing his first bag of the year in Monday's contest.
Matt Thaiss had a solid performance at the plate on Sunday, going 3-for-4 with one run scored, but it wasn't enough to lift the Los Angeles Angels to a victory as they fell to the Texas Rangers 16-8.
Thaiss has been a reliable hitter for the Angels this season, batting .300 with six RBI and a .364 wOBA through 17 games played. While he didn't contribute any RBI in this game, Thaiss will look to continue his hot hitting in the next matchup.