Michael Clete Thomas (born November 14, 1983, in Jacksonville, Florida) is a Major League Baseball outfielder in the Detroit Tigers organization.
Thomas began his career at Mosley High School in Lynn Haven, Florida where he was a part of the state championship team in 2002.
Thomas attended Auburn University, where he played right field and batted .328 on the 2005 team which lost to Florida State in the NCAA regional tournament. Then finishing his junior year, Thomas entered the draft and was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the sixth round on June 8 and signed on June 21, 2005. Initially assigned to the Oneonta Tigers in the New York-Penn League, Thomas was promoted to the West Michigan Whitecaps on July 13, and proceeded to appear in 51 games, hitting .284.