Rich Thompson #24

  • LF
  • B/T: L/R
  • 6' 2"/190

Rich Thompson MLB Career Stats

AVG HR RBI SB OPS
.087 0 1 7 .247

Rich Thompson Bio

  • Full Name: Richard Charles Thompson
  • Born: 4/23/1979 in Reading, PA
  • Draft: 2000, Toronto Blue Jays, 6th rd. (178th overall)
  • College: James Madison
  • Debut: April 7, 2004
  • Ret., Final Game: 10/3/2012
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
MLB Career Stats 23 6 2 0 1 7 .087 .160 .247

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MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 Philadelphia NL

INT Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2006 Indianapolis INT

Rich Thompson Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 4, 2013 OF Rich Thompson elected free agency.
September 18, 2013 Durham Bulls activated OF Rich Thompson from the 7-day disabled list.
June 8, 2013 Durham Bulls placed OF Rich Thompson on the 7-day disabled list.
November 29, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays signed free agent OF Rich Thompson to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 26, 2012 LF Rich Thompson elected free agency.
October 19, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays sent Rich Thompson outright to Durham Bulls.
September 1, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Rich Thompson from Durham Bulls.
June 22, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Rich Thompson to Durham Bulls.
June 19, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays recalled Rich Thompson from Durham Bulls.
June 5, 2012 Tampa Bay Rays optioned Rich Thompson to Durham Bulls.
May 16, 2012 Philadelphia Phillies traded LF Rich Thompson to Tampa Bay Rays.
May 16, 2012 Durham Bulls traded OF Kyle Hudson to Lehigh Valley IronPigs for Rich Thompson.
March 31, 2012 Rich Thompson assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
March 11, 2012 CF Rich Thompson assigned to Philadelphia Phillies.
December 9, 2011 Philadelphia Phillies signed free agent CF Rich Thompson to a minor league contract.
November 2, 2011 CF Rich Thompson elected free agency.
June 11, 2011 Lehigh Valley IronPigs activated CF Rich Thompson from the 7-day disabled list.
June 3, 2011 Lehigh Valley IronPigs placed CF Rich Thompson on the 7-day disabled list.
March 6, 2011 OF Rich Thompson assigned to Philadelphia Phillies.
November 9, 2010 Lehigh Valley IronPigs signed free agent CF Rich Thompson.
November 6, 2010 OF Rich Thompson elected free agency.
August 1, 2010 OF Rich Thompson assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Reading Phillies.
June 25, 2010 Rich Thompson assigned to Reading Phillies from Lehigh Valley IronPigs.
April 5, 2010 Rich Thompson assigned to Lehigh Valley IronPigs from Philadelphia Phillies.
March 27, 2010 OF Rich Thompson assigned to Philadelphia Phillies.
November 9, 2009 CF Rich Thompson elected free agency.

Richard Charles Thompson Bio Info

Full name is Richard Charles Thompson.

Acquired: Selected by Padres from Pirates in Rule 5 Draft, Dec. 15, 2003. Traded by Padres to Royals for RHP Jason Szuminski and cash, Dec. 15, 2003. 2003 Split the season between the Toronto and Pittsburgh  organizations, playing for 3 different clubs...combined to hit  .293 (118-for-403) with 10 doubles, 4 triples, 27 RBI and 69  runs scored in 112 games between New Haven (Toronto AA),  Syracuse (AAA) and Nashville (Pittsburgh AAA).

Was promoted to Syracuse on June 8...hit .406 (13-for-32) in  his 1st 9 games with the SkyChiefs...went 4-for-31 (.129) in  his next 8 International League contests.

Was acquired by Pittsburgh on July 8 and assigned to  Nashville...recorded a season-high 4 hits on July 22 at  Oklahoma.  Combined to bat .345 (37-for-107) off southpaws...totaled  47 appearances in center field, 36 in left field and 7 in right  field...also made 16 appearances as a DH.  Hit .346 (36-for-104) for the Mesa Desert Dogs during the  Arizona Fall Leagueb&led the AZFL with 13 stolen bases.

Minor League Notes
His 4-year minor league totals include a .287 average, 46  doubles, 20 triples, 4 HRs, 161 RBI and 165 SB.

Has been successful on 80 percent (165-for-205) of his stolen  base attempts.

Spent the 2002 season at Tennessee (AA)...led the Southern League  in runs and at bats and ranked 2nd in games, hits and stolen bases.

Spent the majority of the 2001 season at Dunedin (A)  ...combined to hit .304 (154-for-507) with 1 home run, 44  stolen bases and 95 runs in 129 games with Dunedin and  Syracuse.

Named Dunedin's MVP...ranked 2nd in the Florida State League  in batting, runs and stolen bases and 4th in hits and triples.

Made his professional debut in 2000 with Queens (Rookie  Advanced) after being selected by Toronto in the 6th round  of the June draft...finished 5th in the New York-Penn League  in stolen bases and walks. 2004