|MLB Career Stats||23||6||2||0||1||7||.087||.160||.247|
|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.|
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