Kevin Thompson #27

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 5' 10"/195

Kevin Thompson MLB Career Stats

.215 1 9 2 .665

Kevin Thompson Bio

  • Full Name: Kevin Deshawn Thompson
  • Born: 9/18/1979 in Fort Worth, TX
  • Draft: 1999, New York Yankees, 31st rd. (951st overall)
  • College: Grayson County Junior College
  • Debut: June 3, 2006
  • Ret., Final Game: 9/30/2007
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MLB Career Stats 65 9 14 1 9 2 .215 .311 .665


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Year Team League
2005 Columbus INT

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Trenton EAS

Kevin Thompson Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
November 9, 2009 OF Kevin Thompson elected free agency.
September 1, 2009 Oklahoma City RedHawks signed free agent OF Kevin Thompson.

Kevin Deshawn Thompson Bio Info

Kevin Deshawn Thompson...Wife's name is Sherae...Is a 1998 graduate of Western Hills High School in Fort Worth, Texas, where he played baseball and football...Played baseball at Grayson County College in Sherman-Dennison, Texas...Was a Junior College All-American in 1999 and 2000...Helped lead his team to back-to-back JC Championships in 1999 and 2000. 2007 Spent majority of season with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre (Yankees' AAA) and led team in stolen bases...Was recalled by New York on 4/9 and made season debut with Yankees on 4/10 at Minnesota, pinch running for Jason Giambi in the 8th inning; he remained in the game to play center field and had a two-run double in the 9th...Returned to Triple-A on 4/24...Tallied an RBI in nine of his 10 games with Scranton/WB from 5/11-20...Had two other stints with the Yankees; 6/1-5 and 6/17 to 7/20. ...Made total of 13 appearances with the Yankees (five starts)...Made three starts in right field and two in left field...Went 1-for-4 with a double in final game with New York on 7/14 at Tampa Bay...Was designated for assignment on 9/1 and was claimed off waivers by Oakland on 9/7...Picked up lone RBI and hit with Athletics in first game on 9/9 at Texas...Made five appearances (two starts) in center field, two appearances (one start) in left field and one appearance in right field while playing with Oakland...Was claimed by Pittsburgh off waivers on 12/15. 2006 Spent majority of season with Columbus (Yankees' AAA), but also played in 19 major league games during three different stints with New York...Made 48 starts in center field, 16 in right field and four as the designated hitter while playing at the Triple-A level...Shared team lead in runs scored and ranked second in stolen bases...Went 4-for-4 with three runs and an RBI in first game with the Clippers...Was first recalled by New York on 6/1 to replace the injured Gary Sheffield, who was placed on the 15-day disabled list...Made major league debut at Baltimore on 6/3 and went 1-for-4 with a walk...Recorded first career hit (off Chris Britton) with infield single in sixth inning...Collected first big league RBI while knocking in three runs on 6/4 at Baltimore...Connected off Kirk Saarloos for first major league home run on 6/10 vs. Oakland...Was optioned to Columbus on 6/18...Was recalled a second stint on 7/8 and went 2-for-3 with his first career stolen base that night at Tampa Bay; was also his first career multi-hit game...Was optioned back to Triple-A on 7/15 to make room for Sidney Ponson...Was recalled a third and final time on 9/8...Made start in left field on 9/14 vs. Tampa Bay and went 2-for-4 with a run...Made total of 10 appearances (six starts) in right field, three appearances (one start) in left field and two appearances in center field while playing for the Yankees. 2005 Combined to hit .297 with 87 runs, 14 home runs and 71 RBI in 139 games with Trenton (Yankees' AA) and Columbus. ...Led all Yankee minor-leaguers with 45 doubles and ranked second with 43 stolen bases...Established minor league career highs in batting average, hits, doubles, home runs, RBI and games played...Began season with Trenton and was selected to the Eastern League's mid-season All-Star Team...Hit six leadoff home runs and tallied 31 multi-hit games with the Thunder...Tied his career high with four runs scored on 5/8 vs. Altoona...Hit two triples in a game for the first time in his minor league career on 5/12 vs. Reading...Was leading the Eastern League in runs scored (59), doubles (28), extra-base hits (45) and on-base percentage (.432) at the time of his promotion to Columbus on 7/1...Also ranked second in the league in hits (103), stolen bases (25) and slugging percentage (.565) and had the third highest batting average among Eastern League hitters (.329)...Was named as the Yankees' replacement for outfielder Melky Cabrera to the Team U.S.A. roster for the MLB Futures Game on 7/10 at Detroit (hit in the leadoff position and went 0-for-2 in the game)...Led Columbus in stolen bases despite playing in only 58 games...Hit a game-winning, two-run "walk-off" home run in the bottom of the ninth inning vs. Louisville on 8/4. 2004 Began season on the disabled list after off-season surgery to remove bone chips in his right elbow...Made 11 appearances with Single-A Tampa during a rehab assignment...Hit safely in 10 of his 11 games with Tampa before being activated by Trenton on 6/22...Hit safely in eight straight games (including seven consecutive multi-hit games) from 7/18-25, batting .447 (17-for-38) during the stretch...Stole two bases in a game six times and swiped a season-high three bases on 6/29 at Bowie...Went 4-for-5 with four runs, a homer, two RBI and two stolen bases on 8/18 vs. Norwich...Hit .292 in total of 80 minor league games. 2003 Split season between Tampa and Trenton and combined to hit .261 with 10 home runs, 45 RBI and 90 runs scored in 130 games...Led all Yankee minor leaguers with a career-high 63 stolen bases...Began season with Tampa, but was promoted to Double-A on 5/19...Stole a franchise-record 47 bases in only 86 games with the Thunder...Also ranked second in the Eastern League in stolen bases...Established franchise records in stolen bases for a game (four on 7/29 vs. Portland) and in a calendar month (20 in August)...Also swiped bases in five straight games three times (5/20-24, 7/17-21 and 8/8-11) while with Trenton. 2002 Made stops with three Single-A affiliates, combining to hit .270 (122-for-452) with 34 doubles, 7HR, 52RBI and 31 SB in 123 games...began the season at Greensboro and hit .283 (64-for-226) in 62 games...while with the Bats enjoyed a 10-game hitting streak from 4/18-29, hitting .357 (15-for-42) with six doubles and 9RBI during the streak...also scored at least one run in nine straight games from 5/23-6/2...hit .184 (16-for-87) in 25 games with Tampa before being transferred to Staten Island of the New York Penn League to conclude the season...with Staten Island, batted .302 (42-for-139) while hitting safely in 30 of his 36 games played. 2001 Made the switch from second base to the outfield, playing in 68 games (67 starts in center field) for Rookie-League Staten Island...hit .262 (68-for-260) with 6HR and 33RBI...ranked fifth in the New York Penn League with 46 runs scored. 2000 In his first professional season, batted .267 (20-for-75) with 2HR and 9RBI in 20 games (13 starts at designated hitter, seven at second base) with Single-A Tampa of the Gulf Coast League.