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Ryan ThompsonTrack this Player High Level: MLB Stat Years: 1987-2004 MLB Years: 1992-2002
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Played in Japan
Rated Prospect

PositionsOF-1441, LF-57, RF-35, CF-31, 1B-3Position when DraftedOFPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameRyan Orlando Thompson
Height6-3Weight215BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateNovember 4,1967 [50.170]PlaceChestertown,Maryland
High SchoolKent County (Chestertown,MD)

DraftedSelected by the Toronto Blue Jays [Team Picks] in the 13th round (335th overall) of the 1987 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing ScoutsBen McLure
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1993-MLB-#7
MLB DebutSeptember 1,1992 [24.302]
OrganizationsTOR [7] NYN [4] CLE [2] HOU [2] MIA [1] MIL [1] MON [1] NYA [1] TBA [1] Awards0
TBC Player ID7627Retrosheet IDthomr004MLBAM ID123302
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed49Power80Contact30XBH73RBIs68Runs62Hitting59Durability52Team.487Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1987Medicine Hat Blue JaysPioRktor-of1940110132731191263400000.245.284.318.602355116.347.073.118.2705.1729.315.670.86110.0018.52
1988St. Catharines Blue JaysNYPLA-tor-of2023571310400222242141000.175.447.246.69314486.278.071.491.35727.9124.420.880.000.0040.00
1988Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-of2017292400120021210000.138.219.241.4607132.188.103.172.2196.2537.506.003.1329.0025.00
1988Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         40861514401422263351000.163.385.244.629215118.250.081.384.31922.0327.971.270.8586.0035.71
1989St. Catharines Blue JaysNYPLA-tor-of2174278397614163696166040300.273.319.396.71511021301.326.123.191.3235.3219.933.751.9946.3327.63
1990Dunedin Blue JaysFSLA+tor-of22117438561011556371852010023410.231.265.329.59414426467.283.098.174.2674.2821.415.001.2873.0025.74
1991Knoxville Blue JaysSouAAtor-of2311440348971438401710268845320.241.291.350.64114125441.287.109.191.2895.9019.953.381.8150.3825.77
1992Syracuse ChiefsILAAAtor-of241124297412120714461044311432110.282.351.459.81019741478.354.177.291.3659.0023.852.652.9330.6433.88
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn44of24301081524713102282400102.222.274.389.6634211117.256.167.241.2986.8420.513.002.5636.0045.83
1993Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-of25602243958112123463248150220.259.341.487.82810925255.346.228.348.3619.4131.763.384.7118.6743.10
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn44of25802883472192112627198135145.250.302.444.74612832316.310.194.243.3246.0125.634.263.4826.1844.44
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn20of269833439751411859112894103478.225.301.434.73514533379.252.209.293.3127.3924.803.364.7518.5644.00
1995Binghamton MetsEastAAnyn-of2728240014001200000.500.556.8751.431719.600.375.500.60411.1122.222.0011.118.0025.00
1995Norfolk TidesILAAAnyn-of271553718302114141500400.340.361.509.87027561.400.169.302.3686.5624.593.753.2826.5027.78
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         1761922303154151700400.361.386.557.94334670.422.196.328.3987.1424.293.404.2920.3327.27
1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn20of27752673967130731311977404112.251.306.378.68410120294.321.127.206.3036.4626.194.052.3838.1429.85
1996Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-of2813854079140264218312521119724114.259.294.439.73323751574.295.180.231.3153.6620.735.673.6625.7136.43
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle46cf28822270015001600000.318.348.455.80310123.400.137.182.3524.3526.096.004.3522.0014.29
1997Buffalo BisonsAmerAAAcle-of292466101600162051600011.242.296.288.58419171.306.046.152.2627.0422.543.201.4166.006.25
1997Syracuse SkyChiefsILAAAtor-of298333037952311658432159303110.288.333.509.84216840357.306.221.288.3625.8816.532.814.4820.6342.11
1997Totals for AAA-AAA         107396471112311764632675303211.280.327.472.79918741428.306.192.265.3456.0717.522.883.9723.2936.94
1998FukuokaJap PacIntl-302610710297021610123200000.271.345.393.738429119.370.122.243.33010.0826.892.671.6853.5031.03
1999New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou-of31112404601252321658493778202017.309.369.495.86420041445.349.186.265.3768.3117.532.113.6025.2532.80
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou24cf-rf311220241015002700001.200.273.400.6738222.250.200.300.2949.0931.823.504.5520.0050.00
2000Columbus ClippersILAAAnya-of328632645932332375103277220208.285.342.586.92819149357.300.301.405.3887.5620.172.676.4414.1752.69
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya33,45lf3233501213303140151210000.260.339.500.83925656.286.240.320.3618.9321.432.405.3616.6746.15
2001Calgary CannonsPCLAAAflo-of337830053932601969431465111111.310.342.587.92917645317.341.277.327.3894.4220.504.645.9915.7948.39
2001Ottawa LynxILAAAmon-of33218561440290232210003.165.202.282.48424689.197.117.129.2123.3724.727.332.2542.5042.86
2001Totals for AAA-AAA         99385591073002178451787211114.278.311.519.83020051406.309.241.283.3504.1921.435.125.1718.3347.66
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo14rf331831695002001800002.290.313.452.76514532.391.162.194.3273.1325.008.000.000.0055.56
2002Indianapolis IndiansILAAAmil28of34702733680123124004114640519.293.324.491.81513427293.309.198.223.3473.7515.704.184.1022.7533.75
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil38lf34621371634928241073820007.248.295.518.8137119146.286.270.328.3454.7926.035.435.4817.1355.88
2003Durham BullsILAAAtba-of3528010000000300001.125.125.125.250108.200.000.000.1110.0037.500.000.000.000.00
2003Oaxaca GuerrerosMexAAA--352710620356051402141800002.330.408.528.9365611120.361.198.311.40611.6715.001.294.1721.2031.43
2003Totals for AAA-AAA         2911420366051402142100003.316.391.500.8915711128.352.184.289.38810.9416.411.503.9122.8030.56
2004New Orleans ZephyrsPCLAAAhou21of367023524581118391094630518.247.278.404.6829520252.269.157.200.2903.5718.255.113.1729.3834.48
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter41612571653057165217691290347208101237.243.301.433.7345441291385.291.190.259.0006.5025.053.863.7524.1742.30
Minor League Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter128547026631266238331746721046432810714614391284.269.321.445.76620924455129.312.176.254.0006.4020.883.273.3927.0235.15
AAA Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter898337949094718823151542573923375431529984.280.330.484.81416343623677.318.204.278.0006.3420.513.244.1122.3838.23
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter116411501011439441710279045320.246.297.360.65714826450.292.114.197.0006.0020.003.332.0045.6725.74
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter134467581051557391852211233410.225.262.323.58515127499.278.098.173.0004.4122.445.091.4066.7125.71
A- Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter973355286181638118408181300.257.347.370.71712425387.319.113.242.00010.3420.932.031.5555.8329.07
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter40110132731191263400000.245.284.318.602355116.347.073.118.0005.1729.315.670.86110.0018.52
Intl Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter2610710297021610123200000.271.345.393.738429119.370.122.243.00010.0826.892.671.6853.5031.03
New York Mets Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter2839971272385343912681174276178101227.239.300.417.717416961106.288.178.250.0006.6924.953.733.5325.5640.34
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter621371634928241073820007.248.295.518.8137119146.286.270.328.0004.7926.035.435.4817.1355.88
New York Yankees Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter33501213303140151210000.260.339.500.83925656.286.240.320.0008.9321.432.405.3616.6746.15
Florida Marlins Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1831695002001800002.290.313.452.76514532.391.162.194.0003.1325.008.000.000.0055.56
Cleveland Indians Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter822270015001600000.318.348.455.80310123.400.137.182.0004.3526.096.004.3522.0014.29
Houston Astros Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1220241015002700001.200.273.400.6738222.250.200.300.0009.0931.823.504.5520.0050.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1624906411928220694535135834514.243.301.433.73421250539.291.190.259.0006.5025.053.863.7524.1742.30
Average Minor - Per 162 games16259384160304228513841135625211.269.321.445.76626456647.312.176.254.0006.4020.883.273.3927.0235.15

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1987Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor19OF29--562416258.9352.00------4072.542.0
1988St. Catharines Blue Jays NYPLA-tor20OF21--2914-3430.8821.43------2391.328.8
1988Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor20OF9--11---11111.0001.22------1752.96.4
1989St. Catharines Blue Jays NYPLA-tor21OF72--1111151127122.9611.69------7497.394.7
1990Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22OF116--23777-251244.9722.10------11799.185.3
1991Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor23OF111--22254-231227.9832.05------11497.477.1
1992Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor24OF111--27084-282278.9862.50------11299.177.6
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn24OF29--7721-8079.9882.72------3096.717.9
1993Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn25OF59--13844-146142.9732.41------6098.341.8
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn25OF76--22843-235232.9873.05------8095.046.9
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn26OF98--274532282279.9892.85------98100.086.7
1995Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn27OF2--2---221.0001.00------2100.01.4
1995Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn27OF13--152--17171.0001.31------1586.79.2
1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn27OF74--193432200197.9852.66------7598.751.4
1996Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle28OF136--317893334325.9732.39------13898.694.4
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28CF8--5---551.0000.63------8100.05.0
1997Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor29OF76--11741-122121.9921.59------8391.653.5
1997Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle29OF15--2011-2221.9551.40------2462.510.4
1999New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou31OF104--2091283229221.9652.13------11292.974.3
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31CF5--31-1441.0000.80------1241.73.1
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31RF3----1-1---------1225.01.9
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31LF2---------------1216.71.2
2000Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya32OF80--1551023167165.9882.06------8693.055.6
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya32LF20-9319---19191.0000.950.20-----3360.612.4
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya32CF9-2812---12121.0001.330.43-----3327.35.6
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya32RF6-82---221.0000.330.25-----3318.23.7
2001Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo33OF77--159692174165.9482.14------7898.753.8
2001Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon33OF15--302--32321.0002.13------2171.410.4
2001Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon331B3--261112827.9649.00------2114.32.1
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33RF12-454-1-54.8000.330.09-----1866.77.4
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33CF4-2661--771.0001.750.27-----1822.22.5
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33LF1-21---111.0001.000.50-----185.60.6
2002Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil34OF66--118221122120.9841.82------7094.346.2
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil34LF34-184421--43431.0001.260.23-----6254.821.0
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil34RF14-711611-1817.9441.210.24-----6222.68.6
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil34CF5-234---441.0000.800.17-----628.13.1
2003Durham Bulls ILAAAtba35OF1--1-1-21.5001.00------250.00.7
2004New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou36OF51--892629791.9381.78------7072.935.4
MLB Totals for OF - 4 season(s)-   OF277--77215104797787.9872.84------2770.00.0
MLB Totals for LF - 4 season(s)-   LF57-279621--63631.0001.110.23-----570.00.0
MLB Totals for RF - 4 season(s)-   RF35-1242213-2623.8850.660.19-----350.00.0
MLB Totals for CF - 5 season(s)-   CF31-77302-132321.0001.030.42-----310.00.0
AAA Totals for OF - 11 season(s)-   OF804--163861471417461699.9732.11------8040.00.0
AAA Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B3--261112827.9649.00------30.00.0
AA Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF113--22454-233229.9832.03------1130.00.0
A+ Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF125--24877-262255.9732.04------1250.00.0
A- Totals for OF - 2 season(s)-   OF93--1401291161152.9441.63------930.00.0
Rk Totals for OF - 1 season(s)-   OF29--562416258.9352.00------290.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1987Medicine Hat Blue Jays PioRktor19---------29-
1988St. Catharines Blue Jays NYPLA-tor20---------21-
1988Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor20---------9-
1989St. Catharines Blue Jays NYPLA-tor21---------72-
1990Dunedin Blue Jays FSLA+tor22---------116-
1991Knoxville Blue Jays SouAAtor23---------111-
1992Syracuse Chiefs ILAAAtor24---------111-
1992New York MetsNLMLBnyn24---------29-
1993Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn25---------59-
1993New York MetsNLMLBnyn25---------76-
1994New York MetsNLMLBnyn26---------98-
1995Binghamton Mets EastAAnyn27---------2-
1995Norfolk Tides ILAAAnyn27---------13-
1995New York MetsNLMLBnyn27---------74-
1996Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle28---------136-
1996Cleveland IndiansALMLBcle28-------8---
1997Syracuse SkyChiefs ILAAAtor29---------76-
1997Buffalo Bisons AmerAAAcle29---------15-
1999New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou31---------104-
1999Houston AstrosNLMLBhou31------253--
2000Columbus Clippers ILAAAnya32---------80-
2000New York YankeesALMLBnya32------2096--
2001Calgary Cannons PCLAAAflo33---------77-
2001Ottawa Lynx ILAAAmon33--3------15-
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo33------1412--
2002Indianapolis Indians ILAAAmil34---------66-
2002Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil34------34514--
2003Durham Bulls ILAAAtba35---------1-
2004New Orleans Zephyrs PCLAAAhou36---------51-

Jobs in Baseball

TopAbout Jobs
YearTeamLgLevelCategoryOrgAgeJobGWLPctGBLRankManager/HCPlayoffs
2010Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBMLBmil42Pro Scout1627785.47514.03Ken Macha
* The team record above is related to the full season for that team. It is possible that the job was only held for part of the season.
* MLB in Bold
* Highlighted rows indicate league champions

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2004-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2004-07-05ContractSigned as nondrafted free agent by Astros 
2004-02-25ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
2003-04-17Released by Devil Rays. 
2003-01-17ContractSigned as Free Agent by Devil Rays. 
2002-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-12-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Brewers. 
2001-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
2001-08-03ContractSigned as Free Agent by Expos. 
2001-08-01Released by Marlins. 
2001-04-06ContractSigned as Free Agent by Marlins. 
2001-04-02Released by Blue Jays. 
2000-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Blue Jays. 
2000-11-15Released by Yankees. 
2000-05-01ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
2000-04-02Released by Yankees. 
1999-12-15ContractSigned as Free Agent by Yankees. 
1999-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1999-01-19ContractSigned as Free Agent by Astros. 
1997-10-15Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1997-06-05TradeTraded by Indians to Blue Jays for Jeff Manto. 
1997-04-21ContractSigned as Free Agent by Indians. 
1997-03-26Released by Royals. 
1997-01-16ContractSigned as Free Agent by Royals. 
1996-12-20Free AgentGranted Free Agency. 
1996-03-31TradeTraded by Mets with Reid Cornelius to Indians for Mark Clark. 
1992-09-01TradeTraded by Blue Jays with Jeff Kent to Mets for David Cone. 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
1992New York MetsTeam Payroll24109,000-68033-962,245109,000109,000
1993New York MetsTeam Payroll25109,000-75728-968,431109,000218,000
1994New York MetsTeam Payroll26175,000-5551738957,101109,000393,000
1995New York MetsTeam Payroll27220,000-4831447999,520109,000613,000
1996Cleveland IndiansTeam Payroll28275,000-4382952957,870109,000888,000
1999Houston AstrosTeam Payroll31275,000-57822361,454,491200,0001,163,000
2000New York YankeesTeam Payroll32175,000-79542-1,394,248200,0001,338,000
2001Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll33200,000-77142-1,897,758200,0001,538,000
2002Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll34200,000-75748-2,011,045200,0001,738,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red