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Rich Thompson

+ Free Agent Status: FA
Biography Data
Positions: OF-942, CF-345, LF-90, RF-66, DH-3, P-2
Proper Name: Richard Charles Thompson
Born: April 23, 1979 (36.099)
Place Reading, Pennsylvania
Height/Weight: 6-3 / 180 Bats/Throws: Left-Right
High School: Montrose Area (Montrose,PA)
College: James Madison University
Drafted: 2000 -- 6th round (178th overall) by Toronto Blue Jays (June-Reg)
MLB Debut:April 7,2004 (24.350)
TBC Player ID:7236
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Career Activity
Recent Tranx: 2013-11-10 - Granted free agency More
Recent Contract:Signed to minor league contract by Tampa Bay Rays (2012-11-29)
Organizations:TOR, PIT, KCA, ARI, PHI, TBA, ANA
Signed by:Chip Lawrence
Scouting Scores
speed contact patience batting power
96 70 45 65 19
*as of 2014 season.
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  • Salary Information
    Player Movement (May 2012-)
    2013MLB TeamPosStatusActual TeamLevelTransaction Notes40Man
    2013-11-10CFFAMLBGranted free agency---
    2013-09-19Tampa Bay RaysCFMinorsDurhamAAAActivated from DL---
    2013-06-08Tampa Bay RaysCFD7DurhamAAADL-7 Injured---
    2013-04-06Tampa Bay RaysCFMinorsDurhamAAAAssigned to Durham (AAA)---
    2012
    2012-11-29Tampa Bay RaysCFMinorsTampa Bay RaysMLBSigned to minor league contract---
    2012-10-26-CFFA-MLBElected free agency---
    2012-10-20Tampa Bay RaysCFActive-MLBDurhamAAAOutrighted to Durham (AAA)---
    2012-09-01Tampa Bay RayscfActive-MLBTampa Bay RaysMLBRecalled from Durham (AAA)40man
    2012-06-22Tampa Bay RaysCFMinorsDurhamAAAOptioned to Durham (AAA)40man
    2012-06-19Tampa Bay RaysCFActive-MLBTampa Bay RaysMLBRecalled from Durham (AAA)40man
    2012-06-05Tampa Bay RayslfMinorsDurhamAAAOptioned to Durham (AAA)40man
    2012-05-16Tampa Bay RayslfActive-MLBTampa Bay RaysMLBContract purchased from Durham (AAA)40man
    2012-05-16Tampa Bay RaysRF-LFMinorsTampa Bay RaysMLBTraded from Phillies40man
    2012-04-14Los Angeles AngelsPDFALos Angeles AngelsMLBDesignated for assignment---
    Pre-2012 Transactions
    Tranx DateDescription
    Signed by Phillies
    Signed by Diamondbacks to minor league contract
    Signed by Pirates (minor)
    Traded by Padres to Royals for Jason Szuminski and Cash.
    Traded by Blue Jays to Pirates for John Wasdin.
    signed
    Draft Instances
    Drafted: Selected by Toronto Blue Jays in 6th round (178th overall) of 2000 Amateur Draft (June-Reg Phase)
    Salary Metrics 1985-
    YearTeamSalaryLg RankTeam RankCentileLg MinimumLg AverageContracts
    2012Tampa Bay Rays$ 480,000760310$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2012Los Angeles Angels$ 480,000760310$ 480,000$ 2,954,887
    2004Kansas City Royals$ 300,000755490$ 300,000$ 2,070,100

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