Wed, 28 Nov 2012 23:35:18 -0800
The Tampa Bay Rays signed INF Mike Fontenot and OF Rich C. Thompson to minor-league contracts, according to a report in Baseball America. No financial details were disclosed.
Fri, 26 Oct 2012 12:04:01 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays OF Rich C. Thompson has declined his outright assignment and became a free agent.
Sat, 20 Oct 2012 18:07:59 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays have outrighted OF Rich C. Thompson and P Wilking Rodriguez to Triple-A Durham.
Fri, 31 Aug 2012 08:07:00 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays recalled SS Reid Brignac, C Chris Gimenez, RP Cesar Ramos and OF Rich C. Thompson from Triple-A Durham.
Fri, 22 Jun 2012 12:44:24 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays INF Jeff Keppinger (foot) was activated from the 15-day disabled list. INF/OF Drew Sutton was designated for assignment. OF Rich C. Thompson was optioned to Triple-A Durham.
Mon, 18 Jun 2012 22:11:18 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays will recall OF Rich C. Thompson from Triple-A Durham Tuesday, June 19. This is the corresponding move after the demotion of RP Brandon Gomes.
Tue, 05 Jun 2012 09:58:37 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays activated OF Desmond Jennings (knee) from the disabled list Tuesday, June 5, and optioned OF Rich C. Thompson to the minors in a corresponding move.
Thu, 17 May 2012 14:19:27 -0700
Tampa Bay Rays INF Will Rhymes (forearm) isn't playing Thursday, May 17, but he's unlikely to land on the disabled list. He wasn't allowed to take batting practice with the team before the game. OF Rich C. Thompson is making his first career big league start.
Wed, 16 May 2012 16:31:06 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays placed OF Brandon Guyer (shoulder) on the 15-day disabled list with a left shoulder strain Wednesday, May 16, and added OF Rich C. Thompson to the roster in a corresponding move. SP Jeff Niemann (leg) was moved to the 60-day DL.
Wed, 16 May 2012 13:57:16 -0700
The Tampa Bay Rays are calling up OF Rich C. Thompson after they traded for him Wednesday, May 16. RP Josh Lueke is the likely option to be sent down to the minors to make room on the roster. Thompson was hitting .307 for Triple-A Lehigh Valley for the Philadelphia Phillies this year.