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Career Summary
Years IP W L SV SO ERA WARP
6 104.7 3 4 0 105 4.21 0.8
Birth Date7-1-1984
Height6' 1"
Weight210 lbs
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WARP Summary

Standard

YEAR TEAM AGE G GS IP IP-SP IP-RP W L SV BS QS BQS PA H R ER HR TB BB UBB HBP SO ERA FIP FRA VORP WARP
2007 ANA 22 7 0 6.7 0.0 6.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 32 10 8 8 4 25 3 3 0 9 10.80 9.76 9.36 -2.6 -0.3
2008 ANA 23 2 0 2.0 0.0 2.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12 4 5 5 0 6 2 2 0 1 22.50 5.16 5.94 -0.1 -0.0
2009 ANA 24 13 0 19.3 0.0 19.3 0 0 0 0 0 0 92 27 11 11 6 50 7 7 1 21 5.12 6.25 5.60 1.4 0.1
2010 ANA 25 13 0 19.7 0.0 19.7 2 0 0 0 0 0 75 12 4 3 2 21 4 4 0 15 1.37 3.45 3.25 3.3 0.3
2011 ANA 26 44 0 54.0 0.0 54.0 1 3 0 1 0 0 228 46 18 18 5 71 20 20 0 56 3.00 3.30 3.74 6.0 0.6
2012 ANA 27 2 0 2.3 0.0 2.3 0 1 0 0 0 0 13 5 4 4 1 9 1 1 0 3 15.43 7.33 6.74 -0.4 -0.0
2012 OAK 27 1 0 0.7 0.0 0.7 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0.00 3.05 2.92 0.1 0.0
Career820104.70.0104.7340100455105504918183373711054.214.414.507.80.8

Advanced

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg G GS IP FRA FRA+ TAv oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG oppTAv BABIP PPF PVORP PWARP VORP WARP
2003 CDR A 31 0 37.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .221 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2003 RCU A+ 24 0 29.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .308 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 RCU A+ 41 5 77.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .307 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 RCU A+ 42 15 121.3 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 -.671 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2006 ARK AA 42 0 66.0 5.95 97 .233 .277 .353 .433 .282 .230 98 6.9 0.7 6.9 0.7
2006 SLC AAA 4 0 4.1 7.98 59 .455 .285 .352 .447 .269 .524 118 -0.9 -0.1 -0.9 -0.1
2006 AUS wor 1 0 1.1 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .250 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2007 ANA MLB 7 0 6.7 9.36 11 .403 .272 .336 .416 .266 .375 102 -2.6 -0.3 -2.6 -0.3
2007 RCU A+ 1 0 2.0 -0.70 218 .090 .237 .304 .344 .248 .167 70 1.9 0.2 1.9 0.2
2007 ARK AA 21 3 49.3 3.86 113 .214 .267 .341 .411 .263 .234 96 6.0 0.6 6.0 0.6
2007 SLC AAA 16 0 24.7 3.15 149 .198 .284 .352 .441 .265 .263 122 9.7 0.9 9.7 0.9
2008 ANA MLB 2 0 2.0 5.94 79 .360 .275 .345 .449 .266 .444 104 -0.1 -0.0 -0.1 -0.0
2008 SLC AAA 10 0 13.3 5.07 113 .255 .285 .362 .454 .266 .302 110 2.8 0.3 2.8 0.3
2008 ANG Rk 7 0 9.0 3.62 135 .183 .250 .322 .356 .249 .333 104 2.5 0.2 2.5 0.2
2009 ANA MLB 13 0 19.3 5.60 89 .324 .261 .328 .428 .260 .368 104 1.4 0.1 1.4 0.1
2009 SLC AAA 29 0 43.3 3.92 123 .259 .278 .345 .431 .277 .298 105 9.7 1.0 9.7 1.0
2009 azu Wnt 13 0 12.7 0.00 0 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .297 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2010 ANA MLB 13 0 19.7 3.25 130 .191 .262 .322 .421 .257 .185 104 3.3 0.3 3.3 0.3
2010 SLC AAA 19 0 29.7 3.36 137 .161 .282 .354 .452 .273 .246 102 7.6 0.7 7.6 0.7
2011 ANA MLB 44 0 54.0 3.74 115 .242 .261 .322 .416 .262 .279 99 6.0 0.6 6.0 0.6
2012 ANA MLB 2 0 2.3 6.74 53 .395 .251 .313 .369 .246 .500 103 -0.4 -0.0 -0.4 -0.0
2012 OAK MLB 1 0 0.7 2.92 126 .240 .293 .344 .501 .288 .333 89 0.1 0.0 0.1 0.0
2012 SAC AAA 46 0 62.0 4.87 102 .244 .286 .348 .441 .270 .239 95 4.3 0.4 4.3 0.4

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team Lg W L SV G GS IP H BB SO HR GB% BABIP H/9 BB/9 HR/9 K/9 WHIP ERA VORP WARP
2003 RCU A+ 2 2 8 24 0 29.3 28 18 33 4 0% .308 8.6 5.5 1.2 10.1 1.57 4.91 0.0 0.0
2003 CDR A 1 2 9 31 0 37.7 18 13 54 1 0% .221 4.3 3.1 0.2 12.9 0.82 0.24 0.0 0.0
2004 RCU A+ 3 2 4 41 5 77.7 76 33 71 9 0% .307 8.8 3.8 1.0 8.2 1.40 3.94 0.0 0.0
2005 RCU A+ 6 8 3 42 15 121.3 132 53 92 20 0% -.671 9.8 3.9 1.5 6.8 1.53 5.27 0.0 0.0
2006 AUS wor 0 0 0 1 0 1.1 2 2 0 1 0% .250 16.4 16.4 8.2 0.0 3.64 16.36 0.0 0.0
2006 SLC AAA 0 1 1 4 0 4.1 9 4 3 1 23% .524 19.8 8.8 2.2 6.6 3.17 13.17 -0.9 -0.1
2006 ARK AA 3 4 10 42 0 66.0 52 27 60 13 36% .230 7.1 3.7 1.8 8.2 1.20 5.18 6.9 0.7
2007 ANA MLB 0 0 0 7 0 6.7 10 3 9 4 30% .375 13.5 4.0 5.4 12.2 1.95 10.80 -2.6 -0.3
2007 SLC AAA 3 0 1 16 0 24.7 17 6 32 2 44% .263 6.2 2.2 0.7 11.7 0.93 2.19 9.7 0.9
2007 RCU A+ 0 0 0 1 0 2.0 1 0 3 0 67% .167 4.5 0.0 0.0 13.5 0.50 0.00 1.9 0.2
2007 ARK AA 2 3 0 21 3 49.3 34 14 50 5 43% .234 6.2 2.6 0.9 9.1 0.97 2.01 6.0 0.6
2008 ANA MLB 0 0 0 2 0 2.0 4 2 1 0 67% .444 18.0 9.0 0.0 4.5 3.00 22.50 -0.1 -0.0
2008 ANG Rk 0 0 2 7 0 9.0 6 2 13 0 61% .333 6.0 2.0 0.0 13.0 0.89 3.00 2.5 0.2
2008 SLC AAA 1 0 0 10 0 13.3 12 9 11 1 43% .302 8.1 6.1 0.7 7.4 1.58 4.06 2.8 0.3
2009 azu Wnt 1 1 0 13 0 12.7 11 5 12 0 0% .297 7.8 3.5 0.0 8.5 1.26 4.96 0.0 0.0
2009 ANA MLB 0 0 0 13 0 19.3 27 7 21 6 33% .368 12.6 3.3 2.8 9.8 1.76 5.12 1.4 0.1
2009 SLC AAA 3 1 0 29 0 43.3 41 11 51 7 36% .298 8.5 2.3 1.5 10.6 1.20 3.12 9.7 1.0
2010 SLC AAA 1 1 2 19 0 29.7 17 10 30 0 41% .246 5.2 3.0 0.0 9.1 0.91 0.61 7.6 0.7
2010 ANA MLB 2 0 0 13 0 19.7 12 4 15 2 39% .185 5.5 1.8 0.9 6.9 0.81 1.37 3.3 0.3
2011 ANA MLB 1 3 0 44 0 54.0 46 20 56 5 41% .279 7.7 3.3 0.8 9.3 1.22 3.00 6.0 0.6
2012 ANA MLB 0 1 0 2 0 2.3 5 1 3 1 44% .500 19.3 3.9 3.9 11.6 2.57 15.43 -0.4 -0.0
2012 OAK MLB 0 0 0 1 0 0.7 1 0 0 0 33% .333 13.5 0.0 0.0 0.0 1.50 0.00 0.1 0.0
2012 SAC AAA 4 2 3 46 0 62.0 46 23 58 7 41% .239 6.7 3.3 1.0 8.4 1.11 3.34 4.3 0.4

Plate Discipline

YEAR PITCHES ZONE_RT SWING_RT CONTACT_RT Z_SWING_RT O_SWING_RT Z_CONTACT_RT O_CONTACT_RT SW_STRK_RT
2008 52 0.5577 0.3654 0.9474 0.4828 0.2174 0.9286 1.0000 0.0526
2009 363 0.5399 0.4460 0.7702 0.6224 0.2335 0.8934 0.3846 0.2298
2010 288 0.5382 0.4375 0.8333 0.5613 0.2932 0.9080 0.6667 0.1667
2011 906 0.5265 0.4646 0.8000 0.6017 0.3100 0.8885 0.6090 0.1976
2012 56 0.5536 0.5000 0.7857 0.6129 0.3600 0.8421 0.6667 0.2143
Career16650.53330.45390.80340.59590.28920.89260.58420.1953

Injury History

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2010-08-05 2010-08-28 15-DL 23 20 Right Shoulder Inflammation -
2010-05-10 2010-06-02 Minors 23 0 Left Chest Strain Pectoral Muscle -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2012 ANA $495,000
2011 ANA $418,000
2008 ANA $391,000
2004 ANA $300,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
4 yrPrevious$1,604,000
4 yrTotal$1,604,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
2 y 71 dRandy Rowley1 year (2013)

Details
  • 1 year (2013). Signed by Toronto as a free agent 12/11/12 (minor-league contract). Released by Toronto 3/26/13.
  • 1 year/$0.495M (2012). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/3/12. Claimed by Oakland off waivers 4/20/12 after being DFA by LA Angels 4/14/12. DFA by Oakland 4/25/12, sent outright to Triple-A 4/27/12.
  • 1 year/$0.418M (2011). Re-signed by LA Angels 3/1/11.
  • 1 year (2010). Renewed 3/4/10.
  • 1 year/$0.4M (2009). Re-signed 2/25/09. Optioned to Triple-A 3/30/09. Recalled 4/18/09. Optioned 4/25/09. Recalled 5/27/09. Optioned 7/11/09. Recalled 9/1/09.
  • 1 year/$0.391M (2008). Optioned 4/5/08. Recalled 4/25/08. Optioned to Triple-A 4/28/08.
  • 1 year (2007). Contract purchased 9/1/07.
  • Signed 2002 as an amateur free agent from Australia.

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Rich Thompson is referenced in the following articles.

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  Title Author Date
This article requires BP Premium accessPebble Hunting: The A's and Building a Bullpen By AttritionSam Miller2013-09-11
The Lineup Card: Making the Case for Harper, Machado, or TroutBaseball Prospectus2013-05-30
This article requires BP Premium accessSobsequy: International Feel, Vol. 2Adam Sobsey2013-05-01
This article requires BP Premium accessSobsequy: Notable NL Minor-League Free Agent SigneesAdam Sobsey2013-02-27


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PITCHf/x Pitcher Profile

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Although he has not thrown an MLB pitch in 2014, Rich Thompson threw 1,889 pitches that were tracked by the PITCHf/x system between 2007 and 2012, including pitches thrown in the MLB Regular Season and Spring Training. In 2012, he relied primarily on his Cutter (87mph) and Fourseam Fastball (89mph), also mixing in a Curve (76mph). He also rarely threw a Change (85mph).