Taylor Thompson

Oakland Athletics #60 - Relief Pitcher

  • Born: 06/18/87
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 6'5"
  • Weight: 225
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Bon voyage to the Voyagers

As the Pioneer League becomes an unaffiliated, independent league, the White Sox lose a rookie club

White Sox Draft History: Rounds 21-25

Beyond the Pope, there hasn’t been much draft gold to be found in the early 20s

Your 2016 Nashville Sounds


Many of the A's top prospects, including Matt Olson, Chad Pinder, Renato Nunez and Sean Manaea, are expected to make their Triple-A debuts with the Nashville Sounds this season. Let's take a look...

Farm Report: Meet Your 2016 Nashville Sounds!


Of course,we've still got a little ways to go until the opening of the 2016 season. But let's take a look at the players currently in the A's organization who will most likely find themselves in...

A's will start Mills, option Leon, DFA Thompson


The Oakland Athletics have called up left-handed pitcher Brad Mills to start Friday night's game against the Baltimore Orioles after skipping Sonny Gray's scheduled Thursday start due to his back...

Farm Report: A's 2015 Draft Class Progress Report


It's been about two months since this year's amateur draft. And now that most of the A's draftees have about seven weeks of play in the books, it's a good time to take a look at how some the A's...

Meet the A's spring roster: Pitchers


The Athletics have 34 pitchers in camp at the start of spring training this year. Who are all these guys, and what are their hopes for making the opening day roster?

A's claim Chad Smith from Tigers, Thompson to DL


Smith, 25, was designated for assignment after the Tigers re-signed reliever Joba Chamberlain.

A's spring news/notes: Nolin out of rotation race


More Barry Zito and Pat Venditte mania, and notes on Fernando Rodriguez, Bryan Anderson, Taylor Thompson, Arnold Leon, and Sam Fuld. Plus, happy birthday Chris Bassitt.

A's spring news & notes: Parker aiming for June


Also, Barry Zito will abandon his cutter, A's trainer Nick Paparesta rattles off his injury list, the people of Mesa are enjoying an open house at Hohokam Stadium, hints of a bullpen newcomer, and...

Reliever Taylor Thompson claimed from White Sox


The waiver wire carousel continues with the A's claiming right-handed reliever Taylor Thompson. Bryan Anderson was outrighted to Triple-A Nashville.

The longest Twins home runs of 2014


Are you a Twins fan who is tired of reading about frustrating payroll issues? Are you tired of wondering how long it will be before your favorite team can contend again? Twinkie Town has the...