Trayce Thompson, Outfield, Los Angeles Dodgers, #21


Date of Birth: 3/15/1991
Birthplace: Los Angeles, California

Trayce Thompson, outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers, was first drafted by the Chicago White Sox in 2009. He played in Chicago's minor league system from 2009 through most of 2015. In 734 games, he batted .241 with 665 hits, 163 doubles, 101 home runs, 94 stolen bases, 395 RBIs, and 817 strikeouts to 291 walks. Defensively, as a center fielder, he made 1,324 putouts and 31 errors in 577 games.

Thompson joined the White Sox for 44 games in 2015. He hit his first major league home run on August 11th. He batted .295 with 36 hits, 8 doubles, 3 triples, and 5 home runs. Defensively, he played 12 games in left field, 10 games in center field, and 18 games in right field.

Thompson was traded to the Dodgers on December 16, 2015. He finished the 2016 season with 53 hits, 32 RBIs, and a .225 batting average in 80 games with the Dodgers. Defensively, he played 24 games in left field, 32 games in center field, and 28 games in right field. He didn't play in the postseason.

Sources for Information
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