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Trayce Thompson | Outfielder | #21

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (25) / 3/15/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 225
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (0) / CWS
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Trayce Thompson (back) is behind schedule in Dodgers' camp.
Thompson missed the second half last year due to a pair of stress fractures in his back and he's progressing slowly as camp opens. He's running right now, but his previously-stated goal of being ready for Cactus League games on March 1 might be unrealistic. Stay tuned. Feb 15 - 3:29 PM

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Dodgers president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman said that Trayce Thompson (back) is a question mark for the beginning of spring training.

Friedman explained that while Thompson has been moving toward taking part in baseball activities as his rehab progresses, his availability for spring training remains dodgy. He has not yet swung a bat this offseason. The 25-year-old outfielder missed the second half of the 2016 campaign due to a pair of stress fractures in his back. In 80 games played last season, he hit .225/.302/.436 with 13 homers and five steals.
Jan 11 - 5:45 PM

Dodgers activated OF Trayce Thompson from the 60-day disabled list.

Thompson didn't play at all during the second half of the season due to two stress fractures in his back. The 25-year-old got off to a hot start in 2016 before finishing with a .225/.302/.436 batting line to go along with 13 homers and five steals over 80 games.
Tue, Nov 8, 2016 09:05:00 AM

Trayce Thompson (back) hopes to resume baseball activities in the next couple of days.

Thompson has been sidelined since July 10 due to two stress fractures in his back. He remains a long shot to play again this season.
Mon, Sep 19, 2016 07:53:00 PM

Trayce Thompson (back) said his chances of returning this year are "dim."

He's still dealing with two stress fractures in his back and hasn't reported much progress. Thompson got off to a strong start this season but was slumping when he landed on the disabled list in mid-July. The 25-year-old has hit .225 this year with a career-high 13 homers in 236 at-bats.
Sat, Sep 3, 2016 07:02:00 PM

Trayce Thompson (back) will be re-examined on Monday or Tuesday in hopes of gaining clearance for increased activities.

Thompson hasn't been able to do much since being diagnosed with two stress fractures in his lower back earlier this month. The outfielder said Saturday that he feels "great" and is still hopeful of returning at some point this season, but it's not a given.
Sun, Aug 28, 2016 11:38:00 AM

Trayce Thompson said Monday that X-rays revealed two fractures in his back.

Thompson was transferred to the 60-day disabled list on Sunday, so he's eligible to return in the second week of September. He's still hoping to be ready at some point for the stretch run.
Mon, Aug 8, 2016 06:38:00 PM

Dodgers transferred OF Trayce Thompson to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears up a spot on the 40-man roster. Thompson, who is dealing with a back injury, is eligible to return in the second week of September.
Sun, Aug 7, 2016 05:31:00 PM

Trayce Thompson (back) began swinging off a tee on Wednesday.

And he said he's hoping to begin a minor league rehab assignment sometime next week. Thompson landed on the disabled list July 16, retroactive to July 11, with lower back irritation. He was slashing .225/.302/.436 with 13 homers and five stolen bases through 80 games this season for Los Angeles.
Thu, Jul 28, 2016 12:14:00 PM

Dodgers placed OF Trayce Thompson on the 15-day disabled list with lower back irritation.

If the Dodgers backdate the move to Sunday, he might miss only a week of action. Of course, there's a good chance Thompson will need more time to recover. Joc Pederson (shoulder) is on a rehab assignment and could take over center field duties as soon as Tuesday. Scott Van Slyke got the start in center field Friday against the Diamondbacks.
Sat, Jul 16, 2016 04:51:00 PM

Updating a previous item, Trayce Thompson is dealing with lower back irritation.

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said earlier on Friday that Thompson tweaked his side on a swing, but apparently it's his back. It's worth noting that he received treatment on his back earlier this year, so it appears to be a lingering issue. Either way, he's facing a potential trip to the disabled list.
Fri, Jul 15, 2016 08:55:00 PM

Trayce Thompson is out of Friday's lineup due to a nagging side injury.

Thompson suffered the injury on a swing on Sunday and is still having issues. Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Friday that a stint on the disabled list hasn't been ruled out.
Fri, Jul 15, 2016 07:39:00 PM

Trayce Thompson is not in Friday's lineup versus the Diamondbacks.

It's a noteworthy absence with a left-hander, Patrick Corbin, on the mound. Scott Van Slyke will start in center field while Howie Kendrick is in left.
Fri, Jul 15, 2016 06:23:00 PM

Trayce Thompson is not in the Dodgers starting lineup for Friday's showdown against the Padres.

It appears to be just a routine day of rest for the Dodgers center fielder. Andrew Toles is starting in his place and batting eighth against Andrew Cashner and the Padres on Friday.
Fri, Jul 8, 2016 06:56:00 PM

Trayce Thompson went 1-for-4 with a double in Thursday's loss to the Padres.

Thompson's double was the Dodgers' only extra-base hit in the 6-0 defeat. He notched the two-bagger off Drew Pomeranz, who was superlative in the contest. For his part, Thompson is now slashing .227/.306/.445 with 11 doubles, 13 homers and 32 RBI over 229 at-bats. He entered action on Thursday in the midst of an 0-for-14 rut.
Fri, Jul 8, 2016 01:03:00 AM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
3Bobby Wilson
4Kyle Farmer
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2Ike Davis
2B1Logan Forsythe
2Jose Fernandez
SS1Corey Seager
2Chris Taylor
3B1Justin Turner
2Rob Segedin
LF1Andrew Toles
2Franklin Gutierrez
3Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
2Trayce Thompson
3Enrique Hernandez
4Brett Eibner
5Tyler Holt
RF1Yasiel Puig
2Andre Ethier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Rich Hill
3Kenta Maeda
4Scott Kazmir
5Brandon McCarthy
6Julio Urias
7Hyun-Jin Ryu
8Brock Stewart
9Ross Stripling
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Pedro Baez
3Grant Dayton
4Alex Wood
5Luis Avilan
6Josh Fields
7Chris Hatcher
8Adam Liberatore
9Josh Ravin
10Jacob Rhame
11Yimi Garcia
12Brandon Morrow
13Steve Geltz