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Trayce Thompson | Outfielder | #21

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 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) will play in back-to-back Cactus League games soon.
The Dodgers have been slow-playing Thompson all spring after he suffered stress fractures in his back last season. He's surely not going to be available on Opening Day. Mar 21 - 7:49 PM

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Trayce Thompson (back) is hitting cleanup and hitting cleanup in his Cactus League debut on Saturday.

Thompson missed the second half of the 2016 season due to stress fractures in his back and has been brought along slowly in spring training. He's one of many options in a crowded outfield picture for the Dodgers but should be on the Opening Day roster as long as he's healthy.
Mar 11 - 11:13 AM

Trayce Thompson (back) is expected to make his Cactus League debut on Saturday.

Thompson missed the entire second half last season due to a pair of stress fractures in his back, so he has been brought along slowly this spring. If healthy, he's one of many options for the Dodgers' outfield. The 25-year-old amassed 13 homers with a .738 OPS over 80 games last season.
Mar 8 - 11:34 AM

Trayce Thompson (back) is expected to make his Cactus League debut next week.

Thompson has recently progressed to participating in simulated games, which is the final step before appearing in Cactus League contests. Thompson missed the second half of the 2016 campaign due to his back injury, so the club is proceeding with extra caution this spring.
Mar 4 - 3:05 PM

Trayce Thompson (back) saw 5-6 at-bats in a simulated game Thursday at Dodgers camp.

He was joined by Enrique Hernandez and Willie Calhoun. Thompson only faced minor league pitchers on Thursday but is expected to go against left-hander Hyun-jin Ryu in his next simulated game on Saturday. The Dodgers are taking things slow with Thompson after a back injury cost him the second half of last season. He's still on track for Opening Day.
Mar 2 - 7:56 PM

Trayce Thompson (back) will play in simulated games this spring before being cleared for Cactus League action.

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts said Friday that Thompson is "on track" in his recovery from a pair of stress fractures in his back, but that doesn't mean he's on the same schedule as his teammates. The outfielder had expressed previously that he wanted to get into game action by March 1, but it's unclear whether that will happen.
Feb 24 - 12:34 PM

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

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

Depth Charts

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