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Ian Thomas | Relief Pitcher | #58

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (29) / 4/20/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4" / 215
Bats / Throws: Right / Left
College: Virginia Commonwealth
Drafted: 2012 / UDFA / ATL
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Dodgers released LHP Ian Thomas.
The 29-year-old southpaw had been designated for assignment earlier in the week. He has done nice work at Triple-A this season, registering a 1.42 ERA and 22/5 K/BB ratio over 19 innings out of the bullpen. He shouldn't have trouble finding another organization willing to give him a shot. Sun, Jul 3, 2016 04:49:00 PM

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Dodgers designated LHP Ian Thomas for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Bud Norris. Thomas, 29, has spent all of this season at Triple-A, posting a 1.42 ERA and 22/5 K/BB ratio across 19 relief innings. It's possible someone will scoop him up on waivers.
Thu, Jun 30, 2016 03:31:00 PM

Dodgers optioned LHP Ian Thomas to Triple-A Oklahoma City; re-assigned LHP Julio Urias, RHP Jose De Leon and C Jack Murphy to minor league camp.

Thomas was up and down with the big club last season and could follow a similar path in 2016. Obviously the big names here are Urias and De Leon. Both of the top prospects have a shot to debut this season, with Urias likely closer.
Thu, Mar 17, 2016 07:41:00 PM

Dodgers recalled LHP Ian Thomas from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Thomas holds a 4.11 ERA over 15 1/3 frames with the big club this season. He'll be used in the middle innings.
Tue, Sep 1, 2015 09:11:00 PM

Dodgers optioned LHP Ian Thomas to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

The left-hander bailed the Dodgers out with five strong innings in a spot start against the Mets on Friday, and his reward is a trip to the minor leagues in favor of a fresh arm. He should get another opportunity with the Dodgers some time after the mandatory 10 days in the minors.
Sat, Jul 25, 2015 04:03:00 PM

Ian Thomas tossed five innings of one-run ball in a win over the Mets on Friday.

Zack Greinke was originally scheduled to make the start, but he's currently away from the team following the birth of his first child. Thomas couldn't have done much better under the circumstances, allowing three hits while walking none and striking out five. Greinke is expected to rejoin the team to start on Sunday.
Fri, Jul 24, 2015 10:03:00 PM

Ian Thomas will start for the Dodgers on Friday against the Mets in place of Zack Greinke.

Greinke is away from the team to attend the birth of his child. The team is expected to use treat the game as a bullpen day, with Thomas getting the ball out of the gate. The southpaw owns a 5.23 ERA, 1.65 WHIP and 8/8 K/BB ratio over 10 1/3 innings at the big league level this season.
Thu, Jul 23, 2015 10:12:00 PM

Dodgers recalled LHP Ian Thomas from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Thomas holds a 5.23 ERA over seven relief appearances in the majors this season. He'll be used in the middle innings.
Wed, Jul 22, 2015 11:02:00 AM

Dodgers optioned LHP Ian Thomas to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Thomas tossed two scoreless innings in relief Tuesday -- the day he was recalled -- and the Dodgers needed bullpen reinforcements prior to Wednesday's contest. Thomas has appeared in seven major league games, all losses, between the Braves and Dodgers this season.
Wed, Jul 8, 2015 07:42:00 PM

Dodgers recalled LHP Ian Thomas from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Thomas has posted a 6.48 ERA over six relief appearances in the majors this season. He won't be used in high-leverage situations.
Tue, Jul 7, 2015 06:35:00 PM

Dodgers optioned LHP Ian Thomas to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

He holds a 6.48 ERA over six relief appearances in the majors this season. Thomas is clearing out to make room for Pedro Baez's return from the disabled list.
Fri, Jun 26, 2015 02:59:00 PM

Dodgers recalled LHP Ian Thomas from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Thomas holds a 6.48 ERA over six relief appearances in the majors this season. He provides the Dodgers with a fresh bullpen arm.
Mon, Jun 22, 2015 04:56:00 PM

Dodgers optioned LHP Ian Thomas to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Thomas allowed four runs over three relief appearances in an appearance during Tuesday's doubleheader. The Dodgers plan to stretch him out as a starter at Oklahoma City.
Wed, Jun 3, 2015 03:51:00 PM

Dodgers recalled LHP Ian Thomas from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Thomas was just acquired from the Braves last week in the Juan Uribe deal and now he's up in the majors. The 28-year-old lefty will serve as the 26th man for Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rockies.
Tue, Jun 2, 2015 12:14:00 PM

The Dodgers are expected to call up left-hander Ian Thomas on Tuesday.

He'll serve as the 26th man for Tuesday's doubleheader against the Rockies. Thomas, who was recently acquired from the Braves in the Juan Uribe deal, has a 3.94 ERA and 18/11 K/BB ratio over 16 innings in the majors.
Tue, Jun 2, 2015 08:45:00 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Yasmani Grandal
2Austin Barnes
3Bobby Wilson
4Kyle Farmer
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2Darin Ruf
2B1Logan Forsythe
2Enrique Hernandez
SS1Corey Seager
2Chris Taylor
3B1Justin Turner
2Rob Segedin
LF1Andrew Toles
2Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
2Trayce Thompson
RF1Yasiel Puig
2Andre Ethier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Rich Hill
3Kenta Maeda
4Scott Kazmir
5Julio Urias
6Brandon McCarthy
7Jose De Leon
8Hyun-Jin Ryu
9Ross Stripling
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Pedro Baez
3Grant Dayton
4Alex Wood
5Luis Avilan
6Josh Fields
7Chris Hatcher
8Vidal Nuno
9Adam Liberatore
10Josh Ravin
11Carlos Frias
12Jacob Rhame
13Patrick Schuster