Tue, 11 Dec 2012 08:42:06 -0800
The Toronto Blue Jays signed free-agent SP Claudio Vargas (Brewers), RP Rich Thompson (Athletics), OF Eugenio Velez (Cardinals) and RP Juan Perez (Brewers) to minor league contracts.
Wed, 25 Apr 2012 10:12:26 -0700
The Oakland Athletics recalled Ps Jarrod Parker and Jim Miller from the minors Wednesday, April 25, and designated P Rich Thompson for assignment and optioned RP Fautino De Los Santos to the minors in corresponding moves.
Fri, 20 Apr 2012 19:28:30 -0700
The Oakland Athletics optioned RP Neil Wagner to Triple-A Sacramento Friday, April 20. The move was made to clear a spot for RP Rich Thompson, claimed off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.
Fri, 20 Apr 2012 13:01:18 -0700
The Oakland Athletics claimed RP Rich Thompson off waivers from the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim Friday, April 20.
Mon, 16 Apr 2012 11:19:26 -0700
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim will look to trade RP Rich Thompson before placing him on waivers. The Angels likely will not find a taker because Thompson's velocity has been down this season.
Sat, 14 Apr 2012 13:53:09 -0700
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim have recalled P Brad Mills from Triple-A Salt Lake and designated RP Rich Thompson for assignment.
Thu, 29 Mar 2012 10:54:38 -0700
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim assigned RP Francisco X. Rodriguez to minor league camp Thursday, March 29, leaving RPs Trevor Bell, Jason Isringhausen, Kevin Jepsen and Rich Thompson fighting for the last three bullpen spots. RPs Bobby Cassevah (shoulder) and Michael Kohn (forearm) will open on the disabled list.
Tue, 27 Mar 2012 12:18:11 -0700
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RP Michael Kohn (forearm) underwent an MRI exam Monday, March 26, which revealed a mild flexor strain. He will be shut down for at least a week. RP Bobby Cassevah (shoulder) is likely out of a spot in the bullpen, too, making RPs Rich Thompson and Kevin Jepsen more likely for a spot.
Sat, 03 Mar 2012 12:09:29 -0800
The Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim agreed to terms on one-year deals with 22 players Saturday, March 3, including SPs Brad Mills and Garrett Richards, RPs Kevin Jepsen, Michael Kohn, Rich Thompson and Jordan Walden, OFs Peter Bourjos and Mike Trout, INF Mark Trumbo and Cs Hank Conger and Bobby Wilson.
Thu, 23 Feb 2012 13:54:57 -0800
Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim RPs Bobby Cassevah, Rich Thompson, Michael Kohn, Kevin Jepsen and Francisco X. Rodriguez will be competing for the final two spots in the bullpen this spring. Ps Trevor Bell, Eric Hurley, Brad Mills and Garrett Richards are more likely to start in the Class AAA rotation.