Trayce Thompson Age, Career, Marital Status, Salary and Net Worth

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Who is Trayce Thompson?

Trayce Nikolas Thompson is a professional eminent American baseball outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers of MLB (Major League Baseball). Moreover, he played in MLB for the Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Chicago Cubs, and the San Diego Padres.

How Old Is Trayce Thompson?

He is 31 years old as of July 2022, having been born on March 15, 1991, in Los Angeles, California, U.S. Thompson shares his birthdate with celebrities such as; Derkslurp, Lil Dicky, will.i.am, Paul Pogba, Jeana Smith, and many more.

Trayce Thompson Family

Who are Trayce Thompson’s Parents?

He was born to Mychal Thompson (Father, born on January 30, 1955) a Bahamian-American former basketball player. And Julie Thompson (Mother) former women’s volleyball player.

Does Trayce Thompson have Siblings?

He has two elder brothers by the name, Mychel Thompson (born on June 1, 1988, an American former professional basketball player) and Klay Thompson (born on February 8, 1990, an American professional basketball player).

Trayce Thompson Education

He received his high school education at Santa Margarita Catholic High School. Later after high school, he committed to attend the University of California, Los Angeles to play college baseball for the UCLA Bruins but did not enroll.

A Photo of Trayce Thompson
A Photo of Trayce Thompson

Trayce Thompson Marital Status

He is in a relationship with his longtime girlfriend Jillian.

Trayce Thompson Kids

According to news on the internet, it shows that he and his girlfriend Jillian have a kid.

Trayce Thompson Professional Career

A Career with the Chicago White Sox

He was selected by the Chicago White Sox in the second round of the 2009 MLB Draft, and he signed rather than enrolling at UCLA. In 2009, he thus started his baseball career at the Rookie level with the Bristol White Sox and Great Falls Voyagers. Overall that year combined, he hit .198 in 106 at-bats. In 2010, he played the whole season for the Kannapolis Intimidators of the Class A South Atlantic League. Overall that year, he hit .229 in 210 at-bats.

The next year in 2011, he again played the whole season with Kannapolis hitting .241 in 519 at-bats, and was named to the mid-season SAL All-star team. In 2012, he was moved up through the White Sox farm system starting with the Winston-Salem Dash of the Class A-Advanced Carolina League, then moved up to the Birmingham Barons of the Class AA Southern League and the Charlotte Knights of the Class AAA International League.

Overall that year, he hit a combined .253 in 517 at-bats. Before the 2013 season, he was ranked the White Sox’s #2 prospect. He went on to spend the entire 2013 season at Double-A Birmingham where he hit .229 in 507 at-bats. On November 20, 2013, he was added to the White Sox’ 40-man roster. And the White Sox promoted him to the majors on August 3, 2015, and made his debut the next day. On August 11, he hit his first major league home run against Hector Santiago.

A Career with Los Angeles Dodgers

He along with Micah Johnson and Frankie Montas was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers on December 16, 2015, as part of a three-team trade that sent Todd Frazier to the White Sox and Jose Peraza, Brandon Dixon, and Scott Schebler to the Cincinnati Reds. He thus made the Dodgers’ 2016 opening day roster where he played in 80 games hitting .225 with 13 homers and 32 RBI. On July 16, he was placed on the disabled list with a sore back. As his injury did not respond to treatment, he underwent an X-Ray which revealed that he had multiple fractures in his back.

For this reason, it kept him out of action for the rest of the season. After recovering from his injuries, he was optioned to begin the 2017 season with the Oklahoma City Dodgers but was called up to the parent club partway through the season. For the Oklahoma City Club, he played in 95 games and 27 for the Dodgers. In 2017, he batted .122 with a .483 OPS and two RBIs. On March 27, 2018, he was designated for assignment by the Dodgers.

A Career with the Oakland Athletics

Thompson was claimed off waivers by the New York Yankees on April 3, 2018. Two days later, he was claimed again, this time by the Oakland Athletics. Thus the Athletics designated him for assignment on April 17, 2018. In three games for the Athletics, he had one hit.

A Career with the Chicago Sox (second stint)

On April 19, he was traded back to the White Sox in return for cash considerations. On July 22, 2018, the White Sox designated him for assignment. In 48 games in the majors, he hit .116 with three home runs and nine RBI. On November 2, 2018, he elected free agency.

A Career back to the Minors

He signed a minor league deal with the Cleveland Indians on December 1, 2018, who released him on August 2, 2019. Next, he signed a minor league deal with the Arizona Diamondbacks organization on February 2, 2020. However, he did not play in a game in 2020, due to the cancellation of the minor league season because of the COVID-19 pandemic. On November 2, 2020, he re-signed with the Diamondbacks on a minor league deal but only played in four games for the Triple-A Reno Aces in 2021, going 5-18.

A Career with the Chicago Cubs

He was traded to the Chicago Cubs on May 11, 2021, in exchange for cash considerations. For the Triple-A Iowa Cubs, he played in 88 games hitting .233 with 21 home runs and 63 RBIs. On September 14, 2021, the Cubs selected his contract. And on November 3, 2021, he was outrighted off of the 40-man roster and elected free agency two days later. Over 15 games, he had seven hits in 28 at-bats.

A Career with the San Diego Padres

Next, he signed a minor league contract with the San Diego Padres on March 13, 2022. On April 28, his contract was selected from Triple-A El Paso. While on May 10, he was designated for assignment but he declined the assignment and elected free agency. In six games in the majors, he had one hit in 14 at-bats.

A Career with the Los Angeles Dodgers (second stint)

He went on to sign a major league deal with the Detroit Tigers on May 19, 2022. However, they traded him back to the Dodgers on June 20 for cash considerations and were added to the active roster.

Trayce Thompson Height and Measurements

Adding up to his well-built body is a height of 6ft 3inches (1.9m) and a weight of 99.8kg (219.56lbs).

Trayce Thompson’s Salary and Net Worth

He has an annual salary of $700,000 and a net worth of $3 million.