Robert Randall Thompson
Position: Second Baseman
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 11", Weight: 165 lb.
Born: May 10, 1962 in West Palm Beach, FL
Schools: Palm Beach Community College (Lake Worth, FL), University of Florida (Gainesville, FL) by the Drafted San Francisco Giants in the 1st round (2nd pick) of the 1983 amateur draft (June Secondary).
( All Transactions) Debut: April 8, 1986 (Age 23)
vs. HOU 3 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Team: Giants 1986-1996 Final Game: September 22, 1996 (Age 34)
vs. COL 4 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- November 2013
11/22 SoDo Mojo: Carl Willis, Others, Out As Mariners Coaches: The Seattle Mariners continued to remove all evidence of a Eric Wedge-influenced tenure as the team informed pitching coach Carl ... News -- October 2013
10/24 TheMLBNation.com: Offseason Outlook: Seattle Mariners: The Seattle Mariners finished up the 2013 season with an underwhelming 71-91 record. This marks the fourth consecutive sub .500 ...
10/10 Cubbies Crib: Cubs to seek permission to interview Rays’ Dave Martinez: Earlier this morning, Chicago Sun-Times Cubs’ beat writer Gordon Wittenmeyer told 670 The Score that the organization is ... News -- September 2013
9/28 SoDo Mojo: Mariners Managerial Candidates for 2014: It was announced yesterday that Eric Wedge will not be returning as manager next season. Wedge chose to leave under his own power, ...
9/27 MLBTradeRumors: Reactions To Eric Wedge Leaving Mariners: This afternoon, Eric Wedge told the Mariners that he would not be their manager in 2014. Managers don't typically just suddenly ... News -- August 2013
8/27 elysianfielders.com: The Best Fielding Second Basemen: We move today to the best three-year peaks of defensive play by Giant second basemen, as measured by baseball-reference.com’s, ...
8/25 mlbreports.com: The Seattle Mariners Payroll In 2014, Organizational Affiliates, Prospects, Depth Charts, (MLB + MiLB): By Chuck Booth (Lead Baseball Analyst/Website Owner): and welcome Jeff Kleiner (Salary, Roster and Depth Chart Expert for the ...
8/21 Jeff's Mariners Fan Blog: Mariners vs. Athletics Rivalry continues on the West Coast: No matter where we are at in the standings I always feel like we have a chance when we play the Oakland Athletics our natural ...
8/20 MLB Injury News: Mariners' Mike Morse out with sore wrist: The Seattle Mariners held outfielder Mike Morse out of the lineup for the second consecutive game as the slugger continues to ...
8/18 TheFantasyFix.com: 2013 Fantasy Baseball: The Closer Report: This week we have a battle of the beltways as both Baltimore and Washington have had turmoil in the closer’s role. For one team, ...
8/7 It's About the Money (Stupid): Frustration is the name of the game for Yankee fans in 2013: Watching the Yankees play this year has been pure torture and it’s not only because they’re not very good, it’s ...
8/2 Billy-Ball.com: The Remarkable Red Sox: I’m not a doctor. And, I don’t play one on TV, but I have some advice for Eric Wedge, the Seattle manager who is recovering ...
8/2 Baseball Musings: Not so Demoralizing: The Red Sox pulled off an impressive comeback, scoring six runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to beat Seattle 8-7 on Thursday ...
8/2 Red Sox Life: Recap - You're kidding, right? 6 in the 9th?:
Admit it.After two extra-inning affairs including Wednesday night's 15-inning win, you ... News -- June 2013
6/30 AroundTheFoghorn: The Giants and OPS+: To sum up the first half of 2013, you could say we are living in some sort of bizarro world from what we’re used to with ...
6/11 elysianfielders.com: The Giants Pick Barry Bonds in the 1982 Draft: This past week’s amateur draft and the Giants’ upcoming series against the Pittsburgh Pirates got me thinking of 1982, ... News -- May 2013
5/24 elysianfielders.com: The 100: Bob Brenly (98): For the past several years, Bob Brenly has provided color commentary on baseball telecasts. Anyone who has heard Brenly, whether ... News -- April 2013
4/7 Raising Matt Cain: Matt Cain: Old School: When Robby Thompson was channeling Marco Scutaro long before Marco Scutaro was even a channel, I used to say "he's from another ... News -- March 2013
3/4 Puckett's Pond: Twins **** 3/4/13: In last week’s Twins **** we looked at the only man to make it to The Show from short-lived Class E, second baseman George ... News -- November 2012
11/29 Swingin' A's: Do the Minor League Shuffle: The Bernie may have been the dance of choice in Oakland this season, but on Thursday the Athletics were doing the shuffle. More ... News -- May 2012
5/7 Bus League Baseball: The Bizarro Hall of Fame: The Class of 2002: The Bizarro Hall of Fame was a series I ran on my old blog, One More Dying Quail, in 2007. It consists of players who appeared ... News -- March 2012
3/20 High Heat Stats: All-time HR leaders by team among single-franchise players (prepare to be amazed!): I started tweeting some of this last night and realized it would make a pretty awesome post. Among players who played their entire ... News -- February 2012
2/17 22gigantes.com: Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter dead at 57: Hall of Fame catcher and all-around good guy Gary Carter has died of cancer, according to a tweet by New York Times columnist ... News -- January 2012
1/12 High Heat Stats: The 10 most under-appreciated players of the 1980s: #3 Bill Doran: Our string of Astros that started with Danny Dawrin ends here with Bill Doran. You may have noticed Doran in the background of ... News -- December 2011
12/13 High Heat Stats: Metsclusive: The Best Single Franchise Players for Each Team: Jose Reyes's departure for South Florida makes him the latest Mets star to get away. In fact, very few players of any value ... News -- August 2011
8/7 B-R Blog: Teammates with simultaneous 20-game hitting streaks: Dan Uggla and Freddie Freeman both extended their hitting streaks Saturday, to 27 games and 20 games, respectively. It's the first ... News -- June 2011
6/29 Crashburn Alley: Homegrown Talents: Utley and Howard: Over at Yahoo! Sports, Andrew Simon (@HitTheCutoff) posted the top-ten position-player tandems. It’s a great list, but I ... News -- March 2011
3/22 Giants Nirvana: Robby Thompson's Record-Setting Game: While playing around with Baseball-Reference's Play Index tool, I stumbled upon something quite interesting. I was looking at ... News -- October 2010
10/22 Giants Nirvana: SF Giants Franchise History: Longest Postseason HR Streaks:
Rk Strk Start End Games HR
1 Jeffrey Leonard 1987-10-06 1987-10-10 4 4
2 Cody ... News -- July 2010
7/29 B-R Blog: Buster Posey extends his hitting streak to 21 games: Buster Posey of the Giants has the longest active hit-streak in the majors at 21 games and is closing in on the longest streak ...
7/26 B-R Blog: One RBI while hitting for the cycle: 26 players have hit for the cycle since 1920 and managed only 1 RBI (coming on the home run, of course.) Click through for the ...