Klay Thompson tosses first pitch at Oakland Athletics game

As we near the start of the preseason, the Golden State Warriors will look to defend their championship and one of their notable players who will help them is Klay Thompson. Over the weekend, Thompson was given the opportunity to toss the first pitch at an Oakland Athletics game and well, he did a pretty good job: What a day to cap off an amazing offseason. The atmosphere...
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September 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: Warriors' Thompson throws a strike before A's vs. Giants game

Bay Area sports fans' attention was focused at Coliseum on Saturday afternoon for the anticipated matchup between Barry Zito and Tim Hudson as the Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants staged another 'Battle of the Bay'. Before the game, Klay Thompson of the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors took the mound for the ceremonial first pitch, was pretty impressive...
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September 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Surprise Power Pushes Tribe Past Sox; Indians 6, White Sox 4

Francisco Lindor came within a double of the Indians’ first cycle since 2003 and Cleveland claimed their second straight series win with a 6-4 victory over the Chicago White Sox Wednesday night. Lindor displayed the hustle and athleticism that has had his arrival for the Tribe a priority for Indians fans this season and he failed to disappoint once again. His first inning hustle...
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September 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Rodon, Eaton lead White Sox past Mariners, 4-2

CHICAGO (AP) Carlos Rodon took a shutout into the seventh inning, Adam Eaton had three hits and scored three runs, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday night. Jose Abreu and Trayce Thompson had RBI doubles for Chicago, which wore throwback uniforms that debuted in 1976 and included white wide-collared untucked jerseys paired with navy blue pants and...
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August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Thompson drives in 3, White Sox rally past Red Sox, 5-4

CHICAGO (AP) Rookie Trayce Thompson drove in three runs, including a go-ahead, two-run double, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Boston Red Sox 5-4 on Tuesday night. Thompson, who was called up Aug. 3, finished 3 for 4 and was a home run shy of hitting for the cycle. His two-out double sparked a three-run seventh inning, when the White Sox erased a 4-2 deficit. Melky Cabrera added...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Boston Red Sox: Trayce Thompson, White Sox Knock off Red Sox 5-4

In the middle game of a three-game series, Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson’s brother, Trayce Thompson, delivered the eventual game-winner for the Chicago White Sox (59-65) to snipe the Boston Red Sox (57-69) by a 5-4 final.
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August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Trayce Thompson is Making his Presence Felt in the White Sox Clubhouse

    (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)   CHICAGO- After being called up from AAA-Charlotte by the Chicago White Sox earlier this month, outfielder Trayce Thompson has already made his presence felt. Even though the 24-year-old has seen limited playing time, he’s already batting .500 with a .538 on base percentage. He also has one home run and one run batted in to his...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Trayce Thompson Enjoying Big League Life for Chicago White Sox

Chicago White Sox center fielder Trayce Thompson catches a fly ball for the out on Kansas City Royals’ Alex Rios during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) Chicago White Sox prospect Trayce Thompson finally cashed in and delivered his first maj0r-league hit on Friday in Kansas City against the Royals after coming...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

A first look at White Sox outfielder Trayce Thompson

With the end of the minor league drawing near, teams are starting to call up some of their more promising Triple-A players to the big leagues. Just this week, we’ve had the pleasure of seeing Richie Shaffer, Jon Gray, Henry Owens and Luis Severino take the field for the first time. Also called up, but somewhat lost in the shuffle, was 24-year-old White Sox outfielder Trayce Thompson...
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August 06, 2015  |  Discuss

A's Bassitt excited for White Sox' Trayce Thompson, brother of Warriors' Klay

Oakland Athletics right-hander Chris Bassitt came over from the Chicago White Sox in the Jeff Samardzija trade - so he has close ties with several players in the Chicago organization.  One of those players is Trayce Thompson, an outfielder who was promoted by the Sox prior to Monday's game. Trayce, the younger brother of Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson, is good friends...
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August 04, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox call up Trayce Thompson, brother of Warriors star

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox recalled outfielder Trayce Thompson, brother of Golden State Warriors star Klay Thompson, from Triple-A Charlotte before the game with the Tampa Bay Rays on Monday night. Thompson takes the roster spot of right-hander Scott Carroll, who was optioned to the minors on Sunday. The White Sox had been playing one outfielder short since J.B. Shuck (left...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Chicago White Sox Trayce Thompson Ready to Help Postseason Push

USA TODAY Usually the reporters or management announces when a minor-league player is called up to major league squad. Trayce Thompson’s call-up to the Chicago White Sox was announced by his brother Klay Thompson on Twitter over the weekend. Klay, who is a guard for the NBA Champion Golden State Warriors, congratulated his brother for the promotion, drawing the attention of many...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox recall OF Trayce Thompson

CHICAGO (AP) The Chicago White Sox recalled outfielder Trayce Thompson from Triple-A Charlotte before Monday night's game with the Tampa Bay Rays. Thompson takes the roster spot of right-hander Scott Carroll, who was optioned to the minors on Sunday. The White Sox had been playing one outfielder short since J.B. Shuck (left hamstring strain) was placed on the 15-day disabled list...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

White Sox call up OF Trayce Thompson, brother of NBA star Klay Thompson

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson will now have to share the family spotlight. The White Sox called up outfielder Trayce Thompson -- Klay's brother -- from Triple-A Charlotte on Monday. It's the first major-league stint for the 24-year-old outfielder. Thompson, who is ranked as the club's No. 15 prospect according to, was hitting .260/.304/.441 with 13 home runs,...
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August 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Important Things to Know About Klay Thompson Before Saturday’s Warriors-Bulls Showdown

  BEST – The red-hot Golden State Warriors head to the United Center to take on the Bulls on Saturday in a highly anticipated showdown between two of the better teams in their respective conferences. While Steph Curry gets most of the hype and is an absolute assassin from long range, Klay Thompson is the second half of the Splash Brothers duo….the Luigi to Curry’s Mario you...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Top White Sox Prospects Off To Encouraging Starts

Unlike last year, the White Sox have plenty of prospects off to very good starts through in the season’s early goings … including many big names. Here’s a look at what these starts mean for the individual and the organization … Micah Johnson, Birmingham Barons Ranking #5 on GSB!’s top-20 prospects, Johnson is off to a blazing start with AA Birmingham. The 20-year-old...
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May 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Eight, Including Leesman, Sent to Minor League Camp

The White Sox are starting to trim their Spring Training roster closer to the 25 they'll break camp with. Eight guys were just cut, including one that caught our eye, bringing the team's spring roster down to 47. Outfielders Jared Mitchell, Keenyn Walker and Trayce Thompson, catcher Miguel Gonzalez, and hurlers Omar Poveda, Scott Snodgress and Deunte Heath were the seven...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Updated Minor League Outlooks: Outfielders

With Rick Hahn's reshaping of the White Sox, many organizational holes have been filled with what are expected to be long-term solutions. Because of this, some guys at the minor league level at certain positions are now far less crucial to the future of the ball club, while focus has shifted to others. Here's a look at the updated situation playing out with outfielders throughout...
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December 25, 2013  |  Discuss
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