Trayce Thompson Elects Free Agency
7 days ago - By MLB Trade Rumors
The Padres announced that outfielder Trayce Thompson has chosen to become a free agent after clearing outright waivers. Thompson was designated for assignment four days ago, and since he had been previously outrighted during his career, Thompson could elect free agency rather than accepting the outright option.
After signing a minor league deal with San Diego in late March, Thompson got back to the big leagues in late April when the Padres selected his contract. The 31-year-old appeared in six games with the Friars, with only one hit and two walks over 16 plate appearances.
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