Riley Thompson

Riley Thompson

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/205 lbs
Bat: L
Throw: R
Born: Evansville, Indiana
College: Louisville
Draft: 2018 11th round by the
  • cleveland

    Cleveland Guardians out-power Cubs, 5-3, on homers by Jose Ramirez, Josh Bell and Myles Straw

    It was a game of highs and lows for the Guardians on Friday night at Goodyear Ballpark. The Guardians beat a split-squad of Chicago Cubs, 5-3, as Zach Plesac overcame a shaky first inning to strikeout six over five innings. Jose Ramirez and Josh Bell backed Plesac in his last start of the spring with consecutive homers in the first inning.

  • Leader-Telegram

    Paul Sullivan: Dansby Swanson's forgettable spring continues, but Cubs aren't worried about their $177 million man

    After signing a seven-year, $177 million deal in December to be the centerpiece of the Chicago Cubs lineup, Dansby Swanson entered the final weekend of Cactus League play hitting .059. No one in spring training with 30 or more at-bats had a lower batting average than the new Cubs shortstop. In his first at-bat Friday in a 5-3 win against the Texas Rangers at Sloan Park, Swanson hit a slow roller to the right side but legged out an infield single thanks to a poor defensive play. Swanson's slow start shouldn't be cause for concern — unless it carries over into the season.

  • Sports Illustrated Texas Rangers News, Analysis and More

    Heaney, Rangers Fall to Cubs in Spring Training

    Opening Day Excitement Fast Approaching for Texas Rangers Opening Day Excitement Fast Approaching for Texas Rangers Heaney, Texas Rangers Fall to Cubs in Spring Training The Texas Rangers' fifth starter had a difficult day as the team prepares for its final game in Surprise, Ariz., on Saturday. Author: Matthew Postins Publish date: Mar 24, 2023 9:33 PM EDT In this story: Texas Rangers The Texas Rangers lost to the Chicago Cubs on Friday. Here's a breakdown of the games. Chicago Cubs 5, Rangers 3 Records: Chicago (15-10-1), Rangers (12-14-2). Winning pitcher: Marcus Stroman (CHC, 2-0). Losing pitcher: Andrew Heaney (TEX, 0-2) Save: Javier Assad (CHC, 1). Rangers at the plate: Rangers catcher Sandy