|Levi Stoudt back with Mariners and hoping to get career back on track. When the Cincinnati Reds claimed outfielder Bubba Thompson off waivers Tuesday and designated right-handed pitcher Levi Stoudt for assignment to make room on the 40-man roster, the immediate reaction from fans was for the Mariners to claim their former pitching prospect off waivers and bring him back to the organization. For Stoudt, that would be the best possible outcome in an otherwise untenable situation. “My agent kind of mentioned it, saying 'I wouldn't be surprised if the Mariners take you,'” Stoudt said. After arriving in Arizona a few weeks ago and working out at the Reds facility in Goodyear, Stoudt sat in his rental in Glendale waiting to hear what was next.
|Cincinnati Reds Re-Claim Former Top Prospect as Whirlwind Offseason Continues. Cincinnati Reds Re-Claim Former Rangers Prospect Bubba Thompson Off Waivers From Twins Former Texas Rangers top prospect Bubba Thompson is headed back to the Cincinnati Reds after a brief stint on the Minnesota Twins' 40-man roster. Author: Sam Connon Publish date: Feb 13, 2024 3:33 PM EST In this story: Cincinnati Reds Minnesota Twins Texas Rangers The Cincinnati Reds have claimed outfielder Bubba Thompson off waivers from the Minnesota Twins , the team announced Tuesday. Minnesota designated Thompson for assignment on Feb. 7 as part of a six-man roster shakeup. In order to make room for Thompson on their own 40-man roster, Cincinnati has designated right-handed pitcher Levi Stoudt for assignment.
|Former Rangers Prospect Among Players Let Go By Twins in Massive Roster Shakeup. Former Top Prospect Bubba Thompson Among Players Let Go By Minnesota Twins in Roster Shakeup The Minnesota Twins officially added Carlos Santana, Jay Jackson and Zach Weiss to their roster, but they had to designate Bubba Thompson and two others for assignment to make room. Author: Sam Connon Publish date: Feb 7, 2024 3:28 PM EST In this story: Minnesota Twins Texas Rangers The Minnesota Twins announced a slew of roster moves Wednesday afternoon, introducing two signings and a waiver claim while cutting ties with three notable players. First baseman/designated hitter Carlos Santana and relief pitcher Jay Jackson were both officially added to the roster after reportedly signing with the Twins
|Twins claim Thompson off waivers from Yankees. Bubba Thompson was claimed off waivers by the Twins from the Yankees, moving to his fourth team of the offseason.
|Twins claim former first-round outfielder Bubba Thompson off waivers. Twins claim former first-round outfielder Bubba Thompson off waivers Thompson was a first-round pick by the Rangers in 2017. Author: Jonathan Harrison for Bring Me The Sports Publish date: Jan 24, 2024 4:51 PM EST In this story: Minnesota Twins The Twins claimed outfielder Bubba Thompson off waivers Wednesday. Thompson had been designated for assignment by the New York Yankees last week. Since Minnesota had open spots on its 40-man roster, a corresponding move will not be necessary. Thompson was a first-round pick by the Texas Rangers in 2017. The right-handed outfielder made his major league debut in 2022 for Texas, batting .265/.302/.312 with one homer, nine RBIs and 56 strikeouts in 55 games.