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Rays Re-Sign Thompson To minor League Deal

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) ? The Tampa Bay Rays have re-signed outfielder Rich Thompson to a minor league contract.

The team also announced Thursday that five other players ? infielder Mike Fontenot, right-handed pitchers Matt Buschmann and Will Inman, first baseman Nick Weglarz and infielder Shawn O'Malley ? also agreed to minor league deals that include invitations to major league spring training.

The 33-year-old Thompson appeared in 23 games ? 12 as a pinch runner ? with the Rays after being acquired from the Philadelphia last May.

Source: Associated press


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