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A Year Of Improvement For Thompson

Thompson has an improved approach at the plate.

STOCKTON, CA - The minor leagues are all about player development and one of the most important things a player learns in the minor leagues is how to make good in-season adjustments. Tony Thompson has demonstrated the ability to make those adjustments this season with the High-A Stockton Ports.

Earlier this season in Stockton, the Ports had corner infielder Miles Head, who took full advantage of the California League's friendly confines by putting together a huge first half before earning a promotion to Double-A. His absence has left a gaping hole in Stockton's offense. No one has yet replaced Head's production for a Ports squad that is now stumbling down the stretch, being one of only...

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