WASHINGTON -- Left fielder Rich Thompson has been recalled by the Rays as the corresponding move to right-hander Brandon Gomes being optioned to Triple-A Durham after Sunday's 3-0 win over the Marlins.
Thompson, who was acquired in a trade with the Phillies on May 16, has hit .063 with one RBI, two runs scored and two stolen bases in eight games with the Rays this season.
He is hitting .283 with 11 steals at the Triple-A level this season combined in the Rays and Phillies organizations.
Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.