As a 13th-round draft pick, Thomas was selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016. He was signed by the Dodgers and made his debut with the Arizona League Dodgers.
He was promoted to the Ogden Raptors after just seven games with the team. Among short season A and rookie ballplayers, Thomas finished 2016 with 19 home runs, earning the Joe Bauman Home Run Award.
On August 3, 2017, Thomas set single-game records for the most home runs (3), RBIs (7), and total bases (9) for the Great Lake Loons (12).
When both Cody and teammate Carlos Rincon both hit two consecutive home runs in the same at bat, this has never happened before (Boone/Cameron, Mariners 2002) in professional baseball.
In 2018, while playing with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, he was selected to the California League All-Star squad.
With 19 home runs and over 90 RBI in 127 games, he hit.285. It was announced that he would play in the Texas League All-Star Game in midseason in 2019, and he did just that.
The 2020 minor league season was canceled owing to the COVID-19 epidemic, and Thomas was unable to participate.
Adam Kolarek and Sheldon Neuse were traded to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for him and Adam Kolarek on February 12, 2021.
A .289/.363/.665 season with the Triple-A Las Vegas Aviators yielded 18 home runs and 52 RBI in 59 games for Thomas this year. On November 19, 2021, he was added to the 40-man roster of the Athletics.
How Much Does Cody Thomas Make?
Cody Thomas is paid an average of $297,500 each year.