• Full name Jordan Thompson
  • Born 01/09/2002 in San Diego, CA
  • Profile Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 175 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Louisiana State
  • Drafted in the 15th round (460th overall) by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2023 (signed for $197,500).
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    School: Louisiana State Source: 4YR

    Commit/Drafted: Never Drafted
    Age At Draft: 21.5
    Thompson was a fascinating two-way player out of high school with athleticism and a fastball up to 93 mph, but a strong commitment to Louisiana State meant the No. 215-ranked prospect in the 2020 class got to campus. At LSU, Thompson has had his ups and downs on both sides of the ball, but coaches have praised the defensive gains he has shown during the 2023 season, and while he’s hit toward the bottom of a star-studded Tigers lineup, he’s consistently come through with clutch hits. That was true for Thompson in the College World Series as well. Overall he hit .246/.365/.430 with 11 home runs, 12 doubles, a 22.7% strikeout rate and a 10.5% walk rate. Listed at 6-foot-1, 185 pounds, Thompson has below-average raw power and is more of a line drive hitter who will flash a bit of power to the pull side occasionally. There’s a bit of chase and swing-and-miss in his game, particularly versus sliders, that could prevent him from being an average hitter in pro ball. Thompson is a solid runner who has the actions, athleticism and arm strength to stick at shortstop, and he has made a handful of highlight-reel plays, though maintaining consistency on the routine plays can help his defensive reputation as well. He’s a light-hitting infielder, but a defensive shortstop for one of the best teams in the country should be appealing at a certain point on draft day.

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Career Transactions

  • SS Jordan Thompson assigned to Dodgers Organization from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
  • SS Jordan Thompson assigned to Great Lakes Loons.
  • SS Jordan Thompson assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes from ACL Dodgers.
  • SS Jordan Thompson assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes from ACL Dodgers.
  • SS Jordan Thompson assigned to ACL Dodgers.
  • Los Angeles Dodgers signed SS Jordan Thompson.

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