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Jake Thompson

#69 | RHP | TigersDET
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Jake Thompson
Name: Jacob Keith Thompson
Born: Jan 31, 1994 in Rockwall, Texas USA
High School: Rockwall-Heath HS, Heath, Texas
Ht.: 6'4" / Wt.: 225 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: R
 IPERAWHIPBB/9SO/9
201931.21.991.113.419.66
Career7063.471.273.268.03
Drafted in the 2nd round (91st overall) by the Detroit Tigers in 2012 (signed for $531,800)
Thompson is having the best spring and is believed to be the most signable of the top players in a strong Texas Christian recruiting class that also includes Mitchell Traver and Austin Aune. He originally committed to Nebraska, then changed his mind after the Cornhuskers fired coach Mike Anderson. Strong and physical at 6-foot-4 and 235 pounds, Thompson pitches at 88-92 mph and touches 94, and he holds his velocity deep into games. He has improved his slider this spring, giving him a second plus pitch at times, though it lacks depth at others. His stuff and consistency should improve once he focuses on pitching. He also plays first base for Rockwall-Heath and offers plenty of righthanded power potential, though his future definitely is on the mound.
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