• Full name Mason Lane Thompson
  • Born 02/20/1998 in Round Rock, TX
  • Profile Ht.: 6'6" / Wt.: 244 / Bats: R / Throws: R
  • School Round Rock
  • Debut 06/22/2021
  • Drafted in the 3rd round (85th overall) by the San Diego Padres in 2016 (signed for $1,750,000).
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    One of the biggest wild cards of the draft is Thompson. Two years ago, he was the considered by many the top pitching prospect of this class in Texas, ahead of Kyle Muller and Forrest Whitley. Thompson was the ace of the USA Baseball 15U team, beating Cuba in the final game to clinch the gold medal at the COPABE Pan American Championships in 2013. Thompson has shown easy low-90s velocity with a feel for spinning a power curveball and a changeup with fade and deception. The Texas signee is a big (6-foot-6), athletic righthander with a quick arm. But Thompson blew out his elbow as a junior and has had to stick to hitting for his senior season. He has yet to be cleared to throw in games, but teams comfortable with his recovery could be enticed by his combination of feel for pitching and significant upside.

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  • Washington Nationals placed RHP Mason Thompson on the 15-day injured list retroactive to August 2, 2023. Left knee contusion.

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