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Tigers Prospect Profile #7: Jake Thompson

Thompson pitched very well in rookie ball in 2012

After being the Tigers top selection in the second round in 2012, Jake Thompson took the GCL by storm, dominating over seven starts. What sort of projection does the young, big right-hander have, and what's next for him?

Jake Thompson Position: Right-handed Pitcher Height: 6-4 Weight: 235 Born: 1/21/1994 Bats: Right Throws: Right Acquired: 2012 MLB Draft, 2nd Round Ranking History: N/A Background A product of Rockwall-Heath High School in Texas, Thompson was the Tigers second round pick in 2012. After signing, Thompson quickly reported to the rookie-level Gulf Coast League where he made seven starts. The Tigers...

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