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Rays Prospect Profile: #31 Jake Thompson

We continue the Rays 2012 Top 50 Prospect Shuffle with a look at starting pitcher Jake Thompson who comes in at #31 in our rankings. The 22 year old was part of the Rays' heralded 2010 draft class that also included Josh Sale, Drew Vettleson, Justin O'Conner, Derek Dietrich and Ryan Brett. Inside we examine his background, scouting report and future outlook.

Jacob Thompson Position: Pitcher Bats: Right Throws: Right Height: 6'3" Weight: 225 lb. Born: 8/8/1989 in Cerritos, CA Age: 22 College: Long Beach State University Acquired: Drafted in the 2nd Round of the 2010 MLB June Amateur Draft by the Tampa Bay Rays Signed For: $555,000 Player Background Jake Thompson had an unusual start to his college career at Long Beach State. Due to...

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