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Tigers Prospect Profile: Jake Thompson

With the Tigers first selection in the 2012 draft they snagged right-hander Jake Thompson, a high school pitcher from Texas. Thompson has a big body and a power fastball, what else does he bring to the table?

Jake Thompson Position: Right-handed Pitcher Height: 6-4 Weight: 235 Born: 1/31/1994 Bats: Right Throws: Right Background Thompson has been a standout two-way player for Rockwall-Heath High School, helping propel his squad to the state tournament this spring. In one of his most recent games, Thompson fanned 12 hitters to keep his team's state title hopes alive. On top of his stellar pitching...

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