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Jake Thompson

23-Year-Old Pitcher – Philadelphia Phillies

2017 Stats

W-L

1-1

ERA

4.20

WHIP

1.80

K

10

SV

0

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Thompson got off to a slow start at Triple-A last season with a 4.23 ERA over the first two months. A mechanical adjustment to his delivery helped improve his secondary pitches and led to a 1.21 ERA i...

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2017 ADP:  674.32

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LEAGUE: AAA    40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 225   DOB: 1/31/1994   BORN: Dallas, TX   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Jake Thompson Contract Information:

Agreed to a rookie contract with the Tigers in June of 2012.

August 4, 2017  –  Jake Thompson News

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Thompson was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Thursday, Matt Gelb of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Jake Thompson Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS SH IP H ER HR K BB W L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
2012 18 R GUL 7 7 0 28.1 14 6 1 31 10 1 2 0 0 0 1.91 0.85
2013 19 A WES 17 16 0 83.1 79 29 4 91 32 3 3 0 0 0 3.13 1.34
2014 20 A+ LAK 16 16 0 83.0 75 29 3 79 25 6 4 0 0 0 3.14 1.20
2014 20 AA ERI 2 2 0 11.0 10 3 0 7 4 1 0 0 0 0 2.45 1.27
2014 20 AA FRI 7 6 0 35.2 28 13 3 44 18 3 1 0 0 0 3.28 1.31
2015 21 AA REA 7 7 0 45.0 33 9 3 34 12 5 1 0 0 0 1.80 1.00
2015 21 AA FRI 17 17 0 87.2 94 46 7 78 30 6 6 0 0 0 4.72 1.42
2016 22 AAA LEH 21 21 0 129.2 105 36 10 87 37 11 5 0 0 0 2.50 1.10
2016 22 MAJ PHI 10 10 0 53.7 53 34 10 32 28 3 6 0 0 0 5.70 1.51
2017 23 AAA LEH 20 20 0 105.1 121 60 9 77 42 5 12 0 0 0 5.13 1.55
2017 23 MAJ PHI 5 2 0 15.0 20 7 4 10 7 1 1 0 0 0 4.20 1.80
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3-Year Averages     10 10 0 53.7 53 34 10 32 28 3 6 0 0 0 5.70 1.51
Career  (View All)     15 12 0 68.7 73 41 14 42 35 4 7 0 5.37 1.57

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Jake Thompson Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Team Games To Display:    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30    Show 60Show 60
DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV BS HLD ERA WHIP
Aug. 2 @LAA 5.0 9 7 2 3 1 2 1 0 0 L 0 0 0 4.20 1.80
Jul. 28 Atl 5.0 5 0 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 W 0 0 0 4.50 1.70
May. 7 Was 2.0 2 2 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 6.00 1.67
May. 5 Was 1.0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 - 0 0 0 0.00 0.00
Last 14 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 3.3 IP/G
13.0 16 9 4 3 6 10 1 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 2.77 1.69
Last 30 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 3.3 IP/G
13.0 16 9 4 3 6 10 1 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 2.77 1.69
Last 60 Games (Team)
4 Games Pitched:  Avg. 3.3 IP/G
13.0 16 9 4 3 6 10 1 0 0 1-1 0 0 0 2.77 1.69
Jake Thompson Minors Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP IP H R ER HR BB K HBP WP CG W-L SV ERA WHIP
Aug. 12 Charlotte 6.0 6 1 1 0 4 2 1 0 0 W 0 1.50 1.67
Aug. 7 Norfolk 5.0 8 3 3 0 2 5 0 2 0 L 0 5.40 2.00
Jul. 20 Durham 7.0 3 2 2 1 1 4 0 0 0 W 0 2.57 0.57
Jul. 15 Rochester 4.0 3 2 1 0 4 2 0 0 0 L 0 2.25 1.75
Jul. 6 Syracuse 7.0 4 3 3 2 2 2 0 0 0 L 0 3.86 0.86
Jul. 1 Rochester 5.0 10 7 3 0 2 3 1 0 0 L 0 5.40 2.40
Jun. 25 Rochester 6.0 9 5 5 1 1 5 0 0 0 L 0 7.50 1.67
Jun. 20 Pawtucket 8.0 6 0 0 0 2 6 0 1 0 W 0 0.00 1.00
Last 14 Days
2 Games:  Avg. 5.5 IP/G
11.0 14 4 4 0 6 7 1 2 0 1-1 0 3.27 1.82
Last 30 Days
3 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
18.0 17 6 6 1 7 11 1 2 0 2-1 0 3.00 1.33
Last 60 Days
8 Games:  Avg. 6.0 IP/G
48.0 49 23 18 4 18 29 2 3 0 3-5 0 3.38 1.40

Jake Thompson Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
201731246111.231
2016122151829515.284

Vs. Right

Year Batters K BB H 2B 3B HR BAA
2017398314203.412
2016115171024615.245

Home

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
201710.01008614.501.70
201635.0330231874.111.31

Away

Year IP W L SV K BB HR ERA WHIP
20175.00102133.602.00
201618.703091038.681.88
Jake Thompson vs. Today's Pitcher Stats

Jake Thompson Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G GS IP K/9 BB/9 K/BB HR/9 GB/FB Ratio Strand % Fastball ERA FIP BABIP
2012 18 R GUL 7 7 28.1 9.93 3.20 3.10 0.32 78.3% 1.91 2.63 .212
2013 19 A WES 17 16 83.1 9.86 3.47 2.84 0.43 76.6% 3.13 3.19 .343
2014 20 A+ LAK 16 16 83.0 8.57 2.71 3.16 0.33 73.2% 3.14 2.92 .317
2014 20 AA ERI 2 2 11.0 5.73 3.27 1.75 0.00 78.6% 2.45 3.29 .294
2014 20 AA FRI 7 6 35.2 11.25 4.60 2.44 0.77 76.7% 3.28 3.43 .311
2015 21 AA REA 7 7 45.0 6.80 2.40 2.83 0.60 85.7% 1.80 3.36 .244
2015 21 AA FRI 17 17 87.2 8.05 3.10 2.60 0.72 66.7% 4.72 3.73 .341
2016 22 AAA LEH 21 21 129.2 6.06 2.58 2.35 0.70 80.3% 2.50 3.86 .255
2016 22 MAJ PHI 10 10 53.7 5.37 4.70 1.14 1.68 1.55 66.2% 5.70 6.22 .265
2017 23 AAA LEH 20 20 105.1 6.59 3.60 1.83 0.77 66.9% 5.13 4.13 .338
2017 23 MAJ PHI 5 2 15.0 6.00 4.20 1.43 2.40 1.10 87% 91.1 MPH 4.20 6.93 .331
Today's Projections     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Next 7 Days     0 0 .0 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0% 0.00 0.00 .000
Rest Of Season     0 0 9.1 6.56 3.92 1.67 1.06 67.9% 4.82 4.59 .292
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3-Year Averages     10 10 53.7 5.37 4.70 1.14 1.68 66.2% 5.70 6.00 .265
Career     15 12 68.7 5.50 4.59 1.20 1.83 71.3% 5.37 6.21 .280

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Jake Thompson Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2016 P 53.7 -1 3 -1 0 35 0 0 0
2017 P 15 -1 1 -1 0 10 -1 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2016 P 1 1 0 0 -1 0 1
2017 P 0 0 0 0 -1 0 -1

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2017 Stat Review for Jake Thompson    As compared to the top 100 relief pitchers in 2016 (min 55 in)

K/BB/HR Stats

A collection of stats that measure different skills.

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1.43 K/BB
TERRIBLE
6.00 K/9
TERRIBLE
4.20 BB/9
POOR
91.1 MPH Fastball
POOR
2.4 HR/9
TERRIBLE
1.10 GB/FB Ratio
MODERATE GROUNDBALLER
ERA/WHIP/FIP

A few general measures of a pitcher's effectiveness.

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4.20 ERA
POOR
1.80 WHIP
TERRIBLE
6.93 FIP
TERRIBLE
BABIP/Strand

Balls in play avg. and % of runners left stranded.

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.331 BABIP
HIGH
87.0% Strand Rate
HIGH

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Jake Thompson: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Manager Pete Mackanin was noncommittal when asked if Thompson would make his next scheduled start, Matt Gelb of The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Thompson (1-1) was tagged for seven runs -- just two earned -- on nine hits over five innings in Wednesday's loss to the Angels. He struck out two and walked one.

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Manager Pete Mackanin said Thompson will remain in the rotation for now, Gordie Jones of CSN Philadelphia reports.

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Thompson (1-0) allowed no runs on five hits and two walks while striking out five across five innings to earn the win Friday against the Braves.

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Thompson will start Friday's game against the Braves, Meghan Montemurro of The News Journal reports.

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Thompson was optioned to Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Wednesday.

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Thompson struck out two in a clean sixth inning in his season debut Friday against the Nationals.

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Thompson was recalled by the Phillies on Friday.

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Thompson tossed seven scoreless innings for Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Sunday to earn his first win of the season. He struck out seven and did not walk a batter.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

The Phillies acquired Thompson from the Rangers as part of the deal that sent Cole Hamels to Texas last season. He has the profile of the prototypical right-handed power pitcher, but has yet to see his velocity reach the level that will allow him to reach that lofty ceiling. For now, Thompson works in the low-90s, topping out at 94 mph. He also has a nasty slider and an improving curveball and changeup. Thompson had a 3.74 ERA, a 7.6 K/9 ratio and 2.9 BB/9 ratio combined between Double-A Frisco and Double-A Reading last season. His strikeout rate has continued to decline as he has moved up the ladder, giving him the profile of a mid-rotation starter rather than an ace. He could open next season at Triple-A Lehigh Valley and will likely see time in Philly at some point during the regular season.

2015

Thompson is not an elite pitching prospect, but he was one of the most advanced 20-year-old arms in the minors last season, and is a very good bet to make it in a big league rotation. With a big 6-foot-4, 235 pound frame, Thompson can handle a starterís workload and then some. He also features a four-pitch mix highlighted by a low-90s fastball and a slider that works as a true putaway pitch. Thompson put up a 3.14 ERA, a 1.20 WHIP and a 79:25 K:BB ratio in 83 innings at High-A Lakeland and was rewarded with a promotion to Double-A Erie, where he pitched just 11 innings before getting traded him to Texas in July in the Joakim Soria deal. The big righty finished the season strong, striking out 44 with a 3.28 ERA in 35.2 innings at Double-A Frisco. The Rangers have some serious question marks in the back half of the rotation heading into 2015, and Thompson could be ready to contribute this summer.

2014

With Nick Castellanos set to move up to Detroit on a permanent basis, Thompson will make his case to become the Tigersí top overall prospect. The 2012 second-round pick saw his first action above rookie ball last season, going 3-3 with a 3.13 ERA and 91:32 K:BB ratio in 83.1 innings with Low-A West Michigan. The big (6-foot-4, 232-pound) righty features a fastball, slider, changeup, and he has been developing a curveball. His fastball usually sits in the low-90s, but good movement and the possibility of added velocity has the heater graded out as a potential plus-pitch once he reaches the majors. Thompsonís slider is already effective with good break, and it could develop into his best pitch, but his changeup and curveball still need work. The Tigers are currently loaded with starting pitching, which has afforded the team patience with Thompson. The 20-year-old should start progressing his way through the Tigersí system in 2014, but he is not expected to become a legitimate option at the major league level until 2016.