34-Year-Old Pitcher – Free Agent
2016 Fantasy Baseball Outlook
There was no outlook written for Sean Thompson in 2016. Check out the latest news below for more on his current fantasy value.
Sean Thompson Contract Information:
Signed a minor league deal with the Phillies in March of 2009.
Thompson was cut by the Rockies on Friday.
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Sean Thompson: Past News Updates ( ▲ View most recent update )
RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
There was no outlook written for Sean Thompson.
Thompson is still a developing talent. He made some strides with a selection to the Double-A Southern League's 2006 All-Star Game. A 24-year-old lefty with a nasty curveball, Thompson could earn a big league call-up in September. If he keeps developing like this, he should be a major factor in San Diego's 2008 plans.
Although Thompson is a decent prospect, don't be misled by his high strikeout totals. His fastball hits only the high 80s, so he gets by with a superior curveball. His small stature is seen as a ceiling on his growth, but his pro numbers thus far have said otherwise. This year will be Thompson's first full season at Double-A, and a good test of whether his future is in the rotation or the bullpen.
The fifth rounder from 2002 is smallish at 5-11, 160 pounds, but possesses the finest curveball in the lower system. He's a riser based on this past season's low Single-A performance and a 10.29 strikeout average in his first three years as a pro. Still young and developing, his time at high Single-A and possibly Double-A Mobile in 2005 should give us a better read on expectations.