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Tigers Scouting Report #21: Jeff Thompson

After being snagged in the 3rd round of the 2013 Draft, Jeff Thompson wasted no time getting to work, impressing for the Whitecaps in the final couple months of the year. Find out why Thompson is a name to watch as someone who might be knocking on the big league door soon.

Jeff Thompson Vitals Position: Right-handed Pitcher Date of Birth: 9/23/1991 (2014 Opening Day Age: 22) Height/Weight: 6-6/245 Bats/Throws: Right/Right Acquired: 2013 MLB Draft, 3rd Round Ranking History: #21 (2014) Background: Thompson was a third round pick of the Tigers last summer and signed quickly before debuting for 45 innings with West Michigan in the season's second half. Thompson... Recommended Stories

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