Keegan Thompson MLB Career
During the 2017 Major League Baseball draft, the Chicago Cubs picked Thompson in the third round of selection.
The Cubs agreed to pay him $511,900. After signing, Thompson debuted with the Eugene Emeralds of the independent Pacific Coast League, going 1–2 with a 2.37 ERA over 19 innings.
While pitching for the Myrtle Beach Pelicans in the Carolina League’s inaugural season, he was twice voted Pitcher of the Week.
In June, he was promoted to the Tennessee Smokies after posting a 3–3 record and a 3.19 ERA in 12 starts with the Arizona Diamondbacks.
With the Smokies he finished the season with a record of 6–3 and an earned run average of 4.06.
Thompson began the new season in Tennessee. He was bothered by discomfort in his elbows.
Only two rehab outings were made by him over the rest of the season due to an elbow injury he sustained back in April.
After the season, he was selected to play for the Mesa Solar Sox in the Arizona Fall League. In seven appearances, he was 1-1 with a 4.62 ERA.
Thompson was unable to play in a minor league game in 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic’s cancellation of the minor league season.
After the 2020 season, the Cubs put him on their 40-man roster.
How Tall Is Keegan Thompson?
Keegan Thompson’s height is 1.88 m