Keegan Thompson

Born: 03/13/1995 (Age: 24)
Bats: Right
Throws: Right
Arm Slot:
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 193
Primary Position: RHSP
Seconday Position: -
Acquisition Period: 3rd Rd., 2017 MLB First-Year Player Draft (CHC)
Entry Point: 4 Yr College
Options Used: N/A
Report Info
Evaluator:
Report Date: May 9th, 2018
Dates Seen: 4/25/18
Level: High A
Affiliate: Myrtle Beach Pelicans
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On 40-Man Roster: No
Physical Description
Short but durable; broad and stocky workhorse body type.
Mechanical Notes
Upbeat semi-windup delivery; collapses back side through drive; slight upper-half tilt to clear arm; moderate effort, pulls offline after finish. Slight hook behind body w/ curled wrist; quick, slingy 3/4's stroke still able to catch up.
MLB ETA Present Role Future Role Role Description Risk
2020 P 45 Swingman High
Pitch Present Future Sitting Range Comments
Fastball Value
Overall Fastball Value 45 45 Throws strikes w/ fringy FB, won't beat himself.
Throws strikes w/ fringy FB, won't beat himself.
Fastball Velocity 45 45 90-91 89-93 Fringy velo, settles in at 90-91.
Fastball Velocity
Fastball Movement
Fastball Movement 50 50 Heavy ball, armside run.
Heavy ball, armside run.
Fastball Command
Fastball Command 45 45 Establishes FB well and gets ahead of hitters, but it's more control than in-zone command. Most strikes to the middle-third.
Establishes FB well and gets ahead of hitters, but it's more control than in-zone command. Most strikes to the middle-third.
Curveball
Curveball 40 45 78 77-79 Sweepy three-quarters tilt, distinct action off his SL for another breaking ball wrinkle. Shows more to LHH but will mix to RHH later in starts.
Sweepy three-quarters tilt, distinct action off his SL for another breaking ball wrinkle. Shows more to LHH but will mix to RHH later in starts.
Slider
Slider 45 45 83 82-84 True SL grades as better of two breaking pitches. Short, tight one-planer he keeps around the zone.
True SL grades as better of two breaking pitches. Short, tight one-planer he keeps around the zone.
ChangeUp
ChangeUp 45 45 82 80-83 Throws at FB armspeed w/ moderate tumble. Serviceable third pitch to combat lefties and round out his arsenal.
Throws at FB armspeed w/ moderate tumble. Serviceable third pitch to combat lefties and round out his arsenal.
Control
Control 50 50 Pounds the zone, really competes and gets ahead of hitters. Control and bulldog mound presence are best attributes.
Pounds the zone, really competes and gets ahead of hitters. Control and bulldog mound presence are best attributes.
Attribute Present Future
Delivery Average Average
Athleticism Average Average
Pitchability Average Average
Mound Presence Plus Plus
Overall Summary
Doesn't have the raw stuff to fit as regular SP option for contending team, but could sneak into the #5 spot of a lesser rotation. Control and durability to be a solid swingman type.