Cody Thompson

HS Grad 2007
Age 29 and 1 mos
Age on 2007 Draft 18 and 10 mos
Position(s) LHP  OF
Ht/Wt 6-0, 165 lb
B/T L/L
School  Nevada
Hometown  Nevada, MO USA
Summer Team  Old School Baseball
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National Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
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MO State Rank - Class of 2007 
Ranking Last Updated: Jun 06, 2007
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GPA
3.0
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PG Grades

Best PG Grade
7.5
9/30/2006
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2006 Midwest Top Prospect Showcase   Sep 30, 2006
PG Grade: 7.5
Cody Thompson is a 2007 P/OF with a 6'0'', 165 lb. frame from Nevada MO, who attends Nevada HS. He has a medium, projectable frame and good looseness. Thompson has a sound mechanical delivery, with good hip turn and rotation and a compact and easy arm action. He does a good job of hiding the ball in his delivery and his fastball looks harder than the radar gun says it is. Thompson will occasionally throw with extra effort and when he does this he opens up early and his arm lags behind. Thompson's fastball topped out at 82 mph with very good running life. His change up at 69 mph has the same type of big tail away from right handed hitters and is a good pitch. Thompson's curveball was up to 71 mph with good sweeping action. He does tend to shorten his arm stroke on his curveball, which will tip off hitters at the higher levels. Thompson's movement and deception are big plusses and he looks like he'll add some velocity as he gets stronger. He is a good student.

Best PG has recorded

Percentile Rank among grad class in the recorded year

FB 82 mph
9/30/2006
42.20% Rank
best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class in 2006)

best 99  avg 83
 (2007 class)
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