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Thompson touched 94 mph this summer

Right-hander Matt Thompson followed up last summer's nightmarish debut with a solid campaign at short-season Spokane. Lone Star Dugout has a Q&A session with the 19-year-old product of Burleson, Texas.

Matt Thompson's professional debut in 2008 was a little rough, to say the least. While he showed good raw stuff, Thompson had little in the way of command and pitchability, and he surrendered 23 runs [11 earned] on 25 hits in just 8.1 innings with the AZL Rangers. The right-hander showed quick progression at least year's Fall Instructional League, and he impressed once again in 2009 Spring... Recommended Stories

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