Mets 2016 Breakout Prospect: 3B David Thompson

Next in our breakout candidates is a relatively new face, 3rd Baseman David Thompson. Our first prospect in the series was fellow third baseman Jhoan Urena. Profile: Before Thompson was a 4th rounder for the Mets, he was an offensive star in the Miami area. As a Westminster Christian Alumni, (Same high school as Alex Rodriguez), he the record for homeruns in a season (19) and...
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January 31, 2016  |  Discuss

Mets Prospect David Thompson Looks to Stay on the Field

Injuries become the bane of existence for any professional athlete. Progress is hindered and opportunities for future promise becomes lost and forgotten. Previous roles become muttered in confusion despite frantic efforts to return after elongated rehab. Frustration mounts as labels are bestowed upon, in some cases prematurely and potentially devastating for future employment. Potential...
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Six from Florida State Make All-ACC Academic Team

Monday June 29, 2015Courtesy of TheACC.comLINK: 2015 ALL-ACC ACADEMIC BASEBALL TEAM ANNOUNCED Miami’s David Thompson Named Scholar-Athlete of the Year GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Atlantic Coast Conference Baseball Scholar-Athlete of the Year David Thompson of Miami leads the sport’s All-ACC Academic Team, as announced today by Commissioner John Swofford. One of five finalists...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

2015 MLB draft: Miami 3B David Thompson taken by New York Mets

If this is the end of David Thompson‘s career at Miami, he’s going out in a big way. After a run of injuries, Thompson became one of the best hitters in college baseball as a junior, leading the nation in RBI and co-leading in home runs. With his bat anchoring the middle of the lineup, the Hurricanes are on their way to the College World Series. And to top it all off, Thompson...
Via Canes Watch
June 09, 2015

David Thompson propels Miami to victory against Florida International

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- David Thompson, the NCAA leader in RBIs, drove in three more runs and Miami beat Florida International 6-2 in the first round of the Coral Gables Regional on Friday night. The host Hurricanes (45-14) scored six runs in the first two innings against Andres Nunez (6-6) to seize control of the first matchup between the cross-town rivals since 2008. Miami took...
Via Associated Press
May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Comeback kid David Thompson starring for UM, named Dick Howswer semifinalist

Consider his comeback complete. His sophomore season was sidetracked because of a medical condition, but as a junior, David Thompson has been one of the best hitters in college baseball. That was further confirmed Friday when Thompson, the ACC’s leader in homers and RBIs, was one of 35 players chosen as semifinalists for the Dick Howser Award. David Thompson has returned strong...
Via Canes Watch
May 15, 2015

Breathtaking week for nation's RBI-leader David Thompson: 2 doubles, triple, 4 HRs (2 grand slams), 13 RBI, 23 total bases.

What a refreshing, feel-good story for an outstanding young man.  For the second straight week, University of Miami junior inielder David Thompson has been honored by the Atlantic Coast Conference as Player of the Week for his extraordinary hitting.  Thompson, who plays third base and first base, sat out 32 games last season because of Thoracic Outlet Syndrome, defined by the...
Via Eye on the U
March 24, 2015

Baseball: Hated Gators always get Hurricanes going

CORAL GABLES — The first road game listed in Miami’s baseball record book was played April 9, 1940. The location: Gainesville. The opponent: those hated Florida Gators. In the 75 years since, Miami and Florida have usually renewed acquaintances at the start of the season. Each matchup rekindles a special kind of fire. “It’s the Gators,” Hurricanes third baseman David Thompson...
Via Canes Watch
February 20, 2015

Miami baseball beats Texas Tech 2-1 in 10 innings

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) -- David Thompson had an RBI double with one out in the top of the 10th inning and Miami beat Texas Tech 2-1 Monday to avoid elimination in the Coral Gables regionals. Hurricanes closer Bryan Garcia (7-4) pitched the final three innings for the win in a game suspended due to rain in the eighth inning Sunday night. Miami (43-18) and Texas Tech (42-19) will...
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June 02, 2014  |  Discuss

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