Jake Thompson joined the Stone Crabs in the final games of 2010. The first year pro pitched in two games for the Stone Crabs and threw 11 scoreless innings, allowing just 2 hits while striking out 6. Opposing hitters had a .059 average against him during his two games.
He rejoined the Stone Crabs to start the 2011 season.
Thompson was drafted by the Rays in the second round of the 2010 draft out of Long Beach State. He debuted with the Hudson Valley Renegades and remained with them until his August 26 promotion to the Stone Crabs.