12/27/2015 - Under Armour Baseball Factory Recruiting Classic Thompson is a lean, athletic 2016 SS that displayed leadership qualities at the Recruiting Classic and was described as a gritty player. Defensively, Cale showed quick and efficient footwork with good body control while picking out his hop properly with good glove presentation. Thompson's actions show smoothness and rhythm in the field and allows him to follow throws across the diamond with accuracy. At the plate, Thompson starts with quiet rhythm and works through a simple launch with good balance and takes a short, compact stroke to the baseball. His simple approach allows him to be direct to contact and allows him to utilize the whole field with his spray hitting mentality. Thompson showed a good feel for the game and was a plus base runner that was aggressive in all aspects whose confidence will benefit him heading into this season.