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Keegan is in his sixth season in the Cubs organization after being selected in the third round of the 2017 draft... Appeared in 32 games (six starts) during his first major league season in 2021 ... made his major league debut May 2 in Cincinnati (0 ER/1.0 IP)... Tossed 15.0-straight innings without allowing an earned run to begin his career, the third-longest streak in Cubs history behind Larry Cheney (28.0) and Vern Olsen (15.1)... Earned Triple-A East Pitcher of the Week honors, Aug. 15, 2021, after tossing 8.1 scoreless innings over two starts... Was selected to the Cubs' 40-man roster Nov. 20, 2019... Is 10-10 with a 3.17 ERA (61 ER/173.1 IP) over 39 career minor league games (33 starts) ... has struck out 167 batters, compared to 44 walks... In 2018, was named Carolina League Pitcher of the Week twice, on May 27 (0 ER/6.0 IP) and June 17 (0 ER/7.0 IP) while pitching for Myrtle Beach... Attended Auburn University (Ala.) ... graduated from Cullman High School in Cullman, Ala.
2021
In 2021, Keegan pitched in 32 games (six starts) during his first major league season, making his major league debut in relief May 2 in Cincinnati (0 ER/1.0 IP)... Was limited by two stints on the injured list (Sept. 3-19 and Sept. 27-Oct. 4) with right shoulder inflammation... Tossed 15.0-straight innings without allowing an earned run to begin his career, the third-longest streak in Cubs history behind Larry Cheney (28.0) and Vern Olsen (15.1)... Posted a 2.43 ERA (10 ER/37.0 IP) as a reliever, compared to a 5.51 ERA (10 ER/16.1 IP) as a starter... Earned his first career win, May 8 vs. Pittsburgh, tossing 3.0 scoreless innings out of the bullpen... Recorded his first professional save, July 23 vs. Arizona, becoming the first Cub to record a 3.0-plus inning save since Alec Mills, Sept. 13, 2019 vs. Pittsburgh... Was optioned to Triple-A Iowa, July 27 and recalled, Aug. 21 ... made four starts for Iowa, tossing 14.2 scoreless innings, allowing five hits with five walks and 16 strikeouts... Was named AAA East Pitcher of the Week, Aug. 15, after tossing 8.1 scoreless innings over two starts... Struck out a career-high seven batters over 3.0 innings in his last start of the season, Sept. 26 vs. St. Louis.

2020
Keegan spent the season at the team's South Bend alternate site.

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What position does Keegan Thompson play for the Chicago Cubs? Keegan Thompson is a Pitcher for the Chicago Cubs
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