Thompson didn't factor into the decision during Game 2 of Tuesday's doubleheader against the Dodgers. He gave up two hits with two walks and struck out two across 3.2 scoreless innings.

Making the first big-league start of his career, Thompson was in control on the mound despite facing one of the best offenses in the National League. After the doubleheader, the Cubs' upcoming schedule will allow the team to get by with a four-man rotation until at least May 18, so Thompson will most likely be returned to Triple-A Iowa following his start.

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