Dom Thompson-Williams Named FSL August Player of the Month

Tampa Tarpons Outfielder Paced League with 30 RBI and 16 Extra-Base Hits

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September 7, 2018 9:42 AM

TAMPA, Fla. - Minor League Baseball announced the Player of the Month Award winners for the month of August
on Thursday and Tampa Tarpons outfielder Dom Thompson-Williams earned the honor for the Florida State
League.
Thompson-Williams batted .333/.425/.696 (34-for-102) in August and led the league in extra-base hits (16), total
bases (71), RBI (30) and OPS (1.121) while finishing second in runs scored (23), home runs (nine), on-base
percentage (.425) and slugging percentage (.696). His 34 hits were fourth most in the league.
Selected by the New York Yankees in the fifth round in the 2016 First-Year Player Draft out of the University of
South Carolina, Thompson-Williams will receive an award from Minor League Baseball in recognition of the honor.
The Sioux City, Iowa native led the Florida State League with 65 RBI in 90 games since joining Tampa on May 21st.
Following the conclusion of the regular season, Thompson-Williams was promoted to Double-A Trenton.
About Tampa Tarpons Baseball
The Tampa Tarpons are the Single-A Advanced Affiliate of the New York Yankees and play their home games at
George M. Steinbrenner Field in Tampa, Fla. For more information about the Tampa Tarpons, call (813) 673-3055 or
visit TarponsBaseball.com. Follow Tampa Tarpons Baseball on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat.
About Minor League Baseball
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teams in the United States, Canada and the Dominican Republic that are affiliated with Major League Baseball®
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fans to its ballparks to see the future stars of the sport hone their skills. From the electricity in the stands to the
excitement on the field, Minor League Baseball has provided affordable family-friendly entertainment to people of
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