Dom Thompson-Williams
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Dom Thompson-Williams

Dom Thompson-Williams
Seattle Mariners
Born: (1995-04-21) April 21, 1995 (age 25)
Sioux City, Iowa
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Dominique Danton Thompson-Williams (born April 21, 1995) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Seattle Mariners organization.


Thompson-Williams attended East High School in Sioux City, Iowa. In 2013, he was named the state's high school baseball player of the year.[1] In 2014, he attended Iowa Western Community College.[2] He transferred to the University of South Carolina to play for the South Carolina Gamecocks for the 2016 season.[3][4]

The New York Yankees selected Thompson-Williams in the fifth round, with the 158th overall selection, of the 2016 MLB draft,[5] and he signed with the Yankees, beginning his professional career.[6] He made his professional debut with the Staten Island Yankees of the Class A Short Season New York-Penn League, batting .246 with three home runs, 16 RBIs, and 15 stolen bases in 56 games.

In 2017, Thompson-Williams began the year with Staten Island before the Yankees promoted him to the Charleston RiverDogs of the Class A South Atlantic League in August.[7] In 64 games between both clubs, he hit .244 with three home runs and 28 RBIs.

Thompson-Williams began the 2018 season with Charleston[8] and received a midseason promotion to the Tampa Tarpons of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League.[9] The Yankees promoted him to the Trenton Thunder of the Class AA Eastern League for the playoffs.[10] In 100 total games for the year, he slashed .299/.363/.546 with 22 home runs, 74 RBIs, and twenty stolen bases.[11]

On November 19, 2018, the Yankees traded Thompson-Williams, Justus Sheffield, and Erik Swanson to the Seattle Mariners for James Paxton.[12] He started the 2019 season with the Arkansas Travelers of the Class AA Texas League.[13]


  1. ^ "East's Thompson-Williams to play football, baseball | Football". February 6, 2013. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ BARRY POE (May 23, 2014). "Former East standout Thompson-Williams shines for Iowa Western | Baseball". Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "HERSOM: Thompson-Williams thriving in first year as a Gamecock | Columnists: Terry Hersom". March 29, 2016. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ Connollymconnolly, Matt (March 23, 2016). "Dom Thompson-Williams 'living the dream' at South Carolina". The State. Retrieved 2018.
  5. ^ Breinerbbreiner, Ben (June 10, 2016). "South Carolina OF Dom Thompson-Williams drafted by NY Yankees". The State. Retrieved 2018.
  6. ^ Connollymconnolly, Matt (June 14, 2016). "USC OF Dom Thompson-Williams to begin pro baseball career". The State. Retrieved 2018.
  7. ^ Connollymconnolly, Matt (August 8, 2017). "Ex-Gamecock Dom Thompson-Williams coming to Charleston SC". The State. Retrieved 2018.
  8. ^ Asberry, Derrek (March 31, 2018). "J.P. Sears, Dom Thompson-Williams join top Yankee prospects on Charleston RiverDogs 2018 roster | Sports". Retrieved 2018.
  9. ^ Asberry, Derrek (May 19, 2018). "Five homers in two days: Dom Thompson-Williams, other former Gamecocks, are making South Carolina proud | Sports". Retrieved 2018.
  10. ^ Franko, Kyle (September 4, 2018). "Wasteful Thunder blanked by Fisher Cats in Game 1 of ELDS | Sports". Retrieved 2018.
  11. ^ "Dom Thompson-Williams Stats, Highlights, Bio - Stats - The Official Site of Minor League Baseball". Retrieved 2018.
  12. ^ "Yankees land James Paxton in trade, send top prospect to Mariners". November 20, 2018. Retrieved 2019.
  13. ^ Wolf, Jordan (April 5, 2019). "Thompson-Williams shines in Travs win". Retrieved 2019.

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