Nelson, Thompson-Williams lead Tampa to 5-1 win over Jupiter

Nelson, Thompson-Williams highlight 5-1 Tampa win over Jupiter


Thursday, July 12, 2018

JUPITER, Fla. (AP) -- Dom Thompson-Williams had two hits and two RBI, and Nick Nelson threw six scoreless innings as the Tampa Tarpons defeated the Jupiter Hammerheads 5-1 on Thursday.

Nelson (5-2) picked up the win after he struck out five and walked four while allowing one hit.

Tampa started the scoring in the first inning when Isiah Gilliam hit a sacrifice fly and Thompson-Williams hit an RBI single.

The Tarpons later added a run in the third and two in the fifth. In the third, Gilliam hit a solo home run, while Diego Castillo and Thompson-Williams both drove in a run in the fifth.

Cody Poteet (0-2) went five innings, allowing five runs and six hits in the Florida State League game. He also struck out six and walked two.

Tampa improved to 6-2 against Jupiter this season.

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