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Matt Dominguez | Third Baseman | #65

Team: International Player
Age / DOB:  (28) / 8/28/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (12) / MIA
Contract: view contract details

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Steve Adams of reports that Matt Dominguez has signed a one-year deal with Japan's Chiba Lotte Marines.
Dominguez, 28, spent all of 2017 at Triple-A in the Red Sox organization, hitting .264/.295/.425 with 16 homers. He's hit only .231/.273/.371 over parts of five seasons in the majors. Sun, Dec 24, 2017 09:08:00 AM

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Red Sox signed INF Matt Dominguez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Dominguez was previously linked to the Twins, but he ultimately opted for an opportunity with Boston. The 27-year-old appeared in five games with the Blue Jays this past season and batted .269/.315/.421 with 18 homers and 67 RBI over 127 games in Triple-A. He'll give the Red Sox some additional third base depth.
Tue, Dec 13, 2016 01:41:00 PM

Darren Wolfson of 1500ESPN reports that the Twins "remain in the mix" for Matt Dominguez on a minor league contract.

Wolfson says Dominguez is mulling over a few offers and is expected to decide in the next 72 hours. The 27-year-old would probably be a long shot to win an Opening Day roster spot regardless of where he signs, but Minnesota wouldn't be a bad landing spot.
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 10:42:00 AM

Blue Jays sent INF Matt Dominguez outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

Dominguez cleared waivers after being designated for assignment. He can elect free agency if he wants.
Sun, Sep 4, 2016 09:12:00 AM

Blue Jays designated INF Matt Dominguez for assignment.

The move clears a spot on the 40-man roster for Matt Dermody. Dominguez has spent almost all of this season at Triple-A Buffalo, batting .272/.317/.427 with 18 homers.
Fri, Sep 2, 2016 02:45:00 PM

Blue Jays optioned INF Matt Dominguez to Triple-A Buffalo.

Dominguez was designated for assignment by Toronto on Tuesday and passed through optional waivers. He was 0-for-11 with three strikeouts this year with the Jays.
Wed, Jun 8, 2016 02:03:00 PM

Blue Jays designated INF Matt Dominguez for assignment.

Pat Venditte will take his place on the active roster. Dominguez is 0-for-11 with three strikeouts in a couple of stints with the Jays this season. Per Shi Davidi of, Dominguez was placed on optional waivers and is expected to clear on Wednesday.
Tue, Jun 7, 2016 02:39:00 PM

Blue Jays recalled 1B/3B Matt Dominguez from Triple-A Buffalo.

Dominguez was 0-for-7 with three strikeouts during a brief stint with the big club earlier this season. He'll back up at the corner infield spots.
Sun, Jun 5, 2016 11:08:00 AM

Blue Jays optioned 1B/3B Matt Dominguez to Triple-A Buffalo.

Dominguez was 0-for-7 with three strikeouts during his nearly week-long stay in the bigs. The 26-year-old stands as a .232/.274/.372 career major league hitter.
Tue, May 3, 2016 11:15:00 PM

Matt Dominguez is playing first base and hitting sixth for Wednesday's showdown with the White Sox.

Dominguez was called up on Tuesday to help serve as a right-handed bat in lieu of the suspended Chris Colabello (performance enhancing drugs). He sees a start on Wednesday against left-hander Jose Quintana, though manager John Gibbons indicated that moving forward, Justin Smoak will likely see the bulk of starts at first. Dominguez held a nice .311/.333/.475 triple-slash with 14 RBI through 17 games at Triple-A Buffalo, but as a career .233 hitter in the majors, offers little fantasy upside.
Wed, Apr 27, 2016 04:34:00 PM

Blue Jays recalled 3B Matt Dominguez from Triple-A Buffalo.

Toronto needed a right-handed bat to replace Chris Colabello, who is serving an 80-game PED suspension. Dominguez has been raking in Triple-A with a .311 average and 14 RBI in his first 17 games. Right-hander Drew Hutchison was sent to Buffalo in the corresponding move.
Tue, Apr 26, 2016 01:54:00 PM

Ben Nicholson-Smith of reports that the Blue Jays will call up Matt Dominguez from Triple-A Buffalo on Tuesday.

Drew Hutchison will be sent down to clear a spot on the active roster. Dominguez will give the Blue Jays a right-bat off their bench following Chris Colabello's PED suspension. The 26-year-old is a .233 hitter in the majors, but he was batting .311/.333/.475 with two home runs through his first 17 games in Triple-A this season.
Tue, Apr 26, 2016 12:09:00 AM

Blue Jays optioned 3B Matt Dominguez to Triple-A Buffalo; re-assigned LHP Wade LeBlanc to minor league camp.

Dominguez was claimed off waivers late last season and had little to no chance of heading north with the big club. He'll represent depth in the minors.
Fri, Mar 18, 2016 10:43:00 AM

Blue Jays claimed 3B Matt Dominguez off waivers from the Brewers.

It's Dominguez's third organization in the last few months as he went from the Astros to the Brewers on a waiver claim back in June. He's merely a depth addition.
Sun, Sep 6, 2015 03:14:00 PM

Brewers claimed 3B Matt Dominguez off waivers from the Astros; optioned him to Triple-A Colorado Springs.

Dominguez was designated for assignment by the Astros last week after batting .251/.289/.371 over 45 games this season in Triple-A. The 25-year-old will give the Brewers some minor league depth for now, but could take over at third base if the team trades Aramis Ramirez in the coming weeks.
Tue, Jun 16, 2015 02:25:00 PM

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