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Dominic Leone | Relief Pitcher | #51

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/26/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 195
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Clemson
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 16 (0) / SEA
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Dominic Leone earned his first career MLB save on Monday night against the Orioles.
Roberto Osuna is away from the club following the birth of his child, so Leone got the call in the top of the ninth inning Monday with the Jays leading 4-3. He gave up a leadoff single to Adam Jones but retried the next three batters he faced -- two via strikeout. Leone owns an impressive 2.58 ERA, 1.09 WHIP, and 76/23 K/BB ratio in 66 1/3 innings this season out of the Toronto bullpen. Sep 11 - 9:59 PM

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Blue Jays activated RHP Dominic Leone from the bereavement list.

Leone was gone for a few days following the death of his grandfather. To make room for him, the Jays designated left-hander J.P. Howell for assignment.
Aug 16 - 5:05 PM

Blue Jays placed RHP Dominic Leone on the bereavement list.

Leone has been excused from the club following the death of his grandfather. Matt Dermody is filling his spot in the Blue Jays' bullpen.
Aug 13 - 11:01 AM

Blue Jays recalled RHP Dominic Leone from Triple-A Buffalo.

Leone has posted a 4.01 ERA and 25/10 K/BB ratio over 24 2/3 innings this season. He'll work in middle relief.
Jul 17 - 4:25 PM

Blue Jays optioned RHP Dominic Leone to Triple-A Buffalo.

The move clears a spot for J.A. Happ's return from the disabled list. Leone, 25, has posted a 4.01 ERA and 25/10 K/BB ratio over 24 2/3 innings this season. Look for him to return to Toronto's bullpen soon.
May 30 - 3:19 PM

Blue Jays recalled RHP Dominic Leone from Triple-A Buffalo.

Leone was just optioned Saturday, but he's back to replace J.P. Howell (shoulder) on the roster and in the bullpen. He'll work in middle relief.
Apr 9 - 11:36 AM

Blue Jays optioned RHP Dominic Leone to Triple-A Buffalo.

His roster spot will be absorbed by right-hander Casey Lawrence. The Blue Jays needed a fresh arm after starter Francisco Liriano lasted only 1/3 of an inning in Friday's loss to Tampa Bay. Leone threw 44 pitches in that game.
Apr 8 - 5:20 PM

Blue Jays recalled RHP Dominic Leone from Triple-A Buffalo.

Leone was sent down last week, but he returns with Roberto Osuna (back) going on the disabled list. He'll work in middle relief.
Apr 2 - 12:12 PM

Blue Jays optioned RHP Dominic Leone and C Juan Graterol to Triple-A Buffalo.

Leone had been competing with Mike Bolsinger, Ryan Tepera and Aaron Loup for a spot in the Opening Day bullpen. The Jays figure to whittle down that competition further within the next few days. Leone, 25, landed with the Blue Jays after being claimed off waivers from the Diamondbacks in November. With a career ERA of 4.07 across 108 1/3 innings pitched, he could potentially earn a call to the big league club as needed during the season.
Mar 29 - 5:35 PM

Blue Jays claimed RHP Dominic Leone off waivers from the Diamondbacks.

Leone, 25, owns a career 4.07 ERA with nearly a strikeout per inning over parts of three big league seasons. The Blue Jays hope he can help out in middle relief.
Fri, Nov 18, 2016 05:18:00 PM

Diamondbacks recalled RHP Dominic Leone from Triple-A Reno.

Leone will give the Diamondbacks some additional right-handed bullpen depth for the stretch run. He has an ugly 7.52 ERA in 20 appearances this season with Arizona.
Tue, Sep 6, 2016 06:07:00 PM

Diamondbacks optioned RHP Dominic Leone to Triple-A Reno.

The Diamondbacks wanted to bring up some fresh arms after Wednesday's 11-inning marathon against the Braves. Leone carries an unsightly 7.52 ERA across 20 relief outings this year. He'll be back in September.
Thu, Aug 25, 2016 07:18:00 PM

Diamondbacks recalled RHP Dominic Leone from Triple-A Reno.

Leone saw three innings of action with the Diamondbacks earlier this season. The 24-year-old right-hander allowed four runs in that space. He figures to serve as a low-leverage relief option now that he has returned to the Arizona desert.
Wed, Jul 6, 2016 07:08:00 PM

Diamondbacks optioned RHP Dominic Leone to Triple-A Reno.

Leone has allowed four runs over three relief innings in the majors this season. He'll return to a 2.16 ERA at Reno.
Sun, May 29, 2016 12:21:00 PM

Diamondbacks recalled RHP Dominic Leone from Triple-A Reno.

Leone has been knocked around in two major league appearances this season but holds a 2.16 ERA at Reno. He'll work in middle relief.
Fri, May 27, 2016 05:44:00 PM