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Dominic Leone | Relief Pitcher | #51

Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Age / DOB:  (25) / 10/26/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'11" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: Clemson
Drafted: 2012 / Rd. 16 (0) / SEA
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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

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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

Diamondbacks optioned RHP Dominic Leone to Triple-A Reno.

Leone allowed three runs in 1 2/3 innings of relief during his short stay at the major league level. Arizona will make a corresponding roster move Thursday ahead of its series finale against the visiting Cardinals.
Thu, Apr 28, 2016 08:23:00 AM

Diamondbacks recalled RHP Dominic Leone from Triple-A Reno.

He'll take Tyler Wagner's place in Arizona's bullpen. Leone had a 3.86 ERA and 9/2 K/BB ratio over seven innings in Triple-A.
Mon, Apr 25, 2016 08:35:00 PM

Diamondbacks optioned RHP Dominic Leone to Triple-A Reno.

He was part of the club's first round of spring training cuts on Monday morning. Leone, 24, posted a hideous 8.40 ERA and 1.87 WHIP in 15 innings of relief last season between the Mariners and Diamondbacks.
Mon, Mar 7, 2016 12:16:00 PM

Diamondbacks optioned RHP Dominic Leone to Double-A Mobile.

Leone was only in the majors for a week. He got the boot Monday to open a roster spot for Jarrod Saltalamacchia.
Mon, Jul 27, 2015 03:00:00 PM

Dominic Leone was ejected from Wednesday's game against the Marlins for hitting Christian Yelich with a pitch.

The previous half-inning Leone's teammate David Peralta was hit in the helmet by a Jose Fernandez pitch, so Leone exacted revenge on the Marlins outfielder. He'd pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings prior to being ejected.
Wed, Jul 22, 2015 11:42:00 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Russell Martin
2Jarrod Saltalamacchia
1B1Justin Smoak
2B1Devon Travis
2Ryan Goins
SS1Troy Tulowitzki
2Darwin Barney
3B1Josh Donaldson
LF1Steve Pearce
2Ezequiel Carrera
CF1Kevin Pillar
2Dalton Pompey
RF1Jose Bautista
DH1Kendrys Morales
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Marco Estrada
2Aaron Sanchez
3Marcus Stroman
4J.A. Happ
5Francisco Liriano
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Roberto Osuna
2Jason Grilli
3Joe Smith
4Joe Biagini
5Aaron Loup
6Ryan Tepera
7J.P. Howell
8Glenn Sparkman
9Bo Schultz
10Dominic Leone
11Danny Barnes