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Matt Dominguez

25-Year-Old Third Baseman – Houston Astros

2014 Stats

AVG

.224

HR

15

RBI

53

R

48

SB

0

2014 Preseason Projections

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2014 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Dominguez took over the reins at third base for the Astros last season and proved he could hold his own there, as his 152 games played and 589 plate appearances were both career-high totals. The 24-ye...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 217   DOB: 8/28/1989   BORN: Van Nuys, CA   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: 1st Rd    Show ContractHide Contract

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Re-signed to a one-year contract in March of 2013.

August 26, 2014  –  Matt Dominguez News

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Matt Dominguez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2007 17 R GCL 5 21 20 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 .100 .136 .100 .236
2007 17 A JAM 10 38 37 3 7 3 2 0 1 4 0 0 1 12 0 0 0 .189 .211 .324 .535
2008 18 A GRE 88 376 345 59 102 34 16 0 18 70 0 1 28 68 0 3 0 .296 .354 .499 .853
2009 19 A JUP 103 424 381 49 100 37 25 1 11 53 1 0 38 68 0 5 0 .262 .333 .420 .753
2009 19 AA JAC 31 114 97 10 18 9 7 0 2 9 0 0 14 24 1 1 1 .186 .292 .320 .612
2010 20 AA JAC 138 577 504 61 127 50 34 2 14 81 0 2 56 96 1 7 9 .252 .333 .411 .744
2011 21 A+ JUP 4 20 18 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 .167 .250 .167 .417
2011 21 AA JAC 4 19 15 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 .133 .316 .133 .449
2011 21 AAA NEW 87 356 325 47 84 31 18 1 12 55 0 1 24 50 0 4 3 .258 .312 .431 .743
2011 21 MAJ FLA 17 48 45 2 11 4 4 0 0 2 0 0 2 8 0 0 1 .244 .292 .333 .625
2012 22 AAA OKL 45 177 161 21 48 12 10 0 2 23 0 0 11 21 1 2 2 .298 .347 .398 .745
2012 22 AAA NEW 78 315 286 27 67 21 14 0 7 46 0 1 23 31 2 3 1 .234 .291 .357 .648
2012 22 MAJ HOU 31 113 109 14 31 9 2 2 5 16 0 0 4 17 0 0 0 .284 .310 .477 .787
2013 23 MAJ HOU 152 589 543 56 131 46 25 0 21 77 0 1 30 96 2 7 7 .241 .286 .403 .689
2014 24 MAJ HOU 134 537 499 48 112 32 17 0 15 53 0 1 26 111 1 6 5 .224 .267 .349 .616
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3-Year Averages     66 248 232 24 57 18 10 0 8 31 0 0 12 40 0 2 2 .246 .286 .392 .679

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Matt Dominguez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Aug. 31 Tex 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 .267 .349 .616
Aug. 30 Tex 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .222 .265 .341 .606
Aug. 29 Tex Did not play.
Aug. 28 Tex 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .223 .265 .343 .608
Aug. 27 Oak 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 .222 .263 .343 .606
Aug. 26 Oak 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .262 .344 .606
Aug. 25 Oak 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .223 .262 .344 .606
Aug. 24 @Cle 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .225 .264 .347 .611
Aug. 23 @Cle Did not play.
Aug. 22 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .226 .266 .349 .615
Aug. 21 @NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .228 .268 .351 .619
Aug. 20 @NYY 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .269 .354 .623
Aug. 19 @NYY 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .267 .352 .619
Aug. 17 @Bos 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .227 .268 .354 .622
Aug. 16 @Bos Did not play.
Aug. 15 @Bos 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .270 .356 .626
Aug. 14 @Bos 4 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .273 .360 .633
Aug. 13 Min 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .271 .352 .623
Aug. 12 Min 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .273 .356 .629
Aug. 11 Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .273 .358 .631
Aug. 10 Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .233 .274 .359 .633
Aug. 9 Tex 4 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .232 .274 .360 .634
Aug. 8 Tex 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .230 .272 .359 .631
Aug. 7 @Phi 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .272 .360 .632
Aug. 6 @Phi 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .230 .272 .361 .633
Aug. 5 @Phi 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 .229 .273 .359 .632
Aug. 3 Tor 3 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 .230 .274 .362 .636
Aug. 2 Tor 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .227 .272 .357 .629
Aug. 1 Tor 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .274 .361 .635
Jul. 31 Tor 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .231 .275 .364 .639
Last 7 Days 15 2 3 0 0 1 2 1 5 0 0 2 0 0 .200 .333 .400 .733
Last 14 Days 36 4 6 0 0 1 3 1 12 0 0 2 2 1 .167 .220 .250 .470
Last 30 Days 96 8 19 3 0 2 8 3 23 0 0 2 2 3 .198 .233 .292 .525

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Matt Dominguez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2014 130 4
2013 149 1
2012 31
2011 16

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Matt Dominguez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014137196170.270.445.756
2013153114280.235.353.627
2012244130.250.375.655

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014362299360.207.312.562
20133904517490.244.423.714
201285104130.294.506.824

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014249239250.217.357.642
20132582412430.229.407.685
2012587260.207.362.608

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2014250256280.232.340.588
2013285329340.253.400.694
20125173100.373.608.992
Matt Dominguez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2007 17 R GCL 21 20 4.8% 9.5% 0.50 90% .111 .000
2007 17 A JAM 38 37 2.6% 31.6% 0.08 68% .250 .135
2008 18 A GRE 376 345 7.4% 18.1% 0.41 80% .324 .203
2009 19 A JUP 424 381 9% 16% 0.56 82% .295 .158
2009 19 AA JAC 114 97 12.3% 21.1% 0.58 75% .225 .134
2010 20 AA JAC 577 504 9.7% 16.6% 0.58 81% .287 .159
2011 21 A+ JUP 20 18 5% 15% 0.33 83% .200 .000
2011 21 AA JAC 19 15 15.8% 10.5% 1.50 87% .154 .000
2011 21 AAA NEW 356 325 6.7% 14% 0.48 85% .274 .173
2011 21 MAJ FLA 48 45 4.2% 16.7% 0.25 82% .297 .089
2012 22 AAA OKL 177 161 6.2% 11.9% 0.52 87% .333 .100
2012 22 AAA NEW 315 286 7.3% 9.8% 0.74 89% .242 .123
2012 22 MAJ HOU 113 109 3.5% 15% 0.24 84% .299 .193
2013 23 MAJ HOU 589 543 5.1% 16.3% 0.31 82% .258 .162
2014 24 MAJ HOU 537 499 4.8% 20.7% 0.23 78% .260 .125
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3-Year Averages     248 232 4.8% 16.1% 0.30 83% .266 .146

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2014 Stat Review for Matt Dominguez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2013 (min 400 PA)

Contact

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.224 AVG
TERRIBLE
78% Contact Rate
WEAK
.260 BABIP
LOW
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.349 SLG
POOR
.125 ISO
WEAK
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.23 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.8% BB Rate
POOR
20.7% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.616 OPS
TERRIBLE
.267 OBP
TERRIBLE

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Matt Dominguez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Dominguez isn't in the lineup Saturday, the Houston Chronicle's Jose de Jesus Ortiz reports.

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Dominguez is out of the lineup Saturday at Boston, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports.

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Dominguez went 2-for-4 with his 14th home run of the season in Thursday's loss to the Red Sox.

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Dominguez went 2-for-3 with a double, two RBI and a run scored during Sunday's win over Toronto.

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Dominguez hit his 13th home run of the season during Monday's win against Oakland.

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Dominguez went 3-for-5 with a double, home run, four RBI and two runs scored in Sunday's win over Chicago.

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Dominguez broke an 0-for-21 skid at the plate with his 11th home run of the season in Thursday's win over the Braves.

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Dominguez went 2-for-4 with a double and three RBI in Saturday's win over the Rays.

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Dominguez hit his eighth home run of the season during Sunday's loss to the Orioles.

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Dominguez went 2-for-4 with a pair of two-run homers in Sunday's 8-2 win over the White Sox.

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Dominguez recorded his first career walk-off hit Wednesday, an RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning to lift the Astros to a 5-4 win over the Rangers.

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Dominguez recorded his fourth straight multi-hit game during Monday's loss to the Rangers.

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Dominguez will bat cleanup Monday against the Rangers.

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Dominguez bopped a two-run homer in the ninth inning of Thursday's win over Detroit.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014

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2013

After coming over to the Astros in the deal that sent Carlos Lee to Miami, Dominguez showed flashes of what made him the 12th overall pick in the 2007 draft. He certainly has the glove to handle the hot corner, but there are questions as to whether his bat, which stalled out in the upper minors, will develop enough for him to be a legitimate corner infielder. A closer look at Dominguez's .284/.310/.477 splits for the Astros reveals a reverse home/road split, with most of his offensive output occurring on the road. In 58 at-bats in Houston, Dominguez hit just .207. With third base a revolving door after the Chris Johnson trade, the time is now for Dominguez, and his glove should give him the upper hand to secure the starting job during spring training.

2012

Dominguez did nothing in 2011 to indicate that his bat is ready for the majors, posting a feeble .258/.312/.431 line at Triple-A and not doing much better in the AFL. Even if the Marlins trade Hanley Ramirez in the wake of the Jose Reyes signing, Emilio Bonifacio would likely get a look at third base before Dominguez, so unless the youngster himself gets dealt expect him to spend another season in the minors trying to learn how to supply enough offense to justify plugging his slick glove into the lineup.

2011

He could challenge for a Gold Glove in the majors right now, but Dominguez's bat hasn't yet caught up to his glove. That's too bad, because the Marlins have an immediate need for a third baseman, but they may have to make do with stopgaps for a while yet until the 21-year-old is ready.

2010

The Marlins' third baseman of the future has Ryan Zimmerman-like skills but struggled to put up big numbers at High-A Jupiter before falling completely on his face at Double-A. He was still a month shy of turning 20 when he got the promotion so it looks like the Marlins simply rushed him too quickly, an odd mistake for an organization that is normally very good at developing their prospects. Assuming Dominguez's confidence recovers (he struggled badly in a short stint in the AFL) he should do much better the second time around at Double-A, which would put him on pace to compete for a major league starting job in 2011.

2009

Dominguez battled mono and bone chips in his elbow in his first full pro season, but still put up very good numbers for an 18-year-old at Low-A. He could stand to trade some strikeouts for walks before he'll look like a full-fledged Ryan Zimmerman clone, but the Marlins have no need to rush him with plenty of third-base options ahead of him on the organizational depth chart. Even so, unless the health issues become chronic, it wouldn't be a shock to see Dominguez knocking on the door in 2010.

2008

The 17-year-old first-round pick struggled at the plate in his pro debut, but that's neither surprising nor a mark against him given his age. He eventually profiles to be a Ryan Zimmerman-like third baseman, combining solid power and contact with exceptional defense, but he's a long way from replacing Miguel Cabrera.