Wed, 27 Apr 2016 12:40:31 -0700
Toronto Blue Jays 1B Justin Smoak is not in the starting lineup against Chicago White Sox left-handed SP Jose Quintana Wednesday, April 27. 3B Matt Dominguez is starting at first base and is hitting sixth.
Fantasy Tip: Dominguez is a career .233 hitter, but he did slug 21 home runs for the Houston Astros back in 2013. He struck out in two of his three plate appearances last night in his season debut, and he's a desperation flier in daily contests tonight.
Mon, 25 Apr 2016 23:43:54 -0700
The Toronto Blue Jays will recall 3B Matt Dominguez from Class AAA Buffalo Tuesday, April 26.
Fantasy Tip: Dominguez will basically take the spot of Chris Colabello, who has been suspended for performance-enhancing drugs. He is worth using in deeper AL-only fantasy play and DFS when he makes a start.
Tue, 16 Jun 2015 18:18:12 -0700
The Milwaukee Brewers claimed 3B Matt Dominguez off waivers from the Houston Astros Tuesday, June 16, and he was assigned to Triple-A Colorado Springs.
Fantasy Tip: Dominguez has a little pop, but he has been unable to stick at the major league level. He could get a chance in Milwaukee if an injury to Aramis Ramirez pops up.
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 14:49:07 -0700
Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez was cut from the roster and sent to the minor leagues on Sunday, March 29. He had been the starting third baseman the last two years.
Fantasy Tip: When the Astros traded for Luis Valbuena, the clock began ticking on Dominguez's fantasy value. Dominguez had some value because of the 37 homers he hit in the last two seasons, but his batting average killed any further chances of staying on the roster. He should not be drafted at the moment.
Wed, 04 Mar 2015 16:31:40 -0800
Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez will receive playing time at first base during spring training, according to manager A.J. Hinch. Dominguez will battle for playing time at third base with 3B Luis Valbuena, with Dominguez likely starting against left-handed pitchers. Dominguez could potentially spell 1B Jon Singleton at first base against southpaws, too.
Fantasy Tip: At best, Dominguez is a late-round flier for owners in cavernous mixed league and AL-only formats desperate for power. He has 42 home runs through 357 games, but is a batting average anchor with a career .233 mark. Add the lack of guaranteed at-bats and there is little need reach for Dominguez on draft day.
Sun, 25 Jan 2015 10:59:41 -0800
Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez is expected to see some playing time at first base this season, as a result of the team's recent acquisition of 3B Luis Valbuena. Manager A.J. Hinch still views Dominguez as a third baseman in the long run but wants him to learn how to play first base in order to increase his versatility and improve his odds of making the 25-man roster.
Sat, 16 Aug 2014 12:51:40 -0700
Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez is not in the starting lineup against the Boston Red Sox Saturday, Aug. 16.
Fri, 27 Jun 2014 00:52:54 -0700
Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez snapped an 0-for-23 slump at the plate with a two-run homer Thursday, June 26, in a 6-1 win over the Atlanta Braves.
Mon, 19 May 2014 07:19:50 -0700
Houston Astros 3B Matt Dominguez hit two homers and drove in four runs Sunday, May 18.
Sun, 04 May 2014 11:19:49 -0700
Houston Astros manager Bo Porter dropped OF George Springer from the fourth spot in the batting order to the sixth spot Sunday, May 4, against the Seattle Mariners, in order to take some pressure off him. 3B Matt Dominguez batted cleanup Sunday. Springer had batted fourth since his third game in the majors.