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Area Code games connect Giancarlo Stanton with Matt Dominguez, Mike Moustakas

Nine years ago, a fan catching the Area Code games in Southern California would've seen MLB's future stars before they became household names. The oldest high school showcase featured Miami Marlins slugger Giancarlo Stanton as well as Houston Astros third baseman Matt Dominguez and Kansas City Royals third baseman Mike Moustakas. "It was different," Stanton said...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Dominguez, Altuve team up, lead Astros over Texas

HOUSTON (AP) Matt Dominguez hit a tying homer and Jose Altuve's fourth hit drove in the go-ahead run as the Houston Astros rallied in the eighth inning to beat the Texas Rangers 3-2 on Sunday. Dominguez connected off reliever Neal Cotts (2-8) with one out in the eighth to make it 2-all. One out, one pitching change and three batters later, Altuve singled home Jake Marisnick...
Via AP on Fox
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Chris Archer hammered early as Astros top Rays

HOUSTON -- Matt Dominguez broke out of a slump with two hits including a three-run double in Houston's big third inning to lead the Astros to a 7-3 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Saturday. Dominguez was 1 for 12 in the first three games of this homestand before singling in the second inning. The Astros led by one when he cleared the bases with his double in a five-run third inning...
Via Fox Sports Florida
June 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Dominguez delivers walkoff win over Rangers

Now you know why Astros fans wanted George Springer so badly, why some screamed and yelled when he was nowhere to be seen on opening day. He wasn’t the only hero of the night, but he might have been the most important. Two innings after his home run tied the game Wednesday night, Springer called the winner. Matt Dominguez banged one off the wall in right-center in the ninth inning...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Deep League Thoughts – Matt Dominguez

It doesn't get much deeper than this, does it? That's what she said! Not everything in a deep league setting is fun. Like hiring a convict to babysit your child, sometimes you just gotta take a guy who's available and hope for the best as it can be completely soul-wrenching to reach for guys because of their position and be left with little to nothing in return in...
Via Razzball
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

SoCal native Dominguez drives Astros past Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) -- Matt Dominguez hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Houston Astros won back-to-back series for the first time in nearly two months with a 7-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Sunday. Dominguez tied his career high with four hits in his native Southern California, while L.J. Hoes had his first career homer among his three...
Via Fox Sports West
August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

FanGraphs Prospect Stock Watch – 07/03/12

Matt Dominguez, 3B, Miami Marlins Current Level: AAA 2012 Top 15 Prospects Ranking: 6th Current Value: Down Dominguez was a 2007 first round draft pick and one of three prep third basemen taken in the first 12 picks of that draft – including his high school teammate Mike Moustakas. The latter player is now the regular third baseman for the Kansas City Royals while Dominguez (and...
Via Fangraphs
July 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Miami Marlins: Triple-A broadcaster Swoboda says Dominguez needs new swing

Like just about everyone else that’s seen Marlins prospect Matt Dominguez play, Ron Swoboda loves the soft hands and outstanding defense. Swoboda was a Met and Yankee for all but a fraction of his nine-year major league career and is now a broadcaster for the Marlins’ Triple-A affiliate in New Orleans, where Dominguez likely will begin the 2012 season. To excel at the next level...
Via Sun Sentinel
January 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Dominguez plays in Rising Stars Game

MIAMI — Matt Dominguez received a scare on Friday when he was struck on the right thumb during fielding drills. For precautionary reasons, the Marlins initially were planning on holding third base prospect out of Saturday’s Arizona Fall League Rising Stars Game. Dominguez, however, was eager to play. And he saw some action for the AFL West squad in their 11-2 win over the East...
Via The Fish Pond
November 06, 2011  |  Discuss

Bruised thumb sidelines Dominguez in AFL

Marlins prospect Matt Dominguez sustained a bruised right thumb that will keep him out of Saturday's Arizona Fall League Rising Stars Game.
November 04, 2011  |  Discuss
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