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Astros designate Matt Dominguez for assignment

Third baseman Matt Dominguez, once considered a linchpin of the Houston Astros' future, has been designated for assignment. The club made the decision on Monday in order to facilitate the addition of prospect Carlos Correa onto the 40-man roster. Correa was promoted to the big league club in time for their game with the Chicago White Sox on Monday night.  As for Dominguez, 25, this...
Via Fox Sports
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros' Dominguez to get a look at first base this spring

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Matt Dominguez was given a new glove after arriving at spring training with the Houston Astros. It isn't necessarily one the third baseman wants. ''It feels a little weird, but as the days go along I'll get used to it,'' Dominguez said of his first baseman mitt Wednesday. ''I've played third base my whole life, but we got (Luis) Valbuena and stuff.'' Valbuena...
Via AP on Fox
March 04, 2015  |  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. Altuve...
Via AP on Fox
August 31, 2014  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Farrell's Fantasy Baseball Frenzy

Dennis Farrell gives his must-add fantasy baseball players of the week, including Billy Butler, Andrew Heaney, Matt Dominguez and more.   Dennis Farrell is a former ESPN Radio, NBC Sports Radio Detroit host and is currently the host of fantasy sports shows on The Fantasy Sports Cable network, airing on Thursdays and Fridays at 1 p.m. EST.  Check out Farrell's podcast on iTunes or his website.
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 19, 2014  |  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

Streaking Astros make it seven wins in a row VIdeo The Houston Astros defeated the Baltimore Orioles at home on Friday night with a final score of 2-1. The win extends their streak to seven straight games, the longest win streak for Houston since July 2010. Astros starting pitcher Brett Obelholtzer earned his second win of the season. He threw seven strong innings and allowed just four hits for one run. It was...
Via Sports-Glory
May 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Astros Rumors: Robbie Grossman, Jason Castro & Matt Dominguez talking extensions

The Houston Astros made headlines recently when they tried to sign their best prospect, George Springer, to a long term deal & got turned down.  Apparently they're trying to lock down more than just him.  Here are a couple tweets from Yahoo! Sports Jeff Passan: Astros have engaged OF Robbie Grossman and C Jason Castro on extensions too. @Ken_Rosenthal reported $23M offer to...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
March 22, 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 these types...
Via Razzball
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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