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Jose Alfredo Dominguez
- Bats Right, 'Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 160 lb.
- Debut June 30, 2013
- Final Game October 1, 2016
- Born August 7, 1990 in San Pedro de Macoris, San Pedro de Macoris, D.R.
Jose Dominguez came to the majors in 2013.
Dominguez was signed by Los Angeles Dodgers scout Rafael Rijo in 2007. In 2008, he made his pro debut, going 2-4 with a 5.14 ERA for the DSL Dodgers. He had 28 walks and 55 strikeouts in 42 innings. With the same club a year later, he had a 4-5, 3.64 record. His 11 hit batters tied for 9th in the Dominican Summer League. In 2010, he was 1-1 with a save and a 1.12 ERA for the DSL Dodgers. The next year, he came to the US and saw action with the AZL Dodgers (4-1, 3.50) and Ogden Raptors (0-3, 18.00, 26 H in 10 IP).
During 2012, Jose pitched for the Great Lakes Loons (4-3, 4 Sv, 5.25, 47 BB, 78 K in 72 IP) and Chattanooga Lookouts (0-1, Sv, 1 R in 7 IP). He began 2013 strong for Chattanooga (1-0, 5 Sv, 2.60, 28 K, 8 H in 17 1/3 IP) and saw limited action for the Albuquerque Isotopes (1-0, 1 H, 0 R, 5 BB, 12 K in 8 IP) before getting promoted to L.A. with Peter Moylan being demoted in turn.
Dominguez made his major league debut in a 6-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies. He relieved Stephen Fife in the 8th with a 4-0 lead and went 1-2-3, fanning Delmon Young, getting Ben Revere on a grounder and retiring Carlos Ruiz on a pop. Scott Van Slyke pinch-hit for Dominguez in the bottom of the inning.
On November 20, 2014, he was traded to the Tampa Bay Rays along with minor league P Greg Harris in return for Ps Joel Peralta and Adam Liberatore. He earned his first major league win with the Rays on April 24, 2015, getting credit for a 12-3 beating of the Toronto Blue Jays after relieving Drew Smyly with two outs in the 5th and pitching 1 1/3 scoreless inning.
Source: 2013 Dodgers Media Guide