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

The Astros are holding Dominguez out for the first time since May 23, which allows Gregorio Petit to cover the hot corner. Dominguez has continued to scuffle along at the plate in August, slashing .214/.237/.304 with one homer, five RBI, and three runs in 56 at-bats.

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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.

Dominguez's two-run shot came in the fourth inning off Allen Webster. It was his first home run since July 28.

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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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Matt Dominguez drove in four runs and finished 3-for-5 as the Astros defeated the White Sox on Sunday.

Dominguez entered the contest having driven in only two runs in his previous 18 contests. He singled in a run in the third inning, belted a two-run home run in the fifth, and doubled in a run in the seventh. Quite the productive day for the third baseman, who has otherwise had a forgettable season. Dominguez is slashing .239/.286/.375 with 12 home runs and 43 RBI.

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Matt Dominguez finished 2-for-4 with three RBI to lead the Astros past the Rays 7-3 on Saturday.

Dominguez was buried in a slump heading into the afternoon game and snapped out of it in a big way, singling in the second inning and smacking a three-run double with the bases loaded in the third. He's still batting just .246/.299/.395 on the season, but the 24-year-old third baseman can boast nine home runs and 30 RBI.

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Matt Dominguez went 3-for-4 with a solo homer against the Twins on Friday.

It was his first three-hit game of the season. Dominguez is up to nine home runs on the year and has a chance to top the 21 he hit last year.

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Matt Dominguez went 2-for-4 with a double and a run scored in a win over the Mariners on Sunday.

The multi-hit game was his first since May 19, and he hadn't scored a run since May 18. Dominguez owns a .254/.308/.420 line through 50 games.

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Matt Dominguez hit a pair of two-run homers off John Danks as part of the Astros' 8-2 win over the White Sox on Sunday.

Dominguez, who drove in 77 runs last season, entered today's game with just 14 RBI in 42 games. Obviously, this one helps his pace a bit. He's a zero in steals and below average in batting average and runs scored, so he has to keep showing power to be an adequate fantasy third baseman.

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Matt Dominguez was the Astros entire offense in Friday's loss to the Rangers, going 2-for-4 with a pair of singles.

Those two singles, including one to break up Yu Darvish's perfect game in the sixth inning, were the only hits that the Astros would muster in 12 innings against Rangers pitching. Even with the two knocks, Dominguez is hitting a meager .171/.250/.400 on the season.

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Matt Dominguez went 1-for-3 with a solo home run as the Astros defeated the Yankees 3-1 on Wednesday.

Dominguez homered off of David Phelps in the seventh inning, extending the Astros' lead to 3-1. The third baseman hit 21 home runs last season, but was otherwise unimpressive, finishing with a .241/.286/.403 slash line in 589 trips to the plate.