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Saturday, October 12, 2019

Domingo Matos hit well in a June 1993 game for West Palm; Played five pro seasons, not in bigs


Domingo Matos had a good night for the West Palm Beach Expos in June 1993, according to The South Florida Sun-Sentinel.

Matos picked up three hits against Lakeland and picked up two RBIs, The Sun-Sentinel wrote.

Matos picked up those hits in his fourth season as a pro, his first at high-A West Palm Beach. Matos returned to West Palm Beach the next year, what would be his final year as a pro. He never made AA.

Matos' career began in 1990, signed the previous year as a free agent out of his native Dominican Republic.

Matos played his first year with the Expos at short-season Jamestown. He hit .203 in 47 games, with four home runs.

He returned to Jamestown for 1991. He got into 68 games that year, turning in a .253 average and hitting eight home runs.

Matos arrived at single-A Rockford for 1992. He went 1 for 4, with an RBI and run scored in a May win. Overall, he hit .244 over 129 games and his six  home runs.

He arrived at West Palm Beach for 1993 and saw 46 games on the year. He saw another 75 there in 1994. He hit .206 that year, with six home runs to end his career.
1990 Minor League Tally
Players/Coaches Featured:3,189
Made the Majors:1,157-36.3%
Never Made Majors:2,032-63.7%-X
5+ Seasons in the Majors: 480
10+ Seasons in the Minors:283

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