Dominic Ficociello

#25 DOMINIC FICOCIELLO – 1B
Height: 6-4 Weight: 200
Bats: Switch Throws: Right
Born: Anaheim, California
Resides: Fayetteville, Arkansas
High School: Fullerton Union (Fullerton, California)
College: University of Arkansas (Fayetteville, Arkansas – “Razorbacks”)
Draft: 12th – DET – 2013…23rd – DET – 2010
Born: 4/4/92 Opening Night Age: 27
Classification: LS-5

Career Highlights: Seventh season of professional baseball and first with the Goldeyes…signed by Goldeyes on 4/9/19…career .273 batting average with 39 home runs and 291 RBI in 672 games played…325 career runs scored with 129 doubles, 18 triples, 49 stolen bases, and 244 walks…lifetime .341 on-base percentage…has averaged 79 runs scored, 32 doubles, 10 home runs, 71 RBI, and 59 walks per 162 games as a professional…lifetime .326 hitter with the bases loaded (46 AB)…career .994 fielding percentage in 451 games played at first base…has also played 40-plus career games at second base, third base, and left field…has reached the Double-A level each of the past four years, and reached the Triple-A level in 2017…voted best defensive first baseman in the Low-A Midwest League by Baseball America in 2014…has hit safely in 449 of 672 career games played…ranked first in his league in fielding percentage by a first baseman three consecutive years from 2014-16…drafted by the Detroit Tigers in the 12th round in 2013…also drafted by the Tigers in the 23rd round in 2010…attended Major League spring training games with the Tigers five straight years from 2014-18…2017 Double-A Eastern League All-Star (Erie SeaWolves)…2015 High-A Florida State League All-Star (Lakeland Flying Tigers)…voted 2015 Minor League Baseball (MiLB) Gold Glove winner at first base (encompasses all levels of affiliated ball)…assigned by Tigers to the Arizona Fall League’s Scottsdale Scorpions in 2015…played for Team USA national collegiate baseball team in 2011…played three seasons of college baseball at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, Arkansas from 2011-13…hit a combined .294 with 13 home runs and 108 RBI for the Razorbacks in 174 collegiate games…voted NCAA Freshman All-American in 2011…played for the Cape Cod League’s Orleans Firebirds following sophomore season in 2012…majored in Recreation and Sport Management…played at Fullerton Union High School in Fullerton, California where he also lettered in football…Hall of Fame pitcher Walter Johnson also attended Fullerton Union…full name is Dominic Anthony Ficociello

2018
Erie (Eastern/AA/Detroit): Hit .268 with eight home runs and 56 RBI for the SeaWolves in 97 games…50 runs scored with 15 doubles, one triple, eight stolen bases, and 43 walks…finished with a .348 on-base percentage…hit safely in 67 of 97 games…had 24 multi-hit games, including five 3-hit games and one 4-hit game…had 8-game hitting streak from 4/5-4/13 (10-for-30, .333)…2-for-5 with two runs, a home run, and two RBI on 4/25 at Altoona…3-for-5 with two runs and an RBI on 5/20 vs. Bowie…3-for-5 with a run, three doubles, and two RBI on 5/16 at Binghamton…had five RBI while going 4-for-5 with two runs and two home runs on 5/31 vs. Binghamton…had three RBI while going 2-for-3 with two runs, a double, and a home run on 6/6 vs. Hartford…had three RBI while going 2-for-5 with a run, double, and a home run on 6/12 at Hartford…3-for-3 on 6/25 at Reading…1-for-3 with a run, home run, and three RBI on 7/5 at Binghamton…3-for-4 with two runs on 8/4 at New Hampshire in the second game of a double header…had four RBI while going 2-for-4 with a double on 9/2 vs. Akron

2017
Toledo (International/AAA/Detroit): Hit .235 with two home runs and 12 RBI for the Mid Hens in 35 games…12 runs scored with six doubles, two stolen bases, and 11 walks…hit safely in 20 of 35 games, including one 3-hit game…hit first career Triple-A home run on 7/24 vs. Pawtucket while going 1-for-3 with a run and two RBI…3-for-5 with two runs, two doubles, and an RBI on 8/26 vs. Louisville…had three RBI while going 1-for-3 with a run and a home run on 8/27 vs. Louisville

Erie (Eastern/AA/Detroit): Hit .306 with seven home runs and 39 RBI for the SeaWolves in 90 games…53 runs scored with 21 doubles, two triples, 10 stolen bases, and 42 walks…had a .379 on-base percentage and a .445 slugging percentage…Eastern League All-Star…ranked fourth in the Eastern League in batting average and second in on-base percentage…hit safely in 64 of 90 games…had 28 multi-hit games, including five 3-hit games and two 4-hit games…had 9-game hitting streak from 4/9-4/19 (10-for-34, .294)…3-for-4 with two doubles on 4/23 vs. Binghamton…4-for-4 with an RBI on 5/1 at Bowie…4-for-5 with two runs and three doubles on 5/8 at Harrisburg…3-for-4 with a run scored on 5/17 vs. Reading…3-for-4 with two runs, a double, and two RBI on 5/31 at Bowie…had 14-game hitting streak from 6/28-7/15 (23-for-56, .411)…scored three runs while going 3-for-4 with a home run and two RBI on 6/28 at Akron…had three RBI while going 2-for-4 with a run on 7/2 vs. Altoona…scored a run in eight consecutive games from 7/4-7/15 (10 total runs)…had an RBI in seven consecutive games from 7/6-7/15 (10 total RBI)…3-for-4 with two runs, a home run, and two RBI on 7/13 vs. Akron

2016
Erie (Eastern/AA/Detroit): Hit .248 with five home runs and 38 RBI for the SeaWolves in 123 games…53 runs scored with 21 doubles, three triples, five stolen bases, and 50 walks…ranked first in the Eastern League in fielding percentage at first base (.998)…hit safely in 71 of 123 games…had 26 multi-hit games, including six 3-hit games and one 4-hit game…scored three runs while going 1-for-3 on 4/12 at Bowie…3-for-4 with a run, triple, and RBI on 4/26 at Altoona…drew three walks while going 1-for-3 with a run, double, and an RBI on 4/27 at Altoona…3-for-4 with a double and an RBI on 5/22 at Richmond…3-for-5 with a run, double, and an RBI on 6/18 vs. Bowie…3-for-5 with two runs, a double, a home run, and an RBI on 6/20 vs. New Hampshire…had three RBI while going 2-for-4 on 6/26 at Hartford…2-for-3 with two runs, two doubles, and two RBI on 6/27 at Reading…had 8-game hitting streak from 7/18-7/28 (14-for-32, .438)…3-for-6 with two runs and a double on 7/23 at Bowie…had three RBI while going 2-for-4 with two runs, a double, and a home run on 7/28 vs. Reading…3-for-4 with a run, double, and two RBI on 8/21 vs. Reading…4-for-5 with two runs and a double on 9/1 vs. Akron

2015
Erie (Eastern/AA/Detroit): Hit .284 with three home runs and 30 RBI for the SeaWolves in 43 games…24 runs scored with 12 doubles, two triples, and six walks…voted Minor League Baseball (MiLB) Gold Glove winner at first base (combined for time at High-A and Double-A)…hit safely in 27 of 43 games…had 13 multi-hit games, including two 3-hit games and one 4-hit game…2-for-4 with two runs, a home run, and an RBI on 7/29 at Reading…2-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI on 7/31 at New Britain…had an RBI in five consecutive games from 8/14-8/20 (nine total RBI)…3-for-4 with two RBI on 8/15 at New Hampshire…had three RBI while going 2-for-4 with a run and a double on 8/19 vs. New Britain…4-for-5 with a run, double, and three RBI on 8/22 at Akron…3-for-5 with a run, triple, and RBI on 8/23 at Akron…had five RBI while going 2-for-4 with two runs and two home runs on 8/27 vs. Harrisburg…had three RBI while going 1-for-3 with two runs and a double on 9/7 vs. Bowie

Lakeland (Florida State/A+/Detroit): Hit .297 with five home runs and 30 RBI for the Flying Tigers in 85 games…41 runs scored with 13 doubles, three triples, two stolen bases, and 31 walks…had a .364 on-base percentage and a .401 slugging percentage…Florida State League All-Star…ranked sixth in the Florida State League in batting average and tied for first in fielding percentage at first base (.995)…hit safely in 63 of 85 games…had 29 multi-hit games, including five 3-hit games…3-for-8 with a run and triple on 4/17 at Clearwater (game lasted 4:50, Clearwater won 4-3 in 17 innings)…3-for-3 with a run, home run, and RBI on 4/21 at Brevard County…3-for-5 with a run on 5/1 at Tampa…had 12-game hitting streak from 5/5-5/17 (18-for-50, .360)…3-for-4 with a run and an RBI on 5/17 at Dunedin…had 8-game hitting streak from 5/19-5/27 (10-for-34, .294)…had six consecutive multi-hit games from 6/4-6/10…had an RBI in five consecutive games from 6/22-6/27 (seven total RBI)…3-for-4 with a run, home run, and two RBI on 6/29 vs. Jupiter

2014
West Michigan (Midwest/A/Detroit): Hit .275 with six home runs and 53 RBI in 134 games for the Whitecaps…66 runs scored with 25 doubles, six triples, 11 stolen bases, and 40 walks…ranked tied for first in the Midwest League in games played, fifth in base hits, tied for first in fielding percentage at first base (.993), and first in double plays by a first baseman (94)…hit safely in 95 of 134 games…had 39 multi-hit games, including 10 3-hit games and one 4-hit game…had 7-game hitting streak from 4/3-4/10 (10-for-28, .357)…scored three runs while going 3-for-5 with a double and an RBI on 4/4 at Dayton…3-for-4 with a triple and an RBI on 4/24 vs. Bowling Green…2-for-3 with a run, two doubles, and an RBI on 4/28 at Lake County…4-for-5 with two runs, two doubles, and an RBI on 5/8 vs. Lansing…had 17-game hitting streak from 6/1-6/22 (25-for-62, .403)…scored a run in eight consecutive games from 6/1-6/10 (10 total runs)…3-for-5 with two runs scored on 7/3 vs. Lansing…3-for-5 with a double and an RBI on 7/11 at Dayton…3-for-5 with a run, double, and two RBI on 7/14 at Dayton…scored three runs while going 3-for-4 with two doubles on 7/17 vs. Peoria…3-for-4 with a run, double, triple, and RBI on 7/26 at Kane County…drew three walks while going 0-for-2 with two runs on 8/29 at Fort Wayne…helped Whitecaps reach the Midwest League playoffs

2013
West Michigan (Midwest/A/Detroit): Appeared in six games for the Whitecaps, going 3-for-21 (.143) with three RBI

Connecticut (New York-Penn/A-/Detroit): Hit .264 with three home runs and 30 RBI for the Tigers in 59 games…26 runs scored with 15 doubles, one triple, 10 stolen bases, and 20 walks…ranked second in the New York-Penn League with a .974 fielding percentage at second base (minimum 50 games at the position)…hit safely in 39 of 59 games…had 17 multi-hit games, including two 3-hit games…made professional debut and picked up first career base hit on 6/17 vs. Lowell, going 1-for-4 with a double…picked up first two career RBI while going 2-for-4 with a run and a double on 6/22 at Vermont…hit first career home run on 7/7 at Staten Island, while going 1-for-4 with a run and two RBI…scored a run in six consecutive games from 7/7-7/12 (six total runs)…had 7-game hitting streak from 8/4-8/11 (13-for-30, .433)…had an RBI in five consecutive games from 8/4-8/9 (eight total RBI)…3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI on 8/7 at Brooklyn…scored three runs while going 3-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI on 8/11 at Auburn

Rick Forney on Dominic Ficociello: I’m pleased that both Dominic and Parker (French) have decided to play for us in 2019. Dominic is a switch-hitting, middle-of-the-lineup run-producer who could play as many as four or five positions for us.