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Dominic Canzone

OF

Player profile

  • Year Junior
  • B/T L/R
  • Height 6-1
  • Weight 190
  • Hometown Sagamore Hills, Ohio
  • Last School Walsh Jesuit

Career Honors

  • Drafted in the 8th round by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 2019 MLB Draft
  • Third Team ABCA/Rawlings All-American (2019)
  • Third Team Perfect Game/Rawlings All-American (2019)
  • First Team Mideast-ABCA/Rawlings All-Region (2019)
  • First Team All-Big Ten (2019)
  • Big Ten All-Tournament Team (2019)
  • Big Ten Player of the Week (April 15, 2019)
  • Preseason All-Big Ten honoree by Perfect Game (2019)
  • Listed as No. 4 overall Big Ten prospect in 2019 class by D1Baseball.com and Perfect Game
  • Noted as No. 7 overall Big Ten prospect in 2019 class by Baseball America
  • Listed as “Best Outfield Arm” in Big Ten by Baseball America
  • Big Ten Players to Watch List (2018)
  • Second Team All-Big Ten (2018)
  • Third Team All-Big Ten (2017)
  • Big Ten Freshman of the Week (April 10, 2017)
  • Big Ten All-Freshman Team (2017)
  • Valley Summer League All-Star (2017)
  • Two-time Academic All-Big Ten (2018-19)
  • Three-time OSU Scholar-Athlete (2017-19)
  • Big Ten regular season batting champion in league games with .374 average (2019)
  • 228 career hits ranks 14th all-time in OSU history in just three seasons
  • 2019 team captain

2019 (Junior Season)

  • Started in all 63 games in right field
  • Batted .345 (88-for-255) with 18 doubles, two triples, 16 homers and 43 RBI
  • Led the Buckeyes with 25 multi-hit games
  • 10 multi-RBI contests
  • Led the Big Ten in hits (88), runs scored (66), slugging percentage (.620) and total bases (158)
  • 88 hits ranks fifth in OSU single-season history and his 67 runs scored ranks tied for sixth in the OSU record book
  • 16 homers ranks seventh in OSU single-season history
  • Broke the program-record reached base streak reaching safely in 59-consecutive games in 2019 (second-longest active streak in the nation)
  • Batted .444 with four runs scored, two homers, four RBI and three walks at Snowbird Classic (2/15-17)
  • Went 3-for-5 with two runs, one RBI and two stolen bases at Bethune-Cookman (3/2)
  • Hit .444 (8-for-18) with six runs, one double, one homer and two RBI in four games in South Carolina (3/9-12)
  • Collected a .300 average with a triple, three RBI and three walks in home series vs. Lipscomb (3/15-17)
  • Led the Buckeyes at the plate with a .467 average (7-for-15), six runs scored, two doubles, two homers and three walks in series vs. Hawai’i (3/21-24)
  • 3-for-5, tying his career-high with four RBI and a homer vs. Toledo (3/27)
  • Batted .333 (5-for-15) at Rutgers series (3/29-30)
  • 2-for-4 with two runs scored, RBI and walk vs. Cincinnati (4/3)
  • Led the Buckeyes with a .357 average (5-for-14) with two runs scored, two doubles and one stolen base in series vs. Northwestern (4/5-7)
  • Hit an impressive .643 (9-for-14) with a double, triple, two homers, four RBI and four runs scored in series vs. No. 24 Michigan (4/12-13)
  • 3-for-5 with a home run and two runs scored vs. Xavier (4/16)
  • Hit .462 (6-for-13) with two runs scored, three doubles, one homer, three RBI, one walk and one stolen base in series at Maryland (4/20-21)
  • 2-for-4, including the go-ahead two-run homer in bottom of the eighth in win over Wright State (5/8)
  • Hit .300 with a homer and double in Penn State series (5/10-11)
  • Knocked the go-ahead, two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth in road win at Youngstown State (5/14)
  • Batted .375 (6-for-16) with four runs scored, three doubles and two RBI in series sweep at Purdue (5/16-18)
  • Hit .250 (4-for-16) with a team-high six runs scored and .478 on-base percentage at the Big Ten Tournament (5/22-26)
  • Broke Nick Swisher’s reached base streak record with a lead-off walk vs. Michigan in Omaha (5/22)
  • Had a team-high 18-game hit streak from March 30-May 5
  • Hit .250 (3-for-12) with four runs scored, one double, one homer and four RBI in NCAA Regional at Nashville (5/31-6/2)

2018 (Sophomore Season)

  • Batted .323 (83-for-257) with 18 doubles, one triple, four home runs, 31 walks, 35 RBI and 15-for-18 in stolen bases in 60 starts, including 48 in right field
  • Finished second in the Big Ten in hits (80), fourth in doubles (18) and sixth in runs scored (51)
  • Had a .990 fielding percentage with 99 putouts in outfield
  • Scored six runs on three hits with five walks and two stolen bases at Snowbird Classic (2/16-18)
  • Hit .389 (7-for-18) with five runs scored, five RBI and two walks at Big Ten/Pac-12 Challenge (2/22-25)
  • Tied his career-high with four hits and set career mark with three runs scored in win over Utah (2/24)
  • Had his career-high 16-game reached base streak snapped vs. No. 2 Oregon State (2/25)
  • Hit .385 (5-for-13) with a run scored and RBI at Cox Diamond Invitational
  • Drove in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning on a three-hit game in the comeback win over No. 15 Southern Miss (3/3)
  • Hit .333 (10-for-30) with four runs scored, two doubles, three home runs and six RBI over six-game road trip during spring break (3/9-14)
  • Hit two home runs at Chanticleer Classic (3/9-11) … batted .400 (4-for-10) with two runs scored, one double, one RBI and two RBI at UNCW series (3/13-14)
  • Led the Buckeyes at the plate during CSUN series, batting .533 (8-for-15) with three runs scored, two doubles and two RBI, also made 14 putouts in the outfield over the weekend (3/16-18)
  • Hit .444 (4-for-9) with six runs scored, one home run, four RBI and five walks in series vs. Georgetown (3/23-25)
  • Continued his offensive charge in series vs. Nebraska, hitting .500 (7-for-14) with five runs scored, two doubles, four RBI, two walks and 3-for-3 in stolen bases (3/30-4/1)
  • Led the team at the plate with a .385 average (5-for-13) with a run scored in series vs. No. 21 Minnesota (4/27-29)
  • Guided the Buckeyes at the dish with a .538 average (7-for-13) with three runs scored, one double, two RBI and two walks (5/11-13)
  • Batted .333 (5-for-15) with three runs scored, two double, one RBI, one walk and one stolen bases in series at Michigan State (5/17-19)
  • Hit .273 (3-for-11) with two runs scored, one double, three walks and one stolen base at the Big Ten Tournament in Omaha (5/23-26)
  • 25 multi-hit games and 11 multi-RBI contests

2017 (Freshman Season)

  • Led the Buckeyes with a .343 batting average (57-for-166) with four doubles, three triples, three home  runs, 36 RBI, 15 walks and 13-for-15 in stolen bases
  • Fifth in the Big Ten in batting (.343)
  • Third in the conference in B1G games in batting (.386), seventh in on-base percentage (.432) and 10th in slugging percentage (.566)
  • Made 39 starts in right field
  • Made collegiate debut vs. Kansas State, collecting his first career multi-hit game with a run scored and stolen base (2/17)
  • Registered first career RBI vs. Delaware (2/18) … scored a season-high two runs at Campbell and also made a diving grab in right field to rob extra-bases in second inning (3/5)
  • Went 2-for-4 in win vs. Lehigh (3/14)
  • Recorded season-high three RBI in a 2-for-3 performance in game two against Minnesota (3/25)
  • 3-for-4 with one run scored in the win over Ohio (3/28)
  • Scored two runs and had one RBI in a 1-for-4 performance at the plate vs. Purdue (3/31)
  • Drove in three runs with a double in win over Kent State (4/6)
  • Hit .462 (6-for-13) with two runs scored, home run, four RBI, two walks and stolen base in series at Penn State (4/8-9)
  • Was named Big Ten Freshman of the Week after hitting .412 (7-for-17) with two runs scored, double, home run, seven RBI and stolen base over the course of four games (4/5-9)
  • Batted .545 (6-for-11) with three runs scored, one double, one triple, one home run, four RBI, two walks and three stolen bases at MSU series (4/14-16)
  • Home run short of the cycle with a season-high four-hit game at Michigan State (4/16)
  • Recorded 10th multi-hit game vs. Northern Kentucky (4/16)
  • Batted .400 (4-for-10) with one run scored, two RBI, one walk and two steals in series vs. UNCG (4/21-23)
  • rove in a season-high four RBI vs. Nebraska (4/28) … went 3-for-5 with two RBI vs. No. 4 Texas Tech (5/3)
  •  Batted .364 (4-for-11) with a run scored, RBI, walk and stolen base in series at No. 17 Michigan (5/3-5)
  • Went 3-for-6 with a run scored, three RBI, walk and triple, including a walk-off single in the bottom of the 12th vs. Bowling Green (5/9)
  • Hit .313 (5-for-16) with three runs scored, one home run, four RBI and stolen base at Iowa series (5/12-14)
  • Hit first career grand slam at Iowa (5/14)
  • Hit .273 (3-for-11) with three RBI and two walks in series vs. Indiana (5/18-20)
  • 18 multi-hit games and a team-high 10 multi-RBI performances
  • Finished the year on a nine-game reached base streak
  • Recorded a team-high seven outfield assists with a 1.000 fielding percentage and 85 putouts

Walsh Jesuit H.S.

  • Two-sport athlete, lettering two years on the basketball team and three years on the baseball team
  • Named pre-season All-State his junior yea
  • Louisville Slugger High School All-American in 2015
  • Compiled a pitching record of 3-0 with 0.00 ERA, allowing one unearned run in 16.1 innings as a junior
  • Batted .434 with three home runs and 27 RBI to be named first team for the North Coast League and earned Division I All-District second team honors in 2014

Personal

  • Son of Amy Miklos and Dave Canzone
  • Has three siblings, Bennett, Mairaed and Colin
  • Sport industry major