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Alex Gonzalez #28 - SS

Detroit

  • Age: 37
  • DOB: 1977/02/15
  • POB: Cagua, Venezuela
  • Height: 6-1 Weight: 210lbs
  • Bats/Throws: R/R
  • MLB Seasons: 15
  • Signed by Florida in 1994.
  • Current Status: On roster
GPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
Year to date93045010224003.167.219.233.452
On Pace1575237087017035357000-.167.219.233.452

Scouting Report

AssetsIs very good defensively, with both range and a strong arm. Has legitimate home-run pop in his bat and can be a solid RBI producer. Has developed more consistency (both offensively and defensively) with age.
FlawsIs highly injury-prone. Swings for the fences too much, leading to streakiness and high strikeout totals. Doesn't have much patience at the plate, so his walk/strikeout ratio is usually ugly. Struggles when he plays too much.
Career potentialGood defensive infielder with home-run pop.

Honours and Awards

1999Named to the All-Star Game
1997Eastern League (AA) - All-Star Team
1995Gulf Coast League (R) - All-Star Team

Transactions / Injuries / Suspensions

2014/03/25Contract purchased from Toledo (AAA).
2014/03/24Acquired from the Baltimore Orioles.
2014/01/31Signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract and invited to spring training.
2013/06/03Released by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2013/05/01Missed 3 games (hamstring).
2013/04/28Hamstring, day-to-day.
2013/04/17Missed 2 games (bruised left hand).
2013/04/13Bruised left hand, day-to-day.
2013/01/29Re-signed by the Milwaukee Brewers to a one-year contract.
2012/10/29Missed the last 135 regular season games (right knee injury).
2012/10/29Filed for free agency.
2012/05/23Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (right knee injury).
2012/05/05Right knee injury, 15-day DL.
2012/04/18Missed 3 games (paternity leave list).
2012/04/13Paternity leave list, day-to-day.
2011/12/12Signed as a free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers to a one-year contract.
2011/10/30Filed for free agency.
2011/09/26Missed 4 games (strained right calf).
2011/09/21Strained right calf, day-to-day.
2011/09/12Missed 3 games (back injury).
2011/09/09Back injury, day-to-day.
2011/05/11Missed 1 game (left groin).
2011/05/10Left groin, day-to-day.
2010/11/02Atlanta Braves exercised their contract option for next season.
2010/07/30Missed 1 game (flu).
2010/07/29Flu, day-to-day.
2010/07/14Acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays.
2010/06/10Missed 2 games (personal reasons).
2010/06/09Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2009/11/26Signed as a free agent by the Toronto Blue Jays to a one-year contract.
2009/11/09Boston Red Sox declined their contract option for next season.
2009/10/04Missed 1 game (hand injury).
2009/10/03Hand injury, day-to-day.
2009/08/14Acquired from the Cincinnati Reds.
2009/07/24Missed 29 games (right elbow injury).
2009/06/20Right elbow injury, early September (retroactive to June 19th, 2009).
2009/06/19Right elbow injury, day-to-day.
2009/05/15Missed 9 games (oblique injury).
2009/05/05Oblique injury, day-to-day.
2008/05/28Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (left knee injury).
2008/03/30Left knee injury, 15-day DL.
2007/09/19Missed 2 games (left knee injury).
2007/09/17Left knee injury, day-to-day.
2007/09/16Missed 3 games (left knee injury).
2007/09/13Left knee injury, day-to-day.
2007/08/15Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2007/08/14Right elbow injury, day-to-day.
2007/07/31Missed 16 games (restricted list).
2007/07/21Placed on the restricted list by the Cincinnati Reds.
2007/07/14Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2007/06/08Missed 2 games (right hamstring injury).
2007/06/07Right hamstring injury, day-to-day.
2007/04/17Missed 4 games (bereavement list).
2007/04/12Bereavement list, day-to-day.
2006/11/20Signed as a free agent by the Cincinnati Reds to a two-year contract.
2006/10/30Filed for free agency.
2006/10/02Missed the last 6 regular season games (personal reasons).
2006/09/26Personal reasons, day-to-day.
2006/09/03Missed 15 games (back spasms).
2006/08/22Back spasms, 15-day DL (retroactive to August 19th, 2006).
2006/08/21Back spasms, day-to-day.
2006/02/06Signed as a free agent by the Boston Red Sox to a one-year contract.
2005/10/29Filed for free agency.
2005/09/07Missed 2 games (elbow injury).
2005/09/06Elbow injury, day-to-day.
2005/07/31Missed 1 game (elbow injury).
2005/07/30Elbow injury, day-to-day.
2005/07/29Missed 3 games (elbow injury).
2005/07/26Elbow injury, day-to-day.
2005/04/16Missed 2 games (hamstring).
2005/04/13Hamstring, day-to-day.
2004/04/28Suspended by the MLB for 3 games.
2003/12/20Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a two-year contract.
2003/07/13Missed 1 game (strained left hamstring).
2003/07/12Strained left hamstring, day-to-day.
2003/05/10Missed 3 games (wrist injury).
2003/05/07Wrist injury, day-to-day.
2002/12/20Re-signed by the Florida Marlins.
2002/09/30Missed 119 games (shoulder injury).
2002/07/20Transferred from the 15-day DL to the 60-day DL (shoulder injury).
2002/05/21Shoulder injury, 15-day DL (retroactive to May 19th, 2002).
2002/05/19Shoulder injury, day-to-day.
2002/04/19Missed 1 game (shoulder injury).
2002/04/18Hand injury, day-to-day.
2002/01/18Re-signed by the Florida Marlins to a one-year contract.
2001/09/30Missed 3 games (left elbow injury).
2001/09/27Left elbow injury, day-to-day.
2001/09/25Missed 2 games (left elbow injury).
2001/09/23Left elbow injury, day-to-day.

Trades

2014/03/24Detroit Tigers traded Steve Lombardozzi to the Baltimore Orioles for Alex Gonzalez.
2014/01/31Signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor league contract.
2011/12/12Signed as a free agent by the Milwaukee Brewers.
2010/07/14Toronto Blue Jays traded Alex Gonzalez, Tyler Pastronicky and Tim Collins to the Atlanta Braves for Yunel Escobar and Jo-Jo Reyes.
2009/11/26Signed as a free agent by the Toronto Blue Jays.
2009/08/14Cincinnati Reds traded Alex Gonzalez to the Cincinnati Reds for Kristopher Negron.
2006/11/20Signed as a free agent by the Cincinnati Reds.
2006/02/06Signed as a free agent by the Boston Red Sox.
1994/04/18Signed as a non-drafted free agent by the Florida Marlins in 1994.

Career Stats

YearTeamLeagueGPABRH2B3BHRRBIBBSOSBCSEAVGOBPSLGOPS
2014DetroitAL93045010224003.167.219.233.452
2013MilwaukeeNL4111314203018326005.177.203.230.433
2012MilwaukeeNL248182140415615113.259.326.457.783
2011AtlantaNL149564591362711556221262012.241.270.372.642
2010AtlantaNL722672764172638145302-.240.291.386.677
2010TorontoAL8532847852511750176510-.259.296.497.793
2010Total Tor/AtlMLB1575957414942323883111812-.250.294.447.741
2009BostonAL441482642100515529201.284.316.453.769
2009CincinnatiNL6824316511203261536015.210.258.296.554
2009Total Cin/BosMLB11239142932208412065216.238.278.355.633
2009LouisvilleAAA41311000121000.077.200.077.277
2008DNP-Injured------------------
2007CincinnatiNL11039355107271165524750116.272.325.468.793
2006BostonAL11138848992429502267107.255.299.397.696
2006PawtucketAAA130100000100-.333.500.333.833
2005FloridaNL1304354511530054531815316.264.319.368.687
2004FloridaNL159561671303032379271263116.232.270.419.689
2003FloridaNL150528521353361877331060416.256.313.443.756
2002FloridaNL421511534712181232313.225.296.325.621
2002GCL MarlinsR51202100105001.167.154.250.404
2001FloridaNL14551557129361948301072226.250.303.377.680
2000FloridaNL109385357717474213777119.200.229.319.548
2000Brevard CountyA41712000213100.118.167.118.285
1999FloridaNL136560811552881459151133527.277.308.430.738
1998FloridaNL258611132037930002.151.240.279.519
1998CharlotteAAA108422711172010105128804720.277.330.443.773
1997PortlandAA13344969114164196527834737.254.305.434.739
1996PortlandAA1134480101210007.235.297.294.591
1996Kane CountyA41022000024000.200.385.200.585
1996GCL MarlinsR1041616300624105.390.419.463.882
1995Brevard CountyA17596122108114118.203.230.271.501
1995GCL MarlinsR53187305574230192711217.294.358.406.764
TotalMLB1609577666714183323115769030011683022177.245.290.395.685
TotalAL24989412523159431117461654011.258.298.437.735
TotalNL1360488254211872732712657325410032622166.243.288.388.676
TotalAAA113438721192010105230824720.272.327.432.759
TotalAA14448373122165196629934744.253.304.424.728
TotalA258691621010421218.186.236.233.469
TotalR682403673114237213612223.304.358.408.766

Legend:

GP - games played
AB - at bats
R - runs
H - hits
TB - total bases
2B - doubles
3B - triples
HR - home runs
RBI - runs batted in
BB - walks or base on balls
SO - strikeouts
SB - stolen bases
CS - caught stealing
E - errors
AVG - average
OBP - on-base percentage
SLG - slugging perentage


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