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Gio GonzalezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Current Team: Washington Nationals MLB Years: 2008-2018
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Arizona Fall League
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1st Round Draft Pick
Futures Game

PositionsP-411Position when DraftedPPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameGiovany Aramis Gonzalez
Height5-11Weight185BatsRightThrowsLeft
Born DateSeptember 19,1985 [32.307]PlaceHialeah,Florida
High SchoolMonsignor Edward Pace (Miami,FL)

DraftedSelected by the Chicago White Sox [Team Picks] in the 1st round (38th overall) of the 2004 Amateur Entry Draft [Signed]
Signing Bonus$850,000Signing ScoutsJose OrtegaService Time8.162 (2017)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 2005-CHA-#7 ... 2006-MLB-#73 ... 2007-MLB-#72 ... 2008-MLB-#26 ... 2008-OAK-#2 ... 2009-MLB-#97 ... 2009-OAK-#7
MLB DebutAugust 6,2008 [22.321]
OrganizationsWAS [7] OAK [4] CHA [3] PHI [1] Awards9Awards Voting3-119
TBC Player ID46140Retrosheet IDgonzg003MLBAM ID461829
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Pitch Repertoire Fastball (35.40%) -- 2-Seam Fastball (28.73%) -- Curveball (22.56%) -- Changeup (13.30%) -- Automatic Ball (0.00%)
Fastball Velocity [2018] - 89.05 - [2017] - 90.06 - [2016] - 91.05 - [2015] - 91.74 - [2014] - 92.09 - [2013] - 92.78 - [2012] - 92.59 - [2011] - 92.02 - [2010] - 91.99
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Active Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts72Walks38Hittable67SO/BB54vsPower67Hitting26Durability79Team.534Ratings Explained

Pitching Statistics

TopStats GlossaryPitching DetailsStatistical FeatsPitch DataOther PitchingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBWpctFIP
2004Bristol White SoxAppRkcha-ST18122.25761000024.0178608364001.046.38--3.0013.504.50.333-
2004Kannapolis IntimidatorsSALAcha13ST18113.03660000032.2301311113271001.328.270.283.587.442.08.500-
2004Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST0232.7013121000056.2472117121635001.207.460.163.3410.013.00.400-
2005Kannapolis IntimidatorsSALAcha18ST19531.8711101000057.2361612322842301.015.620.473.4313.113.82.625-
2005Winston-Salem WarthogsCaroA+cha-ST19833.5613130000073.0613329525792301.177.490.613.079.703.16.727-
2005Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor--ST01362.82242310000130.19749418471634601.106.660.553.2311.203.47.684-
2006Reading PhilliesEastAAphi18ST207124.66272700000154.2140888024811669201.438.151.404.719.662.05.368-
2007Birmingham BaronsSouAAcha41ST21973.18272700000150.0116575310571855201.156.960.603.4211.103.25.563-
2008Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak32ST22874.24232211000123.0106655812611285001.367.760.884.469.372.10.533-
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak47S/R22147.681073003034.0323429925341031.688.472.386.629.001.36.2007.04
2009Sacramento River CatsPCLAAAoak32ST23412.5112120000061.0422117534716001.256.200.745.0210.482.09.800-
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak47Rel23675.7520173000098.2113686314561092011.7110.311.285.119.941.95.4624.47
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak47ST241593.23333301000200.2171757215921714141.317.670.674.137.671.86.6253.78
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak47ST2516123.12323200000202.0175817017911976181.327.800.764.058.782.16.5713.64
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas47ST262182.89323202100199.0149696497620710151.136.730.413.439.352.72.7242.82
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas47ST271183.36323201100195.2169797317761924121.257.770.783.508.832.53.5793.41
2014Potomac NationalsCaroA+was19ST280010.5722000007.29991890002.2210.571.179.3910.571.13--
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas47ST2810103.57272700000158.2134666310561622031.207.600.573.189.192.89.5003.02
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas47ST291183.79313100000175.218179748691694041.429.270.413.548.662.45.5793.05
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas47ST3011114.57323200000177.0179989019591717091.349.080.962.998.682.90.5003.76
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas47ST311592.96323200000201.0158696621791887081.187.070.943.548.422.38.6253.94
2018Washington NationalsNLMLBwasST32663.72191900000101.210044421048943001.468.850.894.258.321.96.5000.85
MLB Totals - 11 Season(s)Filter123923.64300294642301741.215617627061497271694504471.318.050.773.758.742.33.5720.50
Minor League Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter43363.6212812531000681.055731027561309785341001.277.330.804.0710.332.54.544-
AAA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1283.67353411000184.01488675179519911001.327.240.834.659.732.09.600-
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter16193.93545400000304.22561451333413835114401.297.561.004.0810.372.54.457-
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter834.2215150000080.1704238633882301.277.780.673.679.782.67.727-
A Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter642.2917161000089.06629234351113301.126.580.403.4911.063.17.600-
Rk Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter122.25761000024.0178608364001.046.38--3.0013.504.50.333-
Washington Nationals Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter85603.51205205032001207.01070504472944631183372311.277.960.703.458.802.56.586-
Oakland Athletics Totals - 4 Season(s)Filter38323.93958961030534.049125823455264511132161.418.250.924.448.591.94.543-
Average MLB - Per ~220 innings16123.64383711000220.0197968919922146161.318.050.773.758.742.33.5710.50
Average Minor - Per ~220 innings14123.62414010000220.017910088209925211301.277.330.804.0710.332.54.538-

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2006Reading PhilliesEastAAphi18201116220002001704000.125.176.125.3012021.222.000.063.1464.7633.337.000.000.000.00
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak47p2424000000000300000.000.000.000.000004.000.000.000.0000.0075.000.000.000.000.00
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak47p2523000000000102000.000.000.000.000005.000.000.000.0000.0020.000.000.000.000.00
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas47p2632642610140012509100.094.106.156.26210275.128.062.078.1141.3333.3325.001.3364.0033.33
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas47p2732562510110011618002.089.121.161.2829266.103.072.089.1281.5224.2416.001.5256.0040.00
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas47p2827463410120002606000.087.087.174.2618252.158.087.087.1130.0050.000.001.9246.0050.00
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas47p29314314100200118210001.093.152.116.2685156.160.023.047.1311.7932.1418.000.000.0025.00
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas47p3029521720020002411500.135.138.173.3119259.212.038.038.1310.0040.680.000.000.0028.57
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas47p3130663600050042905000.091.143.091.2346075.162.000.061.1155.3338.677.250.000.000.00
2018Washington NationalsNLMLBwasp3216310210000001702000.065.065.097.1623133.143.032.032.0690.0051.520.000.000.0050.00
MLB Totals - 9 Season(s)Filter201365123470316007159443603.093.118.137.2555010425.148.044.063.0001.6537.4122.710.71121.6729.41
Minor League Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1116220002001704000.125.176.125.3012021.222.000.063.0004.7633.337.000.000.000.00
AA Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter1116220002001704000.125.176.125.3012021.222.000.063.0004.7633.337.000.000.000.00
Washington Nationals Totals - 7 Season(s)Filter197358123470316007155441603.095.120.140.2605010416.150.045.064.0001.6837.2622.140.72119.3329.41
Oakland Athletics Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter47000000000402000.000.000.000.000009.000.000.000.0000.0044.440.000.000.000.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games162294102760213006128335502.093.118.137.255408343.148.044.063.0001.6537.4122.710.71121.6729.41
Average Minor - Per 162 games1622362929000290015103059000.125.176.125.301290309.222.000.063.0004.7633.337.000.000.000.00

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
2004Bristol White Sox AppRkcha18P7---------------7100.010.8
2004Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha18P8--36--991.0001.13------6133.35.8
2005Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha19P11--141-65.8330.45------11100.08.3
2005Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha19P13--2113-1613.8131.00------13100.09.2
2006Reading Phillies EastAAphi20P27--220212422.9170.81------27100.019.3
2007Birmingham Barons SouAAcha21P27--7202-2927.9311.00------27100.019.3
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak22P23--4131-1817.9440.74------23100.016.0
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak22P1073415-1661.0000.600.18-----10100.06.2
2009Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak23P12--28111110.9090.83------12100.08.4
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak23P201798114111615.9380.750.15-----20100.012.3
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak24P33332007331-4140.9761.210.20-----33100.020.4
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak25P32322021023133433.9711.030.16-----32100.019.8
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas26P32321991022213432.9411.000.1612192.3-32100.019.8
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas27P3232195616112322.9570.690.1111568.8-32100.019.8
2014Potomac Nationals CaroA+was28P2---------------2100.01.5
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas28P2727158619112625.9620.930.168657.1-27100.016.7
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas29P3131175932-141411.0001.320.238753.3-31100.019.1
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas30P323217713261-4039.9751.220.2211473.3-32100.019.8
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas31P3232201623-129291.0000.910.1414573.7-32100.019.8
MLB Totals for P - 10 season(s)-   P281275163969213810290282.9721.000.17642869.6-2810.00.0
AAA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P35--621212927.9310.77------350.00.0
AA Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P54--940415349.9250.91------540.00.0
A+ Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P15--2113-1613.8130.87------150.00.0
A Totals for P - 2 season(s)-   P19--4101-1514.9330.74------190.00.0
Rk Totals for P - 1 season(s)-   P7---------------70.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
2004Bristol White Sox AppRkcha187----------
2004Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha188----------
2005Kannapolis Intimidators SALAcha1911----------
2005Winston-Salem Warthogs CaroA+cha1913----------
2006Reading Phillies EastAAphi2027----------
2007Birmingham Barons SouAAcha2127----------
2008Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak2223----------
2008Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2210----------
2009Sacramento River Cats PCLAAAoak2312----------
2009Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2320----------
2010Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2433----------
2011Oakland AthleticsALMLBoak2532----------
2012Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2632----------
2013Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2732----------
2014Potomac Nationals CaroA+was282----------
2014Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2827----------
2015Washington NationalsNLMLBwas2931----------
2016Washington NationalsNLMLBwas3032----------
2017Washington NationalsNLMLBwas3132----------

Other Pitching Statistics

TopRegular Season PitchingAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeWLERAGGSGRCGSHOGFSVIPHRERHRBBSOWPBKHBWHIPH9HR9BB9SO9K-BBRA9WPct
2006Peoria SaguarosArizona Fall LgMinor20002.81651000016.0135511020001.447.310.565.6311.252.002.81.000
2006Philadelphia PhilliesMLB Spring TrainingMLB200012.0020200003.0644012102.3318.000.003.006.002.0012.00.000
2007Chicago White SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB21016.4350500207.0755066011.869.000.007.717.711.006.43.000
2008Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB22004.05523002213.11386188101.608.780.685.405.401.005.40.000
2009Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB23000.0001-1001111.0810000100.736.550.000.000.0000.82.000
2010Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB24122.96651000024.1148821325201.125.180.744.819.251.922.96.333
2011Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB25122.30660000027.1167721129301.005.270.663.629.552.642.30.333
2012Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB26125.85532000020.023131311024001.6510.350.454.5010.802.405.85.333
2012Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB26004.50220000010.0655011102001.705.400.009.909.000.914.50.000
2013Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB27301.50550000018.013330616101.066.500.003.008.002.671.501.000
2014Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB28132.45550000018.118851614001.338.840.492.956.872.333.93.250
2014Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB28000.0011000004.04200110001.259.000.002.252.251.004.50.000
2015Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB29022.79550000019.116661719001.207.450.473.268.842.712.79.000
2016Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB30112.84550000019.0198631211201.639.001.425.685.210.923.79.500
2016Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB30006.2311000004.14331140001.228.312.082.088.314.006.23.000
2017Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB31122.74761000023.016773615100.966.261.172.355.872.502.74.333
2017Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB31006.7522000008.066626112001.506.752.256.7512.381.836.75.000
2018Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB32113.57550000017.2181172510001.349.171.022.555.092.005.60.500
Arizona Fall League Totals - 1 yrs002.81651000016.0135511020001.447.310.565.6311.252.002.81.000
MLB Spring Training Totals - 13 yrs10163.136148130053221.3187897716911791211.267.600.653.707.281.973.62.385
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs004.78660000026.320161431926401.486.841.036.498.891.375.47.000

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2008Oakland AthleticsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2211000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2012Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2654010000000200000.250.250.250.500104.500.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2012Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB2623000000001200000.000.250.000.250004.000.000.33325.0050.002.000.000.000.00
2013Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2720100000000012000.0001.000.0001.000003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2822000000000010000.000.333.000.333003.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
2014Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB2811000000000100000.000.000.000.000001.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2015Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB2933000000000200000.000.000.000.000003.000.000.0000.0066.670.000.000.000.00
2016Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3012011000000000000.500.5001.0001.500212.500.500.5000.000.000.000.000.00100.00
2016Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB3012000000000200000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.00100.000.000.000.000.00
2017Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3132000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2017Washington NationalsDiv SeriesMLB3122000000000100000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.0050.000.000.000.000.00
2018Washington NationalsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3222000000000000000.000.000.000.000002.000.000.0000.000.000.000.000.000.00
MLB Spring Training Totals - 9 yrs2516121000000622000.125.222.188.4103120.200.063.0630.0030.000.000.000.0050.00
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 4 yrs68000000001600000.000.111.000.111009.000.000.12511.1166.676.000.000.000.00

Awards [9]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
2007Baseball America Minor League 2nd All-Star Team (SP) ... Chicago White Sox Minor League Player of the Year ... Double-A All-Star (SP) ... Southern League All-Star (LHP)4
2011American League Player of the Week (June 27-July 3) ... Oakland Athletics Player of the Year2
2012Major League 1st All-Star (end of season) (SP) ... NL Pitcher of the Month (May) ... Washington Nationals Player of the Year3

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2017-08-08SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveReinstated from paternity leave list31.323Team Roster on 2017-08-08
2017-08-05SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YPaternityOff-RosterPlaced on paternity leave list31.320Team Roster on 2017-08-05
2016-11-02SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveContractOption exercised for 2017 ($12m)31.044Team Roster on 2016-11-02
2014-06-18SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveActivated from DL28.272Team Roster on 2014-06-18
2014-06-18SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveRecalled from minor league rehab assignment28.272Team Roster on 2014-06-18
2014-06-06SPWashington NationalsPotomac (A+)-MinorsReassigned MinorsAssigned to Potomac (A+) for rehab28.260Team Roster on 2014-06-06
2014-05-18SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 Left shoulder inflammation28.241Team Roster on 2014-05-18
2012-05-08SPWashington NationalsWashington Nationals (MLB)YActive--26.231Team Roster on 2012-05-08
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2008-01-03TradeTraded by White Sox with Ryan Sweeney and Fautino de los Santos to Athletics for Nick Swisher 
2006-12-07TradeTraded by Phillies to White Sox to complete earlier trade 
2005-12-08TradeSent by White Sox to Phillies as player to be named later in prior trade 
2004-06-16Contractsigned 
* Transactions data can be divided into 2 eras. 2012-2018 includes all MLB/Minor roster movement whereas 1903-2012 contains only MLB change of organization with some DL-related data since 2000s.

Salaries

TopAbout Salary DataPayroll SectionAll $ are USD
YearTeam NamePayrollAgeSalaryServMLB RkTm RkCentileAboveLeague AvgLeague MinCareer*Contracts
2004Chicago White Sox-18850,000-------850,000Signing Bonus out of 2004 Draft (1st round - 38th overall)
2008Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll22390,000-75348-2,696,252390,0001,240,000
2009Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll23400,000-72444-2,746,792400,0001,640,000
2010Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll24405,000-70131222,812,412400,0002,045,000
2011Oakland AthleticsTeam Payroll25420,000-70229222,722,607414,0002,465,000
2012Washington NationalsTeam Payroll263,350,000-260972++2,954,887480,0005,815,000
2013Washington NationalsTeam Payroll276,350,000-165782++3,023,990490,00012,165,000
2014Washington NationalsTeam Payroll288,600,000-128686++3,256,497500,00020,765,000
2015Washington NationalsTeam Payroll2911,100,0006.162100890++3,571,283507,50031,865,000
2016Washington NationalsTeam Payroll3012,000,0007.16288491++3,498,245507,50043,865,000
2017Washington NationalsTeam Payroll3112,000,0008.16295690++3,651,709535,00055,865,0002016-11-02 - Option exercised for 2017 ($12m)
2018Washington NationalsTeam Payroll3212,000,000-90689++4,360,045545,00067,865,000
* Career earnings are a simple calculation of available yearly salaries listed here. They include only base salary and draft signing bonus. Minor league salaries are excluded. The value is not meant to reflect a player's actual career earnings.
* League minimum salaries are displayed in red