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Alex GonzalezTrack this Player High Level: MLB Status: Free Agent since 2014 MLB Years: 1998-2014
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Rated Prospect
World Series Champion

PositionsSS-1781, 1B-22, 3B-12Position when Drafted1BPlayer Listed UnderMajor Leaguers
Proper NameAlexander Gonzalez
Height6-0Weight170BatsRightThrowsRight
Born DateFebruary 15,1977 [41.246]PlaceCagua,Venezuela

DraftedSigned as undrafted amateur free agent in 1994 by the Florida Marlins.Service Time14.099 (2013)
Prospect Rankings[BA] 1996-MLB-#10 ... 1997-MLB-#54 ... 1997-FLO-#2 ... 1998-MLB-#48 ... 1999-MLB-#17 ... 1999-FLO-#2
MLB DebutAugust 25,1998 [21.191]
OrganizationsMIA [11] ATL [2] BOS [2] CIN [2] MIL [2] DET [1] TOR [1] Awards2
TBC Player ID851Retrosheet IDgonza002MLBAM ID136460
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Player Notes:   Topps All-Star Rookie (SS) in 1999
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Career Talent RatingsBattingSpeed43Power54Contact53XBH57RBIs55Runs60Hitting48Durability55Team.502Ratings Explained

Batting Statistics

TopStats GlossaryBatting DetailsStatistical FeatsOther BattingRemove Filters
YearTeamLeagueLvlOrgUnifPosAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecAwOBABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
1995Gulf Coast MarlinsGCLRkflo-ss1853187305574230112192721402.294.358.406.7647613213.327.112.262.3418.9212.681.420.9493.5023.64
1995Brevard County ManateesFSLA+flo-ss18175961221081111410002.203.230.271.50116361.267.068.085.2251.6422.9514.000.000.0025.00
1995Minor Totals (2 teams)Minor         70246366795238123204131404.272.330.374.7049216274.314.102.220.3157.3014.962.050.73123.0023.88
1996Gulf Coast MarlinsGCLRkflo-ss1910416163006102400001.390.419.463.88219343.432.073.146.3934.659.302.000.000.0018.75
1996Kane County CougarsMidwAflo-ss19410220000002411001.200.385.200.5852014.333.000.200.30714.2928.572.000.000.000.00
1996Portland Sea DogsEastAAflo-ss1911344801010021010022.235.297.294.59110137.333.059.118.2465.4127.035.000.000.0012.50
1996Minor Totals (3 teams)Minor         2585122631071061821024.306.366.365.73131494.388.059.141.3246.3819.153.000.000.0015.38
1997Portland Sea DogsEastAAflo-ss2013344969114164196547278373357.254.305.434.73919539489.271.180.234.3185.5216.973.073.8923.6334.21
1998Charlotte KnightsILAAAflo-ss21108422711172010105147288068226.277.330.443.77318740466.320.166.225.3366.0117.172.862.1542.2034.19
1998Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo22ss212586111320370093012002.151.240.279.51924598.189.128.233.2389.1830.613.333.0628.6738.46
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo11ss2213656081155288145935151131213013.277.308.430.73824150591.323.153.177.3212.5419.127.532.3740.0032.26
2000Brevard County ManateesFSLA+flo-ss23417120002101300000.118.167.118.2852018.143.000.118.1405.5616.673.000.000.000.00
2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo11ss23109385357717474271137725207.200.229.319.54812328407.231.119.169.2393.1918.925.921.7255.0036.36
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo11ss241455155712936194822301071033613.250.303.377.68019446561.299.127.184.2935.3519.073.571.6057.2235.66
2002Gulf Coast MarlinsGCLRkflo-ss25512021001000500101.167.154.250.4043113.250.083.083.1650.0038.460.000.000.0050.00
2002Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo11ss254215115347121831123243212.225.296.325.6214910172.269.100.192.2776.9818.602.671.1675.5029.41
2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo11ss2615052852135336187704331061335138.256.313.443.75623457582.286.187.242.3185.6718.213.213.0929.3342.22
2004Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo11ss271595616713030323793127126434917.232.270.419.68923556599.257.187.239.2884.5121.044.673.8424.3943.08
2005Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo11ss28130435451153005455331815431011.264.319.368.68716035478.313.104.179.2966.4916.952.611.0587.0030.43
2006Pawtucket Red SoxILAAAbos15ss2913010000000110000.333.500.333.833104.500.000.000.4070.0025.000.000.000.000.00
2006Boston Red SoxALMLBbos1129111388489924295010226757716.255.299.397.69615435429.282.142.201.3005.1315.623.052.1043.1135.35
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2ss30110393551072711655012475823113.272.325.468.79318444430.298.196.254.3425.5817.443.133.7224.5641.12
2009Louisville BatsILAAAcin-ss32413110001002100002.077.200.077.2771015.083.000.154.15413.336.670.500.000.000.00
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin2ss3268243165112032601153626443.210.258.296.5547215270.231.086.144.2415.5613.332.401.1181.0029.41
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos3ss324414826421005152052924004.284.316.453.7696715159.325.169.216.3353.1418.245.803.1429.6035.71
2009Totals for MLB-MLB         1123914293220841212065410447.238.279.355.63413930429.264.117.171.2764.6615.153.251.8648.8832.26
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor11ss33853284785251175010176510209.259.296.497.79316343348.274.238.293.3414.8918.683.824.8919.2950.59
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2ss3372267276417263802145363227.240.291.386.67710325292.276.146.191.2964.7918.153.792.0544.5039.06
2010Totals for MLB-MLB         1575957414942323881231118734216.250.294.447.74126668640.275.197.247.3214.8418.443.813.5925.8745.64
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl2ss341495645913627115562022126142119.241.270.372.64221043593.285.131.174.2813.7121.255.732.5337.6031.62
2012Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil11ss352481821404151161520001.259.326.457.78337889.274.198.272.3416.7416.852.504.4920.2538.10
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil111b3641113142030180032610101.177.203.230.433264118.218.053.080.1942.5422.038.670.85113.0020.00
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet28ss37930450102002400002.167.219.233.4527132.192.066.133.2066.2512.502.000.000.0020.00
MLB Totals - 16 Season(s)Filter160957766671418332311576903022300116879504348138.245.290.395.68522835206248.281.150.203.0004.8018.693.892.5136.7936.67
Minor League Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter3501247190330492031165221784232191310924.265.318.411.7295121001373.301.146.217.0006.1216.902.762.2640.2330.30
AAA Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter113438721192010105247308278228.272.327.432.75918940485.313.160.221.0006.1916.912.732.0643.8033.61
AA Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter14448373122165196647299383379.253.304.424.72820540526.275.171.226.0005.5117.683.213.6125.4232.79
A+ Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2176714210102121710002.184.215.237.45218379.237.053.092.0002.5321.528.500.000.0021.43
A Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter410220000002411001.200.385.200.5852014.333.000.200.00014.2928.572.000.000.000.00
Rk Totals - 3 Season(s)Filter682403673114237122213621504.304.358.408.7669817269.343.104.233.0007.8113.381.710.74120.0023.29
Florida Marlins Totals - 8 Season(s)Filter8963221363788183238137523171706725124223973.245.291.391.68212602873488.284.146.201.0004.8719.273.952.3239.7736.42
Atlanta Braves Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter2218318620044321942236179774326.241.277.377.65431368885.282.136.179.0004.0720.234.972.3739.5734.00
Cincinnati Reds Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter17863671158391198102391111087516.248.299.403.70225659700.271.155.212.0005.5715.862.852.7133.4737.34
Boston Red Sox Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter1555367414134214653027967117110.263.303.412.71522150588.293.149.205.0004.5916.333.562.3838.2935.46
Toronto Blue Jays Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter853284785251175010176510209.259.296.497.79316343348.274.238.293.0004.8918.683.824.8919.2950.59
Milwaukee Brewers Totals - 2 Season(s)Filter651942241705231194130102.211.256.325.5816312207.242.114.160.0004.3519.814.562.4238.8029.27
Detroit Tigers Totals - 1 Season(s)Filter930450102002400002.167.219.233.4527132.192.066.133.0006.2512.502.000.000.0020.00
Average MLB - Per 162 games1625826714333316693230118854514.245.290.395.68523052629.281.150.203.0004.8018.693.892.5136.7936.67
Average Minor - Per 162 games16257788153239147610839107965411.265.318.411.72923746636.301.146.217.0006.1216.902.762.2640.2330.30

Fielding Statistics

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLgLevelOrgAgePosGGSInnPOAEDPTCTSCFPctRFgRFiSBCSSB%PBGPPos-ShareTm-Share
1995Gulf Coast Marlins GCLRkflo18SS52--651681726250233.9324.48------5398.192.9
1995Brevard County Manatees FSLA+flo18SS17--26518128577.9064.53------17100.012.6
1996Gulf Coast Marlins GCLRkflo19SS7--1430574944.8986.29------1070.011.9
1996Kane County Cougars MidwAflo19SS4--210-312121.0003.00------4100.02.6
1996Portland Sea Dogs EastAAflo19SS11--17387126255.8875.00------11100.07.8
1997Portland Sea Dogs EastAAflo20SS133--1924233787652615.9434.62------133100.093.7
1998Charlotte Knights ILAAAflo21SS107--1613222074503483.9604.51------10899.174.8
1998Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo21SS25--29582178987.9783.48------25100.015.4
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo22SS135--2373392785603576.9554.27------13699.383.3
2000Brevard County Manatees FSLA+flo23SS4--811-319191.0004.75------4100.02.9
2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo23SS104-8551412881963448429.9584.130.50-----10995.464.6
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo24SS142-122021939726101642616.9604.340.50-----14597.987.7
2002Gulf Coast Marlins GCLRkflo25SS4--39111312.9233.00------580.06.7
2002Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo25SS42-34872113332188185.9844.400.53-----42100.025.9
2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo26SS150150131523642616109678662.9764.410.50-----150100.092.6
2004Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27SS15815513512254251699666650.9764.110.48-----15999.497.5
2005Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo28SS124124108722136716102604588.9744.740.54-----13095.476.5
2006Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29SS1--24-1661.0006.00------1100.00.7
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30SS103988731472641673427411.9633.990.47-----11093.663.6
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin32SS4--37-310101.0002.50------4100.02.8
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32SS686758797163642266260.9773.820.44-----68100.042.0
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32SS444336151107117159158.9943.590.44-----44100.027.2
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33SS85857401042721167387376.9724.420.51-----85100.052.5
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33SS727162891214849313305.9744.240.49-----72100.044.4
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34SS14914613161874341279633621.9814.170.47-----149100.092.0
2012Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil35SS2424203306731710097.9704.040.48-----24100.014.8
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil361B22161461459113155154.9947.001.05-----4153.713.6
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil363B11972514312219.8641.730.26-----4126.86.8
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil36SS32232121-1514.9334.670.61-----417.31.9
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet37SS9872721353128.9033.110.39-----9100.05.6
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet373B1-1-------------911.10.6
MLB Totals for SS - 15 season(s)-   SS1437973109792096396718695762496063.9704.220.55-----14370.00.0
MLB Totals for 1B - 1 season(s)-   1B22161461459113155154.9947.001.05-----220.00.0
MLB Totals for 3B - 2 season(s)-   3B12973514312219.8641.580.26-----120.00.0
AAA Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS112--1663332078519499.9614.46------1120.00.0
AA Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS144--2094614499714670.9384.65------1440.00.0
A+ Totals for SS - 2 season(s)-   SS21--346281510496.9234.57------210.00.0
A Totals for SS - 1 season(s)-   SS4--210-312121.0003.00------40.00.0
Rk Totals for SS - 3 season(s)-   SS63--822072334312289.9264.59------630.00.0

Fielding Statistics - Position Grid

TopPositions by DayStats GlossaryAbout Fielding Data
YearTeam NameLeagueLevelOrgAgePC1B2BSS3BLFCFRFOFDH
1995Gulf Coast Marlins GCLRkflo18----52------
1995Brevard County Manatees FSLA+flo18----17------
1996Gulf Coast Marlins GCLRkflo19----7------
1996Kane County Cougars MidwAflo19----4------
1996Portland Sea Dogs EastAAflo19----11------
1997Portland Sea Dogs EastAAflo20----133------
1998Charlotte Knights ILAAAflo21----107------
1998Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo21----25------
1999Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo22----135------
2000Brevard County Manatees FSLA+flo23----4------
2000Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo23----104------
2001Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo24----142------
2002Gulf Coast Marlins GCLRkflo25----4------
2002Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo25----42------
2003Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo26----150------
2004Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo27----158------
2005Florida MarlinsNLMLBflo28----124------
2006Pawtucket Red Sox ILAAAbos29----1------
2007Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin30----103------
2009Louisville Bats ILAAAcin32----4------
2009Cincinnati RedsNLMLBcin32----68------
2009Boston Red SoxALMLBbos32----44------
2010Toronto Blue JaysALMLBtor33----85------
2010Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl33----72------
2011Atlanta BravesNLMLBatl34----149------
2012Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil35----24------
2013Milwaukee BrewersNLMLBmil36--22-311-----
2014Detroit TigersALMLBdet37----91-----

Other Batting Statistics

TopRegular Season BattingStats GlossaryAbout 'Other' Stats
YearTeamLeagueCategoryAgeGABRH2B3BHRRBISBCSBBSOHBPSHSFIBBDPAVGOBPSLGOPSTBXBHPAbabipISOSecABB%SO%K-BBHR%AB/HRXBH%
2003Florida MarlinsDiv SeriesMLB26416210000001300001.063.118.063.1811017.077.000.0635.8817.653.000.000.000.00
2003Florida MarlinsChamp. SeriesMLB26724132004000600000.125.125.208.3335224.167.083.0830.0025.000.000.000.0066.67
2003Florida MarlinsWorld SeriesMLB26622362012010701001.273.273.500.77311323.357.227.1820.0030.430.004.3522.0050.00
2006Boston Red SoxMLB Spring TrainingMLB2918484630140021200000.125.160.250.41012450.143.125.1674.0024.006.002.0048.0066.67
2007Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB3022544144005035900001.259.322.333.65518459.311.074.1118.4715.251.800.000.0028.57
2009Cincinnati RedsMLB Spring TrainingMLB321024162001000700000.250.250.333.5838224.353.083.0830.0029.170.000.000.0033.33
2009Boston Red SoxDiv SeriesMLB3236110000001100000.167.286.167.453107.200.000.16714.2914.291.000.000.000.00
2010Toronto Blue JaysMLB Spring TrainingMLB331640390013006520100.225.347.300.64712149.229.075.22512.2410.200.832.0440.0011.11
2010Atlanta BravesDiv SeriesMLB33415131002000500000.200.200.267.4674115.300.067.0670.0033.330.000.000.0033.33
2011Atlanta BravesMLB Spring TrainingMLB34226892050170051200001.294.342.412.75428673.345.118.1916.8516.442.401.3768.0030.00
2012Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB352255142631516025400002.473.517.8361.35346960.457.363.4188.336.670.808.3311.0034.62
2013Milwaukee BrewersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3619486142027002500201.292.308.458.76622452.279.166.2083.859.622.503.8524.0028.57
2014Detroit TigersMLB Spring TrainingMLB3716366152028004500000.417.475.6391.11423440.448.222.33310.0012.501.255.0018.0026.67
MLB Spring Training Totals - 8 yrs14537347110211125105295920305.295.346.453.79916934407.321.158.2237.1314.502.032.9531.0830.91
MLB Playoffs - Divisional Series Totals - 3 yrs1137451002002900001.135.179.162.3416139.179.027.0815.1323.084.500.000.0020.00
MLB Playoffs - Championship Series Totals - 1 yrs724132004000600000.125.125.208.3335224.167.083.0830.0025.000.000.000.0066.67
MLB Playoffs - World Series Totals - 1 yrs622362012010701001.273.273.500.77311323.357.227.1820.0030.430.004.3522.0050.00

Awards [2]

TopAwards SectionAbout Awards
YearAwards (Notes)# Awards
1997Eastern League All-Star Team (SS)1
2007National League Player of the Week (April 23-April 29)1

Roster Transactions

Top Change of Organization Injuries/DL Contracts
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2014-04-221bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentGranted free agency37.066  
2014-04-221bDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-Free Agent--Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent37.066Team Roster on 2014-04-22
2014-04-221bDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-Free Agent--Cleared Waivers and Became a Free Agent37.066Team Roster on 2014-04-22
2014-04-201bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Tigers37.064  
2014-03-271bDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)YActiveMLB ActiveContract purchased from minors37.040Team Roster on 2014-03-27
2014-03-251bDetroit TigersDetroit Tigers (MLB)-MinorsTradedTraded from Orioles to to Tigers for Steve Lombardozzi37.038Team Roster on 2014-03-25
2014-01-311bBaltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles (MLB)-MinorsContractSigned to Minor League Contract36.350Team Roster on 2014-01-31
2013-06-031bFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentReleased by Brewers36.108  
2013-02-071bMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YActiveContractSigned to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.45m)35.357Team Roster on 2013-02-07
2012-10-29SSFree Agent -Free AgentFree AgentDeclared free agency35.256  
2012-05-23SSMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)-DL-60InjuredDL60 Transferred to 60-day DL35.097Team Roster on 2012-05-23
2012-05-07SSMilwaukee BrewersMilwaukee Brewers (MLB)YDL-15InjuredDL15 35.081Team Roster on 2012-05-07
Tranx DatePosOrganizationAssignment40mStatusTypeTransaction DescriptionAgeRoster for Current Team
2011-12-12ContractSigned by Brewers 
2011-10-30Free AgentGranted free agency 
2010-07-14TradeTraded by Blue Jays with Tyler Pastornicky and Tim Collins to Braves for Jo-Jo Reyes and Yunel Escobar 
2009-08-15InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-08-14TradeTraded by Reds to Red Sox for Kris Negron 
2009-07-24InjuredActivated from DL 
2009-06-20InjuredDisabled -- Bone chips in right elbow 
2009-06-17ContractSigned by Blue Jays 
2008-11-06InjuredActivated from DL 
2008-05-28InjuredTransferred to 60-day DL 
2007-08-22Reinstated from Bereavement list 
2007-08-15Placed on the Bereavement List 
2007-07-31Activated from restricted list 
2007-07-21Transferred to Restricted List 
2007-07-14Placed on the Bereavement List 
2007-04-17Reinstated from Bereavement list 
2006-11-20ContractSigned by Reds (3-years) 
2006-09-03InjuredActivated from DL 
2006-08-22InjuredDisabled -- - 
2002-05-21InjuredDisabled -- dislocated left shoulder 
1994-04-18ContractSigned as undrafted amateur Free Agent by Marlins. 
* 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
1998Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll21170,000-81234-1,276,192170,000170,000
1999Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll22201,000-79625121,454,491200,000371,000
2000Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll23295,000-56413381,394,248200,000666,000
2001Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll24295,000-58521361,897,758200,000961,000
2002Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll251,700,000-33413632,011,045200,0002,661,000
2003Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll261,700,000-30312622,163,527300,0004,361,000
2004Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll272,800,000-2151177++2,070,100300,0007,161,000
2005Florida MarlinsTeam Payroll283,400,000-203978++2,189,055300,00010,561,000
2006Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll292,682,592-2651968++2,365,072327,00013,243,592
2007Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll303,500,000-235771++2,459,737380,00016,743,592
2009Boston Red SoxTeam Payroll325,375,000-1701479++2,746,792400,00022,118,592
2009Cincinnati RedsTeam Payroll325,375,000-170679++2,746,792400,00022,118,592
2010Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll332,750,000-28512692,812,412400,00024,868,592
2010Toronto Blue JaysTeam Payroll332,750,000-2856692,812,412400,00024,868,592
2011Atlanta BravesTeam Payroll342,500,000-29612682,722,607414,00027,368,592
2012Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll353,500,000-2541072++2,954,887480,00030,868,592
2013Milwaukee BrewersTeam Payroll361,450,00014.09939913563,023,990490,00032,318,5922013-02-07 - Signed to 1-year contract for 2013 ($1.45m)
2014Detroit TigersTeam Payroll37500,000-79426-3,256,497500,00032,818,5922014-01-31 - Signed to Minor League Contract
* 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