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Marwin Gonzalez

28-Year-Old Third Baseman – Houston Astros

2017 Stats

AVG

.150

HR

3

RBI

6

R

4

SB

1

2017 Preseason Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Gonzalez offered some fantasy viability as a utilityman with eligibility at upwards of five positions, depending on league rules, while offering a double-double (10-plus HR and SB), though that obfusc...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 208   DOB: 3/14/1989   BORN: Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: By CHC In 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Marwin Gonzalez Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $3.725 million contract with a $5.125 million team option in February of 2017.

April 18, 2017  –  Marwin Gonzalez News

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Gonzalez started at third base Monday while Alex Bregman slid over to shortstop to take the place of the injured Carlos Correa (hand). He went 0-for-2 with a walk and committed an error in Houston's 3-0 win over the Angels.

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Marwin Gonzalez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2010 21 A+ DAY 23 96 85 7 23 3 3 0 0 5 7 1 7 13 2 1 1 .271 .330 .306 .636
2010 21 AA TEN 86 330 305 24 75 18 11 3 4 41 6 4 17 40 3 4 1 .246 .284 .341 .625
2011 22 AA TEN 64 239 216 29 65 21 18 1 2 20 4 2 17 27 2 1 3 .301 .359 .421 .780
2011 22 AAA IOW 60 226 197 24 54 15 12 1 2 19 3 1 16 21 8 4 1 .274 .326 .376 .702
2012 23 AAA OKL 13 43 39 2 13 5 4 0 1 10 0 0 3 7 0 0 1 .333 .395 .513 .908
2012 23 MAJ HOU 80 219 205 21 48 15 13 0 2 12 3 3 13 29 1 0 0 .234 .280 .327 .607
2013 24 AAA OKL 44 183 172 16 45 12 10 1 1 15 4 1 8 23 2 1 0 .262 .293 .349 .642
2013 24 MAJ HOU 72 222 204 22 45 12 8 0 4 14 6 2 9 37 8 1 0 .221 .252 .319 .571
2014 25 MAJ HOU 103 310 285 33 79 22 15 1 6 23 2 4 17 58 4 0 4 .277 .327 .400 .727
2015 26 MAJ HOU 120 370 344 44 96 31 18 1 12 34 4 5 16 74 7 0 3 .279 .317 .442 .759
2016 27 MAJ HOU 141 518 484 55 123 42 26 3 13 51 12 6 22 118 6 1 5 .254 .293 .401 .694
2017 28 MAJ HOU 15 50 40 4 6 3 0 0 3 6 1 0 7 13 2 0 1 .150 .292 .375 .667
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3-Year Averages     121 398 371 44 99 30 19 1 10 36 6 5 18 83 5 0 4 .267 .308 .404 .712
Career  (View All)     531 1,689 1,562 179 397 125 80 5 40 140 28 20 84 329 28 2 13 .254 .297 .389 .686

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Marwin Gonzalez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
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DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Apr. 22 @TB 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .150 .292 .375 .667
Apr. 21 @TB Did not play.
Apr. 20 LAA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .158 .289 .395 .684
Apr. 19 LAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .171 .310 .429 .739
Apr. 18 LAA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .176 .300 .441 .741
Apr. 17 LAA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .200 .333 .500 .833
Apr. 15 @Oak 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .214 .333 .536 .869
Apr. 14 @Oak 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .231 .355 .577 .932
Apr. 12 @Sea Did not play.
Apr. 11 @Sea 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .385 .667 1.052
Apr. 10 @Sea 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .278 .409 .778 1.187
Apr. 9 KC 4 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 .333 .444 .933 1.377
Apr. 8 KC 4 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .364 .462 .909 1.371
Apr. 7 KC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .429 .556 1.286 1.842
Apr. 6 Sea 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .429 .500 1.286 1.786
Apr. 5 Sea 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .500 .500 1.250 1.750
Apr. 4 Sea 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 .333 .333 1.333 1.666
Apr. 3 Sea Did not play.
Last 7 Games 14 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 0 0 0 0 1 .000 .176 .000 .176
Last 14 Games 33 2 3 0 0 1 4 7 11 1 0 0 0 1 .091 .250 .182 .432
Last 30 Games 40 4 6 0 0 3 6 7 13 1 0 1 0 2 .150 .292 .375 .667

Marwin Gonzalez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2017 7 5 5 5
2016 92 14 22 11 19 18 1 3
2015 43 15 21 32 15 15 3
2014 1 11 10 71 4 4 1 3
2013 10 4 53
2012 6 14 47

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Marwin Gonzalez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017143250.214.6431.032
2016170165176.253.429.724
2015139186140.295.496.843

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017261111.115.231.464
2016314398346.255.385.678
2015205266204.268.405.701

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017253360.200.560.893
2016240288284.258.413.721
2015153246183.261.431.738

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2017151001.067.067.289
2016244275238.250.389.666
2015191206161.293.450.775
Marwin Gonzalez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2010 21 A+ DAY 96 85 7.3% 13.5% 0.54 85% .319 .035
2010 21 AA TEN 330 305 5.2% 12.1% 0.43 87% .272 .095
2011 22 AA TEN 239 216 7.1% 11.3% 0.63 88% .337 .120
2011 22 AAA IOW 226 197 7.1% 9.3% 0.76 89% .299 .102
2012 23 AAA OKL 43 39 7% 16.3% 0.43 82% .387 .180
2012 23 MAJ HOU 219 205 5.9% 13.2% 0.45 86% .264 .093
2013 24 AAA OKL 183 172 4.4% 12.6% 0.35 87% .297 .087
2013 24 MAJ HOU 222 204 4.1% 16.7% 0.24 82% .252 .098
2014 25 MAJ HOU 310 285 5.5% 18.7% 0.29 80% .330 .123
2015 26 MAJ HOU 370 344 4.3% 20% 0.22 78% .326 .163
2016 27 MAJ HOU 518 484 4.2% 22.8% 0.19 76% .312 .147
2017 28 MAJ HOU 50 40 14% 26% 0.54 68% .125 .225
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3-Year Averages     398 371 4.5% 20.9% 0.22 78% .320 .137
Career     1,689 1,562 5% 19.5% 0.26 79% .299 .135

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Marwin Gonzalez Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2015 1B 212.7 1 25 3 0 1 111 1 58 0 -1 1 3
2015 2B 103 -1 24 0 -1 0 37 0 34 2 0 -1 1
2015 3B 134.3 -1 18 0 0 -1 46 0 36 -1 0 1 -1
2015 SS 251 -2 50 -2 0 0 134 0 80 0 1 1 -3
2015 LF 97.3 2 20 1 2 59 1 30 1
2016 1B 677 0 51 1 -1 1 397 1 98 -1 -2 0 3
2016 2B 79 0 7 -1 1 0 37 0 13 0 0 -1 -1
2016 3B 158.3 1 24 2 0 1 89 1 32 0 0 1 1
2016 SS 66.3 2 9 1 1 0 14 0 10 1 1 -1 1
2016 LF 109.7 1 25 1 1 48 2 14 0
2016 CF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1B 42 -2 4 -2 0 -2 30 -2 9 0 0 -2 0
2017 3B 37 -1 6 -1 0 -1 36 -1 7 -1 0 -1 0
2017 LF 36 -2 6 0 -2 11 0 7 1
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2015 1B 0 0 0 1 0 1
2015 2B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 SS 0 0 1 -1 0 0
2015 LF 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
2016 1B 0 1 0 0 0 1
2016 2B 0 1 0 0 0 1
2016 3B 0 0 0 1 0 1
2016 SS 0 0 0 1 0 1
2016 LF 0 2 -1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
2016 CF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2017 1B 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2017 3B 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2017 LF 0 1 -1 0 0 0 0 -1 0 -1

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2017 Stat Review for Marwin Gonzalez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.54 BB/K
GOOD
14.0% BB Rate
ELITE
26.0% K Rate
POOR
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.667 OPS
TERRIBLE
.292 OBP
TERRIBLE
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.150 AVG
TERRIBLE
.125 BABIP
LOW
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.375 SLG
POOR
.225 ISO
GOOD

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Marwin Gonzalez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gonzalez started at first base Friday and went 1-for-5 with a stolen base in Houston's 7-2 win over Oakland.

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Gonzalez made his third consecutive start (and second in left field) Monday, going 0-for-3 with a walk and a strikeout in a 6-0 loss to Seattle.

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Gonzalez started in left field for the first time this season Saturday against the Royals.

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Gonzalez hit his second home run of the season in Thursday's 4-2 loss to the Mariners.

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Gonzalez homered in Tuesday's 2-1 win over the Mariners.

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Gonzalez is in the Astros' lineup Tuesday, batting ninth and playing first base, Jake Kaplan of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Gonzalez started at shortstop Saturday after Carlos Correa was scratched due to illness.

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Gonzalez agreed to a one-year, $3.725 million deal with the Astros on Wednesday, avoiding arbitration, Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports reports.

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Gonzalez will remain a part of the Astros' lineup despite several offseason acquisitions designed to bolster the offense.

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Gonzalez went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a three-run homer in a 4-2 win over Cleveland on Tuesday.

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Gonzalez (hamstring) is in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Indians.

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Gonzalez remains out of the lineup Monday against the Indians.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2017

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2016

After spending a good chunk of 2014 as the Astros' starting shortstop, Gonzalez filled a super-utility role for the club last season, playing all over the diamond while adding 15 appearances from left field as a bonus to his fantasy owners in deeper leagues. The 26-year-old logged career highs in games played, plate appearances, batting average, home runs and RBI. Gonzalez didn't display much patience at the dish (4.3-percent walk rate) and he struck out at a 20 percent clip, but his .759 OPS far exceeded expectations. The Astros certainly value his versatility, and he should see plenty of action at third base and first base while the team awaits the arrival of prospects A.J. Reed and Colin Moran to take over at the infield corners.

2015

Gonzalez played all over the diamond in 2014, logging starts at every position except pitcher, catcher, and center field for the Astros. Most of them came as the team's primary shortstop, however, as he took over the position upon Jonathan Villar's demotion to Triple-A. Gonzalez delivered a solid, yet unspectacular .277/.327/.400 batting line with six homers and 23 RBI in 285 at-bats (103 games) for the Astros. With the return of Jed Lowrie via free agency, Gonzalez may face an uphill battle to match his 2014 workload, as the front office found a veteran shortstop capable of holding the job until Carlos Correa is ready for the call.

2014

Gonzalez opened the season in a timeshare with veteran shortstop Ronny Cedeno, but a hot-hitting April (.297/.388/.516) earned him enough starts (19) that it looked like he was separating himself from Cedeno as the clear-cut starter. When the calendar flipped to May, Gonzalez disappeared at the plate (.179/.188/.209) and was subsequently demoted to the minors when his struggles continued into June. Gonzalez was recalled later in the season, but he was relegated to a bench role with Jonathan Villar taking over as the Astros' starting shortstop. Should he return to that role, Gonzalez's fantasy upside is limited. That is, of course, assuming he makes the roster out of spring training, which is no guarantee.

2013

In his first taste of big league action, the 23-year-old Gonzalez found his way into 80 games, filling in for an injured Jed Lowrie and spelling Jose Altuve at second. His numbers were far from overwhelming, but it looks like Gonzalez could be a decent role player across the infield, or in a pinch, fill in for longer stretches at short or second. With the burden of being a Rule 5 pick lifted, Gonzalez can start the year in Triple-A if need be. Even if he doesn't break camp with the team, he will likely wind up coming off the bench for the Astros at some point this season.