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Marwin Gonzalez

26-Year-Old Shortstop – Houston Astros

2015 Stats

AVG

.262

HR

7

RBI

22

R

27

SB

3

2015 Preseason Projections

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2015 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

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 ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: B   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 202   DOB: 3/14/1989   BORN: Puerto Ordaz, Venezuela   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Marwin Gonzalez Contract Information:

Agreed to a one-year, $1.062 million contract with the Astros in January of 2015, avoiding arbitration.

July 22, 2015  –  Marwin Gonzalez News

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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 72 226 214 27 56 22 15 0 7 22 3 2 8 46 2 0 2 .262 .295 .430 .725
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3-Year Averages     85 249 231 25 57 16 12 0 4 16 3 3 13 41 4 0 1 .247 .290 .351 .640

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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
Jul. 26 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .295 .430 .725
Jul. 25 @KC 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .300 .438 .738
Jul. 24 @KC Did not play.
Jul. 23 Bos 3 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .296 .432 .728
Jul. 22 Bos 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .288 .409 .697
Jul. 21 Bos 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 .257 .289 .411 .700
Jul. 19 Tex 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .280 .410 .690
Jul. 18 Tex 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .255 .280 .410 .690
Jul. 17 Tex 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .258 .283 .414 .697
Jul. 12 @TB 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .279 .412 .691
Jul. 11 @TB 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .253 .276 .416 .692
Jul. 10 @TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .249 .272 .407 .679
Jul. 9 @Cle 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .273 .410 .683
Jul. 8 @Cle 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .251 .275 .412 .687
Jul. 7 @Cle 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .250 .274 .413 .687
Jul. 6 @Cle 5 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .256 .280 .422 .702
Jul. 5 @Bos 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .246 .271 .400 .671
Jul. 4 @Bos Did not play.
Jul. 3 @Bos Did not play.
Jul. 1 KC 4 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .266 .398 .664
Jun. 30 KC 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .240 .266 .383 .649
Jun. 29 KC Did not play.
Jun. 28 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .265 .384 .649
Jun. 27 NYY Did not play.
Jun. 26 NYY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 .238 .265 .384 .649
Jun. 25 NYY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .265 .384 .649
Jun. 24 @LAA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .242 .269 .391 .660
Jun. 23 @LAA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .238 .265 .388 .653
Jun. 22 @LAA 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .239 .262 .390 .652
Jun. 21 @Sea 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .229 .248 .376 .624
Last 7 Days 14 2 5 2 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 .357 .471 .714 1.185
Last 14 Days 30 5 10 3 0 1 2 2 5 0 0 2 0 0 .333 .412 .533 .945
Last 30 Days 61 9 21 4 0 3 5 4 12 1 1 2 0 1 .344 .403 .557 .960

Marwin Gonzalez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 14 13 17 28 2
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
2015798370.304.494.847
2014396030.333.410.776
2013354021.229.286.575

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015135194153.237.393.652
2014246276202.268.398.719
2013169184125.219.325.570

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201590124112.244.433.710
201414413391.278.389.714
20131017281.218.307.566

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015124153111.274.427.735
2014141203141.277.411.740
201310315265.223.330.575
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 226 214 3.5% 20.4% 0.17 79% .304 .168
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3-Year Averages     249 231 5.2% 16.5% 0.32 82% .285 .104

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2015 Stat Review for Marwin Gonzalez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2014 (min 400 PA)

Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.262 AVG
WEAK
79% Contact Rate
WEAK
.304 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.430 SLG
GOOD
.168 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.17 BB/K
TERRIBLE
3.5% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
20.4% K Rate
WEAK
OPS/OBP

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.725 OPS
AVERAGE
.295 OBP
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Marwin Gonzalez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gonzalez left Tuesday's game after being hit by two pitches, Evan Drellich of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Getting the nod at third base with Luis Valbuena (toe) out of the lineup, Gonzalez went 3-for-5 with a home run and two RBI.

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Gonzalez had a strong showing Friday, finishing 2-for-4 with a solo home run and a double against the Mariners.

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Gonzalez started at second base and went 1-for-4 with a home run, a walk and two RBI against the Mariners.

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Gonzalez is out of the lineup Sunday against the White Sox, Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the Houston Chronicle reports.

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Gonzalez is out of the lineup Friday, the Houston Chronicle's Jose de Jesus Ortiz reports.

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Gonzalez is not in the lineup Tuesday against the Athletics.

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Gonzalez went 1-for-4 with a solo home run in the 6-5 win over Toronto on Saturday.

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Gonzalez is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Giants, Howard Chen of CSN Houston reports.

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Gonzalez is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Angels, MLB.com's Brian McTaggart reports.

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Gonzalez is not in the lineup for Friday’s game against the Mariners.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2015

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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.