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Marwin Gonzalez

26-Year-Old Shortstop – Houston Astros

2015 Stats

AVG

.264

HR

9

RBI

31

R

33

SB

4

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.

August 26, 2015  –  Marwin Gonzalez News

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Gonzalez made a spot start at shortstop Wednesday afternoon and went 1-for-5 with an RBI in a winning effort against the Yankees.

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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 97 300 280 33 74 26 16 1 9 31 4 3 12 63 6 0 2 .264 .299 .425 .724
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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
Aug. 28 @Min 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .299 .425 .724
Aug. 26 @NYY 5 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .300 .428 .728
Aug. 25 @NYY 5 1 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .302 .432 .734
Aug. 24 @NYY 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .259 .296 .417 .713
Aug. 23 LAD 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 .263 .301 .424 .725
Aug. 22 LAD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .301 .426 .727
Aug. 21 LAD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .303 .428 .731
Aug. 20 TB 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .265 .303 .428 .731
Aug. 19 TB 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .306 .433 .739
Aug. 18 TB 4 1 3 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .274 .313 .444 .757
Aug. 17 TB 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .306 .422 .728
Aug. 16 Det 3 1 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 .267 .307 .424 .731
Aug. 15 Det 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .300 .413 .713
Aug. 14 Det 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .299 .412 .711
Aug. 12 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .260 .298 .413 .711
Aug. 11 @SF 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .261 .300 .415 .715
Aug. 9 @Oak 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .301 .416 .717
Aug. 8 @Oak 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .302 .418 .720
Aug. 7 @Oak Did not play.
Aug. 6 @Oak 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .303 .420 .723
Aug. 5 @Tex 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .306 .424 .730
Aug. 4 @Tex 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .263 .303 .421 .724
Aug. 3 @Tex Did not play.
Aug. 2 Ari 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 .268 .308 .429 .737
Aug. 1 Ari Did not play.
Jul. 31 Ari 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .270 .308 .432 .740
Jul. 30 LAA 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .266 .304 .431 .735
Jul. 29 LAA Did not play.
Jul. 28 LAA 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 .264 .303 .431 .734
Jul. 26 @KC 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .262 .295 .430 .725
Last 7 Days 23 1 6 0 0 1 4 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 .261 .261 .391 .652
Last 14 Days 45 4 13 1 1 2 9 1 14 1 0 0 0 1 .289 .304 .489 .793
Last 30 Days 70 6 18 1 1 2 9 4 18 1 1 0 0 1 .257 .297 .386 .683

Marwin Gonzalez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2015 28 14 18 30 7 7 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
201510093110.290.460.803
2014396030.333.410.776
2013354021.229.286.575

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015176246204.250.409.684
2014246276202.268.398.719
2013169184125.219.325.570

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015127175173.268.449.760
201414413391.278.389.714
20131017281.218.307.566

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2015149164141.262.409.700
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 300 280 4% 21% 0.19 78% .313 .161
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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

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.264 AVG
AVERAGE
78% Contact Rate
WEAK
.313 BABIP
AVERAGE
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.425 SLG
GOOD
.161 ISO
GOOD
Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.19 BB/K
TERRIBLE
4.0% BB Rate
TERRIBLE
21.0% K Rate
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OPS/OBP

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.724 OPS
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.299 OBP
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Marwin Gonzalez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gonzalez is out of the lineup Wednesday but will be available to pinch hit.

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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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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.