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Carlos Gonzalez LFCubs

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2019 Projections (Preseason PECOTA - seasonal age 33)
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Birth Date10-17-1985
Height6' 1"
Weight220 lbs
Age34 years, 0 months, 29 days
BatsL
ThrowsL
2.52015
1.42016
-0.12017
2.32018
1.42019
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WARP Summary

MLB Statistics

YEAR TEAM AGE G PA H 2B 3B HR BB SO HBP SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ DRAA BRR FRAA BWARP
2008 OAK 22 85 316 73 22 1 4 13 81 0 4 1 .242 .273 .361 57 -15.8 1.4 7.4 0.2
2009 COL 23 89 317 79 14 7 13 28 70 3 16 4 .284 .353 .525 102 1.8 1.5 5.2 1.7
2010 COL 24 145 636 197 34 9 34 40 135 2 26 8 .336 .376 .598 139 29.8 3.9 -4.1 4.7
2011 COL 25 127 542 142 27 3 26 48 105 7 20 5 .295 .363 .526 123 14.5 0.5 1.2 3.0
2012 COL 26 135 579 157 31 5 22 56 115 2 20 5 .303 .371 .510 114 9.2 0.5 -5.6 1.7
2013 COL 27 110 436 118 23 6 26 41 118 1 21 3 .302 .367 .591 135 17.5 1.9 4.4 3.5
2014 COL 28 70 281 62 15 1 11 19 70 1 3 0 .238 .292 .431 83 -5.1 1.2 -5.4 -0.5
2015 COL 29 153 608 150 25 2 40 46 133 1 2 0 .271 .325 .540 121 17.1 -0.1 -3.8 2.5
2016 COL 30 150 632 174 42 2 25 46 129 1 2 2 .298 .350 .505 106 5.8 1.4 -4.5 1.4
2017 COL 31 136 534 123 34 0 14 56 119 2 3 0 .262 .339 .423 87 -7.0 1.1 -5.0 -0.1
2018 COL 32 132 504 128 32 4 16 37 113 1 5 2 .276 .329 .467 99 1.2 4.0 7.7 2.3
2019 CHN 33 15 49 7 2 0 1 8 19 0 0 2 .175 .306 .300 59 -2.7 -0.2 -1.3 -0.3
2019 CLE 33 30 117 22 1 0 2 10 33 1 0 1 .210 .282 .276 69 -3.9 2.2 2.3 0.3
Career1377555114323024023444812402212233.285.343.50010862.419.2-1.520.4

Statistics for All Levels

'opp' stats - Quality of opponents faced - have been moved and are available only as OPP_QUAL in the Statistics reports now.
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YEAR Team Lg LG G PA oppAVG oppOBP oppSLG BABIP BPF BRAA repLVL POS_ADJ DRC+ DRC+ SD FRAA BRR DRAA BWARP
2003 MSO Rk PIO 72 299 .000 .000 .000 .313 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 SBN A MDW 12 43 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2004 YAK A- NWN 73 329 .000 .000 .000 .330 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2005 SBN A MDW 129 569 .262 .332 .396 .341 97 -1.9 4.0 -1.5 130 0 10.9 2.2 23.4 3.8
2006 LNC A+ CLF 104 452 .282 .350 .431 .360 122 23.5 7.9 -2.9 151 0 1.1 3.1 5.2 1.4
2006 TEN AA SOU 18 69 .232 .308 .349 .229 109 -1.3 1.5 -0.5 132 0 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.3
2007 MOB AA SOU 120 499 .264 .336 .398 .337 97 13.6 14.7 -4.2 112 0 5.3 0.0 7.9 2.4
2007 TUC AAA PCL 10 48 .269 .337 .398 .343 115 1.7 1.4 0.1 119 0 -1.1 -0.6 1.3 0.1
2008 OAK MLB AL 85 316 .261 .327 .411 .318 98 -14 9.1 0 57 10 7.4 1.4 -15.8 0.2
2008 SAC AAA PCL 46 189 .285 .354 .459 .336 100 3.3 6.9 -0.1 113 0 -2.5 -0.3 1.2 0.5
2009 COL MLB NL 89 317 .256 .327 .406 .333 102 8.5 9.1 -0.6 102 10 5.2 1.5 1.8 1.7
2009 CSP AAA PCL 48 223 .279 .343 .430 .359 111 15.4 6.4 0.5 139 0 -1.1 0.3 10.7 1.6
2010 COL MLB NL 145 636 .255 .321 .395 .384 102 45.7 17.5 -2.5 139 11 -4.1 3.9 29.8 4.7
2011 COL MLB NL 127 542 .252 .314 .388 .326 111 19.1 14.6 -2.9 123 7 1.2 0.5 14.5 3.0
2011 CSP AAA PCL 3 10 .243 .318 .378 .300 146 -0.8 0.3 -0.1 81 0 0.0 0.2 -0.2 0.0
2012 COL MLB NL 135 579 .252 .314 .397 .352 119 10 15.9 -3.7 114 9 -5.6 0.5 9.2 1.7
2013 COL MLB NL 110 436 .254 .316 .397 .368 113 22.9 11.5 -2.8 135 12 4.4 1.9 17.5 3.5
2013 CSP AAA PCL 2 7 .284 .344 .449 .200 99 -0.2 0.2 0 85 0 -0.2 0.0 -0.2 0.0
2013 VEN int WBC 3 13 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2014 COL MLB NL 70 281 .256 .316 .392 .283 118 -7.4 7.2 -2 83 9 -5.4 1.2 -5.1 -0.5
2014 CSP AAA PCL 4 15 .287 .346 .465 .375 96 3.6 0.4 -0.2 143 0 -0.4 -0.3 0.7 0.0
2015 COL MLB NL 153 608 .253 .313 .402 .284 110 15.1 16.4 -6.1 121 9 -3.8 -0.1 17.1 2.5
2016 COL MLB NL 150 632 .255 .322 .417 .346 110 9.3 17.9 -6.6 106 8 -4.5 1.4 5.8 1.4
2017 COL MLB NL 136 534 .255 .323 .426 .318 105 -1.5 15.6 -5.8 87 8 -5.0 1.1 -7.0 -0.1
2018 COL MLB NL 132 504 .244 .311 .399 .332 110 5.6 14.1 -5.1 99 8 7.7 4.0 1.2 2.3
2019 CHN MLB NL 15 49 .263 .326 .458 .286 105 -2.4 1.5 -0.5 59 2 -1.3 -0.2 -2.7 -0.3
2019 CLE MLB AL 30 117 .255 .326 .445 .282 98 -5.9 3.5 -1.3 69 9 2.3 2.2 -3.9 0.3
2019 COH AAA INT 6 29 .247 .330 .393 .412 100 1.9 1.0 -0.3 120 0 1.1 -0.2 0.7 0.2
2019 IOW AAA PCL 2 9 .225 .286 .415 .167 89 0.1 0.3 -0.1 94 0 -0.2 -0.1 0.0 0.0

Statistics For All Levels

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Year Team lvl LG PA AB R H 2B 3B HR TB RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG ISO SF SH
2003 MSO Rk PIO 299 275 45 71 14 4 6 111 25 16 61 12 7 .258 .311 .404 .145 0 0
2004 YAK A- NWN 329 300 44 83 15 2 9 129 44 22 69 2 0 .277 .330 .430 .153 2 2
2004 SBN A MDW 43 42 3 11 4 0 1 18 6 1 11 0 2 .262 .279 .429 .167 0 0
2005 SBN A MDW 569 515 91 158 28 6 18 252 92 48 86 7 3 .307 .371 .489 .183 0 0
2006 TEN AA SOU 69 61 11 13 6 0 2 25 5 7 12 1 0 .213 .290 .410 .197 1 1
2006 LNC A+ CLF 452 403 82 121 35 4 21 227 94 30 104 15 8 .300 .363 .563 .263 0 0
2007 TUC AAA PCL 48 42 9 13 5 0 1 21 11 6 6 1 0 .310 .396 .500 .190 0 0
2007 MOB AA SOU 499 458 63 131 33 3 16 218 75 32 103 9 5 .286 .333 .476 .190 2 2
2008 SAC AAA PCL 189 173 23 49 9 1 4 72 28 16 35 1 1 .283 .344 .416 .133 0 0
2008 OAK MLB AL 316 302 31 73 22 1 4 109 26 13 81 4 1 .242 .273 .361 .119 0 1
2009 COL MLB NL 317 278 53 79 14 7 13 146 29 28 70 16 4 .284 .353 .525 .241 3 5
2009 CSP AAA PCL 223 192 43 65 12 7 10 121 59 22 32 6 3 .339 .414 .630 .292 3 3
2010 COL MLB NL 636 587 111 197 34 9 34 351 117 40 135 26 8 .336 .376 .598 .262 7 0
2011 CSP AAA PCL 10 10 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 .300 .300 .300 .000 0 0
2011 COL MLB NL 542 481 92 142 27 3 26 253 92 48 105 20 5 .295 .363 .526 .231 6 0
2012 COL MLB NL 579 518 89 157 31 5 22 264 85 56 115 20 5 .303 .371 .510 .207 3 0
2013 COL MLB NL 436 391 72 118 23 6 26 231 70 41 118 21 3 .302 .367 .591 .289 3 0
2013 CSP AAA PCL 7 6 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 .167 .286 .167 .000 0 0
2013 VEN int WBC 13 11 2 3 0 0 0 3 1 2 2 0 0 .273 .385 .273 .000 0 0
2014 COL MLB NL 281 260 35 62 15 1 11 112 38 19 70 3 0 .238 .292 .431 .192 1
2014 CSP AAA PCL 15 13 4 5 1 1 2 14 6 1 3 0 0 .385 .467 1.077 .692 0
2015 COL MLB NL 608 554 87 150 25 2 40 299 97 46 133 2 0 .271 .325 .540 .269 6 1
2016 COL MLB NL 632 584 87 174 42 2 25 295 100 46 129 2 2 .298 .350 .505 .207 1 0
2017 COL MLB NL 534 470 72 123 34 0 14 199 57 56 119 3 0 .262 .339 .423 .162 6 0
2018 COL MLB NL 504 463 71 128 32 4 16 216 64 37 113 5 2 .276 .329 .467 .190 3 0
2019 COH AAA INT 29 23 1 8 1 0 1 12 3 6 5 0 0 .348 .483 .522 .174 0 0
2019 IOW AAA PCL 9 8 1 2 0 0 1 5 1 0 1 0 0 .250 .250 .625 .375 0 1
2019 CHN MLB NL 49 40 8 7 2 0 1 12 3 8 19 0 2 .175 .306 .300 .125 1 0
2019 CLE MLB AL 117 105 13 22 1 0 2 29 7 10 33 0 1 .210 .282 .276 .067 1 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2008 1058 0.4934 0.5085 0.7230 0.6762 0.3451 0.8442 0.4919 0.2770 0.0075
2009 1161 0.4505 0.4634 0.7584 0.6157 0.3386 0.8634 0.6019 0.2416 -0.0019
2010 2239 0.4801 0.5100 0.7609 0.6493 0.3814 0.8539 0.6149 0.2391 -0.0090
2011 1953 0.4342 0.4757 0.7427 0.6297 0.3575 0.8839 0.5519 0.2573 -0.0077
2012 2153 0.4380 0.4608 0.7107 0.6278 0.3306 0.8311 0.5325 0.2893 -0.0060
2013 1677 0.4305 0.4764 0.6959 0.6440 0.3497 0.7892 0.5659 0.3041 0.0000
2014 1028 0.4193 0.5360 0.6860 0.7448 0.3853 0.8100 0.5130 0.3140 -0.0063
2015 2187 0.4243 0.5368 0.6882 0.7478 0.3813 0.8012 0.5250 0.3118 -0.0076
2016 2298 0.4143 0.5161 0.6931 0.6901 0.3930 0.8037 0.5558 0.3069 0.0000
2017 1932 0.4203 0.4974 0.6805 0.6736 0.3696 0.8245 0.4903 0.3195 0.0000
2018 1877 0.4129 0.5024 0.7073 0.7006 0.3630 0.7974 0.5850 0.2927 0.0000
2019 634 0.4637 0.5063 0.6480 0.6735 0.3618 0.7424 0.4959 0.3520 0.0000
Career201970.43690.49880.71060.67220.36470.82380.54870.2894-0.0032

Injury History  —  No longer being updated

Last Update: 12/31/2014 23:59 ET

Date On Date Off Transaction Days Games Side Body Part Injury Severity Surgery Date Reaggravation
2014-08-09 2014-09-29 60-DL 51 46 Left Knee Surgery Patellar Tendonitis, Bursectomy, Fat Pad Removed 2014-08-19
2014-08-02 2014-08-05 DTD 3 2 Right Ankle Sprain -
2014-07-26 2014-07-27 DTD 1 1 Right Ankle Sprain -
2014-06-04 2014-07-11 15-DL 37 35 Left Fingers Surgery Index Finger - Growth 2014-06-10
2014-05-28 2014-05-28 DTD 0 0 Right Lower Leg Contusion Calf - Foul Ball -
2014-05-22 2014-05-25 DTD 3 3 Left Fingers Inflammation Index Finger - -
2014-05-01 2014-05-01 DTD 0 0 Right Fingers Contusion Index Finger - -
2014-04-21 2014-04-21 DTD 0 0 Right Knee Tendonitis - -
2014-01-10 2014-01-10 Off 0 0 - General Medical Appendectomy 2014-01-10 -
2013-08-05 2013-09-03 15-DL 29 26 Right Fingers Sprain Middle Finger -
2013-08-01 2013-08-04 DTD 3 3 Right Fingers Sprain Middle Finger - -
2013-07-26 2013-07-29 DTD 3 3 Right Fingers Sprain Middle Finger - -
2013-07-08 2013-07-10 DTD 2 2 Right Fingers Sprain Middle Finger - -
2013-07-05 2013-07-06 DTD 1 1 - Upper Back Strain - -
2013-06-14 2013-06-14 DTD 0 0 Left Foot Contusion - -
2013-06-07 2013-06-07 DTD 0 0 Left Knee Tendonitis - -
2013-03-20 2013-03-21 Camp 1 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2012-09-24 2012-10-04 DTD 10 10 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2012-09-21 2012-09-22 DTD 1 1 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2012-09-18 2012-09-19 DTD 1 1 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2012-06-17 2012-06-20 DTD 3 2 Right Knee Strain - -
2012-04-14 2012-04-17 DTD 3 3 - General Medical Illness Strep Throat - -
2012-04-01 2012-04-02 Camp 1 0 - General Medical Illness - -
2011-09-15 2011-09-15 DTD 0 0 Right Wrist Sprain - -
2011-09-11 2011-09-13 DTD 2 1 - Low Back Stiffness - -
2011-07-22 2011-08-06 15-DL 15 14 Right Wrist Strain - -
2011-07-11 2011-07-16 DTD 5 2 Right Wrist Contusion -
2011-07-04 2011-07-08 DTD 4 4 Right Wrist Contusion Crashed Into Wall - -
2011-05-19 2011-05-19 DTD 0 0 Left Groin Tightness -
2011-05-15 2011-05-15 DTD 0 0 Right Foot Contusion HBP - -
2011-04-18 2011-04-18 DTD 0 0 Low Back Stiffness -
2011-04-10 2011-04-10 DTD 0 0 General Medical Respiratory Flu -
2011-02-27 2011-02-27 On-Alr 0 0 Ankle Sprain -
2011-02-27 2011-03-01 Camp 2 0 Right Lower Leg Contusion Shin From Collision with Player -
2010-09-15 2010-09-15 DTD 0 0 Right Wrist Inflammation Tendonitis -
2010-09-09 2010-09-09 DTD 0 0 Hand Contusion From Swing -
2010-08-19 2010-08-21 DTD 2 2 Right Knee Contusion Running Into Structure -
2010-07-22 2010-07-22 DTD 0 0 Left Fingers Contusion Index Finger -
2010-07-20 2010-07-21 DTD 1 1 Left Fingers Contusion Index Finger -
2010-06-18 2010-06-22 DTD 4 3 Left Knee Contusion -
2010-05-22 2010-05-25 DTD 3 2 Left Wrist Soreness -
2010-04-12 2010-04-16 DTD 4 3 Left Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2010-03-16 2010-03-18 Camp 2 0 Thigh Soreness Quadriceps -
2009-09-23 2009-09-24 DTD 1 1 Left Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2009-08-28 2009-08-29 DTD 1 1 Left Thumb Contusion Thumb -
2009-08-23 2009-08-24 DTD 1 1 Left Hand Laceration Steak Knife At Home -
2009-03-21 2009-03-29 Camp 8 0 Right Trunk Strain Intercostal -
2008-12-09 2008-12-09 WIN 0 0 General Medical Illness Virus -
2008-07-05 2008-07-07 DTD 2 2 Right Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2008-04-29 2008-05-06 Minors 7 0 Ankle Sprain -
2004-04-30 2004-06-14 Minors 45 0 Right Wrist Fracture - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2019 CHN $
2018 COL $5,000,000
2017 COL $20,428,571
2016 COL $17,428,571
2015 COL $16,428,571
2014 COL $10,928,571
2013 COL $7,928,571
2012 COL $5,428,571
2011 COL $1,428,571
2010 COL $406,000
2007 COL $380,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
10 yrPrevious$85,785,997
10 yrTotal$85,785,997

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
10 y 59 dBoras Corp.1 year/$2M (2019)

Details
  • 1 year (2019). Signed by Cleveland as a free agent 3/19 (minor-league contract). Salary of $2M in majors. May earn additional $1M in performance bonuses. May opt out of contract 4/20/19 if not on Major League roster. Contract selected by Cleveland 4/14/19. DFA by Cleveland 5/22/19. Released 5/26/19. Signed by Chicago Cubs as a free agent 6/1/19 (minor-league contract). DFA by Chicago Cubs 6/29/19. Sent outright to Triple-A 7/1/19 (refused assignment, elected free agency).
  • 1 year/$5M (2018). Re-signed by Colorado 3/12/18. Roster bonuses: $1M each for 125, 150, 175 days on active roster.
  • 7 years/$80M (2011-17). Signed extension with Colorado 1//11/11. $3M signing bonus. 11:$1M, 12:$5M, 13:$7.5M, 14:$10.5M, 15:$16M, 16:$17M, 17:$20M. Award bonuses: $25,000 each for Gold Glove, All Star selection. $50,000 for Silver Slugger. $75,000 for LCS MVP. $0.1M each for MVP, WS MVP. $1M assignment bonus if traded.
  • 1 year/$0.406M (2010). Re-signed by Colorado 3/5/10.
  • 1 year/$0.403M (2009). Renewed by Colorado 3/4/09 ($149,172 in minors).
  • 1 year (2008). Acquired by Colorado in trade from Oakland 11/12/08.
  • 1 year/$0.38M (2007). Contract purchased 11/06. Re-signed 2/07. Acquired by Oakland in trade from Arizona 12/14/07.
  • Signed 2002 as an amateur free agent from Venezuela.

2019 Preseason Forecast

Last Update: 1/27/2017 12:35 ET

PCT PA R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG DRC+ VORP FRAA WARP
90o 534 65 136 30 2 16 66 49 116 4 1 .284 .353 .455 116 29.9 3.2
80o 519 61 127 28 2 15 62 46 115 4 1 .272 .340 .437 110 23.8 2.5
70o 508 59 122 27 2 14 59 43 114 3 1 .266 .332 .426 105 19.6 2.1
60o 498 56 117 26 2 14 57 42 113 3 1 .259 .325 .419 101 16.1 1.7
50o 489 54 112 25 2 13 55 40 112 3 1 .252 .317 .405 98 13.0 1.4
40o 480 52 108 24 2 13 53 38 112 3 1 .248 .311 .401 94 10.0 1.1
30o 470 50 103 23 2 12 51 37 111 3 1 .240 .304 .387 90 6.8 0.7
20o 459 47 99 22 2 12 48 35 109 3 1 .236 .297 .384 86 3.3 0.4
10o 444 44 90 20 1 11 45 32 108 3 1 .221 .280 .356 80 -1.2 -0.1
Weighted Mean4915411325213554011331.254.318.4079813.51.4

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