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Alex Gonzalez SS

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Career Summary
Years PA AVG OBP SLG DRC+ WARP
20 6248 .245 .290 .395 80 13.7
Birth Date2-15-1977
Height6' 1"
Weight210 lbs
Age42 years, 9 months, 21 days
BatsR
ThrowsR
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
1998 FLO 21 25 98 13 2 0 3 9 30 1 0 0 .151 .240 .279 68 -3.8 0.0 -3.6 -0.3
1999 FLO 22 136 591 155 28 8 14 15 113 12 3 5 .277 .308 .430 80 -12.9 0.5 -15.4 -0.3
2000 FLO 23 109 407 77 17 4 7 13 77 2 7 1 .200 .229 .319 45 -28.2 0.3 1.8 -0.7
2001 FLO 24 145 561 129 36 1 9 30 107 10 2 2 .250 .303 .377 73 -17.1 0.8 5.5 1.3
2002 FLO 25 42 172 34 7 1 2 12 32 4 3 1 .225 .296 .325 70 -5.7 -0.1 1.8 0.3
2003 FLO 26 150 582 135 33 6 18 33 106 13 0 4 .256 .313 .443 91 -4.9 0.7 1.2 2.0
2004 FLO 27 159 599 130 30 3 23 27 126 4 3 1 .232 .270 .419 78 -15.6 3.4 -2.4 1.1
2005 FLO 28 130 478 115 30 0 5 31 81 5 5 3 .264 .319 .368 77 -12.7 -3.1 2.7 0.7
2006 BOS 29 111 429 99 24 2 9 22 67 5 1 0 .255 .299 .397 81 -8.8 -2.6 -2.7 0.5
2007 CIN 30 110 430 107 27 1 16 24 75 8 0 1 .272 .325 .468 97 -0.1 1.5 4.8 2.4
2009 BOS 32 44 159 42 10 0 5 5 29 2 2 0 .284 .316 .453 73 -4.9 1.0 -2.8 0.0
2009 CIN 32 68 270 51 12 0 3 15 36 2 0 1 .210 .258 .296 74 -8.0 -0.6 -4.0 -0.1
2010 ATL 33 72 292 64 17 2 6 14 53 6 0 2 .240 .291 .386 97 -0.6 -1.1 3.4 1.4
2010 TOR 33 85 348 85 25 1 17 17 65 1 1 0 .259 .296 .497 95 -1.7 -0.6 14.0 2.7
2011 ATL 34 149 593 136 27 1 15 22 126 1 2 0 .241 .270 .372 86 -9.0 -1.3 13.0 2.8
2012 MIL 35 24 89 21 4 0 4 6 15 2 1 1 .259 .326 .457 99 -0.1 0.2 -0.5 0.3
2013 MIL 36 41 118 20 3 0 1 3 26 1 0 0 .177 .203 .230 58 -5.3 0.4 -0.8 -0.4
2014 DET 37 9 32 5 0 1 0 2 4 0 0 0 .167 .219 .233 78 -0.7 -0.8 0.2 0.0
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Statistics for All Levels

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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
1995 BRV A+ FSL 17 61 .000 .000 .000 .267 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 KNC A MDW 4 14 .000 .000 .000 .286 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1996 PME AA EAS 11 37 .000 .000 .000 .333 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1997 PME AA EAS 0 483 .000 .000 .000 .274 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1998 FLO MLB NL 25 98 .261 .328 .414 .189 100 -7.6 2.5 1.3 68 11 -3.6 0.0 -3.8 -0.3
1998 CHR AAA INT 0 456 .000 .000 .000 .322 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
1999 FLO MLB NL 136 591 .268 .335 .430 .323 95 -5.3 16.1 8.5 80 12 -15.4 0.5 -12.9 -0.3
2000 FLO MLB NL 109 407 .268 .340 .434 .231 107 -35.3 12.8 5.9 45 8 1.8 0.3 -28.2 -0.7
2000 BRV A+ FSL 0 18 .000 .000 .000 .143 0.0 0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
2001 FLO MLB NL 145 561 .263 .326 .425 .299 98 -20.5 16.7 7.7 73 6 5.5 0.8 -17.1 1.3
2002 FLO MLB NL 42 172 .259 .335 .416 .269 101 -6.4 5.0 2.3 70 9 1.8 -0.1 -5.7 0.3
2003 FLO MLB NL 150 582 .262 .330 .418 .286 98 0.6 15.3 7.9 91 8 1.2 0.7 -4.9 2.0
2004 FLO MLB NL 159 599 .266 .331 .426 .257 91 -17.9 17.8 8.2 78 7 -2.4 3.4 -15.6 1.1
2005 FLO MLB NL 130 478 .267 .329 .426 .313 94 -10 13.7 6.3 77 10 2.7 -3.1 -12.7 0.7
2006 BOS MLB AL 111 429 .275 .337 .437 .282 106 -8.2 12.9 5.9 81 10 -2.7 -2.6 -8.8 0.5
2006 PAW AAA INT 1 4 .264 .335 .396 .500 98 0 0.1 0 73 0 0.1 -0.1 -0.1 0.0
2007 CIN MLB NL 110 430 .270 .331 .431 .298 102 1.5 12.8 5.8 97 8 4.8 1.5 -0.1 2.4
2009 BOS MLB AL 44 159 .269 .337 .433 .325 113 -2.8 4.6 2.1 73 13 -2.8 1.0 -4.9 0.0
2009 CIN MLB NL 68 270 .259 .326 .411 .231 95 -16.3 7.8 3.6 74 13 -4.0 -0.6 -8.0 -0.1
2009 LOU AAA INT 4 15 .275 .342 .426 .083 115 -2.2 0.4 0.2 55 0 -0.4 0.1 -0.7 0.0
2010 ATL MLB NL 72 292 .255 .319 .393 .276 94 -6.9 8.0 3.7 97 7 3.4 -1.1 -0.6 1.4
2010 TOR MLB AL 85 348 .253 .318 .401 .274 112 1.6 9.6 4.4 95 6 14.0 -0.6 -1.7 2.7
2011 ATL MLB NL 149 593 .253 .314 .393 .285 96 -16.8 16.0 7.3 86 6 13.0 -1.3 -9.0 2.8
2012 MIL MLB NL 24 89 .259 .325 .409 .274 105 0.9 2.4 1.1 99 12 -0.5 0.2 -0.1 0.3
2013 MIL MLB NL 41 118 .251 .317 .395 .218 107 -11.5 3.1 -0.8 58 11 -0.8 0.4 -5.3 -0.4
2014 DET MLB AL 9 32 .240 .304 .363 .192 103 -2 0.8 0.4 78 10 0.2 -0.8 -0.7 0.0
2018 LEO Wnt VWL 1 5 .000 .000 .000 .000 97 0.4 0.0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 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
1995 BRV A+ FSL 61 59 6 12 2 1 0 16 8 1 14 1 1 .203 .230 .271 .068 0 0
1996 KNC A MDW 14 10 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 0 0 .200 .357 .200 .000 1 1
1996 PME AA EAS 37 34 4 8 0 1 0 10 1 2 10 0 0 .235 .297 .294 .059 0 0
1997 PME AA EAS 483 449 69 114 16 4 19 195 65 27 83 4 7 .254 .306 .434 .180 0 0
1998 CHR AAA INT 456 422 71 117 20 10 10 187 51 28 80 4 7 .277 .331 .443 .166 0 0
1998 FLO MLB NL 98 86 11 13 2 0 3 24 7 9 30 0 0 .151 .240 .279 .128 0 2
1999 FLO MLB NL 591 560 81 155 28 8 14 241 59 15 113 3 5 .277 .308 .430 .154 3 1
2000 BRV A+ FSL 18 17 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 1 0 .118 .167 .118 .000 0 0
2000 FLO MLB NL 407 385 35 77 17 4 7 123 42 13 77 7 1 .200 .229 .319 .119 2 5
2001 FLO MLB NL 561 515 57 129 36 1 9 194 48 30 107 2 2 .250 .303 .377 .126 3 3
2002 FLO MLB NL 172 151 15 34 7 1 2 49 18 12 32 3 1 .225 .296 .325 .099 2 3
2003 FLO MLB NL 582 528 52 135 33 6 18 234 77 33 106 0 4 .256 .313 .443 .188 5 3
2004 FLO MLB NL 599 561 67 130 30 3 23 235 79 27 126 3 1 .232 .270 .419 .187 4 3
2005 FLO MLB NL 478 435 45 115 30 0 5 160 45 31 81 5 3 .264 .319 .368 .103 3 4
2006 BOS MLB AL 429 388 48 99 24 2 9 154 50 22 67 1 0 .255 .299 .397 .142 7 7
2006 PAW AAA INT 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 .333 .500 .333 .000 0 0
2007 CIN MLB NL 430 393 55 107 27 1 16 184 55 24 75 0 1 .272 .325 .468 .196 3 2
2009 CIN MLB NL 270 243 16 51 12 0 3 72 26 15 36 0 1 .210 .258 .296 .086 4 6
2009 BOS MLB AL 159 148 26 42 10 0 5 67 15 5 29 2 0 .284 .316 .453 .169 0 4
2009 LOU AAA INT 15 13 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 .077 .200 .077 .000 0 0
2010 TOR MLB AL 348 328 47 85 25 1 17 163 50 17 65 1 0 .259 .296 .497 .238 2 0
2010 ATL MLB NL 292 267 27 64 17 2 6 103 38 14 53 0 2 .240 .291 .386 .146 2 3
2011 ATL MLB NL 593 564 59 136 27 1 15 210 56 22 126 2 0 .241 .270 .372 .131 2 4
2012 MIL MLB NL 89 81 8 21 4 0 4 37 15 6 15 1 1 .259 .326 .457 .198 0 0
2013 MIL MLB NL 118 113 14 20 3 0 1 26 8 3 26 0 0 .177 .203 .230 .053 1 0
2014 DET MLB AL 32 30 4 5 0 1 0 7 2 2 4 0 0 .167 .219 .233 .067 0
2018 LEO Wnt VWL 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 .000 .200 .000 .000 0 0

Plate Discipline

YEAR Pits Zone% Swing% Contact% Z-Swing% O-Swing% Z-Contact% O-Contact% SwStr% CSAA
2009 1481 0.4889 0.5192 0.8192 0.6519 0.3923 0.9089 0.6768 0.1808 0.0078
2010 2313 0.5058 0.5223 0.7699 0.6607 0.3806 0.8810 0.5724 0.2301 0.0013
2011 2087 0.4839 0.5367 0.7679 0.6693 0.4123 0.8521 0.6396 0.2321 0.0019
2012 313 0.4888 0.4441 0.7770 0.6078 0.2875 0.8602 0.6087 0.2230 -0.0038
2013 396 0.5101 0.5126 0.7389 0.5941 0.4278 0.8417 0.5904 0.2611 -0.0015
2014 131 0.5267 0.4885 0.8281 0.6522 0.3065 0.9333 0.5789 0.1719 -0.0019
Career67210.49510.52120.77980.65490.39000.87590.61910.22020.0025

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
2013-04-28 2013-05-01 DTD 3 3 Left Thigh Strain Hamstring - -
2013-04-13 2013-04-16 DTD 3 2 Left Hand Contusion HBP - -
2012-05-06 2012-10-04 60-DL 151 135 Right Knee Surgery ACL 2012-05-17 -
2012-03-25 2012-03-27 Camp 2 0 - Foot Soreness - -
2011-09-27 2011-09-29 DTD 2 2 Right Lower Leg Strain Calf -
2011-09-21 2011-09-26 DTD 5 4 Right Lower Leg Strain Calf - -
2011-09-09 2011-09-12 DTD 3 3 - Low Back Tightness - -
2011-05-09 2011-05-11 DTD 2 1 Right Groin Strain Mild -
2010-07-29 2010-07-30 DTD 1 1 General Medical Illness Gastritis -
2009-10-03 2009-10-04 DTD 1 1 Left Hand Contusion HBP -
2009-06-19 2009-07-24 15-DL 35 29 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 2009-06-22
2009-05-05 2009-05-15 DTD 10 9 Left Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2009-03-23 2009-04-04 Camp 12 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2008-03-21 2008-09-28 60-DL 191 161 Left Knee Surgery Microfracture of Cartilage - Compression Fracture 2008-07-07
2008-02-26 2008-03-21 Camp 24 0 Left Knee Fracture Patella -
2007-09-13 2007-09-16 DTD 3 3 Left Knee Contusion Bone -
2007-09-09 2007-09-12 DTD 3 2 Left Lower Leg Contusion Shin From Foul Ball -
2007-06-06 2007-06-08 DTD 2 2 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2007-06-04 2007-06-05 DTD 1 0 Right Thigh Strain Hamstring -
2006-08-19 2006-09-03 15-DL 15 15 Right Abdomen Strain Oblique -
2005-09-24 2005-10-02 DTD 8 7 Right Elbow Surgery Bone Chips 2005-09-29
2005-09-08 2005-09-20 DTD 12 11 Right Elbow Inflammation and Bone Bruise -
2005-09-05 2005-09-07 DTD 2 2 Right Elbow Inflammation -
2005-07-30 2005-07-31 DTD 1 1 Right Elbow Inflammation -
2005-07-23 2005-07-29 DTD 6 5 Right Elbow Inflammation -
2005-07-11 2005-07-14 DTD 3 0 Low Back Soreness -
2005-04-13 2005-04-16 DTD 3 2 Left Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2004-10-06 2004-10-06 Off 0 0 Right Elbow Surgery Debridement of Scar Tissue 2004-10-06
2003-07-12 2003-07-13 DTD 1 1 Left Thigh Soreness Hamstring -
2003-05-05 2003-05-10 DTD 5 4 Right Wrist Soreness -
2002-05-19 2002-09-30 60-DL 134 119 Left Shoulder Surgery Labrum After Dislocation 2002-07-23
2000-07-28 2000-08-31 15-DL 34 31 Left Knee Sprain MCL - -

Compensation

Year Team Salary
2014 DET $1,100,000
2013 MIL $1,450,000
2012 MIL $3,500,000
2011 ATL $3,100,000
2010 TOR $2,750,000
2009 CIN $5,375,000
2008 TOR $4,625,000
2007 CIN $3,500,000
2006 BOS $3,000,000
2005 FLO $3,400,000
2004 FLO $2,800,000
2003 FLO $1,700,000
2002 FLO $1,700,000
2001 FLO $295,000
2000 FLO $295,000
YearsDescriptionSalary
15 yrPrevious$38,590,000
15 yrTotal$38,590,000

 

Service TimeAgentContract Status
14 y 99 dEric Goldschmidt1 year/$1.1M (2014)

Details
  • 1 year/$1.1M (2014). Signed by Baltimore as a free agent 2/1/14 (minor-league contract). Salary of $1.1M in majors. Acquired by Detroit in trade from Baltimore 3/24/14. Contract selected by Detroit 3/25/14. Released by Detroit 4/20/14.
  • 1 year/$1.45M (2013). Re-signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 2/6/13. Performance bonuses: $0.1M each for 45, 60, 70, 90 games. $0.1M each for 45, 60, 70, 90 starts. Released by Milwaukee 6/3/13.
  • 1 year/$4.25M (2012), plus 2013 vesting option. Signed by Milwaukee as a free agent 12/9/11. 12:$3.5M. 13:$4M option (guaranteed with 525 plate appearances in 2012).
  • 1 year/$2.75M (2010), plus 2011 club option. Signed by Toronto as a free agent 11/26/09. 2011 club option at $2.5M. Acquired by Atlanta in trade from Toronto 7/14/10. Atlanta exercised 2011 option 11/2/10.
  • 3 years/$14M (2007-09), plus 2010 mutual option. Signed by Cincinnati as a free agent 11/06. 07:$3.5M, 08:$4.625M, 09:$5.375M, 10:$6M mutual option, $0.5M buyout. 2010 option increases to $5.5M with Gold Glove 2007-08. Placed on restricted list 7/21/07. Acquired by Boston in trade from Cincinnati 8/14/09. (Reds paid Red Sox about $1.1M in the deal.). Boston declined 2010 option 11/9/09.
  • 1 year/$3M (2006). Signed as a free agent 1/06 (non-guaranteed deal).
  • 2 years/$6.2M (2004-05). Signed extension with Florida 12/03 (avoided arbitration). 04:$2.8M, 05:$3.4M.
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2003). Re-signed 12/02 (avoided arbitration).
  • 1 year/$1.7M (2002). Re-signed 1/02 (avoided arbitration).

2019 Preseason Forecast

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

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