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Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.000
 
Career Avg.
.294
Name  Adrian Gonzalez
Born  5/8/1982
Height  6-2
Weight  225
Number  23
Position  1B
Bats  L
Throws  L
4/17/2014 9:49:00 AM
Description: Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez is just a .130 career hitter versus Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner (3-for-23).
Insight: Gonzalez has rediscovered the power stroke, posting a .944 OPS through his first 15 games, but has an unfavorable matchup on Thursday.
 
Hot4/13/2014 11:13:00 PM
Description: Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez homered for the fourth straight game Sunday at Arizona.
Insight: Gonzalez has rediscovered the power stroke he used to hit 33 homers per season from 2007-11. He averaged just 20 per season and a .462 slugging percentage the past two years.
 
Cold4/6/2014 10:01:00 AM
Description: In 69 at-bats against Giants starter Matt Cain, Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez has generated nine extra-base hits, including four homers.
Insight: Gonzalez is a .290 career hitters against Cain and also has 10 walks against him. Sunday's matchup may help him get going after hitting .167 in his first 24 at-bats.
 
Cold4/5/2014 10:02:00 AM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is just 2-for-20 versus Giants hurler Madison Bumgarner.
Insight: Gonzalez is off to a slow start (.143) and this unfavorable matchup isn't likely to help. Avoid him on Saturday.
 
Hot10/11/2013 10:00:00 AM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is 4-for-7 with a double and home run against Cardinals Game 1 NLCS starter Joe Kelly.
Insight: Gonzalez put together a solid season, batting .293 with 22 HR and 100 RBI and batted .333 in the Dodgers' first four postseason games this season, Start him.
 
Hot10/4/2013 10:25:00 AM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez has a .667 OBP against Bravers left-hander Mike Minor.
Insight: Gonzalez has only faced him nine times, but has three hits, including a home run, and three walks. He put together a solid season, batting .293 with 22 HR and 100 RBI and had two hits in the series opener. Start him.
 
9/28/2013 10:33:00 AM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez went 2-for-3 with a solo homer, a walk and two runs Friday against the Rockies.
Insight: Gonzalez' 2013 numbers aren't far off from what he accomplished in 2012. He has hit .296 with 22 homers, 100 RBI, 69 runs and an .810 OPS. He batted .299 with 18 home runs, 108 RBI, 75 runs and an .806 OPS last season. Fantasy owners should expect something similar in 2014, as Gonzalez has proven over the last two and a half years that he is no longer a threat to hit 30-40 longballs.
 
9/26/2013 10:17:00 AM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is 10-for-50 (.200) with 16 K and zero extra-base hits against San Francisco starter Tim Lincecum.
Insight: Gonzalez, who has hit .294 with 21 homers, 98 RBI and an .802 OPS this season, should not be started Thursday.
 
9/20/2013 7:59:00 PM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez (quad) is not in the lineup again Friday, according to Pedro Moura of the Orange County Register.
Insight: Los Angeles manager Don Mattingly said that the injury is not a big deall, but the Dodgers clinched the NL West Thursday and have no reason to push Gonzalez.
 
9/19/2013 2:42:00 PM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is not in the lineup Thursday.
Insight: Gonzalez has minor quad discomfort according to Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times. He's available to pinch-hit and play defense, however, so he should be back in the lineup Friday.
 
9/16/2013 1:25:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is 9-for-17 (.529) with a home run and a 1.379 OPS versus Arizona right-hander Trevor Cahill.
Insight: Gonzalez is putting together a solid season with a .294 batting average, 20 HR and 95 RBI.
 
9/13/2013 6:14:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez won't be in the lineup Friday against San Francisco. SOURCE: Bill Plunkett, Orange County Register
Insight: It was an easy decision for manager Don Mattingly as Gonzo is just a .100 career hitter against Giants lefty Madison Bumgarner. Veteran Michael Young will get the start at first base.
 
9/13/2013 10:45:00 AM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is a career .100 hitter (2-for-20) against Giants left-hander Madison Bumgarner.
Insight: Another solid season from Gonzalez, who reached the 20 HR mark for the first time since 2011. He's should knock in 100 runs for the sixth time in his 10-year career, but won't likely add to those totals in this unfavorable matchup.
 
9/10/2013 12:01:00 PM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is a career .467 hitter (7-for-15) versus Arizona starter Trevor Cahill.
Insight: Another solid season from Gonzalez, who reached the 20 HR mark for the first time since 2011. He's should knock in 100 runs for the sixth time in his 10-year career.
 
9/8/2013 11:13:00 AM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez has collected a hit in exactly half of his at-bats against Reds starter Homer Bailey.
Insight: Gonzalez is 9-for-18 with two doubles and five homers against Bailey, Sunday's scheduled starter versus Los Angeles. The Dodgers first baseman should have a big game on "Sunday Night Baseball."
 
8/28/2013 2:42:00 PM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is not in Wednesday's starting lineup versus the Cubs
Insight: No injury that we know of, just a rest day. Gonzalez has been a consistent bat in the Dodgers lineup all season (.291, 17 HR, 81 RBI, .790 OPS), though he's no longer the home run hitter he was in San Diego.
 
8/19/2013 3:57:00 PM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez missed Sunday's game because of a stiff neck, but is in the starting lineup for Monday's game against Miami.
Insight: It's an injury that Gonzalez could have played through, but manager Don Mattingly thought it would be a good idea to let him rest on Sunday. Gonzalez has been a consistent bat in the Dodgers lineup all season (.295, 16 HR, 76 RBI, .797 OPS), though he's no longer the home run hitter he was in San Diego.
 
8/19/2013 11:48:00 AM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez missed Sunday's game because of a stiff neck, but is listed as probable for Monday's game against Miami.
Insight: It's an injury that Gonzalez could probably play through, but manager Don Mattingly thought it would be a good idea to let him rest on Sunday. Gonzalez has been a consistent bat in the Dodgers lineup all season (.295, 16 HR, 76 RBI, .797 OPS), though he's no longer the home run hitter he was in San Diego.
 
8/18/2013 1:18:00 PM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is missing Sunday's game because of a stiff neck. SOURCE: Bill Plunkett, Orange County Register
Insight: It's an injury that Gonzalez can play through but Don Mattingly thought it would be a good idea to let him rest on Sunday. Gonzalez should be back for the series opener Monday against Miami.
 
8/18/2013 11:27:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is not in Sunday's starting lineup.
Insight: Gonzalez went 0-for-4 in Saturday's 5-0 victory over the Phillies. Jerry Hairston Jr. is getting the start at first base.
 

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