Colorado Rockies
2015 Avg.
.214
 
Career Avg.
.293
Name  Carlos Gonzalez
Born  10/17/1985
Height  6-1
Weight  220
Number  5
Position  LF
Bats  L
Throws  L
4/17/2015 11:35:00 AM
Description: Colorado left fielder Carlos Gonzalez has struck out in 17 of 30 at-bats against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw.
Insight: Cargo has hit two homers off the Cy Young award winner, but he's batting just .167 in their matchups.
 
4/10/2015 10:40:00 AM
Description: Colorado left fielder Carlos Gonzalez is hitless in 10 at-bats in his career against Cubs starter Travis Wood.
Insight: Cargo has started off well this season, going 5-for-13 with four extra base hits in the opening series against the Brewers. However, this isn't a good matchup.
 
4/7/2015 10:10:00 AM
Description: Colorado left fielder Carlos Gonzalez is an all-or-nothing option Tuesday against Milwaukee right-hander Matt Garza.
Insight: Cargo is just 3-for-12 in their matchups with five strikeouts, but all three hits are home runs. He went 2-for-4 in the season opener, scoring twice and knocking in a run batting in the No. 2 hole.
 
3/9/2015 2:45:00 PM
Description: Colorado left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (patella tendon surgery) played in his first Cactus League game of the season on Monday.
Insight: Cargo should be ready for Opening Day. He has never played more than 145 games in a season, so fantasy owners must take that into account when selecting him.
 
3/2/2015 12:58:00 PM
Description: Like his Colorado teammate Troy Tulowitzki, left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (patella tendon surgery) did some base-running work on Monday, according to Nick Groke of The Denver Post.
Insight: Cargo should be ready for Opening Day. He has never played more than 145 games in a season, so fantasy owners must take that into account when selecting him.
 
1/23/2015 1:28:00 PM
Description: Colorado left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (patella tendon surgery) has gotten the go-ahead to begin straight-line running, according to the Rockies' site.
Insight: Gonzalez has been taking batting practice for about a month. Cargo doesn't appear to be as far along as teammate Troy Tulowitzki, but should be ready for Opening Day. He has never played more than 145 games in a season, so fantasy owners must take that into account when selecting him.
 
8/13/2014 10:36:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez' patella tendon damage has increased slightly, according to Thomas Harding of mlb.com. The team will consult with doctors Thursday to determine the next step.
Insight: Gonzalez was placed on the DL with a sprained right ankle and left knee tendinitis on Aug. 10. CarGo has never played more than 145 games in a season and he's probably done for the rest of 2014.
 
8/10/2014 1:11:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (knee, ankle) is expected to be placed on the disabled list, according to Thomas Harding of mlb.com.
Insight: Gonzalez has been dealing with a sprained right ankle and left knee tendinitis. He's played just 70 games this season and hit .238 with 11 homers, three steals and a .723 OPS, not what fantasy owners were expecting. CarGo has never played more than 145 games in a season.
 
8/9/2014 6:50:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (sprained right ankle) is not in the lineup Saturday.
Insight: Gonzalez is still dealing with the ankle injury and left Friday's game after three at-bats ... all strikeouts. He may still yet end up on the disabled list.
 
8/5/2014 6:29:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (sprained right ankle) is not in the lineup Tuesday.
Insight: Gonzalez aggravated an ankle injury making a catch Friday night. The team was supposed to make a decision whether or not to place him on the disabled list by Tuesday, but it hasn't made a move yet.
 
8/4/2014 10:35:00 AM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (sprained right ankle) missed the weekend action and the team will determine on Tuesday whether he needs a stint on the disabled list.
Insight: Gonzalez aggravated the ankle injury making a catch Friday night. He's hitting an "un-Cargo-like" .237 with 10 homers and 36 RBI through 66 games.
 
8/3/2014 11:03:00 AM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez left Friday's game after sliding hard into the wall down the right-field line while making a catch and didn't play in Saturday's game.
Insight: He's now out for Sunday as well. Gonzalez has been dealing with soreness in his right ankle and left knee and he appeared to aggravate the ankle injury on the catch.
 
8/3/2014 10:52:00 AM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez left Friday's game after sliding hard into the wall down the right-field line while making a catch and didn't play in Saturday's game.
Insight: Make him doubtful for Sunday. Gonzalez has been dealing with soreness in his right ankle and left knee and he appeared to aggravate the ankle injury on the catch.
 
8/2/2014 5:46:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez left Friday's game after sliding hard into the wall down the right-field line while making a catch and is not in Saturday's starting lineup.
Insight: Gonzalez has been dealing with soreness in his right ankle and left knee and he appeared to aggravate the ankle injury on the catch, according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post.
 
8/1/2014 9:16:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez left Friday's game after sliding hard into the wall down the right-field line while making a catch.
Insight: Gonzalez has been dealing with soreness in his right ankle and left knee and he appeared to aggravate the ankle injury on the catch, according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post.
 
7/31/2014 3:22:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez returned to the lineup Thursday afternoon.
Insight: Gonzalez missed Wednesday's game with soreness in his right ankle and left knee. The 28-year-old has delivered underwhelming production this season with 10 HR and 36 RBI while playing just 64 games.
 
7/30/2014 6:28:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez is not in the lineup Wednesday, according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post.
Insight: Gonzalez is dealing with soreness in his right ankle and left knee. The 28-year-old has delivered underwhelming production this season with 10 HR and 36 RBI while playing just 64 games.
 
7/29/2014 10:14:00 AM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez is a stunning 7-for-9 (.778) against Cubs starter Edwin Jackson.
Insight: Gonzalez rolled his ankle before Saturday's game. The 28-year-old has delivered underwhelming production this season with 10 HR and 36 RBI. He's played just 63 of his team's 105 games.
 
7/28/2014 4:46:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (ankle) didn't start the past two games, but is back in the starting lineup, for Monday's game against Chicago.
Insight: Gonzalez rolled his ankle before Saturday's game. The 28-year-old has delivered underwhelming production this season with 10 HR and 36 RBI. He's played just 62 of his team's 104 games.
 
7/27/2014 1:25:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (ankle) is out again Sunday.
Insight: Gonzalez rolled his ankle before Saturday's game. The 28-year-old has delivered underwhelming production and is on pace to play less than 100 games this season. He's played 135 games or less in each of the past three seasons and never played more than 145.