Major League Baseball

2014 Avg.
.250
 
Career Avg.
.296
Name  Carlos Gonzalez
Born  10/17/1985
Height  6-1
Weight  205
Number  5
Position  LF
Bats  L
Throws  L
7/24/2014 11:00:00 AM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez is questionable for Friday's game against Pittsburgh due to a sore left hand.
Insight: Gonzalez missed the Wednesday night game due to the injury. He's not hitting anywhere close to preseason expectations (.250, 9 HR, 34 RBI, .739 OPS).
 
7/12/2014 11:02:00 AM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez has a favorable matchup in his second game back from the disabled list (finger).
Insight: Gonzalez is 6-for-17 with three home runs versus Twins starter Kevin Correia. He's not hitting up to expectations (.255, 8 HR, 31 RBI, .751 OPS), but he should be able to take advantage of this matchup.
 
7/11/2014 10:43:00 AM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (finger) has been activated from the 15-day disabled list for Friday's game against Minnesota.
Insight: Gonzalez had surgery on June 10 to remove a benign tumor from his left index finger and was given a timetable of five weeks so he beat the schedule. He's not hitting up to expectations (.255, 8 HR, 31 RBI, .756 OPS), but he should be re-installed into lineups.
 
7/2/2014 4:30:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (finger) will take batting practice Thursday, according to Thomas Harding of mlb.com.
Insight: Gonzalez had surgery on June 10 to remove a benign tumor from his left index finger and was given a timetable of five weeks. He appears to be slightly ahead of schedule.
 
6/30/2014 9:37:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (finger) hit off a tee Monday, according to Nick Groke of the Denver Post.
Insight: "Now that he can swing a bat, his rehab will go rather quickly," Rockies trainer Keith Dugger said. Gonzalez had surgery three weeks ago to remove a benign tumor from his left index finger and was given a timetable of five weeks. He could be slightly ahead of schedule.
 
6/11/2014 6:46:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez will need five weeks to recover from finger surgery. SOURCE: Thomas Harding, Denver Post
Insight: He had a "fatty mass with tentacles" removed from his finger on Tuesday. Gonzalez (.255, 8 HR, 31 RBI) should be back around the All-Star break.
 
6/10/2014 7:12:00 PM
Description: Colorado left fielder Carlos Gonzalez had a benign tumor removed from his finger on Tuesday. SOURCE: Nick Groke, Denver Post
Insight: He's at least two weeks away from swinging a bat. In ESPN leagues, backup left fielder Corey Dickerson (.324, 8 HR, 19 RBI) has seen his ownership rise 23 percent in the last week.
 
6/9/2014 6:54:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez will have "exploratory surgery" on his left index finger Tuesday, the team announced.
Insight: Gonzalez (.255, 8 HR, 31 RBI) went on the disabled list with inflammation in his left index finger last week. The Rockies should release more information about his timetable after the surgery. CarGo has been a tremendous fantasy asset when healthy, but he hasn't played more than 145 games in a season during his career.
 
6/4/2014 4:45:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez has officially been placed on the 15-day disabled list. SOURCE: Fox Sports
Insight: Gonzalez (.255, 8 HR, 31 RBI) is dealing with inflammation in his left index finger. Corey Dickerson (.345, 7 HR, 16 RBI) could be a good fantasy pickup while Gonzalez is sidelined.
 
6/4/2014 10:28:00 AM
Description: Colorado left fielder Carlos Gonzalez could be on his way to the disabled list. SOURCE: Nick Groke, Denver Post
Insight: Gonzalez (.255, 8 HR, 31 RBI) aggravated a finger injury Tuesday against the Diamondbacks. His absence would open up a spot in the lineup for Corey Dickerson, who has played well in limited at bats (.345, 7 HR, 16 RBI in 98 plate appearances).
 
6/3/2014 10:48:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez aggravated his left index finger injury Tuesday, according to Thomas Harding of mlb.com.
Insight: Gonzalez was replaced by Corey Dickerson in the top of the sixth inning. He initially hurt his finger on May 1.
 
5/30/2014 10:20:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (calf) returned to the lineup Friday and homered.
Insight: CarGo suffered a calf contusion on a foul ball in the second inning Tuesday night and didn't start Wednesday. He's hitting .263 this season, but his power numbers are fine and his strikeout rate is way down from last year.
 
5/30/2014 3:06:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (calf) missed Wednesday's start, but is back in the lineup for Friday's series opener with Cleveland.
Insight: He suffered a calf contusion on a foul ball in the second inning Tuesday night, but did pinch hit on Wednesday, so we knew it wasn't serious. He'll bat cleanup between Troy Tulowitzki and Michael Cuddyer.
 
5/28/2014 5:02:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez (calf) is not in the lineup Wednesday, according to Patrick Saunders of the Denver Post.
Insight: He suffered a calf contusion on a foul ball in the second inning Tuesday night and is day-to-day.
 
5/27/2014 10:05:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez left Tuesday's game with a right calf contusion, according to Thomas Harding of mlb.com.
Insight: He suffered the injury on a foul ball in the second inning. Corey Dickerson replaced him in left field.
 
5/24/2014 9:19:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez expects to return Sunday against the Braves. SOURCE: Patrick Saunders, Denver Post
Insight: He's sat out the last three games with finger inflammation. The 98 RBI Gonzalez is on pace for would be his most since 2010. That year he set a career-high with 117 ribbies in 587 at bats.
 
5/24/2014 1:15:00 PM
Description: Colorado left fielder Carlos Gonzalez is out again Saturday versus the Braves.
Insight: It's the third consecutive game he's missed with an inflamed index finger. Brandon Barnes (.319, 0 HR, 3 RBI, 15 runs scored) will get the start in left field and bat leadoff.
 
5/23/2014 5:55:00 PM
Description: Colorado left fielder Carlos Gonzalez is out again Friday versus the Braves. SOURCE: Rockies on Twitter
Insight: It's the second game he's missed with an inflamed index finger. Corey Dickerson (.343, 5 HR, 13 RBI) will get the start in left field.
 
5/22/2014 1:15:00 PM
Description: Rockies left fielder Carlos Gonzalez won't suit up Thursday against the Giants. SOURCE: Thomas Harding, MLB.com
Insight: He's dealing with some inflammation in his left index finger. Gonzalez's .276 average this year is his lowest since 2008. That was with Oakland.
 
5/22/2014 10:00:00 AM
Description: Colorado left fielder Carlos Gonzalez has a terrible matchup today against Giants starter Tim Hudson.
Insight: He's managed just two hits against him in 14 at bats. Gonzalez's .276 average this year is his lowest since 2008. That was with Oakland.
 

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