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2014 Avg.
.257
 
Career Avg.
.291
Name  Adrian Gonzalez
Born  5/8/1982
Height  6-2
Weight  225
Number  23
Position  1B
Bats  L
Throws  L
7/22/2014 10:53:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with a homer and three RBI Tuesday at Pittsburgh.
Insight: Gonzalez hadn't homered since July 1 and has hit just three in his last 53 games, but he still has 15 homers, 65 RBI, 49 runs and a .763 OPS on the year.
 
7/21/2014 10:24:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez went 3-for-3 with two doubles, two walks and one RBI Monday at Pittsburgh.
Insight: Gonzalez is still driving in runs, but he's homered twice in his last 52 games and is batting .256 with a .754 OPS on the year.
 
7/19/2014 10:22:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is 4-for-7 with a couple of extra-base hits against youngster Joe Kelly.
Insight: Gonzalez is still knocking in runs, but his .251 batting average is 40 points below his career average. Hopefully the four-day break did him good.
 
7/2/2014 2:55:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is out of the lineup Wednesday due to a neck injury, according to Dylan Hernandez of the LA Times.
Insight: Gonzalez was just starting to get his bat going again. He has hit .289 with six doubles, two homers and 14 RBI over his last 20 games after batting .133 (8-for-60) with zero homers from May 22 to June 8.
 
Cold6/15/2014 11:32:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is stuck in a 14-for-80 (.175) slump with zero homers, and he'll face Bronson Arroyo of the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday.
Insight: Arroyo has limited Gonzalez to five hits in 32 at-bats, a .156 average. We'd avoid the Dodgers first baseman Sunday.
 
Cold6/9/2014 3:24:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is not in Monday's lineup.
Insight: No injury, just a routine day off. The bad news is that Gonzalez is struggling with the bat (.247), particularly against left-handers (.164). With the left-handed Tony Cingrani on the hill, it's a good time to let him rest.
 
Cold6/8/2014 10:55:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez hasn't been a hitter who struggles against southpaws in his career, but he's hitting just .169 with 23 Ks in 71 at-bats against them in 2014.
Insight: The bad news is that Gonzalez has gone 8-for-58 (.138) with zero home runs in his last 16 games and will face a lefty Sunday against the Rockies. The good news is that the lefty is Jorge De La Rosa, who has allowed Gonzalez to bat .382 with two doubles and three homers in 34 career at-bats against him.
 
5/28/2014 10:51:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez has laid waste to Homer Bailey in his previous meetings against the right-hander.
Insight: Gonzalez is 10-for-21 (.476) with two doubles and five homers against Bailey, who hasn't had a good season. Make sure he's in your lineup Wednesday.
 
Cold5/25/2014 11:49:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez could be in for a rough afternoon Sunday versus Phillies starter A.J. Burnett.
Insight: Gonzalez is a .167 career hitter against the right-hander. He's also hitless in his last 15 at bats so maybe today isn't the best day to have him in your fantasy lineup.
 
Hot5/21/2014 10:19:00 PM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez homered for the third straight game Wednesday against the Mets.
Insight: Gonzalez didn't have a home run in 14 straight games before hitting one Sunday at Arizona, and he's followed it up with one in each of the past two games. After a few years of declining power, Gonzalez has blasted 12 homers in 175 at-bats while batting .286 with 33 RBI, 27 runs and a .916 OPS.
 
5/18/2014 8:24:00 PM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez broke out of a slump with three hits Sunday against the Diamondbacks.
Insight: Gonzalez's two-run homer in the third inning was his first since May 1st. He's hitting just .212 for the month of May (14-for-66).
 
Cold5/18/2014 10:17:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez has not had a good month of May.
Insight: He's collected 11 hits in 62 at-bats (.177). He'll also face Arizona starter Bronson Arroyo Sunday, who he's gone 5-for-32 (.156) against.
 
5/11/2014 9:53:00 AM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is 9-for-20 (.450) with a pair of homers against Giants veterab right-hander Tim Hudson.
Insight: He's in the midst of a 2-for-20 slump, so may not be able to take advantage of this favorable matchup.
 
Cold5/9/2014 12:36:00 PM
Description: Los Angeles first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is mired in a 1-for-23 slump and Friday's matchup against Giants ace Madison Bumgarner won't help matters.
Insight: He's hitting .154 versus Bumgarner in 26 at bats. Gonzalez has seen his average fall from .321 to .273 in the last eight days.
 
Cold5/6/2014 4:54:00 PM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez will get a night off Tuesday against the Nationals.
Insight: He's in the midst of a 0-for-15 slump. Scott Van Slyke will start at first base Tuesday.
 
4/23/2014 6:37:00 PM
Description: Dodgers first baseman Adrian Gonzalez is getting a routine day off Wednesday against the Phillies.
Insight: That will allow him to avoid lefty Cole Hamels. Gonzalez has a .722 OPS against lefties this year, compared to a 1.039 OPS against right-handers.
 
Hot4/21/2014 12:15:00 PM
Description: Dodgers 1B Adrian Gonzalez is a .500 career hitter (11-for-220 versus Phillies left-hander Cliff Lee.
Insight: Gonzalez has rediscovered the power stroke, posting a .969 OPS through his first 19 games. He and Hanley Ramirez (also a .500 hitter against Lee) make for a solid option on Monday.
 
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.