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Carlos Gonzalez | Outfielder | #5

Team: Colorado Rockies
Age / DOB:  (30) / 10/17/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
College: None
Drafted: 2007 / UDFA / ARZ
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Carlos Gonzalez is getting the day off Wednesday.
CarGo has been bothered recently by a left ankle injury, but this appears to be a routine day of maintenance. Gerardo Parra will start in right field and bat fifth Wednesday against Stephen Strasburg. Aug 17 - 12:43 PM

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Carlos Gonzalez is in Monday's lineup against the Nationals.

CarGo returned from his left ankle injury on Saturday, but he was limited to a pinch-hit appearance on Sunday. After getting a breather, he's back in there against Max Scherzer on Monday.
Aug 15 - 6:26 PM

Carlos Gonzalez is not in the Rockies' lineup Sunday.

CarGo returned from his ankle injury Saturday, but he'll take a seat Sunday against lefty Adam Morgan. Gerardo Parra is in right field.
Aug 14 - 11:28 AM

Carlos Gonzalez (ankle) is back in the Rockies' lineup Saturday against the Phillies.

This will be his first start since last Saturday. Gonzalez will man right field and bat third against Phillies right-hander Jerad Eickhoff. CarGo has raked since the All-Star break, batting .342 with a .620 slugging percentage over 79 second-half at-bats.
Aug 13 - 5:09 PM

Carlos Gonzalez (ankle) remained out of the Rockies' lineup Friday.

CarGo cleared the bases with a pinch-hit double Thursday, but he's not ready to start just yet. The Rockies hope he'll be ready to go sometime over the weekend. Gerardo Parra is in right field.
Aug 12 - 4:05 PM

Carlos Gonzalez doubled in three runs as a pinch-hitter Thursday against the Rangers.

Gonzalez didn't start because of a left ankle injury. The hope is that he'll be back in the outfield sometime this weekend.
Aug 11 - 6:40 PM

Carlos Gonzalez (ankle) did some outfield sprints on Thursday and could be available to pinch-hit.

CarGo is out for a third straight game Thursday against the Rangers, but it sounds like he is edging toward a return. Gerardo Parra started in right field and David Dahl started in left field in the series finale versus Texas. Colorado opens a weekend series in Philadelphia on Friday.
Source: Denver Post
Aug 11 - 2:11 PM

Carlos Gonzalez (ankle) remains out of the Rockies' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon.

CarGo made an early exit from Monday's series opener against the Rangers with a nagging left ankle injury and hasn't played since. There's no talk of a disabled list stint yet, but that could be nearing. Gerardo Parra is in right field and David Dahl is in left.
Aug 11 - 12:07 PM

An MRI taken Tuesday on the left ankle of Carlos Gonzalez showed no major damage.

But he was held out of the Rockies' starting lineup on Tuesday afternoon against the Rangers and might not play much for the remainder of this week. CarGo sprained his left ankle last Wednesday and then tweaked it again on Monday night.
Aug 9 - 6:49 PM

Carlos Gonzalez (ankle) is out of the Rockies' starting lineup Tuesday against the Rangers.

CarGo was forced to exit Monday's game due to a nagging injury to his left ankle. There's no talk of a stint on the disabled list yet, so consider him day-to-day for now. David Dahl, Charlie Blackmon, and Gerardo Parra will start across the outfield on Tuesday.

Carlos Gonzalez exited Monday's game against the Rangers with left ankle inflammation.

CarGo sat out a game last Wednesday after spraining his left ankle, so it sounds like he aggravated the injury. He might have to stay off his feet for a couple of days, at the very least.
Aug 8 - 9:45 PM

Carlos Gonzalez (ankle) is back in the Rockies' lineup Friday.

CarGo sat out Thursday after leaving Wednesday's game with a sprained left ankle, but he's fine. He's in right field and batting third against David Phelps and the Marlins.
Aug 5 - 5:36 PM

Carlos Gonzalez is not in the Rockies' lineup Thursday against the Dodgers.

Gonzalez suffered a sprained ankle in Wednesday night's win. Rookie David Dahl will fill in at right field and hit cleanup against Dodgers right-hander Kenta Maeda. Consider Gonzalez day-to-day.
Aug 4 - 5:51 PM

X-rays taken on Carlos Gonzalez's sprained left ankle came back negative.

Gonzalez sprained his ankle while running to first base on a groundball in the seventh inning of Wednesday's blowout win over the Dodgers. It looks like he avoided a serious injury. Not only did the X-rays come back negative, Gonzalez showed no signs of discomfort postgame, walking through the dugout without a limp. He homered twice on Wednesday and hopes to play against the Dodgers on Thursday.
Aug 3 - 11:58 PM

Carlos Gonzalez suffered an apparent left ankle injury in Wednesday's game against the Dodgers.

Gonzalez appeared to twist his ankle while running out a grounder in the seventh inning. He had to be helped off the field. Following the 12-2 win, manager Walt Weiss said that the initial reports on the injury were "pretty positive." The slugger will be reevaluated on Thursday.
Aug 3 - 11:29 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Nick Hundley
2Tony Wolters
1B1Mark Reynolds
2Gerardo Parra
3Ryan Raburn
2B1DJ LeMahieu
2Daniel Descalso
SS1Trevor Story
2Cristhian Adames
3B1Nolan Arenado
LF1David Dahl
2Stephen Cardullo
CF1Charlie Blackmon
RF1Carlos Gonzalez
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Jorge De La Rosa
2Chad Bettis
3Tyler Chatwood
4Jon Gray
5Tyler Anderson
6Chris Rusin
7Jeff Hoffman
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Adam Ottavino
2Jake McGee
3Boone Logan
4Jason Motte
5Chad Qualls
6Scott Oberg
7Justin Miller
8Jairo Diaz
9Matt Carasiti
10Jordan Lyles
11Carlos Estevez