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Adrian Gonzalez | First Baseman

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (32) / 5/8/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 225
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Adrian Gonzalez has been named the 2014 National League Gold Glove winner at first base.
This is Gonzalez's fourth Gold Glove overall but his first since 2011. The veteran first baseman beat out Adam LaRoche and Justin Morneau for the award. Nov 4 - 7:30 PM

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Adrian Gonzalez belted a two-run home run on Friday, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the Cardinals in the first game of their National League Division Series.

The Major League RBI champion in the regular season, Gonzalez smashed his two-run bomb off Randy Choate in the eighth inning, pulling the Dodgers to within a pair at 10-8. Unfortunately, they would come up a run short in their late rally.
Oct 3 - 10:38 PM

Adrian Gonzalez went 2-for-2 with a homer and drove home three runs on Sunday as the Dodgers topped the Rockies 10-5 in their regular season finale.

The three RBI give Gonzalez a grand total of 116 on the season, more than anyone else in Major League Baseball. He has been an outstanding run producer in the middle of the Dodgers lineup this season, hitting .276/.335/.482 with 27 home runs and the aforementioned 116 RBI.
Sep 28 - 8:20 PM

Adrian Gonzalez went 2-for-5 with an RBI double and a run scored in Sunday's win over the Cubs.

Gonzalez continues to produce, driving in a run with his double in the first inning. The first baseman now has a nine-game hitting streak in which he's hitting .316 (12-for-38) with 10 RBI and eight runs scored. A-Gonz is hitting .279/.338/.480 with 25 home runs and 112 RBI on the season.
Sep 21 - 7:54 PM

Adrian Gonzalez homered twice and knocked in five runs Saturday against the Cubs.

A-Gone connected for a two-run homer in the first inning before adding a three-run blast in the third. He's now up to 25 homers on the year and leads the majors with 111 RBI.
Sep 20 - 5:58 PM

Adrian Gonzalez smashed two three-run home runs in the Dodgers' 7-2 win over the Diamondbacks on Sunday.

It was deja vu for the Diamondbacks, as Gonzalez came up with two runners on in both the sixth and seventh innings and cranked three-run homers each time. The big afternoon gave Gonzalez 22 home runs and 100 RBI on the year, the fifth straight season he's reached the century mark. The remarkably consistent producer is hitting .279/.338/.474 on the year.
Sep 7 - 8:58 PM

Adrian Gonzalez collected four hits in Sunday's win over the Padres.

Gonzalez knocked four singles in the win, his first four-hit game of the season. Gonzalez also scored a run in the game. The first baseman is batting .279/.337/.465 with the second-most runs driven in among National League hitters with 91 RBI.
Aug 31 - 8:48 PM

Adrian Gonzalez returned to action on Friday, going 1-for-6 with a strikeout in an extra-inning loss to the Padres.

Gonzalez sat out Wednesday's contest due to stiffness in his back, but the issue is believed to be minor and shouldn't impact him much moving forward. The veteran slugger is hitting .274/.332/.457 with 18 homers and 90 RBI on the season.
Aug 30 - 5:18 AM

Adrian Gonzalez is not in the Dodgers' lineup Wednesday due to back stiffness.

The back hasn't really been an issue to this point, so unless it progresses into something more it's likely not something that will give him problems going forward. Justin Turner started at first base in Gonzalez' place.
Aug 27 - 7:48 PM

Adrian Gonzalez is not in the Dodgers' lineup against the Diamondbacks on Wednesday.

It was just a day off for the first baseman, giving him an extra day to go with Thursday's off day. Justin Turner started at first base in Gonzalez' absence.
Aug 27 - 6:13 PM

Adrian Gonzalez finished 1-for-3 with a walk, two runs scored and an RBI in Tuesday's 9-5 victory over the Diamondbacks.

Gonzalez is 6-for-9 (.667) with two doubles, a homer and seven RBI in his last three games. The veteran first baseman is batting .325 this month, and is slashing .275/.334/.460 overall. Gonzalez is on pace for 22 homers and 110 RBI.
Aug 27 - 1:19 AM

Adrian Gonzalez went 3-for-3 with two doubles, an RBI and a run scored in Sunday's loss to the Mets.

The first baseman's only non-double was an RBI single in the sixth inning. Gonzalez is hitting .275/.333/.461, and his 89 RBI are second-most in the National League.
Aug 24 - 9:57 PM

Adrian Gonzalez finished 2-for-3 with a homer and five RBI in Saturday's 7-4 victory over the Mets.

Gonzalez plated the Dodgers' first run with an RBI single in the bottom of the fourth inning then slugged a three-run shot in the bottom of the fifth before adding his fifth RBI of the night on a sacrifice fly in the seventh. Gonzalez is batting just .270 this season with an underwhelming .783 OPS, but he's among the league leaders in RBI with 88.
Aug 24 - 12:18 AM

Adrian Gonzalez had three hits and drove in three runs against the Braves on Thursday.

Gonzalez reclaimed the NL RBI lead for the moment, pushing past Giancarlo Stanton (83 to 82). It should surprise no one that he also leads the majors in at-bats with runners in scoring position. Gonzalez has been very solid in the middle of the Dodgers lineup, but his RBI total is very much a product of opportunity.
Aug 14 - 4:06 PM

Adrian Gonzalez went 2-for-3 with two doubles and two RBI in Sunday's win over the Brewers.

Gonzalez drove in a run with a sacrifice fly in third, and he hit an RBI double in the seventh. He's got 31 doubles on the year, and his 79 RBI are the most in the National League. Gonzalez has been especially effective over his last four games, recording nine hits in his past 14 at-bats to raise his overall line to .269/.332/.459.
Aug 10 - 7:59 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1A.J. Ellis
2Drew Butera
3Tim Federowicz
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2Jamie Romak
2B1Dee Gordon
2Justin Turner
3Alex Guerrero
SS1Darwin Barney
2Erisbel Arruebarrena
3B1Juan Uribe
LF1Carl Crawford
2Scott Van Slyke
3Scott Schebler
CF1Yasiel Puig
2Joc Pederson
3Roger Bernadina
RF1Matt Kemp
2Andre Ethier
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Zack Greinke
3Hyun-Jin Ryu
4Dan Haren
5Roberto Hernandez
6Kevin Correia
7Zach Lee
8Chris Reed
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Kenley Jansen
2Brian Wilson
3J.P. Howell
4Joel Peralta
5Brandon League
6Jamey Wright
7Pedro Baez
8Paco Rodriguez
9Yimi Garcia
10Carlos Frias
11Daniel Coulombe
12Adam Liberatore
13Chris Withrow