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Adrian Gonzalez | First Baseman

Team: Los Angeles Dodgers
Age / DOB:  (33) / 5/8/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 220
Bats / Throws: Left / Left
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Adrian Gonzalez is not in the Dodgers' lineup Wednesday.
After clinching the NL West crown on Tuesday, a number of regulars were out of the Dodgers' lineup for Wednesday's series finale. Yasmani Grandal got the start at first in place of Gonzalez. Sep 30 - 6:50 PM

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Adrian Gonzalez (back) is back in the Dodgers' lineup Monday.

Gonzalez has started just once since last Thursday because of a pinched nerve in his back, but he's ready to give it a go in this one. He's at first base and batting third versus Jake Peavy and the Giants.
Sep 28 - 6:38 PM

Adrian Gonzalez was a late scratch Saturday against the Rockies.

Gonzalez has been playing through a pinched nerve in his back but couldn't give it a go today. He won't be in the lineup on Sunday either. Yasmani Grandal, who was originally slated to catch on Saturday, will fill in at first base. Gonzalez has slumped a bit in the second half, hitting just .263 with 10 homers.
Sep 26 - 6:00 PM

Adrian Gonzalez is getting a day off Thursday.

Joc Pederson, Corey Seager, and Yasmani Grandal are also sitting out of the Dodgers' series finale against the Diamondbacks. Scott Van Slyke is starting at first base.
Sep 24 - 1:02 PM

Adrian Gonzalez walked, doubled, and hit a solo home run in five plate appearances as the Dodgers dropped Monday's contest to the Diamondbacks 8-4.

Gonzalez opened the scoring in the first inning with a solo home run off of Jhoulys Chacin. It's number 28 on the season for the first baseman, his highest home run total since hitting 31 in 2010. Overall this year, he's hitting .281/.357/.499 along with 87 RBI.
Sep 22 - 1:34 AM

Adrian Gonzalez (back) is back in the Dodgers' lineup Monday.

Gonzalez sat out Sunday's game with some back stiffness, but he's ready to roll now. He's at first base and hitting third versus Jhoulys Chacin and the Diamondbacks.
Sep 21 - 6:02 PM

Adrian Gonzalez is not in Sunday's lineup due to back stiffness.

The Dodgers are calling him day-to-day. Scott Van Slyke is at first base Sunday in Gonzalez's place.
Sep 20 - 2:07 PM

Adrian Gonzalez is not in the Dodgers' lineup Wednesday.

Gonzalez played all 16 innings in Tuesday's loss to the Rockies, so manager Don Mattingly opted to give his first baseman a night off Wednesday. Chase Utley will make a rare start at first base in Gonzalez' absence.
Sep 16 - 8:19 PM

Adrian Gonzalez sent the Dodgers home winners with a walk-off RBI single in the 14th inning against the Giants on Monday.

Gonzalez had the bases loaded with no outs against Yusmeiro Petit in the 14th, giving him numerous ways to win the game. He slapped a fly ball to deep left field to bring in the winning run. The first baseman finished 2-for-7. He also drilled a two-run home run off of Jake Peavy in the sixth inning. Gonzalez is batting .284/.355/.504 with 25 home runs and 78 RBI.
Sep 1 - 3:43 AM

Adrian Gonzalez (knee) went 1-for-4 and scored a run in his return to action on Friday night.

Gonzalez was forced to leave Thursday's contest after fouling a ball off of his left knee, but it turned out to be a very minor injury. The veteran slugger is having another terrific season, slashing .286/.359/.507 with 24 homers and 74 RBI.
Aug 29 - 8:10 AM

Adrian Gonzalez (knee) said he's "100 percent" certain he'll be able to play Friday.

Gonzalez made an early exit from Thursday's series finale in Cincinnati after fouling a ball off his left knee, but he only suffered a small bruise. Los Angeles opens a big weekend series against the Cubs on Friday night.
Aug 27 - 4:00 PM

Dodgers manager Don Mattingly said Adrian Gonzalez was removed Thursday for precautionary reasons.

Gonzalez fouled a ball off his left knee in the early innings, but he should be fine. Los Angeles beat Cincinnati 1-0 on Thursday afternoon to sweep a three-game series.
Aug 27 - 3:47 PM

Adrian Gonzalez left Thursday's game against the Reds after fouling a ball off his left knee.

Scott Van Slyke took over at first base for the Dodgers. Gonzalez grounded out in the first inning and struck out in the third. He's considered day-to-day with a contusion.
Aug 27 - 1:56 PM

Adrian Gonzalez blasted a three-run homer on Friday, powering the Dodgers to a 5-3 victory over the Reds.

His three-run shot came off Reds southpaw John Lamb as part of a four-run uprising in the fifth inning that broke a 1-1 tie. It was his lone hit in four trips to the plate in the contest. Gonzalez is in the midst of another terrific season offensively, slashing .294/.369/.530 with 24 home runs and 74 RBI.
Aug 15 - 1:34 AM

Adrian Gonzalez is out of the lineup for Monday's game against the Nationals.

Gonzalez has dealt with some nagging neck and calf injuries, but nothing major. He's just getting a normal off-day and there's no injury concern.
Aug 10 - 9:00 PM

Depth Charts

C1Yasmani Grandal
2A.J. Ellis
3Austin Barnes
1B1Adrian Gonzalez
2B1Howie Kendrick
2Chase Utley
3Jose Peraza
SS1Corey Seager
2Jimmy Rollins
3Ronald Torreyes
3B1Justin Turner
2Alex Guerrero
LF1Andre Ethier
2Carl Crawford
3Scott Van Slyke
CF1Joc Pederson
2Enrique Hernandez
RF1Yasiel Puig
2Justin Ruggiano
Starting Pitcher
S1Clayton Kershaw
2Zack Greinke
3Brett Anderson
4Alex Wood
5Bronson Arroyo
6Hyun-Jin Ryu
7Brandon McCarthy
Relief Pitcher
R1Kenley Jansen
2Joel Peralta
3J.P. Howell
4Chris Hatcher
5Pedro Baez
6Luis Avilan
7Yimi Garcia
8Juan Nicasio
9Jim Johnson
10Joe Wieland
11Mike Bolsinger
12Josh Ravin
13Ian Thomas
14Carlos Frias