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Edgar Gonzalez | Relief Pitcher

Team: Cincinnati Reds
Age / DOB:  (35) / 2/23/1983
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 210
Bats / Throws: Right / Right

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Reds signed RHP Edgar Gonzalez to a minor league contract.
Gonzalez missed most of last season with shoulder issues and struggled when he was healthy, holding a 7.50 ERA over eight relief appearances at the big league level. The soon-to-be 31-year-old reliever will give the Reds some depth in the minors. Sun, Feb 2, 2014 08:45:00 AM

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Edgar Gonzalez has elected free agency.

Gonzalez missed most of the season with shoulder issues and struggled when he was healthy, holding a 7.50 ERA over eight relief appearances. As long as he's healthy, someone will give him a minor league deal.
Fri, Oct 4, 2013 02:14:00 PM

Astros activated RHP Edgar Gonzalez from the 60-day disabled list and assigned him to Double-A Corpus Christi.

The right-hander has a 7.50 ERA over 18 innings split between the Blue Jays and Astros this season. He'd been on the disabled list since May 26 with a shoulder sprain.
Sat, Sep 7, 2013 07:52:00 PM

Astros transferred RHP Edgar Gonzalez to the 60-day disabled list.

Houston needed to make room on the 40-man roster after acquiring catcher Matt Pagnozzi from Braves in exchange for cash. Gonzalez has been shelved since late May with a right shoulder strain.
Tue, Sep 3, 2013 01:49:00 PM

Astros placed RHP Edgar Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 26, with a right shoulder strain.

Gonzalez complained of soreness earlier this week, so he'll now get some extended rest. Josh Fields will replace him in the Astros' bullpen.
Fri, May 31, 2013 05:36:00 PM

Edgar Gonzalez is currently nursing a sore right shoulder.

The Astros are calling the soreness "light," and it doesn't appear the reliever will need a DL stint. He'll likely rest for a few days, though.
Thu, May 30, 2013 06:48:00 PM

Astros signed RHP Edgar Gonzalez.

It's a major league deal, so Gonzalez will immediately take Phil Humber's spot in the bullpen. The righty holds a 7.88 ERA and 1.75 WHIP over three big league appearances this season.
Sun, May 12, 2013 10:48:00 AM

Edgar Gonzalez has elected to become a free agent.

Gonzalez was designated for assignment by the Blue Jays earlier this week and then passed through waivers unclaimed. The 30-year-old right-hander should be able to latch on with a new club rather quickly.
Sat, May 11, 2013 05:54:00 PM

Blue Jays designated RHP Edgar Gonzalez for assignment.

Gonzalez has allowed seven earned runs in eight major league innings this season. The right-hander seems likely to pass through waivers and head to Triple-A.
Thu, May 9, 2013 09:26:00 AM

Blue Jays purchased the contract of RHP Edgar Gonzalez from Triple-A Buffalo.

Gonzalez allowed two runs on three hits and three walks over 3 1/3 innings in a stint with the big club last month. He'll provide bullpen depth.
Wed, May 8, 2013 03:11:00 PM

Blue Jays sent RHP Edgar Gonzalez outright to Triple-A Buffalo.

The Jays needed to clear room on their 40-man roster for the arrival of Casper Wells. Gonzalez will represent bullpen depth in the minors.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013 02:24:00 PM

Blue Jays claimed RHP Edgar Gonzalez off waivers from the Astros.

Gonzalez was designated for assignment earlier this week. He should provide some reinforcement for the Blue Jays' bullpen.
Sun, Apr 7, 2013 04:38:00 PM

Astros designated RHP Edgar Gonzalez for assignment.

The move was made in order to clear room on the 40-man roster for the arrival of Travis Blackley. Gonzalez should have no trouble clearing waivers and reporting to Triple-A.
Fri, Apr 5, 2013 03:35:00 PM

Astros purchased the contract of RHP Edgar Gonzalez from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

Gonzalez registered an ugly 5.04 ERA in 25 innings last season for Houston. He will operate as a mop-up man.
Sat, Mar 30, 2013 05:48:00 PM

Edgar Gonzalez said Friday that his shin felt fine.

Gonzalez had to leave Thursday's game after being struck with a line drive, but it appears to be no big deal. He's competing for a bullpen spot.
Fri, Mar 22, 2013 08:37:00 AM

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