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Alberto Gonzalez | Second Baseman

Team: San Diego Padres
Age / DOB:  (31) / 4/18/1983
Ht / Wt:  5'10' / 194
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Padres released INF Alberto Gonzalez.
The 31-year-old infielder was hitting just .208/.218/.264 in 56 plate appearances this season at Triple-A El Paso. He signed a minor league deal with the Padres in December. Apr 23 - 5:58 PM

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Padres signed INF Alberto Gonzalez to a minor league contract with an invitation to spring training.

Gonzalez is a career .239/.275/.315 hitter over parts of seven majors league seasons, but he offers a solid glove and can play all over the infield. He's merely organizational depth.
Mon, Dec 2, 2013 07:11:00 PM

Yankees sent INF Alberto Gonzalez outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Gonzalez cleared waivers after being designated for assignment over the weekend. He'll stick around as minor league depth.
Tue, Jul 23, 2013 11:23:00 AM

Yankees designated INF Alberto Gonzalez for assignment.

Gonzalez was acquired from the Cubs in May and has appeared in 37 games with the Yankees as a utility infielder. Thomas Neal and Melky Mesa will replace him on the active roster.
Sat, Jul 20, 2013 01:18:00 PM

Yankees purchased the contract of INF Alberto Gonzalez from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

He'll replace Reid Brignac on the active roster. The Yankees plan to go with Jayson Nix at shortstop and David Adams at third base for now, so Gonzalez will function as a backup around the infield. He can be ignored in fantasy leagues.
Fri, Jun 21, 2013 04:04:00 PM

Alberto Gonzalez has accepted an assignment to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Gonzalez was outrighted to Triple-A after he passed through waivers unclaimed earlier this week. The Yankees will be happy to keep him around as infield depth.
Source: YES Network
Thu, May 23, 2013 04:13:00 PM

Yankees sent INF Alberto Gonzalez outright to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Gonzalez passed through waivers unclaimed after he was designated for assignment over the weekend following the acquisition of Reid Brignac. The 30-year-old will function as organizational depth for New York.
Tue, May 21, 2013 12:16:00 PM

Yankees designated INF Alberto Gonzalez for assignment.

Gonzalez was DFA'd to make room for Reid Brignac on the active roster. He should pass through waivers and continue to serve as organizational infield depth. Brignac is not expected to arrive in time for Saturday's game.
Sat, May 18, 2013 12:37:00 PM

Yankees purchased the contract of INF Alberto Gonzalez from Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

He'll provide infield depth while Eduardo Nunez is out. Gonzalez holds a career .241/.279/.319 batting line over parts of seven seasons and can be avoided in the deepest of fantasy leagues.
Sun, May 12, 2013 10:54:00 AM

Yankees acquired INF Alberto Gonzalez from the Cubs for a player to be named later or cash considerations; assigned him to Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre.

Gonzalez, 30, originally came up with the Yankees in 2007 before turning into a journeyman. He went unclaimed on waivers last month after hitting .217/.269/.391 with one homer in 23 at-bats for the Cubs. He'll function as organizational infield depth for the Yankees with Derek Jeter, Alex Rodriguez, Kevin Youkilis and Eduardo Nunez all sidelined.
Fri, May 10, 2013 01:59:00 AM

Cubs sent INF Alberto Gonzalez outright to Triple-A Iowa.

Gonzalez was designated for assignment over the weekend but has cleared waivers and will remain in the organization. He'll play all over the infield for Iowa.
Tue, Apr 23, 2013 07:17:00 PM

Cubs designated INF Alberto Gonzalez for assignment.

The move was made to clear space on the 40-man roster for Julio Borbon. Gonzalez could pass through waivers unclaimed.
Fri, Apr 19, 2013 02:24:00 PM

Playing in his 412th game, Alberto Gonzalez hit his fourth major league homer Sunday in the loss to the Giants.

It was his first since June 25, 2011. Gonzalez has been getting some starts for his defense at second base with Darwin Barney out, but that's set to come to an end. He's likely to be dropped from the roster this week.
Sun, Apr 14, 2013 06:34:00 PM

Cubs purchased the contract of INF Alberto Gonzalez from Triple-A Iowa.

Gonzalez will provide depth at second base while Darwin Barney recovers from the gash on his left knee. Gonzalez is a .242/.279/.317 career hitter in the majors.
Mon, Apr 1, 2013 10:30:00 AM

Cubs signed INF Alberto Gonzalez to a minor league contract.

It's not clear if he's been given an invite to spring training. Gonzalez has hit only .242/.279/.317 over parts of six major league seasons.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 04:17:00 PM

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3Jace Peterson
3B1Chris Nelson
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LF1Carlos Quentin
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CF1Will Venable
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RF1Seth Smith
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S1Andrew Cashner
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R1Joaquin Benoit
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4Nick Vincent
5Alex Torres
6Tim Stauffer
7Troy Patton
8Blaine Boyer
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