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Marwin Gonzalez | Outfielder | #9

Team: Houston Astros
Age / DOB:  (28) / 3/14/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'1" / 208
Bats / Throws: Switch / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2005 / UDFA / CHC
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Marwin Gonzalez went 3-for-4 and scored two runs in a win over the Angels on Saturday.
He singled and rode home on an Evan Gattis three-run homer in the fifth inning, then doubled and scored on a Carlos Correa single in the seventh. Gonzalez is blowing away his previous career highs in just about every category with a breakout campaign at the age of 28. He has a .296 batting average with 22 homers, 82 RBI and 61 runs -- all career bests. He's chipped in eight stolen bases. His multi-position versatility will enable him to qualify at every fantasy position except catcher next year in most formats. Sep 23 - 4:35 PM

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Marwin Gonzalez was ejected from Friday's game against the Angels for arguing balls and strikes.

Astros' manager A.J. Hinch came out to defend his player and was also given the gate. Prior to departing, Gonzalez was 0-for-2 with a walk and a pair of strikeouts.
Sep 22 - 10:32 PM

Marwin Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with a double and two RBI as the Astros beat the Angels 5-1 on Thursday night in Los Angeles.

Gonzalez delivered a two-run double in the eighth inning to tack on a pair of insurance runs. The super utility man got the start in left field in this one. He has had a spectacular season, hitting .294/.366/.517 with 21 homers and 80 RBI.
Sep 15 - 1:46 AM

Marwin Gonzalez went 0-for-4 on Thursday to finish the month of August at .221/.272/.347 in 95 at-bats.

The Astros are bringing back Carlos Correa on Friday, which could result in fewer at-bats for Gonzalez. He'll surely see less time in the infield, though he can still play left and do some DHing.
Aug 31 - 4:21 PM

Marwin Gonzalez hit his 21st home run of the season on Sunday afternoon against the A's.

It was a solo blast in the bottom of the seventh inning against A's starter Jharel Cotton, but the Astros were held off the board from there in the eventual 3-2 loss. Gonzalez has an excellent .307/.382/.554 batting line through 103 games this season with first-place Houston.
Aug 20 - 5:43 PM

Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run single in Saturday's win over the Athletics.

Gonzalez pulled a ground ball to the right side in the fourth inning, glancing off the second baseman's glove and into right field to score two. It was his only hit in three at-bats. It's been a heck of a breakout year for the 28-year-old, who ranks among the league leaders in batting average (.308), slugging percentage (.548) and OPS (.932) while setting career highs in basically every statistical category.
Aug 19 - 10:23 PM

Marwin Gonzalez is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Diamondbacks.

He'll take a seat against lefty Anthony Banda. Alex Bregman will start at shortstop and J.D. Davis will play third base.
Aug 15 - 1:20 PM

Marwin Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with an RBI double and a run scored in Friday's loss to the Rangers.

The Astros fell behind 6-0 before finally trying to make a game of things via a four-run eighth inning. Gonzalez would hit an RBI double in that frame, but the Astros did not score in any other inning as they fell by a 6-4 final. Tough result aside, Gonzalez continues to have himself a charmed 2017 season. He is hitting .314/.391/.571 on the year with 20 homers and 68 RBI in 95 games played. He has collected doubles in each of his last two games.
Aug 12 - 12:01 AM

Marwin Gonzalez is not in the Astros' starting lineup for Saturday's contest against the Blue Jays.

This looks to be just a regular day of rest for Gonzalez, who clubbed his 20th home run of the season on Friday against the Jays. Alex Bregman will start at shortstop for the Astros while J.D. Davis makes his big league debut at third base.
Aug 5 - 3:16 PM

Marwin Gonzalez homered and knocked in four runs Friday versus the Blue Jays.

Gonzalez contributed a three-run homer and an RBI single in the Astros' 16-run outburst tonight. He has 20 hoemrs in 296 at-bats this year after hitting 37 in 1,522 at-bats over his first five seasons.
Aug 4 - 11:35 PM

Marwin Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored Tuesday in Philadelphia.

Gonzalez had a pair of singles on the night, with one of them plating a run in the Astros' four-run sixth inning. He also stole his fifth base of the season. Gonzalez will be the team's primary shortstop while Carlos Correa (thumb) is on the shelf.
Jul 25 - 10:15 PM

Marwin Gonzalez blasted a pinch-hit, three-run bomb in an 8-4 win over the Orioles on Saturday.

He came in to replace Colin Moran in the middle of an at-bat after the young third baseman took a foul ball to the eye and had to be carted off the field in the sixth inning. Gonzalez promptly launched a three-run tater to put his club in the lead to stay. He added a double in his second at-bat. The veteran infielder has been one of the biggest surprises in the game this year. He offers multi-position eligibility in fantasy leagues and is slashing .316/.394/.593 with 18 homers and 58 RBI in 79 games.
Jul 23 - 12:58 AM

Marwin Gonzalez went 3-for-5 with a home run, two RBI, and two runs scored against the Twins on Friday.

Gonzalez drove in a run with a single in the Astros’ eight-run second inning and slugged a solo homer in his next at-bat in the third. He’s now driven in at least one run in eight straight games. The biggest surprise in the Astros’ lethal attack, Gonzalez is batting .314/.395/.590 with 17 home runs and 55 RBI through 72 games.
Jul 15 - 1:27 AM

Marwin Gonzalez slugged his 16th home run Saturday in the Astros’ loss to the Blue Jays.

He went deep off Joe Biagini with two outs in the ninth inning. The 388-foot blast was Gonzalez’s only hit of the afternoon. The 28-year-old has had a monster first half, slashing .312/.396/.587 over 218 at-bats for the first-place 'Stros. He’s already set career-highs in both home runs and RBI.
Jul 8 - 5:13 PM

Marwin Gonzalez went 2-for-5 and drove in three runs against the Braves on Wednesday.

He singled home Jose Altuve in the seventh inning, then plated two more runs with a double in the eighth. He was thrown out trying to stretch it into a triple. Gonzalez has been a nice find for his fantasy owners, rocking a .319/.403/.580 slash line with 14 homers and 49 RBI in 67 games.
Jul 6 - 1:27 AM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Brian McCann
2Evan Gattis
3Juan Centeno
4Max Stassi
1B1Yulieski Gurriel
2Tyler White
2B1Jose Altuve
SS1Carlos Correa
2Marwin Gonzalez
3B1Alex Bregman
2Colin Moran
3J.D. Davis
LF1Derek Fisher
2Cameron Maybin
3Tony Kemp
CF1George Springer
2Jake Marisnick
RF1Josh Reddick
DH1Carlos Beltran
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Dallas Keuchel
2Justin Verlander
3Lance McCullers
4Collin McHugh
5Charlie Morton
6Brad Peacock
7Brady Rodgers
8David Paulino
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Ken Giles
2Luke Gregerson
3Chris Devenski
4Will Harris
5Tyler Clippard
6Tony Sipp
7Jandel Gustave
8Francisco Liriano
9Michael Feliz
10Francis Martes
11Joe Musgrove
12Reymin Guduan
13Mike Fiers