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Erik Gonzalez

25-Year-Old Shortstop – Cleveland Indians

2016 Stats

AVG

.313

HR

0

RBI

0

R

2

SB

0

2017 RotoWire Projections

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2017 Fantasy Baseball Outlook

Gonzalez is a free-swinging shortstop who had a career-best season while still on the fringes of prospect status. He turned 25 in August after posting a 122 wRC+ with 11 home runs and 12 stolen bases ...

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LEAGUE: Majors   40 MAN: YES   BATS: R   THROWS: R   HT: 6' 3"   WT: 195   DOB: 8/31/1991   BORN: Puerto Plata, DR   COLLEGE: None   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Erik Gonzalez Contract Information:

Signed a one-year deal with the Indians in March 2016.

March 23, 2017  –  Erik Gonzalez News

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Gonzalez, who's competing for the team's utility role, is hitting .295 (13-for44) with nine RBI and five runs through 19 spring games.

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Erik Gonzalez Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm G PA AB R H XBH 2B 3B HR RBI SB CS BB SO SH SF HBP AVG OBP SLG OPS
2011 19 R GOO 41 176 159 28 41 7 2 3 2 14 5 1 12 31 2 1 2 .258 .316 .346 .662
2012 20 A MAH 60 230 214 30 47 12 9 1 2 18 9 1 11 50 3 0 2 .220 .264 .299 .563
2013 21 A LAK 93 383 355 59 92 39 23 7 9 49 10 4 24 71 2 1 1 .259 .307 .439 .746
2013 21 A CAR 39 163 153 16 37 14 9 5 0 27 1 2 5 38 1 4 0 .242 .259 .366 .625
2014 22 A CAR 74 336 308 44 89 24 14 7 3 46 15 6 23 65 3 2 0 .289 .336 .409 .745
2014 22 AA AKR 31 136 129 21 46 10 6 3 1 16 6 1 7 23 0 0 0 .357 .390 .473 .863
2015 23 AA AKR 72 327 311 38 87 28 18 4 6 46 10 5 11 56 1 3 1 .280 .304 .421 .725
2015 23 AAA COL 65 261 238 32 53 12 6 3 3 23 8 2 15 47 5 0 3 .223 .277 .311 .588
2016 24 AAA COL 104 460 429 62 127 43 31 1 11 53 12 10 19 88 7 2 3 .296 .329 .450 .779
2016 24 MAJ CLE 21 17 16 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 .313 .353 .313 .666
2017 Spring Training 25   CLE 20 48 47 6 14 4 1 1 2 10 0 1 1 16 0 0 0 .298 .313 .489 .802
3-Year Averages     21 17 16 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 .313 .353 .313 .665
Career  (View All)     21 17 16 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8 0 0 0 .313 .353 .313 .665

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▼ Advanced Stats      ▼ Games By Position

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Erik Gonzalez Game Log    (View Full Game Log)
# of Games To Display:    Show 7Show 7    Show 14Show 14    Show 30Show 30
DATE OPP AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO SB CS HBP SF E AVG OBP SLG OPS
Oct. 2 @KC Did not play.
Oct. 1 @KC 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 .313 .353 .313 .666
Sep. 30 @KC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .267 .313 .267 .580
Sep. 29 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 28 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 27 @Det 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .286 .333 .286 .619
Sep. 26 @Det Did not play.
Sep. 25 CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .167 .091 .258
Sep. 24 CWS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .091 .167 .091 .258
Sep. 23 CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282
Sep. 22 KC Did not play.
Sep. 21 KC Did not play.
Sep. 20 KC Did not play.
Sep. 18 Det Did not play.
Sep. 17 Det Did not play.
Sep. 16 Det 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282
Sep. 15 @CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282
Sep. 14 @CWS Did not play.
Sep. 13 @CWS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282
Sep. 12 @CWS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 .100 .182 .100 .282
Sep. 11 @Min 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .111 .200 .111 .311
Sep. 10 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 9 @Min Did not play.
Sep. 8 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 7 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 6 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 5 Hou Did not play.
Sep. 4 Mia Did not play.
Sep. 3 Mia Did not play.
Sep. 2 Mia Did not play.
Last 7 Games 5 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 .800 .800 .800 1.600
Last 14 Games 6 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 .667 .667 .667 1.334
Last 30 Games 7 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 .571 .571 .571 1.142

Erik Gonzalez: MLB Games Played By Position

Year C 1B 2B 3B SS OF LF CF RF DH
2016 5 2 8 2 2

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Erik Gonzalez Split Stats    (View Full Split Stats)

Vs. Left

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201652000.200.200.533

Vs. Right

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016110000.364.364.727

Home

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
201641000.000.000.200

Away

Year AB R HR RBI SB AVG SLG OPS
2016121000.417.417.833
Erik Gonzalez Advanced Stats
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Year Age Lg Tm PA AB Walk Rate Strikeout Rate BB/K Ratio Contact Rate BABIP Isolated Power
2011 19 R GOO 176 159 6.8% 17.6% 0.39 81% .310 .088
2012 20 A MAH 230 214 4.8% 21.7% 0.22 77% .278 .079
2013 21 A LAK 383 355 6.3% 18.5% 0.34 80% .302 .180
2013 21 A CAR 163 153 3.1% 23.3% 0.13 75% .322 .124
2014 22 A CAR 336 308 6.8% 19.3% 0.35 79% .358 .120
2014 22 AA AKR 136 129 5.1% 16.9% 0.30 82% .429 .116
2015 23 AA AKR 327 311 3.4% 17.1% 0.20 82% .325 .141
2015 23 AAA COL 261 238 5.7% 18% 0.32 80% .266 .088
2016 24 AAA COL 460 429 4.1% 19.1% 0.22 79% .352 .154
2016 24 MAJ CLE 17 16 5.9% 47.1% 0.13 50% .625 .000
3-Year Averages     17 16 5.9% 47.1% 0.13 50% .625 .000
Career     17 16 5.9% 47.1% 0.13 50% .625 .000

Age is determined on July 1st of each season.       Jump To:     ▲ Basic Stats      ▲ Split Stats      ▲ Games By Position

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Erik Gonzalez Defensive Stats

Year Pos Inn PMFinal (?) EXP Tot (?) PM (?) AirPM (?) EPM (?) InnHome (?) PMH (?) InnLHP (?) PMLHP (?) LEFT (?) MID (?) RGHT (?)
2016 2B 11 1 1 1 0 0 4 1 3 1 0 0 1
2016 3B 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 SS 18.3 -1 5 -1 0 0 7 0 1 0 0 0 -1
2016 RF 10 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
Year Pos SHAL (?) MED (?) DEEP (?) CERS (?) SBRS (?) PSBRS (?) BRS (?) GDPRS (?) OFARS (?) GFPDMERS (?) PMRS (?) SZRS (?) TRS (?)
2016 2B 0 0 0 1 0 1
2016 3B 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 SS 0 0 0 -1 0 -1
2016 RF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

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2016 Stat Review for Erik Gonzalez    As compared to the top 200 hitters in 2016 (min 410 PA)

Plate Discipline

Patience at the plate often leads to positive outcomes.

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0.13 BB/K
TERRIBLE
5.9% BB Rate
POOR
47.1% K Rate
TERRIBLE
OPS/OBP

A couple of useful stats for evaluating a hitter.

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.666 OPS
TERRIBLE
.353 OBP
GOOD
Contact

Good contact skills often lead to better fantasy stats.

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.313 AVG
ELITE
.625 BABIP
HIGH
 
Power

SLG and ISO are useful indicators of power.

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.313 SLG
TERRIBLE
.000 ISO
TERRIBLE

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Erik Gonzalez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gonzalez went 2-for-4 with an RBI triple in Tuesday's exhibition game against Oakland.

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Gonzalez will have a fair shot to make the Opening Day roster as the team's top utility man, Keith Law of ESPN reports.

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Gonzalez was recalled from Triple-A Columbus on Thursday.

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Gonzalez was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Friday.

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Gonzalez was recalled by the Indians on Thursday, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

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Gonzalez was optioned to Triple-A Columbus on Saturday, Paul Hoynes of the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

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Gonzalez was optioned to Double-A Akron on Friday.

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Gonzalez was added to Cleveland's 40-man roster Wednesday.

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2016

Gonzalez has been pushed rapidly by the Indians despite some pretty ugly numbers in his minor league career, as he's basically served as Francisco Lindor's Organizational Backfill . Ramirez started the season at Double-A Akron before getting a taste of the slightly more comfortable bus rides and healthier paychecks at Triple-A Columbus, chasing Lindor's ascension to the big leagues. He can handle shortstop, second and third defensively which gives him a chance to have a brief career as a glove man if he can crack a big league roster down the line. The Indians let utility man Mike Aviles walk away via free agency but Jose Ramirez is around to step into that role, so Gonzalez figures to start the season at Triple-A waiting for a call that may never come.

2015

Following an elite prospect at a premium position, it's easy to be overlooked. Gonzalez replaced Francisco Lindor at Double-A Akron in 2014, more than holding his own over 31 games following the promotion with a .357/.390/.473 line over 129 at-bats. Heralded as a good defender with a projectable body and bat, Gonzalez's future as a member of the Tribe is at a different position. For now, he will continue to play short as a way of maximizing his long-term value to other clubs. Gonzalez's most useful rotisserie asset is speed, as he went 21-for-28 on the basepaths between Carolina (High-A) and Akron last season. At 23, he will likely spend a good share of 2015 back at Akron, but he may end up replacing Lindor as the organization's Triple-A shortstop at some point during the upcoming season.