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Washington Nationals NL East
Gio Gonzalez • #47 • SP
Status:Off season (on 40-man roster)
Ht/Wt:6'0", 205 lbs.
Born:Sep 19, 1985 (32 yrs) in Hialeah, FL
Hometown:Hialeah, FL
Experience:10 years
Drafted:Drafted by Chicago WS in 2004 (1/38).
Acquired:Acquired in a trade with Oakland in 2011.
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has tremendous stuff and the ability to dominate hitters, especially left-handed bats. Owns an arsenal of pitches that gives most batters fits. Can strike plenty of batters out.
Flaws: Durability can be an issue, since he is relatively smallish (6-0, 205 pounds) for a pitcher. Needs to avoid the big inning and keep the walks to a minimum for maximum output.
Career Potential: Solid left-handed starter.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
Warren Spahn Award 2012
MLB Named to the All-Star Game 2012, 2011
Pacific Coast League (AAA) All-Star Team 2008
Southern League (AA) All-Star Team 2007
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