Gonzalez started in left field and went 2-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a run scored in Thursday's 5-2 win over the Angels.

While super-utility player Gonzalez is never far from the Astros' starting lineup, he will have a more settled role after Houston lost Jake Marisnick to a season-ending thumb injury. Gonzalez, who has provided more value this season than merely position versatility, has been sputtering the last month, hitting .192 (15-for-78) over 21 games leading up to Thursday's win.

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