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NL East Standings

Team W-L L10 STRK
48-30 4-6 L1
46-33 7-3 W2
41-38 5-5 L1
36-40 6-4 W3
29-51 5-5 L3

2022 Batting

STATS AVG
Batting Average
HR
Home Runs
RBI
Runs Batted In
OPS
On-base Plus Slugging
SB
Stolen Bases
Regular Season .189 0 3 .484 1

Top Erik Gonzalez News

  • Marlins' Erik Gonzalez: Designated for assignment

    Gonzalez was designated for assignment by the Marlins on Friday, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

    Gonzalez had his contract selected from Triple-A Jacksonville on Sunday and went 1-for-6 with a double and two strikeouts while appearing in three games before getting DFA'd. The move was made in conjunction with Joey Wendle (hamstring) being activated from the 10-day injured list and Billy Hamilton having his contract selected Friday. Gonzalez will either report to Jacksonville, get claimed by another team or be released outright, the first of which seems most likely.

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  • Marlins' Erik Gonzalez: Contract selected, starting Sunday

    Gonzalez had his contract selected by the Marlins and is starting at third base Sunday against the Mets, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

    Gonzalez was up in the majors for a few weeks in May and appeared in 12 games, but he struggled at the plate with a .194/.286/.194 slash line. He'll rejoin Miami's 26- and 40-man rosters Sunday, as Willians Astudillo was designated for assignment in a corresponding move.

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  • Marlins' Erik Gonzalez: Returned to Triple-A

    Gonzalez was returned to Triple-A Jacksonville on Thursday, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

    The Marlins selected Gonzalez's contract to fill in for Joey Wendle (hamstring) and made space for him on the roster by placing Richard Bleier (illness) on the COVID-19 injured list. With both Wendle and Bleier activated Thursday, Gonzalez will head back to Jacksonville. Across 35 plate appearances with Miami, Gonzalez maintained a .194/.286/.194 line with three RBI and four runs scored.

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  • Marlins' Erik Gonzalez: Posts first steal of year

    Gonzalez went 1-for-4 with a run scored and his first stolen base of the season in Sunday's win over Atlanta.

    Getting the start at shortstop and hitting eighth, the 30-year-old utility player was able to make a contribution in a 4-3 victory. Gonzalez is batting only .192 (5-for-26) since his promotion with three RBI and four runs, and with Jon Berti (illness) expected to rejoin the roster any day now, Gonzalez's latest stint in the majors could be drawing to a close.

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  • Marlins' Erik Gonzalez: Picks up third straight start

    Gonzalez will start at third base and bat ninth in Tuesday's game against the Nationals, Christina De Nicola of MLB.com reports.

    Gonzalez will stay in the lineup for the third game in a row after going 1-for-6 with two walks, two RBI and a run scored over the Marlins' previous two contests. The versatile infielder has started at three different positions in the past three days, but he'll likely lose hold of his utility role -- and likely, his spot on the 40-man roster -- once Jon Berti (illness) is cleared to return from the COVID-19-related injured list.

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  • Marlins' Erik Gonzalez: Moves up from Triple-A

    The Marlins selected Gonzalez's contract from Triple-A Jacksonville prior to Sunday's game in San Diego, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

    Miami cleared room for Gonzalez on the 40-man roster and 26-man active roster by placing reliever Richard Bleier on the COVID-19 injured list. Even though he was moved on the roster in place of Bleier, Gonzalez is expected to step into Jon Berti's role as a righty-hitting infielder off the bench after Berti was placed on the COVID-19 IL on Saturday.

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  • Marlins' Erik Gonzalez: Misses out on Opening Day roster

    The Marlins reassigned Gonzalez to Triple-A Jacksonville on Sunday, Jordan McPherson of the Miami Herald reports.

    He was one of seven players sent out of big-league camp in the Marlins' latest round of roster cuts in advance of Opening Day. Gonzalez joined Miami on a minor-league deal earlier in the offseason after slashing .232/.258/.300 in 229 plate appearances over 71 games in the majors with Pittsburgh in 2021.

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  • Marlins' Erik Gonzalez: Signs with Miami

    Gonzalez signed a minor-league contract with the Marlins in November, per the MLB transactions log.

    Gonzalez spent the last three seasons with Pittsburgh, though he was outrighted to Triple-A Indianapolis in August. He elected free agency this offseason and will now look to earn a roster spot in Miami with a strong performance in spring training. Prior to being cast off the 40-man roster in Pittsburgh, Gonzalez posted a .232/.258/.300 line across 229 plate appearances in 2021.

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  • Pirates' Erik Gonzalez: Goes on injured list at Triple-A

    Triple-A Indianapolis placed Gonzalez on its 7-day injured list Sunday due to an unspecified issue, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports.

    Since being outrighted to Indianapolis earlier this month, Gonzalez appeared in nine games for the affiliate and went 4-for-30 at the plate. Considering he no longer possesses a spot on the Pirates' 40-man roster, Gonzalez is unlikely to receive a September call-up, especially now that he's dealing with an injury.

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  • Pirates' Erik Gonzalez: Remains in organization

    Gonzalez cleared waivers and was outrighted to Triple-A Indianapolis on Tuesday, Jake Crouse of MLB.com reports.

    The offensive bar to stick around as a utility infielder isn't a high one, but Gonzalez generally hasn't been able to clear it throughout his six-year career. It's no surprise to see a 29-year-old with a career .245/.276/.345 slash line go unclaimed on the waiver wire. He'll remain an organizational depth option for now.

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  • Pirates' Erik Gonzalez: Designated for assignment

    Gonzalez (side) was reinstated from the 10-day injured list and designated for assignment Saturday.

    Gonzalez had been on the injured list since July 2 due to a side injury, but his rehab process was faster than expected. The 29-year-old appeared in five rehab games and went 2-for-13 with a double, two runs, two RBI and three walks, but he'll lose his spot on the 40-man roster since the Pirates have several young players they want to see on the major-league roster prior to the end of the season.

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  • Pirates' Erik Gonzalez: Beginning rehab stint

    Gonzalez (side) will begin a rehab assignment at Triple-A Indianapolis on Saturday, Alex Stumpf of DKPittsburghSports.com reports.

    Gonzalez said Tuesday that he was feeling "about 95 percent," and he'll return to game action for the first time since he was placed on the 10-day injured list July 2. The Pirates haven't announced a firm timetable for his return, but the 29-year-old could rejoin the big-league club as early as next week against the Brewers.

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  • Pirates' Erik Gonzalez: Nearing rehab assignment

    Gonzalez (side) said he's feeling "about 95 percent" on Tuesday and hopes to begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Indianapolis by the end of the week, Rob Biertempfel of The Athletic reports.

    Gonzalez will take batting practice Wednesday and assess how he feels. If the 29-year-old does indeed head to Indianapolis late this week, a return during next week's series in Milwaukee would be realistic.

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  • Pirates' Erik Gonzalez: Ahead of schedule

    Gonzalez (side) has exceeded expectations and is ahead of schedule in his recovery, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

    Gonzalez was expected to miss 4-to-6 weeks after his placement on the injured list in early July, but he's progressed quickly in his recovery and has resumed taking grounders and playing catch up to 90 feet. The 29-year-old is expected to resume hitting in the near future, and a better idea of his return timetable could be revealed shortly thereafter.

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  • Pirates' Erik Gonzalez: Out up to six weeks

    Gonzalez (side) is expected to miss 4-to-6 weeks, Jake Crouse of MLB.com reports.

    Although Pirates director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk said Wednesday that Gonzalez was progressing faster than expected in his recovery, he'll still miss several weeks as a precaution. Wilmer Difo, Cole Tucker and Rodolfo Castro could see increased playing time while Gonzalez is sidelined, and the Pirates also signed Dee Strange-Gordon to a minor-league contract Wednesday.

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  • Pirates' Erik Gonzalez: Progressing faster than expected

    Gonzalez (side) is progressing faster than expected in his recovery, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

    Gonzalez landed on the 10-day injured list with a right side injury Friday, but he's resumed running at 60 percent. The 29-year-old could be sidelined through the All-Star break, yet it appears he could return following a fairly brief stay on the injured list if he remains on track.

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  • Pirates' Erik Gonzalez: Heads to IL

    The Pirates placed Gonzalez (side) on the 10-day injured list Friday, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

    The infielder exited Thursday's game after suffering the injury. It's unclear how long Gonzalez will be sidelined, but Wilmer Difo, recalled Friday, will fill in for now on the Pirates' infield.

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  • Pirates' Erik Gonzalez: Exits with side discomfort

    Gonzalez exited Thursday's game against the Brewers due to right side discomfort, Mike Persak of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.

    Gonzalez left the game after apparently suffering the injury while running out a single. With Colin Moran (wrist) already sidelined, the Pirates will be shorthanded along the infield if Gonzalez is forced to miss any further action. Ben Gamel took over at first base, with Jared Oliva entering the contest in the outfield.

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  • Pirates' Erik Gonzalez: Sitting again

    Gonzalez is out of the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Dodgers, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

    Gonzalez's versatility has allowed him to hold down a near-everyday role for most of the season, but the recent returns of Ke'Bryan Hayes, Colin Moran and Phillip Evans from the injured list may have closed the 29-year-old's path to steady playing time. He'll be on the bench for a second straight game Wednesday.

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  • Pirates' Erik Gonzalez: Not starting Game 1

    Gonzalez isn't starting Game 1 of Saturday's doubleheader against the Rockies, Kevin Gorman of TribLive.com reports.

    Gonzalez has gone 2-for-13 with a double, an RBI, a walk and two strikeouts across the last four games. Wilmer Difo will start at third base and bat sixth.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-3, 205 lbs
Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Age: 30
Experience: 4
Bats/Throws: R, R