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  • What Alex Rodriguez's Contract Would Look Like Today
    in FanGraphs by Craig Edwards - 12/18/2018 -  81
    After the 2000 season, a 25-year-old Alex Rodriguez had just finished a historically great season. He hit 41 homers, batted .316/.420/.606, and posted a 158 wRC+ to go along with solid shortstop play

  • 2019 xADP, New and Improved
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 11/19/2018 -  29
    Stanton 14 15 Clayton Kershaw 15 14 Charlie Blackmon 16 17 Chris Sale 17 18 Alex Bregman 18 20 Freddie Freeman 19 16 Corey Kluber 20 19 Jacob deGrom 21

  • Alex Chamberlain's 2018 Bold Predictions - A Review
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 10/17/2018 -  7
    . (Think Yoenis Cespedes, Yasiel Puig, Yu Darvish, Kenta Maeda, Hyun-jin Ryu, Jose Abreu, Yuli Gurriel, Jung-ho Kang... I'm sure I'm missing a couple. Only Alex Guerrero and Byung-ho Park come to mind

  • Predicted 2019 NFBC ADP
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 10/16/2018 -  17
    Scherzer 12 12.94 Bryce Harper 13 14.99 Paul Goldschmidt 14 18.09 Giancarlo Stanton 15 20.80 Clayton Kershaw 16 20.82 Freddie Freeman 17 21.45 Alex Bregman

  • The Manager's Perspective: Fredi Gonzalez on Embracing Change
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 9/27/2018 -  2
    be considered. Fredi Gonzalez is among them. Currently the third-base coach for the Marlins, Gonzalez has had a pair of mostly successful stints as a big-league skipper. The 54-year-old native of Cuba

  • Midseason Review of Alex Chamberlain's Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 7/17/2018 -  4
    olson hype post not the other way around— Alex Chamberlain (@DolphHauldhagen) July 11, 2018 The Matts at roughly the same number of career games and plate appearances

  • Alex Chamberlain's Five Bold Predictions for 2018
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 4/10/2018 -  6
    prediction) well before the season started: hard-hitting investigative journalism while i think about how matt chapman might have a better year than matt olson— Alex Chamberlain

  • Aaron Judge's Odd, Not-Quite-Damning Feat
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 3/14/2018 -  36
    fewer home runs.) So, let's assume Judge's 66% HR/XBH was an abberation. Who else had random spikes in HR/XBH recently? Alex Rodriguez, Carlos Gonzalez, Curtis Granderson, Stanton (kinda), Josh

  • Carlos Gonzalez and the Value of Options
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 3/12/2018 -  25
    Back on the other side of the weekend, word got out the Rockies were re-signing Carlos Gonzalez for a year and $8 million. In one way, it's great news, because now Gonzalez has a job. Furthermore

  • Four Players with Volatile 2018 Outlooks
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 12/20/2017 -  10
    on Buxton, but I'm fading him hard in 2018. Related work: SSNS: Buxton, Lucroy, Hamels, Tanaka (5/3/17) * * * Carlos Gonzalez, FA OF When Gonzalez is producing normally, laundry list

  • What Is Marwin Gonzalez Doing?
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 11/28/2017 -  29
    between pitches than Marwin Gonzalez. On average last year, overall, there were 24.2 seconds between pitches. For Gonzalez, that average was 29.5. That was up from the previous year's 27.2, and up from

  • Kevin Gausman's Very-Bad-but-Actually-Very-Good Season
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 10/11/2017 -  1
    this year -- you could do worse than to gamble on Gausman instead of, say, Gio Gonzalez or Cole Hamels. I won't call this a hype train because I'm hanging halfway out the train car, suitcase and cap

  • Alex Chamberlain's 2017 Bold Predictions - A Review
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 10/4/2017 -  11
    July before finally reaching a verdict. I don't remember half the predictions and I honestly have no idea how I'll do until I reach the end. 1) Alex Dickerson is a top-30 outfielder. (Midseason

  • The Collapse of Carlos Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 8/7/2017 -  48
    Carlos Gonzalez has been a very good hitter for quite a while now. Since 2009 (his first season in Colorado) through 2016, he was one of just 74 position players to accrue 4,000 plate appearances

  • Alex Chamberlain's 10 Bold Predictions (Mid-Season Review)
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 7/7/2017 -  8
    not sure they've held up spiritually, either. Here goes: 1) Alex Dickerson is a top-30 outfielder. Pre-injury, and definitely pre-season-ending surgery. This prediction is kaput. I'll

  • The Mostly Legit Marwin Gonzalez
    in RotoGraphs by Scott Strandberg - 5/30/2017 -  4
    As a Marwin Gonzalez owner, I've considered writing about him several times over the season's first two months. I took a $1 flier on him in a 4x4 ottoneu Classic league this offseason

  • Alex Chamberlain's 10 Bold Predictions for 2017
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 3/21/2017 -  7
    keeping score at home: five predictions apiece for hitters and pitchers, in alternating order. 1) Alex Dickerson is a top-30 outfielder. Original post from September. The premise is simple: keep

  • The #2Early Mock Draft: Reaches and Steals
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 11/17/2016 -  14
    : Carlos Gonzalez (9th), David Dahl (27th), Andrew Benintendi (30th), Byron Buxton (36th) Steals: Jose Bautista (21st), Billy Hamilton (23rd), Mallex Smith (93rd) Full disclosure: I think all my

  • Reviewing Alex Chamberlain's 2016 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 10/4/2016 -  5
    , "Alex, you don't know how [to] use [brackets]." Pffffft, whatever, Justin. I would say I'm proud of these predictions, but honestly, I barely remember half of them. There are three I remember

  • Meet Alex Dickerson, Early 2017 Sleeper
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 9/20/2016 -  5
    I'm an Alex Dickerson fan, but I don't know if anyone else is. He at least appears to have gone largely without fanfare thus far, as evidenced by his lowly ownership rates (4.7 percent at ESPN, 5

  • NL Outfield Rankings: September
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 9/6/2016 -  40
    . Proceed with caution here. (edited 7:28 pm EDT) Yoenis Cespedes Matt Kemp Yasmany Tomas Jay Bruce Marcell Ozuna Carlos Gonzalez Adam Duvall Curtis Granderson Jayson Werth It is what

  • Field of Streams: Episode 226 - Live With The Return Of Alex Chamberlain
    in RotoGraphs by Dylan Higgins - 8/26/2016 -  1
    Episode 226 - Live With The Return Of Alex Chamberlain In this live broadcast, Dylan Higgins and Brad Johnson are joined by Alex Chamberlain in a live recording to discuss the Portland summer

  • NL Outfield Rankings: August
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 8/4/2016 -  27
    10th-best NL outfielder on only 75% playing time. Tier 2.5 Hernan Perez Yoenis Cespedes (DL; scroll to bottom) Jay Bruce Adam Duvall Carlos Gonzalez Marcell Ozuna Matt Kemp Annnnd for our next

  • NL Outfield Rankings: July
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 7/6/2016 -  23
    in the second half. Tier 2: From Parts Unknown Giancarlo Stanton Gregory Polanco Charlie Blackmon Odubel Herrera Ryan Braun Yoenis Cespedes Adam Duvall Jay Bruce Carlos Gonzalez Marcell Ozuna Matt

  • Checking In on Alex Chamberlain's Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 7/5/2016 -  5

  • 2016's Biggest xISO Disparities
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 6/20/2016 -  10
    at one of the shallower offensive positions. Carlos Gonzalez, COL OF ISO: .247 / xISO: .168 This is the latter half of 2015 all over again. Remember how miserable the start of that season

  • Why Haven't We Talked About Jonathan Villar Yet?
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 6/14/2016 -  21
    opportunity in Houston, ousted by Marwin Gonzalez when he suffered bad luck on BABIP in 2014 and blocked by Jed Lowrie, who ended up hitting a solid .222 before Correa's arrival anyway. But Villar has

  • NL Outfield Rankings: June
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 5/31/2016 -  33
    ; until July, I won't have a very good idea of what to expect from him. Lobsterfest Marcell Ozuna Carlos Gonzalez Curtis Granderson Jayson Werth Matt Kemp Jay Bruce Denard Span Yasiel Puig

  • Braves Fire Fredi Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 5/17/2016 -  20
    . The #Braves have fired manager Fredi Gonzalez.— David O'Brien (@DOBrienAJC) May 17, 2016 Because I don't think we have a lot of insight into who is a good or bad manager, I don't

  • Blind Résumés: Musings on Perceived Value
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 5/10/2016 -  12
    McCutchen. Player B is Jorge Soler. Player C is Adrian Gonzalez. I included Yahoo! ownership rates (Y! Own%) in the table above to illuminate my point. Soler isn't getting a lot of love

  • Field of Streams: Episode 151 – Live With Alex Chamberlain
    in RotoGraphs by Dylan Higgins - 5/6/2016 -  0
    Episode 151 - Live With Alex Chamberlain The latest episode of “Field of Streams” is live! In this episode, Dylan Higgins and Brad Johnson are joined by Alex Chamberlain in a live recording

  • NL Outfield Rankings: May
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 5/3/2016 -  38
    Randal Grichuk Yasiel Puig Carlos Gonzalez Curtis Granderson Gerardo Parra Odubel Herrera Melvin Upton Jr. Ben Revere This is where things get incredibly clunky. I'm having such a hard time

  • Is This the Gregory Polanco We've Been Waiting For?
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 4/12/2016 -  8
    . (Not like he's available in any leagues, but you know what I mean -- who I would trade, straight up, to acquire him.) I certainly like him more than Carlos Gonzalez and, perhaps, more than Lorenzo Cain

  • NL Outfielders: Opening Day Small-Sample Heroes
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 4/5/2016 -  7
    Field plus more playing time could equal 25-plus home runs. I'd rather own Santana than... Marwin Gonzalez (17%), David Freese (7%) and Michael Saunders (6%), all of whom underwhelm and could

  • 2016 RotoGraphs Staff Picks
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 4/1/2016 -  25
    Jonathan Lucroy Troy Tulowitzki ALEX CHAMBERLAIN Delino DeShields Denard Span Jake Lamb Byung-ho Park Stephen Piscotty Leonys Martin Xander Bogaerts RYLAN EDWARDS Christian Yelich

  • NL Outfield Rankings: March (Preseason)
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 3/29/2016 -  51
    up -- two good ways to sustain a high BABIP. But with such a small sample size, it's wise not to get too excited too soon. (Don't tell anyone, but I am.) Tier 4 Carlos Gonzalez Jay Bruce Gregory

  • A Response to a Diatribe Regarding Player Values
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 3/28/2016 -  45
    specifically as a valuation method. I don't know of any popular methods that aren't non-linear; this one simply best helps underscore my point.) This weekend, I made a stupid mistake: I marked Alex

  • Alex Chamberlain's 10 Bold Predictions for 2016
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 3/21/2016 -  22

  • 2015 Expected ISO (xISO) in Review
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 11/30/2015 -  5
    at which you probably obtained him in your 2015 draft. No, it's harder to find absolute sell-high guys, but I think I can still name a few. Carlos Gonzalez, COL OF After perhaps his most

  • 2015 Visualized: Outfield
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 11/25/2015 -  2
    . So did Ryan Braun and Jason Heyward. And the aforementioned Pittsburgh trio all deviated from their projected wOBAs by five points or fewer. Mike Trout. Adam Jones. Carlos Gonzalez. Dexter Fowler

  • 2015 Roto Overhyped Pitcher
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 10/20/2015 -  30
    velocity and strikeout rate, his average draft position (ADP) of 36th represented a ceiling rather than a mean. That he declined the way he did only further underscores the point. Gio Gonzalez has

  • 2015 RotoGraphs Staff Picks: A Review
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 10/14/2015 -  6
    of Matt Harveys on this list, which is great, but I thought it was too easy. Winner: Chris Davis (me). Again, for singularity. Carlos Gonzalez had a monster year, but Davis added almost 5 WAR to his

  • Reviewing Alex Chamberlain's 2015 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 10/6/2015 -  11
    and ends up a top-15 outfielder. I gave this prediction a 0.01-pecent chance of hitting in July. But then Krush gave his best Carlos Gonzalez impression thereafter, hitting 20(!!!!) home runs

  • Which Pitchers to Start Today 9/29/15
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 9/29/2015 -  11
    Stroman @ Miguel Gonzalez Stroman is due for all sorts of regression, positive and negative alike. But for the time being, Stroman is a groundball machine facing the league's worst wRC+ over the last

  • Yoenis Cespedes Upends the Status Quo
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 9/22/2015 -  0
    don't know when it was supposed to happen, but surely it wasn't supposed to happen at 22 years old. And Carlos Gonzalez, at 29, has hit a career-high 37 home runs, a healthy dozen-or-so more than any

  • Three Unowned Starters for the Home Stretch
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 9/2/2015 -  15
    : Alex Wood Player 2: Raisel Iglesias Sub-40% Blind Resume #2Owned%IPWLERAWHIPK%BB%BABIPGB%Hard%SwStr%Contact%O-Swing%Player 187%141.2974.131.4720.60%8.60%0.34753.50%27.90%9.40%79.10%30.90%Player

  • NL Outfield Tiered Rankings: September
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 9/1/2015 -  32
    hitter. But he's also our most likely candidate to hit double digit home runs in a single month. Andrew Luck Carlos Gonzalez Curtis Granderson Jason Heyward Matt Kemp Yasiel Puig Gregory

  • The Return of a Different Adrian Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 8/27/2015 -  9
    so significant they just about slap you in the head. You want a story of a player who made an adjustment and kept himself around the top of his game? Embrace the case of Adrian Gonzalez, who is what

  • Another Case Study: Joc Pederson v. Kyle Schwarber
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 8/25/2015 -  26
    conclusions on a comparably small sample size for Carlos Gonzalez, and now I'm pretty sure hired assassins are tracking me. Alas, what follows is not a disagreement with Pod (because his analysis

  • NL Outfield Tiered Rankings: August
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 8/4/2015 -  57
    hyperbolic, and perhaps Carlos Gonzalez is, too, but his recent results speak volumes: CarGo more than doubled his home run total between my July re-rank of National League outfielders and now. I

  • Obligatory Monthly Update on Carlos Gonzalez
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 7/28/2015 -  10
    It's time for another monthly analysis of Carlos Gonzalez's tumultuous 2015 season. When we first tuned in, Carlos Gonzalez was bad. Like, really bad. Despite peripherals that suggested some bad luck

  • Revisiting Alex Chamberlain's Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 7/7/2015 -  5
    . Probability: 0.0000001% 9. Wrigley Field installs “Soler Panels” in a thinly-veiled attempt to cater to environmentalists. 'Nuff said. Probability: 65% 10. Somehow, some way, Alex Guerrero hits 15

  • NL Outfield Tiered Rankings: July
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 6/30/2015 -  40
    ) Marlon Byrd Carlos Gonzalez Although his timetable is fairly clear, Stanton is still kind of hard to rank. I really have no doubts he'll outperform every outfielder listed below him even

  • Alex Rodriguez's First 2,999 Hits
    in FanGraphs by Paul Swydan - 6/19/2015 -  56
    Different Batting Order Spots Player Spot 1 Hits Rank Spot 2 Hits Rank Spot 3 Hits Rank Adrian Beltre 4th 948 73 6th 372 95 7th 392 56 Alex Gonzalez 7th 371 56

  • The Curious Case of Alex Guerrero
    in Community by StickyBleachers - 6/10/2015 -  3
    great numbers but hasn’t seen the same hype or support from analyst and in ways, even his team, that the others have. I’m talking about Alex Guerrero of the Los Angeles Dodgers of course. Technically

  • NL Outfield Tiered Rankings: June
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 6/4/2015 -  38
    Khris Davis Marcell Ozuna Alex Guerrero Ben Revere Nori Aoki David Peralta Jorge Soler Matt Kemp Carlos Gonzalez Michael Cuddyer Andre Ethier I love Guerrero as much as the next guy -- he

  • Hitter xISO: June Update
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 6/3/2015 -  25
    identify a smart buy-low candidate -- or reluctantly cut bait on Carlos Gonzalez. I also appreciate the feedback and recommendations for improvement and expansion. I will take care to consider

  • Cameron Maybin Wants Your Attention
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 5/28/2015 -  12
    to the common antiestablishmentarian -- watching y'all sit stoically with your coveted, probably somewhat expensive shares of Matt Kemp (96% owned in Yahoo! leagues) and Carlos Gonzalez (94

  • Carlos Gonzalez: A Premature Decline, Perhaps
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 5/14/2015 -  20
    Yesterday, I noted that Carlos Gonzalez's isolated power, as determined by my expected isolated power (xISO) equation, mirrored his current production. This would be great news if we were talking

  • An Expansion on xISO, Plus 10 Noteworthy Names
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 5/13/2015 -  26
    might expect them to perform, so that's interesting, man: Carlos Gonzalez, COL OF 2015 FB% Pull% Hard% ISO xISO diff Carlos Gonzalez 27.1% 31.4% 27.1% .120 .120 +.000

  • The Daily Grind: Marisnick, Martinez, Gonzalez
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/7/2015 -  5
    Agenda Farnsworth on Marisnick Daily DFS - Martinez GB / FB Splits Tomorrow's Targets - Karns, Gonzalez, Uggla, Stubbs Factor Grid 1. Farnsworth on Marisnick We're through about

  • The Daily Grind: Duduno, Gonzalez, Danks
    in RotoGraphs by Brad Johnson - 5/1/2015 -  10
    , and Alejandro De Aza vs. Alex Colome Freddie Freeman vs. Anthony DeSclafani Robinson Cano vs. Samuel Deduno Miguel Cabrera and J.D. Martinez vs. Chris Young 4. Tomorrow's Targets - Gonzalez, Danks, Norris

  • NL Outfield Tiered Rankings: May
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 4/30/2015 -  33
    . Carlos Gonzalez: Seems to be hitting with authority, but not elevating the ball. Chase rate a career low but seeing fewest pitches in the zone. LINK'S AWAKENING (Kris Bryant: Outfield-eligible

  • Reasserting My Love for Three Unowned NL Outfielders
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 4/16/2015 -  24
    on the season, as of yesterday. Not that Stubbs isn't any good -- he'll give you 15 home runs and steals apiece in a full season -- but he's not getting any playing time unless (OK, until) Carlos Gonzalez

  • 2015 RotoGraphs Staff Picks
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 4/3/2015 -  0
    Closer Best Sophomore Pitcher Best Flyer Alex Chamberlain Khris Davis Kennys Vargas Yasmany Tomas Jorge Soler Carlos Rodon Chris Davis Sergio Romo Jacob deGrom Jose Ramirez Zach

  • NL Outfield Tiered Rankings: March
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 3/26/2015 -  42
    strikeouts don't inhibit his batting average once pitchers have the book on him. TIER FOUR: Young Guns and "Old" Injury-Prone Sledgehammers Jayson Werth Michael Cuddyer Carlos Gonzalez Matt Kemp

  • Alex Chamberlain's 10 Bold Predictions
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 3/18/2015 -  16
    "Soler Panels" in a thinly-veiled attempt to cater to environmentalists. This is a legitimate prediction. 10. Somehow, some way, Alex Guerrero hits 15 home runs. He's a man without a position

  • Hector Olivera Will Be An OK 2B Option
    in RotoGraphs by Alex Chamberlain - 3/11/2015 -  3
    tens of millions of dollars (albeit at the expense of Alex Guerrero, Olivera's fellow countryman). Adding Olivera to the mix would further complicate the situation, but that's a non-issue to the Dodgers

  • Trying to Solve The Alex Guerrero Problem
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/3/2015 -  74
    as the projections think he might. At that point, you have Carl Crawford and Yasiel Puig in the corners, with an infield of Yasmani Grandal, Adrian Gonzalez, Howie Kendrick, Jimmy Rollins, and Juan

  • Carlos Gonzalez and Risk in the Outfield
    in RotoGraphs by Adam McFadden - 2/20/2015 -  13
    and the gang, and excited to get cracking. Everyone forgot about Carlos Gonzalez. Maybe that's not right. How's this: We got tired of dealing with Carlos Gonzalez. Looking at his rankings this year

  • Repeat Bargain: Adrian Gonzalez?
    in RotoGraphs by Nicholas Minnix - 10/15/2014 -  1
    Adrian Gonzalez was pretty fantasy baseball valuable this year. The Los Angeles Dodgers’ first baseman wasn’t, in the preseason, expected to be quite so fantasy baseball valuable. That made him

  • The ALEX RIOShootthat'sagiantpastramisandwich
    in NotGraphs by Jeremy Blachman - 5/21/2014 -  10
    and will not collapse under the weight of their fans. I propose a few new Rangers-player-themed concessions to add to the menu: 1. The ALEX RIOShootthat'sagiantpastramisandwich, a two-foot-long pastrami sandwich

  • Adrian Gonzalez, Crushing and Missing
    in FanGraphs by Mike Petriello - 4/14/2014 -  11
    has been shockingly useful so far... and because Adrian Gonzalez has been surprisingly powerful. Gonzalez is currently riding a nine-game hitting streak. He's had at least one extra base hit

  • Jerry Jr. and The Amazing Hairstons
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 12/12/2013 -  12
    in his 30s, the 2009 World Championship and his brilliant fill-in play for the Reds in 2008. As Reds Reporter explains, "Due to injuries to Alex Gonzalez, Jeff Keppinger, and Jolbert Cabrera

  • Adrian Gonzalez 2.0
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 10/23/2013 -  9
    or you can roll with the punches, accept the need to adapt and thrive through change. Last season Adrian Gonzalez found himself at one of those evolutionary crossroads, made the conscious decision

  • The Adrian Gonzalez that Isn't Anymore
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/17/2013 -  17
    The Dodgers are still alive in large part thanks to Adrian Gonzalez, and for Gonzalez, it's been a series somewhat defined by the inside pitch. The crucial double he hit off Adam Wainwright

  • Calling a Pitch to Adrian Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Jeff Sullivan - 10/15/2013 -  9
    disagreement. Moments later, the Dodgers had the only run they'd need. Make no mistake: the Cardinals lost Game 3 for a variety of reasons. They didn't lose because Adrian Gonzalez fisted a ball over

  • The Power Will Not Return for Adrian Gonzalez
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 5/6/2013 -  8
    At the beginning of last year, we took some heat for leaving Adrian Gonzalez near the top of the first base rankings. Our reasoning, if I can speak for the consensus ranking crew, was that power

  • Deep League Waiver Wire: Heisey & Gonzalez
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Podhorzer - 4/3/2013 -  4
    as he's starting, he may even earn some shallow mixed league value. Alex Gonzalez | 3% Owned What is this, 2010 (when Gonzalez actually earned positive fantasy value)? The 37 year old former

  • Arlington Power Struggle: Jon Daniels vs. Nolan Ryan
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 3/7/2013 -  70
    in team history have been connected to performance-enhancing drugs, including Rafael Palmeiro, Juan Gonzalez, Alex Rodriguez, and the single best player in team history, Ivan Rodriguez

  • Will Adrian Gonzalez Rebound?
    in RotoGraphs by Chris Cwik - 2/28/2013 -  20
    Adrian Gonzalez was a disappointment last season. While his overall slash line of .299/.344/.463 isn't terrible for most players, it represented a pretty big fall from the elite production he's

  • Should MLB Punish A-Rod Based on News Reports?
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 1/31/2013 -  107
    nicknamed "BALCO East." Of course, as Cameron notes, "Rodriguez is going to get the most attention, because he’s Alex Rodriguez." The Yankees are reportedly exploring all avenues to void the last five

  • Examining Gio Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Michael Barr - 11/20/2012 -  23
    Lost in the improbable and rather infatuating season from R.A. Dickey and yet another commanding performance by Clayton Kershaw sits Gio Gonzalez and his measly 5.4 WAR season. Gonzalez went 21-8

  • Adrian Gonzalez: Resetting Expectations
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Petriello - 10/19/2012 -  11
    If you’d done nothing in 2012 but read the local papers, you might think that Adrian Gonzalez was among the biggest busts of modern times. Coming off a stellar 2011 Boston debut, his production

  • Why the Pirates Always Limp to the Finish
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 9/20/2012 -  39
    in 2009, and so on. But they weren't always sellers, and actually have made their share of misguided win-now trades. They traded Mike Gonzalez for Adam LaRoche in 2007, and a few days later traded Rajai

  • Alex Gordon is...
    in RotoGraphs by Eno Sarris - 8/27/2012 -  9
    It's like a mad lib! Alex Gordon is... sexy? Misunderstood? Pretty good with a chance of more? Not as good as last year? Better than this year? Let's try something else. Let's try to answer

  • MLB DNA Testing — Is Baseball Breaking the Law?
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 5/31/2012 -  149
    are understandable: teams want to avoid being defrauded out of millions of dollars by players who falsify their name and age. The Nationals gave a $1.4 million signing bonus 16-year old Esmailyn Gonzalez

  • Alex Liddi and the Greatest European Players Ever
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 5/24/2012 -  85
    Yesterday, Alex Liddi hit a grand slam, which the AP noted was "the first major league grand slam by an Italian-born player in half-century." That actually understates the true rarity of Liddi's

  • Ozzie Guillen, Fidel Castro and Why No One Cares
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 5/17/2012 -  61
    in the Cuban-American community may have had two primary catalysts. First, the Elian Gonzalez case — which demonstrated to many within the community that knee-jerk, anti-Castro sentiment didn't necessarily lead

  • Adrian Gonzalez's Power Outage
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 5/10/2012 -  16
    When I published our updated first base tier rankings last week, I mentioned that Adrian Gonzalez had hit just 13 homers in his previous 478 plate appearances dating back to last year. That stretch

  • Brewers Lose Gonzalez to Injured Knee
    in FanGraphs by J.P. Breen - 5/7/2012 -  20
    disabled list with a left hamstring injury. Finally, over the weekend against the San Francisco Giants, shortstop Alex Gonzalez landed on the disabled list with what appears to be a very serious leg

  • Josh Reddick and Alex Gonzalez: Waiver Wire Help
    in RotoGraphs by Howard Bender - 5/2/2012 -  13
    type guy. Alex Gonzalez, MIL  |SS|  Ownership:  ESPN - 21.5%  Yahoo - 16.0% Gonzalez might be a tough sell for a lot of you, but given his power production and the current state of the shortstop

  • Adrian Gonzalez's Evolution, Part I
    in FanGraphs by Bill Petti - 3/20/2012 -  21
    This is the first of a two-part series on Adrian Gonzalez's evolution as a hitter. Writing for last year, Dave Cameron suggested that then-newly-acquired slugger Adrian Gonzalez

  • How Good Is Gio Gonzalez?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/23/2011 -  32
    Yesterday, the Nationals gave up four prospects, including three of their top 10 guys, for the right to acquire Gio Gonzalez from the Oakland A's. This follows on the heels of the Mat Latos trade

  • Is Gio Gonzalez Worth the Hype?
    in FanGraphs by Chris Cwik - 12/8/2011 -  37
    Step aside, C.J. Wilson. There's a new pitcher in town commanding the attention of major league teams. Following his best season as a pro, the Oakland Athletics are looking to deal Gio Gonzalez

  • Wilson Ramos Is Home. Now What?
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 11/17/2011 -  39
    that every player will continue to think long and hard about how long they want their family to live there. Carlos Gonzalez's reaction may be representative of many players. He returned home

  • Mike Gonzalez Traded to Rangers
    in FanGraphs by Steve Slowinski - 9/1/2011 -  23
    Gonzalez from the Orioles for a PTBNL. On the surface, this is a relatively minor move. Ooo, the Rangers add another veteran arm to help them shore up their bullpen down the stretch -- not such a big

  • Wally Pipping Jason Heyward
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 8/18/2011 -  128
    with more than the Braves' inconsistent offense and the slumping Jason Heyward. Fredi Gonzalez is a first-year manager, and I think he is trying to send a message and set a clear precedent that will last

  • Adrian Gonzalez's Power Outage
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 8/11/2011 -  32
    Adrian Gonzalez has been pretty much everything the Red Sox expected him to be and then some after sending three top prospects (and Eric Patterson) to the Padres to acquire the now-29-year-old

  • Does It Matter If a Manager Was a Major Leaguer?
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 7/21/2011 -  54
    Of the 30 managers in the major leagues today, eight of them never made the major leagues as players (Manny Acta, Terry Collins, Fredi Gonzalez, Jim Leyland, Joe Maddon, Jack McKeon, Mike Quade

  • Marlins Close Upper Deck: Can Loria Admit Fault?
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 7/14/2011 -  64
    one year in; his replacement, Fredi Gonzalez, was fired midseason in 2010 after three and a half years' service. Gonzalez's replacement, Edwin Rodriguez, resigned a month ago amid rumors that he too

  • Q&A Adrian Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by David Laurila - 5/27/2011 -  38
    Adrian Gonzalez is a student of hitting, which should come as no surprise given that he is one of the game’s premier sluggers. The left-handed-hitting first baseman has a career slash line of .288

  • 2011 Organizational Rankings: #5 – Atlanta
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 3/31/2011 -  83
    pretty adept at everything, and well-positioned in the National League with a playoff caliber team for at least the next several years. Time will tell whether new skipper Fredi Gonzalez is a better

  • Team Preview: Atlanta Braves
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 3/4/2011 -  87
    ) 3. 3B Chipper Jones^ (38 years old) 4. 2B Dan Uggla (30 years old) 5. C Brian McCann* (27 years old) 6. SS Alex Gonzalez (34 years old) 7. 1B Freddie Freeman* (21 years old) 8. CF Nate McLouth

  • If You Vote for Surhoff and Tino, You Have to Vote for Everyone
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 1/6/2011 -  69
    , Rafael Palmeiro, and Kevin Brown, not to mention Juan Gonzalez, who after all has more MVP awards than Don Mattingly. In fact, to vote for Jack Morris, Don Mattingly, Tino Martinez, Edgar Martinez

  • Carlos Gonzalez's Improved Plate Discipline
    in FanGraphs by Albert Lyu - 1/5/2011 -  28
    It's not often that a young player receives a seven-year deal for $80 million before he hits his arbitration years, but Carlos Gonzalez is receiving just that from the Colorado Rockies this week

  • Comparing the Bruce and Gonzalez Extensions
    in FanGraphs by Joe Pawlikowski - 1/4/2011 -  30
    at it again this week, signing Carlos Gonzalez to a seven-year deal for around $80 million. That's a pretty massive contract for a player who has played one full season and parts of two others. It also seems

  • Projecting Carlos Gonzalez
    in RotoGraphs by Mike Axisa - 1/3/2011 -  21
    There's nothing more exciting than a breakout star both in reality and in fantasy, and that's what Carlos Gonzalez was last season. He took home the National League batting title with a .336 AVG

  • Crawford and Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/10/2010 -  93
    Sox this week. That's right, over the last five years, Adrian Gonzalez and Carl Crawford have been virtually identical in value. They're nine months apart in age. Gonzalez has a shoulder problem

  • Crowdsourcing Results: Gonzalez and Reynolds
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 12/10/2010 -  6
    Here are your results from this week’s round of topical crowdsourcing. Adrian Gonzalez (Red Sox / Padres) My vote: 16 / 25 Average: 13.3 / 23.2 Median: 12 / 23 Std Dev: 5.3 / 6.6 Good news

  • ADP Crowdsourcing: Adrian Gonzalez
    in RotoGraphs by Zach Sanders - 12/6/2010 -  15
    When I first wrote this, Gonzalez was still on the road to being a Red Sox. Then, I edited it when the deal fell through, and again when the deal ended up getting done. However, the question set I

  • Adrian Gonzalez to Boston
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 12/5/2010 -  5
    While the deal is not quite official, the San Diego Padres and the Boston Red Sox have agreed in principle to a swap that would send 1B Adrian Gonzalez to Beantown in exchange for RHP Casey Kelly, 1B

  • Gonzalez vs Beltre
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 12/4/2010 -  115
    Faced with a decision between two Adrians, the Red Sox finally settled on the younger, left-handed one, and have agreed to a deal that will bring Adrian Gonzalez to Boston. In return, the Padres

  • When Should San Diego Trade Adrian Gonzalez?
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/8/2010 -  47
    While it has generally been assumed that Adrian Gonzalez won't be in San Diego much longer, the Padres front office confirmed these beliefs with some public comments last week, stating

  • Carlos Gonzalez And The Value Of Runs
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 9/8/2010 -  69
    of the points worth making have already been spoken for, as those three are among the best on earth at discussing issues relating to baseball. And so, when they all tackled Carlos Gonzalez over the last few

  • Nyjer Morgan Wants A Piece of the Marlins. I Don't Blame Him.
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 9/2/2010 -  121
    Gonzalez at first when Adam Kennedy hit a slow double-play ball to Dan Uggla; Uggla flipped to Hanley Ramirez at second for the first out, but Hanley double-clutched and threw home to get Morgan, who had

  • Four Factors: Carlos Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Jack Moore - 7/15/2010 -  12
    series, this time a request: Colorado Rockies uber-outfielder Carlos Gonzalez. Gonzalez is in his third season in the majors, and this is the first in which he will likely approach 600 plate appearances

  • Firing Fredi Gonzalez
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 6/24/2010 -  12
    Yesterday, Fredi Gonzalez became the second third managerial casualty of the year, following Trey Hillman's ouster in Kansas City (update: and Dave Trembley in Baltimore. Thanks, Rob Stratmeyer

  • Airing the Marlins' Dirty Laundry in Public
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 5/20/2010 -  16
    did," said Dan Uggla. Really, just about everyone, from Uggla to Posnanski to our own Jack Moore approved of manager Fredi Gonzalez's austere treatment of his moody star. Hanley finally apologized

  • Dallas Braden Attacks Alex Rodriguez Again. Is Baseball's "Code" Really Still Relevant?
    in FanGraphs by Alex Remington - 5/6/2010 -  114
    Every time Alex Rodriguez does anything -- poses in Details Magazine, slaps a ball out of a glove, shouts to distract a fielder from a pop-up, admits to taking banned drugs, runs across the pitcher's

  • Is Gio Gonzalez Learning?
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 5/4/2010 -  3
    As a lefty who can spin curves that put Beyonce to shame (okay, not really), Gio Gonzalez garners attention. Gio whiffed 10.3 batters per nine innings on the farm and rated among Baseball America's

  • Alex Gonzalez's Hot Start
    in FanGraphs by Matthew Carruth - 5/3/2010 -  9
    Signed to a one-year contract with a team option for 2011 by the Blue Jays this offseason, Alex Gonzalez did not attract much attention on the free agent market after being cut loose by the Red Sox

  • Gonzalez vs Teixeira
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 3/3/2010 -  46
    Adrian Gonzalez is the new Roy Halladay. Given his agent's statements that he is not willing to give San Diego a hometown discount and sees Mark Teixeira's contract as the comparison for what his

  • Joey Votto or Adrian Gonzalez?
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 2/23/2010 -  12
    seasons, with one posting the third-best wOBA in the majors at first base, and the other ranking sixth at the position. Cincinnati's Joey Votto and San Diego's Adrian Gonzalez seem to be valued about

  • Toying with the Adrian Gonzalez Market
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/18/2009 -  33
    (and represented in the Total category) rather than making everyone translate the wOBA to runs and figure things out from there. Now obviously, we’re talking about acquiring Adrian Gonzalez – who

  • Mike Gonzalez Potentially an Oriole
    in FanGraphs by R.J. Anderson - 12/16/2009 -  13
    it appears likely that Mike Gonzalez will join the fray on a two-year deal worth at least $12M and up to as much as $16M. The deal is currently contingent on Gonzalez passing a physical – usually a given

  • Adrian Gonzalez's Walks
    in FanGraphs by Dave Cameron - 11/10/2009 -  53
    speculation is Adrian Gonzalez, the Padres star first baseman. With two years remaining on an unbelievably team friendly contract (he's owed just $10.25 million over both years), and coming off a +6.3 win

  • Adrian Gonzalez and the Petco Challenge
    in RotoGraphs by Brian Joura - 12/1/2008 -  0
    When fantasy players think of the top first basemen in the game, Adrian Gonzalez is not the first name that comes to mind. But the first overall pick in the 2000 draft put up his third straight

  • Trade Fallout: Carlos Gonzalez to Colorado
    in RotoGraphs by David Golebiewski - 11/12/2008 -  0
    A gifted center fielder with well-regarded hitting skills, Carlos Gonzalez has now been involved in two blockbuster trades over the past two off seasons. Originally signed by the Arizona