Edgar Gonzalez #2

  • 2B
  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 0" /182

Edgar Gonzalez MLB Career Stats

478 .255 11 51 2 .693

Edgar Gonzalez Bio

  • Full Name: Edgar Victor Gonzalez
  • Born: 6/14/1978 in San Diego, CA
  • Draft: 2000, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, 30th rd. (886th overall)
  • College: San Diego State
  • Debut: 5/12/2008
  • Relationship(s): brother of Adrián González
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MLB Career Stats 478 54 122 11 51 2 .255 .312 .693


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Edgar Gonzalez Stats

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Edgar Gonzalez Advanced Stats

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Edgar Gonzalez Statcast Events


Edgar Gonzalez Awards

MiLB.com Organization All-Star

Year Team League
2011 San Francisco NL

EAS Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2005 Harrisburg EAS

Caribbean Series All-Star

Year Team League
2008 Mexico CS

Edgar Gonzalez Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 20, 2014 Iowa Cubs activated 2B Edgar Gonzalez from the 7-day disabled list.
May 5, 2014 Iowa Cubs placed 2B Edgar Gonzalez on the 7-day disabled list.
April 28, 2014 Iowa Cubs activated 2B Edgar Gonzalez from the 7-day disabled list.
April 20, 2014 Iowa Cubs placed 2B Edgar Gonzalez on the 7-day disabled list. Strained right calf.
April 13, 2014 Iowa Cubs activated 2B Edgar Gonzalez from the 7-day disabled list.
April 2, 2014 Iowa Cubs placed 2B Edgar Gonzalez on the 7-day disabled list.
July 11, 2013 2B Edgar Gonzalez assigned to Iowa Cubs.
July 10, 2013 Chicago Cubs signed free agent 2B Edgar Gonzalez to a minor league contract.
April 29, 2012 Iowa Cubs released 2B Edgar Gonzalez.
April 16, 2012 Iowa Cubs activated 2B Edgar Gonzalez from the 7-day disabled list.
April 8, 2012 Iowa Cubs placed 2B Edgar Gonzalez on the 7-day disabled list. Sore right calf.
April 5, 2012 2B Edgar Gonzalez assigned to Iowa Cubs.
December 13, 2011 Chicago Cubs signed free agent 2B Edgar Gonzalez to a minor league contract and invited him to spring training.
October 16, 2011 Fresno Grizzlies released 2B Edgar Gonzalez.
April 5, 2011 2B Edgar Gonzalez assigned to Fresno Grizzlies.
March 16, 2011 2B Edgar Gonzalez assigned to San Francisco Giants.
November 9, 2009 2B Edgar Gonzalez elected free agency.
November 4, 2009 San Diego Padres sent 2B Edgar Gonzalez outright to Portland Beavers.
September 1, 2009 Edgar Gonzalez roster status changed by San Diego Padres.
August 24, 2009 sent 2B Edgar Gonzalez on a rehab assignment to Portland Beavers.
August 19, 2009 sent 2B Edgar Gonzalez on a rehab assignment to Lake Elsinore Storm.
July 20, 2009 San Diego Padres placed 2B Edgar Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to July 19, 2009. concussion

Edgar Victor Gonzalez Bio Info

Edgar, who has appeared in 193 major league contests with the San Diego Padres (2008-09), joins Chicago with an invite to major league Spring Training after signing a minor league deal in December of 2011...In 193 games with the Padres, hit .255 (122-for-478) with 36 walks, 54 runs, 23 doubles, 11 homers and 51 RBI...Is a .299 hitter (1,068-for-3,574) with 508 runs, 95 stolen bases, 236 doubles, 29 triples, 80 homers and 505 RBI in 1,030 minor league contests...Played with the Yomiuri Giants in the Japan Central League in 2010...Was originally selected by Tampa Bay in the 30th round of the 2000 draft...Attended San Diego State University...Graduated from Eastlake High School in Chula Vista, Calif....named to the All-League baseball team his senior year...His younger brother, Adrian, enters his ninth major league season in 2012...the two played together with the Padres in 2008-09. 2011 Edgar signed a minor league contract with the San Francisco Giants on March 4, 2011...he batted .315 with 69 runs, 30 doubles, 14 homers and 82 RBI in 137 contests with Triple-A Fresno...Recorded a .327 average or better in four of the six months of the season: .327 in April, .355 in June, .330 in July and .349 in August...Posted a .332 average (67-for-202) following the All-Star break after hitting .304 (92-for-303) in the first half of the season...Boasted a .354 mark (57-for-161) with 32 RBI against southpaws compared to a .297 average (102-for-344) with 50 RBI against righthanded pitchers...Batted .318 (77-for-242) at home compared to a .312 mark (82-for-263) on the road...Went 82-for-266 (.308) with the bases empty and 6-for-12 (.500) with 15 RBI with the bases loaded...Hit .322 (77-for-239) with 74 RBI with runners on and .345 (29-for-84) with 36 RBI with runners on and two outs...Boasted a .343 average (47-for-137) with 61 RBI with runners in scoring position and a .367 clip (22-for-60) with 29 RBI with RISP and two outs...Hit a monthly-best .355 (38-for-107) with 13 walks, five doubles, one homer, 13 RBI and a .430 on-base percentage in 28 June contests. 2010 Left the U.S. and joined the Yomiuri Giants in the Japan Central League...hit .263 with 26 runs, 18 doubles, 12 homers and 44 RBI in 100 contests. 2009 Appeared in 82 games with the Padres, hitting .216 with 11 walks, eight doubles, two triples, four homers and 18 RBI...missed over a month while on the disabled list with a concussion...Appeared at first base (two games), second base (15 games), third base (five games), left field (one game) and right field (14 games)...Began the season by tripling for each of his two hits...he was the second Padre in history to record triples for the first two hits of a season - also John Sipin in 1969...Was hit in the head by a Jason Hammel pitch, July 18 vs. the Rockies...landed on the disabled list, July 20 (retroactive to July 19), with a concussion...Reinstated from the D.L. September 1 and hit .346 (9-for-26) in 17 games over the remainder of the season...Hit .281 (9-for-32) in 11 games with Single-A Lake Elsinore and Triple-A Portland as part of a minor league rehab assignment...Went 9-for-42 (.214) with five walks and two homers in 47 pinch-hitting appearances. 2008 Made his Big League debut in May and spent the remainder of the season with San Diego...joined his younger brother Adrian on the Major League club, becoming the sixth set of brothers in club history and fourth pair to play together...Finished among NL rookie leaders in batting average (4th, .274), home runs (10th, 7), RBI (10th, 33), multiple-hit games (8th, 21), runs (7th, 38), hits (T-7th, 89), total bases (9th, 125), doubles (8th, 15) walks (10th, 25), on-base percentage (9th, .329), slugging percentage (7th, .385) and extra-base hits (10th, 22)...Made 72 appearances at second base (66 starts), four at third base (two starts), three at shortstop (one start), two in left field (one start) and three in right field (one start)...posted a .984 fielding percentage overall, making five errors (four at second base, one at third) in 310 total chances...Hit at a .305 clip (40-for-131) with runners on and .500 (3-for-6) with the bases loaded...8-for-30 (.267) with a home run, four RBI and four walks as a pinch-hitter...Batted .296 (48-for-162) in 51 tilts before the All-Star break and .252 (41-for-163) in 60 games after...Contract purchased from Triple-A Portland 5/12...made Major League debut that night at CHI (NL), collecting first hit, an RBI single...sixth player in franchise history with an RBI hit in first career plate appearance and first since Kevin Higgins on 5/29/93...Made his debut at 29 years, 333 days old...only one player made his debut at an older age while playing for SD, Akinori Otsuka at 32 years, 84 days old (Elias)...Adrian (first base) and Edgar (third base) became the first set of brothers to appear on the infield in the same game for San Diego 5/13 at CHI...the last time two brothers on the same team had started a game at infield positions was 9/27/98 when two pairs of brothers started at the four infield spots for the Reds in a home game vs. PIT: the Larkin brothers at shortstop (Barry) and first base (Stephen) and Boone brothers at second base (Bret) and third base (Aaron) (Elias)...Finished May hitting .304 (7-for-23) in 14 contests...Hit a club-best .330 (33-for-100) in June, 10th in the NL...nine June doubles tied for second in the NL during the month...Had two streaks with at least five consecutive multi-hit games...6/10-14, notched five straight multiple hit efforts going 11-for-23 (.478)...14-for-27 (.519) over six consecutive multi-hit tilts, 7/17-22...First career pinch-hit homer 9/11 vs. SF while Adrian homered twice in the same game...became the first set of brothers in Padres history to accomplish the feat and first pair of brothers overall to tally homers in the same game since Bengie and Jose Molina on 7/31/05 for the Angels at NYY...Batted .306 (11-for-36) over his last 10 games of the season 9/14-27...9/27 vs. PIT, the Gonzalez brothers and LaRoche brothers (Adam and Andy) started for opposing teams in the same game...the last time this occurred was 8/12/03 when the Alomar brothers' White Sox played against Jose and Bengie Molina of the Angels (Elias)...Began the season with Portland...appeared in games at first base (1), second base (1), third base (5), left field (3), right field (10) and as the designated hitter (3). 2007 In his first full season at the Triple-A level, Edgar collected a career-high 142 hits and tied a career high with 34 doubles (set in 2003)...tied for 13th in the Pacific Coast League with a .308 batting average...Played the majority of the season at second base (94), but also made 22 appearances at third base and three in the outfield. 2006 After signing with Florida on 4/4, opened the season with the club's High-A Jupiter team. Advanced through the Marlin's system with stops at Double-A and Triple-A...Was promoted to Carolina (AA) after hitting .293 with Jupiter. Had hits in 18 of his first 24 games at Carolina, batting .341 in May (29-85)...Hit at a .349 clip (22-for-63) out of the second slot in the line-up while with Carolina...Transferred to Triple-A Albuquerque on 7/19. Picked up his first hit on 7/21 at New Orleans and continued with a 10-game hitting streak that lasted through 8/1 (13-for-30, .433)...Hit .392 during his 46 games at Triple-A. Was hitless his first three games, but then had hits in 36 of his final 43 games...Had a second 10-game hitting streak with Albuquerque from 8/20-29 in which he batted .405 (17-42)...Played for Mazatlan in the Mexican Pacific League after the season. Batted .283 in 61 games with five homers and 25 RBI and picked up seven stolen bases...Hit .444 (8-for-18) during the first round of playoff action with the team. 2005 Opened the year at Harrisburg (AA) and played 101 games at Double-A before an August promotion to Triple-A New Orleans...picked up his first hit at Triple-A on 8/16 vs. Omaha. 2004 Saw his first action at Double-A, playing at Frisco in the Texas organization...rattled off a 16-game hitting streak 5/4-20 where he batted .408 going 29-for-71. 2003 Playing mostly at third base, spent the 2003 season at Class-A Bakersfield...had a 12-game hitting streak from 7/30- 8/12 in which he hit .340 (16-47) with seven RBI...followed that with a five-game streak where he batted .500 (10-20)...had two four-hit games to end the year, 8/30 and 9/1 vs. San Jose...hit a combined .406 (43-for-106) in his final 28 games with 28 RBI. 2002 Played a career-high 134 games at Charleston, S.C. (A) ...most of those games at third base (128) with just one game played at second...hit .394 (39-99) with 12 doubles, homer and 17 RBI over 30 games in May...went 4-for-4 with a double, triple and four RBI on 7/16 at Asheville. 2001 Spent the entire season at Class-A Hudson Valley...led the New York-Penn League in hits (92) and total bases...his .332 batting average ranked second in the league...batted .345 in June and July (50-for-145)...in addition to being the DH, played five different defensive postions: second and third base, shortstop, leftfield and centerfield. 2000 Began the year at Hudson Valley (A) before playing his final 20 games at Princeton (R)...hit .350 at home (20 games) with Hudson Valley compared to .125 on the road...played majority of his games at third with Hudson Valley (34) and at shortstop with Princeton (14 games).