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Astros first baseman Marwin Gonzalez finished the 2015 regular season with a .279 average, 12 home runs, 34 RBIs, 44 runs scored and four stolen bases.
Marwin Gonzalez returned to the lineup on Wednesday, starting at third base, after missing the two previous two games with a swollen left index finger and a sore wrist before being removed to start the fourth inning. Third baseman Jed Lowrie (foot) and catcher Jason Castro (quad) could return on Thursday, and center fielder Carlos Gomez (intercostal) could be out for a few more days.
|August 14, 2013||Houston Astros recalled SS Marwin Gonzalez from Oklahoma City RedHawks.|
|June 24, 2013||Houston Astros optioned Marwin Gonzalez to Oklahoma City RedHawks.|
|June 8, 2013||RF Marwin Gonzalez assigned to Oklahoma City RedHawks.|
|July 15, 2012||Marwin Gonzalez roster status changed by Houston Astros.|
|June 28, 2012||sent SS Marwin Gonzalez on a rehab assignment to Oklahoma City RedHawks.|
|June 8, 2012||Houston Astros placed SS Marwin Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list retroactive to June 7, 2012. Bruised right heel.|
|April 30, 2012||Houston Astros activated SS Marwin Gonzalez from the paternity list.|
|December 8, 2011||Boston Red Sox claimed SS Marwin Gonzalez off waivers from Iowa Cubs.|
|December 8, 2011||Boston Red Sox Traded SS Marwin Gonzalez to Houston Astros and Oklahoma City RedHawks Traded RHP Marco Antonio Duarte to Pawtucket Red Sox.|
|June 26, 2011||Marwin Gonzalez assigned to Iowa Cubs from Tennessee Smokies.|
|March 6, 2011||SS Marwin Gonzalez assigned to Chicago Cubs.|
|May 7, 2010||Marwin Gonzalez assigned to Tennessee Smokies from Daytona Cubs.|
|March 20, 2010||SS Marwin Gonzalez assigned to Chicago Cubs.|
|April 9, 2009||Marwin Gonzalez assigned to Daytona Cubs from Boise Hawks.|
Was originally signed by Chicago (NL) as a 16-year-old non-drafted free agent from Venezuela on Nov. 23, 2005...signed by Cubs scout Hector Ortega. Was taken by Boston with the 10th overall selection in the 2011 Rule 5 Draft...three picks later, the Astros selected RHP Marco Duarte with the first selection in the Triple A phase ... the Astros and Red Sox traded these two picks for each other. Was one of two Rule 5 draftees that spent the 2012 season on the Astros 25-man roster (also RHP Rhiner Cruz)...since 2009, Houston has had five Rule 5 Draft picks stick with the Major League club for an entire season: also LHP Wesley Wright (2008), RHP Aneury Rodriguez (2011) and RHP Josh Fields (2013). Is signed to a one year contract that runs through the 2014 season.2014
Played in a career-high 103 games with Houston with 76 starts (64 at SS, 6 at 3B, 5 at 2B, 1 in LF)...became the first Astro to start games at those four positions in one season since IF/OF Brian Bixler (2012)...tallied 285 at-bats, 81 more than his previous high set in 2013, and set career-highs in almost every offensive category...the switch-hitter batted .333 (13x39) against lefties, and all six of his homers came off righties...made his third straight Opening Day roster and spent the entire season on the active MLB roster for the first time in his career...shared time at shortstop with IF Jonathan Villar and IF Gregorio Petit...played left field, right field and third base on April 11 at TEX...only other player in club history to play those three positions in the same game was IF/OF Bill Spiers on Sept. 21, 1999, at PIT...notched four hits and an RBI on May 26 at KC, marking a career high in hits in a game...the last Astros shortstop to record four hits in a game was IF Angel Sanchez on April 12, 2011, vs. CHC...went 2x4 in a start on July 1 vs. SEA (one hit off RHP Hisashi Iwakuma)...has gone 7x12 (.583) with a homer and an RBI against RHP Hisashi Iwakuma in his career...marks his most career hits against any Major League pitcher...became a career .328 (20x61) hitter with five homers, seven RBI and a 1.004 OPS against the Mariners...hit a double in each of his last two starts, on Sept. 23 and Sept. 27...11 of his 15 doubles of the season came in his last 43 games.2013
The 24-year-old played in 72 games with Houston...primarily played shortstop (53g) but also saw time at second base (10g) and third base (4g)...all four of his homers came off righties...made his second straight Opening Day roster and split time at shortstop with Ronny Cedeno until he was optioned to Triple A on June 24...played in 44 games with Triple A Oklahoma City and was recalled back to Houston on Aug. 14...remained in Houston through the end of the season where he served as the backup shortstop to Jonathan Villar...on April 2 vs. TEX, broke up Yu Darvish's perfect-game bid with two outs in the 9th inning by hitting a single up the middle...hit .262 (45x172) with 10 doubles and 15 RBI in 44 games with Triple A OKC ... following the season, played for Zulia in the Venezuelan Winter League and hit .297 (22x74) with nine RBI in 23 games.2012 The 10th overall selection in the 2011 Rule 5 Draft spent the entire 2012 season with the Astros on the Major League roster...hit .234 (48x205) across 80 MLB games, making 38 starts at shortstop, six at third base and four at second base...remained on the Astros roster the entire season other than a couple of stints on the paternity list (April 27-30) and the Disabled List (June 8-July 15)...his DL time was accrued while recovering from a bruised right heel...also missed over two weeks (Aug. 31-Sept. 19) of games with a left ankle sprain... started at shortstop for Houston on Opening Day, April 6, 2012 vs. COL...also started the first six games of the season at the position while shortstop Jed Lowrie began the year on the Disabled List...hit his first MLB homer on May 14, 2012 at PHI, which came as a pinch-hitter, off RHP Joe Blanton...was the first of two Astros players to hit their first MLB homer as a PH during the season (also, Barnes on Aug. 13 vs. CHC)...prior to the 2012 season, the last Astro to hit his first ML homer as a PH was Mark Saccomanno on Sept. 8, 2008...went 3x4 with three runs scored on April 9 vs. ATL (his fourth career game)...is one of three Astros all-time to record three-or-more hits and three-or-more runs scored in the same game within his first four career games...the last Astro to do so was Kenny Lofton in his MLB debut on Sept. 14, 1991 vs CIN...hit .290 (27x93) with a .353 on-base percentage over a 29-game stretch from May 25-Aug. 6, 2012...had a career day on July 29 vs. PIT, going 3x5 with 2 doubles and 3 RBI, helping to snap an Astros 12-game losing streak...hit .333 (13x39) with one homer and 10 RBI in his 13 games on his injury rehab assignment with Triple A OKC...after a slow start this spring, posted a .304 (7x23) average with five walks in his last 10 games, which helped him earn a spot on the Major League roster...was selected by BOS in the Rule 5 Draft before being traded to Houston in exchange for RHP Marco Duarte...even though he was acquired in a trade, his Rule 5 status still applied. 2011 Returned to Double A Tennessee at the onset of last season, appearing in 64 games and hitting .301 (65x216) before being promoted to Triple A Iowa...combined to hit .288 (119x413) with four home runs and 39 RBI in 124 games at the two levels...posted a .324 (47x145) line with two homers and 14 RBI against lefties and a .269 (72x268) mark against right-handed pitchers...while with Tennessee, played mostly shortstop (45g) and second base (15g), but did see action in two games in the outfield...after his promotion played almost exclusively at shortstop, appearing in 54 games at the position, while commiting only four errors for a .983 fielding percentage (4E/239TC)...following the season, played for Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League, hitting.292 (49x168) with 17 RBI in 42 games... 2010 Returned to Advanced A Daytona for the first 23 games of the season before being promoted to Double A Tennessee...combined to hit .251 (98x390) with four homers and 46 RBI at the two stops...played almost exclusively at shortop with Tennessee, appearing in 81 games at the position and two games in the outfield...following the season, played for Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League, hitting.324 (68x210) with two homers and 38 RBI in 59 games... 2009 Bumped up to Advanced A Daytona and played the entire season with the Cubs...played all over the diamond, appearing in games at second base (27g), third base (24g), shortstop (38g), left field (28g) and centerfield (10g)...marked his first professional appearance as an outfielder 2008 Combined to hit .261 (94x360) with 52 RBI in 98 games with Class A Peoria (33g) and Class A Boise (65g)...began the year at Peoria before transfering over to Boise when their season started... would go on to lead the club and finish fourth in the Northwest League with 43 RBI...split his time at second (30g), third (11g and shortstop (26g) while at Boise...following the season, got four at-bats (0x4) for Caracas in the Venezuelan Winter League. 2007 Repeated the season with the Arizona League Cubs, but played in only 17 games because of injury 2006 Combined to hit .227 (35x154) in his first professional action...began the year with the Arizona League Cubs and hit .198 (17x86) before joining the Dominican Summer League Cubs to finish the season...hit four home runs and collected 10 RBI in his 18 games with the DSL Cubs.