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Gio Gonzalez (SP)

Washington Nationals - 94% owned

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Bats: R, Throws: L

After two excellent starts, Gio Gonzalez was hit hard by the Diamondbacks, giving up five runs on nine hits in five innings, with three strikeouts and two walks. Gio seemed frustrated by a tight strike zone.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez (3-2, ERA 4.25) looks healthy, so there's reason to hope he'll get back on track.

 

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After a couple of early hiccups, Gio Gonzalez settled in nicely, throwing seven innings on 103 pitches (Game Score 66). He struck out eight, allowed two runs on five hits, walked one and hit a batter.

Fantasy Impact: Gio has minimized walks in his last three outings, which is key for him.

 

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Gio Gonzalez was sparkling as he struck out nine and walked only two, allowing no runs and eight hits in seven innings.

Fantasy Impact: For the first time this season Gonzalez (2-2, ERA 3.86) looked dominant and in control of all his pitches, particularly a sinking fastball.

 

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Gio Gonzalez made some good pitches, but left a few too many over the plate, getting slammed for ten hits (three triples) as he struck out eight and walked one in five innings of work. All six runs were earned, despite three coming after a significant misplay by catcher Wilson Ramos.

Fantasy Impact: As in his previous start, Gio flooded the bases with runners; unlike his previous start, the lefty couldn't get out of the jams. Because he does produce strikeouts, he's a risky but potentially profitable pick in Daily Fantasy.

 

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Gio Gonzalez worked out of a couple of jams as he shut out the St. Louis Cardinals for six innings (eight hits, four walks, four strikeouts). He took a no-decision when the bullpen blew a one-run lead.

Fantasy Impact: Gio's ERA is down to 3.44 on the season.

 

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Gio Gonzalez was inconsistent on Wednesday, showing a great curve that he hung a couple of times, leading to five runs (four earned) on six hits (one homer), as he struck out six and walked two in six innings. The Nats offense covered and he took the win.

Fantasy Impact: Gio shows no signs of the shoulder problems that marred his performance in the first half of 2014. He'll be good most times out, and can be great on occasion.

 

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Gio's command was shaky in the 1st inning, then he cruised through the 6th, striking out four and scattering five hits but no runs. After walking two and hitting a batter in the 7th inning, he was removed with the bases loaded and one out. Then two relievers allowed all three runners to score, giving Gio the loss.

Fantasy Impact: If Gio can minimize the walks (an on-going problem for him), he will give you good fantasy value.

 

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Gio threw four scoreless (and walkless) innings, striking out six, but the Mets put together a run on a walk, bunt and single in the 5th, and another on a solo homer in the 6th. Gio's ERA for the spring sits at 2.79.

Fantasy Impact: Gio is scheduled to pitch his first regular season game against the Phillies on Friday, April 10. He looks healthy and ready, but will need to build up his stamina to go beyond six innings.

 

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Gio Gonzalez worked around two errors and three walks, while striking out five and allowing three hits in five innings of work.

Fantasy Impact: Gio finished 2014 strong after enduring shoulder problems for the first half of the season. He looks good so far this spring, although he still walks too many batters.

 

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Gio Gonzalez struck out five, walked one and allowed two hits, no runs, in four innings of work. His breaking stuff looked sharp.

Fantasy Impact: Hopefully Gio's 2014 shoulder troubles are behind him, and he can return to form.

 

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After giving up only one hit to the Braves, Gio let up four earned runs to Miami in 2 2/3 innings pushing his ERA up to a 7.71 for spring. The good news is Gio says everything is feeling great; “Strength of the arm feels great,” Gonzalez said. “Body feels great. Composure, just excitement, all in all, I feel like I was back in 2012, just having fun, smiling.” (Source: Washington Times)

Fantasy Impact: This has been classic Gio the last two years. He has been very inconsistent and looks like he will not be back to his 200K form from 2012. Gio is going too high for his value and I would stay away going into the draft.

 

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