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Adrian Gonzalez (1B)

Los Angeles Dodgers - 92% owned

Bats: L, Throws: L

Adrian Gonzalez has a .167 batting average, a double, two runs scored, and two RBI in the second half. Gonzalez has a .308 batting average, six extra-base hits, nine runs scored, and 11 RBI this season. He has a .752 OPS this season.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez has provided strong on-base numbers (.358 OBP) and little else for fantasy owners this season, posting only 25 extra-base hits in 343 at-bats. On pace for only 76 RBI and 60 runs scored, fantasy owners would be better off streaming a 1B than keeping Gonzalez on their roster.


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Adrian Gonzalez with a home run

Sun, Jul 10th 6:59pm EDT
By Chris Zolli

Adrian Gonzalez finished 2-for-4 with a home run in the Dodgers' 3-1 win over the Padres on Sunday. Gonzalez is now 15-for-35 in July with Sunday's home run and nine RBI. He has a .783 OPS this season.

Fantasy Impact: The All-Star break may be coming at an awful time for Gonzalez, who has seen his batting average jump from .277 to .288 this month. While his power has lagged, as he is on pace for only 12 home runs and 78 RBI this season, he does have five multi-hit games in his last six games.


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Adrian Gonzalez went 1-for-2 with a run scored, walk, and two RBI against the Rockeis. Gonzalez is 9-for-18 with two doubles, five runs scored, and six RBI over the last seven days. He has a .740 OPS this season.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez's hot streak, where he has hits in four of five games including three multi-hit games, has seen his batting average jump to .278 and his five RBI over the last three games have his RBI total at 39. He only has 19 extra-base hits in 278 at-bats this season, far from acceptable for a 1B, but this hot streak could see his stat line improve over the last couple months.


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Adrian Gonzalez sits again

Mon, Jun 27th 11:53am EDT
By Blaine Blontz

The Dodgers sat 1B Adrian Gonzalez over the weekend. The veteran slugger has been struggling at the plate of late. (Source: OC Register)

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez has continued to underwhelm this season, leading to the time off by his manager. He's only posted an OPS of .706, and he's provided minimal production in the power department. The team is hoping the time off will allow A-Gon to return to his prior form.


Adrian Gonzalez usually puts up huge numbers in Arizona at Chase Field, but that wasn't the case this time. Gonzalez went 1-for-12 with six strikeouts and one walk.

Fantasy Impact: The amount of runners being left on base by Gonzalez is a huge surprise as he is usually elite in the RBI department. AGon will try and get back on track against Junior Guerra and the Brewers tonight.


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Adrian Gonzalez finished 0-for-3 with a walk against the Braves on Friday, his second consecutive hitless game. Gonzalez has a .364 batting average over the last seven days, pairing three hitless games with four multi-hit games. He has a .774 OPS this season.

Fantasy Impact: This hot streak for Gonzalez has recovered some of his fantasy value, but he only has five home runs this season. His 27 RBI are respectable, but he is only a fringe starter in mixed leagues at this point. Gonzalez is 0-for-6 with a walk and four strikeouts against the Braves' starter on Saturday, Bud Norris, and has an .814 OPS against right-handed pitchers in 2016.


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Adrian Gonzalez came through big time on Sunday night going 2-for-4 with three RBI and a walk. His two-run single in the top of the ninth broke a 2-2 tie.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez had a fantastic series in New York and will look to carry that momentum into Chicago on Monday. AGon gets a decent matchup on Monday against Jason Hammel who is allowing a .351 wOBA to left-handed hitters this season.


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Adrian Gonzalez has now reached base in each of his five games since returning to the team's starting lineup. He did snap his modest four-game hitting streak Wednesday, finishing 0-for-2 with a walk.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez continues to hit for a solid average and get on base at an above average clip. Still, owners have been disappointed with his lack of power. A-Gon hasn't produced an extra-base hit since the middle of May, and he only has four HRs on the season, leading to an OPS of only .741.


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Adrian Gonzalez is expected back in the Dodgers' lineup on Saturday. He's been sidelined by a back injury since early this week. (Source: Bill Shaikin on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: The Dodgers face a LHP Friday, so there's no need to rush Gonzalez back. He's been able to resume swinging as normal, so there's no indication this will be an extended issue. Gonzalez has been one of the more durable players in the league during his tenure, and he should be able to get back to it this weekend.


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Gonzalez is not in the starting lineup for the Dodgers on Thursday against the Angels. Gonzalez has been dealing with back stiffness since Monday's game. Howie Kendrick will play first base and bat fourth. (Source: MLB Lineups on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez is having a solid season hitting .282 with four home runs and 20 RBI but back issue could affect his power if they continue. Gonzalez should be considered questionable for Friday's game at San Diego.


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Adrian Gonzalez was once again held out of the team's lineup on Wednesday due to his back injury. The team indicated that he could be back for Thursday's finale against the Angels.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez exited Tuesday's game due to soreness in his back, and he was held out Wednesday. It seems like he should be back sooner than later, so owners will need to monitor lineups entering the weekend. A-Gon has done a nice job with his batting average and OBP, but he's left something to be desired in the power department, especially compared to his hot start to the 2015 season.


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Adrian Gonzalez exited Monday's game after five innings due to back stiffness. He's considered day-to-day by the team. (Source: Andy McCullough on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: This could wind up being nothing more than a minor injury, as there's been no indication he'll require a stint on the DL. Owners will need to monitor for updates in the coming days. Gonzalez has hit for a high average and continues to get on base at a solid clip, but he's seen a dip in power this season. He's produced 10 extra-base hits, including four home runs, which isn't great production from the 1B position.


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Adrian Gonzalez finished 1-for-5 against the Dodgers on Friday, but had a double and scored twice against St. Louis. He has doubles in two of his last three games and had two multi-hit games in a row on Wednesday and Thursday. Gonzalez has a .751 OPS this season.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez has a decent .279 batting average in May, but has yet to hit a home run and only has those two doubles. The Dodgers and fantasy owners hoped for more than 13 runs and 18 RBI from the 1B and the scary thing is that he was a fast starter in 2015. He is 1-for-10 with an RBI against the Cardinals' starter on Saturday, Carlos Martinez, and has struggled at home this season, with a .161 batting average at Dodgers Stadium.


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Adrian Gonzalez was a bit of a disappointment this weekend in Toronto, going 3-for-12 with one walk and two RBI.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez had the platoon advantage and bump in hitting environment in Toronto, but was unable to put up big numbers. The Dodgers have an upcoming series with the Mets' tough starting rotation. Temper your expectations the next few days.


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Adrian Gonzalez went 3-for-9 (.333 AVG) in a two-game split against the Rays.

Fantasy Impact: It is encouraging to see Gonzalez get things going again. The Dodgers are heading to Toronto to play at the Rogers Centre. AGon will be an elite play in DFS this weekend as the Dodgers get a boost in their hitting environment.


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Adrian Gonzalez couldn't get it going this weekend against the Padres. Gonzalez finished 0-for-9 with two walks.

Fantasy Impact: No need to worry about Gonzalez. His numbers are always there at the end of the season and you can expect AGon to bounce back soon.


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Adrian Gonzalez did not start on Monday against the Marlins, but was called on in a pinch-hit opportunity for the Dodgers in their 3-2 loss against the Marlins. Gonzalez struck out in the ninth inning, but still has a .347 batting average this season.

Fantasy Impact: For the second straight season, Adrian Gonzalez is white-hot to open the season and, although he will not touch last April's 1.222 OPS, he has a .932 OPS with 15 RBI for the Dodgers thus far. Gonzalez has consistently proven that he is a top-10 1B, but he needs to have a full season of April/May production to be a top-five 1B. Even with late season struggles, Gonzalez is a safe bet for a batting average near .300, 30 or more home runs, and 100 or more RBI.


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Adrian Gonzalez goes 3-for-4

Thu, Apr 21st 7:47pm EDT
By Matthew Davis

Adrian Gonzalez was 3-for-4 with a walk against the Braves in the rubber match.

Fantasy Impact: Adrian Gonzalez and the Dodgers are heading to Colorado for a weekend series at Coors Field. You're going to want exposure to Gonzalez in DFS.


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Following his hot start, Adrian Gonzalez has continued to cool off. Sunday he went 0-for-3 against the Giants.

Fantasy Impact: While he's still sitting with an average north of .300 and a respectable OPS of .808, Gonzalez now only has four hits in his last 23 at-bats.


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Adrian Gonzalez is having a solid start to the 2016 season. Gonzalez is 12-for-28 (.429 AVG) with six runs and six RBI in his first seven games.

Fantasy Impact: Petco Park and AT&T Park are difficult places for power as Gonzalez hit the ball off the wall multiple times. AGon is hitting the ball hard and the home runs will follow.


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Adrain Gonzalez walked three times and scored a run in a win over the Padres om Wednesday night. He is currently hitting .400 on the season with an OPS of 1.071.

Fantasy Impact: Much like 2015, Gonzalez is off to another hot start in April. The Dodgers will play the Giants in their next series. Last year, Gonzalez hit .286 in 68 AB against Giants pitchers.


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So far this spring Adrian Gonzalez is hitting .143 with one RBI.

Fantasy Impact: It is a bit concerning considering Gonzalez's age but come the regular season he should be back to normal. We should take into account that he no longer has the power he used to but the RBIs and average should still be there. Take him within the first five to seven 1Bs this season.


Adrian Gonazlez batted 0-for-3 with a walk against the Diamondbacks on Wednesday. The veteran first baseman is batting .278/.354/.493 on the season with 28 home runs and 87 RBI.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez got off to a notably scorching start to the 2015 season back in April and has settled in as a solid-but-unspectacular fantasy first baseman. He could be in line for a fantastic finish to the fantasy season, however, as the Dodgers travel this weekend to Coors Field to face Rockies righties David Hale, Kyle Kendrick, and Jonathan Gray.


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Adrian Gonzalez went 2-for-7 with a double, run scored and two strikeouts Tuesday against the Rockies.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez has now hit safely in each of his last four games, with multi-hits in three of the four. He continues to be an inexpensive option at 1B on some DFS sites, so monitor matchups through the remainder of the season to take advantage.


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Adrian Gonzalez fouled a ball off his left knee, resulting in an early exit from Thursday's game. Despite the early exit, Gonzalez has stated that he's positive he'll return to the team's lineup Friday. (Source: Los Angeles Times)

Fantasy Impact: It appears that Gonzalez should be good to go despite the early exit. He's largely disappointed this month after a strong July, and the sore knee certainly won't help his cause. It might be worth monitoring the impact in daily leagues before running him out there in your lineups considering his recent struggles.


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Adrian Gonzalez went 1-for-4 with a pair of strikeouts during Sunday's loss to the Astros.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez's up-and-down season continues in August. After a stellar July, his OPS for the month has now dropped below .700.


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Adrian Gonzalez batted 0-for-4 with two strikeouts against the Nationals on Tuesday. He is batting .295/.370/.523 on the year.

Fantasy Impact: Just an off-night for one of the game's most consistent first basemen. He'll look to get back on track Wednesday against Nationals righty Jordan Zimmermann.


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Adrian Gonzalez heating up

Fri, Jul 31st 2:24am EDT
By Matthew Davis

Adrian Gonzalez is known as a streaky hitter but always has a productive stat line at the end of the season. He is currently in the midst of another hot streak.

Fantasy Impact: AGon has 5 HR and 10 RBI over his last 15 games with a .339 AVG. Be sure to monitor his price tag in DFS and make him an option while he is on a hot streak.


Adrian Gonzalez went 2-for-5 with a single and a two-run HR against the Braves on Monday.

Fantasy Impact: A-Gon has settled down after his ridiculously hot start to the season, but he's still mashing the ball at a great pace, now tied for 10th in MLB in homers with 21. That, combined with a .296 average and 60 RBI, makes Gonzalez one of the top options at 1B once again.


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Adrian Gonzalez left the game today due to a right hand contusion. He insisted that he didn't need x-rays and expects to play tomorrow. (Source:

Fantasy Impact: The injury doesn't sound severe and shouldn't be a lingering concern. If he returns tomorrow, feel free to keep him in your lineup. Gonzalez is on pace for another 100+ RBI season along with his first 30 HR season with the Dodgers.


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Adrian Gonzalez went 3-for-5 with two singles, a RBI double, and a strikeout against the Marlins on Sunday.

Fantasy Impact: It looks like A-Gon is getting back into a groove, hitting safely in his last seven starts, including three multi-hit games, and two home runs. He's on pace for an excellent season with a .302 average (21st in MLB), 13 homers, and 48 RBI (13th in MLB) thus far.


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Adrian Gonzalez went 1-for-4 with a solo-HR and a strikeout against the Cubs on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact: There hasn't been much to celebrate for fantasy owners of A-Gon this month, but the slugger is on a small upturn. Gonzalez has hits in his last four games, including two homers. He's not the fantasy monster of the first couple months, but there is still plenty of value to be had from Adrian's bat the rest of the way.


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Adrian Gonzalez went 0-for-5 against the Rangers on Wednesday.

Fantasy Impact: A-Gon has been scuffling quite a bit lately, going 5-for-42 (.119) since June 6th with no homers, no runs, and only 4 RBI. He's too good to bench, but it's difficult to know when the bounceback will come for Gonzalez.


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Adrian Gonzalez went 1-for-4 with a RBI single against the Padres on Friday.

Fantasy Impact: Adrian has cooled off lately, going 2-for-20 in his last six games, but he's still one of the most dangerous hitters. The 40 RBI has him tied for 12th in the category, to go a .317 average (tied for 17th), and his 11 homers. Keep A-Gon active no matter what.


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Adrian Gonzalez went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer, a walk, and two strikeouts against the Rockies Tuesday night.

Fantasy Impact: A-Gon lived up to his nickname on Tuesday night, hitting a two-run blast in the second game of the back-to-back. Gonzalez had been going through a bit of a slow spell for a while in May, but the homer has him in the top-20 in MLB in the category, and his average is sixth (.332). Now that he's through the "tough times" you can enjoy the usual excellent production.


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Adrian Gonzalez batted 4-for-4 with two doubles, a walk, and a run scored in the Dodgers' 11-4 victory over the Rockies on Monday. His 19 doubles lead all of baseball by two, as Michael Brantley, Derek Norris, and Matt Carpenter have 17 apiece.

Fantasy Impact: After blasting five homers in the Dodgers' first three games in April, Gonzalez famously quipped that he is not a home run hitter, a statement that accurately predicted his pace would slow down considerably. Despite his modest total of ten homers (just two in May), Gonzalez has singled and doubled his way to a slugging percentage of .611 that is fifth-best in MLB. Fantasy owners should look elsewhere for elite pop, but Gonzalez should get to around 25 homers while providing top-notch production in batting average and RBI.


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Adrian Gonzalez batted 1-for-3 with a walk and a two-run homer in the Dodgers' victory over the Braves on Tuesday. He is batting .344 / .421 / .638 with 10 home runs and 35 RBI in 44 games.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez probably cannot maintain quite this pace on his triple slash, but he's becoming a serious threat to set career highs in all three figures at age 33. His previous best season was .338 / .410 / .548 in 2011, aided by a .380 BABIP compared to his current .363 BABIP for 2015. Either way, Gonzalez is a near-lock for another 25 HR, 100 RBI, 80 run season.


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AGon drove in his 999th RBI of his career tonight. It was his first since May 14th.

Fantasy Impact: Adrian's run production has cooled off a bit since his ridiculous April but has 33 RBI on the season. He came into the game tonight with a .446 wOBA, .289 ISO and a 189 wRC+.


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Adrian Gonzalez managed one hit as the Dodgers were blanked 2-0 by the Giants on Tuesday night. He is now batting .355 / .430 / .674 on the season.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez is a zero in the base-stealing department but the veteran should continue to be one of fantasy's most productive first basemen in batting average and counting stats.


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Adrian Gonzalez batted 2-for-3 with two doubles, two walks, two RBI, and a run scored in the Dodgers' loss to the Rockies on Thursday. His 17 doubles lead Major League Baseball.

Fantasy Impact: We keep waiting for Gonzalez's numbers to come back to earth, but he's still batting .367 / .434 / .711 with 9 homers, 31 RBI, and 27 runs after 34 games. Fantasy owners who drafted him as a fringe top-10 first baseman should continue to enjoy a nice return on their investment.


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Adrian Gonzalez batted 1-for-3 with an RBI double and two runs scored in the Dodgers' 11-1 win over the Marlins on Tuesday.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez continues to be one of the top overall fantasy producers in 2015, now batting .372 / .434 / .719 with 9 home runs (6th in MLB), 30 RBI (2nd in MLB), and 26 runs (4th in MLB).


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Adrian Gonzalez continues to hit

Thu, Apr 30th 12:38pm EDT
By Matthew Davis

Adrian Gonzalez now has 8 HR and 19 RBI in the first month of the season. He took Ryan Vogelsong deep in the first inning.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez won't be able to continue this pace of hitting but he did lead the MLB in RBI last season. You can expect consistent production from him and enjoy the value he provided. He always goes after the first tier of 1B and cost less than those guys in auction leagues. Keep monitoring the matchups in DFS as he rakes at home and especially vs. RHP.


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Adrian Gonzalez sets HR record

Thu, Apr 9th 12:41pm EDT
By Matthew Davis

Gonzalez is the first ever to hit 5 HR in their first 3 games of the season. In 13 ABs he has 7 hits, 5HR, 7 runs & 7 RBI.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez is the hottest hitter on the planet. Nobody can sustain this type of performance but enjoy the ride! He will settle in and will continue to contribute in 4 out of 5 counting stats.


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Adrian Gonzalez was able to join the Dodgers hit parade today. He had one hit while driving in a run.

Fantasy Impact: Gonzalez is having a quiet spring over 15 games. He his only hitting .205 with 2 HR and 6 RBI. The Dodgers slugger led all of MLB in 2014 with 116 RBI, 27 HR and a .276 AVG. I wouldn't worry about his stat line this spring. Expect similar production from 2014.


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