Gio Gonzalez
Giovany A. Gonzalez
(Gio)
 
Born: September 19, 1985 in Hialeah, FL
28 years old
Bats: R Throws: L Ht: 5'11" Wt: 205
(legend)
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Notes:
- Drafted by the Chicago White Sox in 2004 - (Round 1 / Pick 38)
- High School: Monsignor Pace (Miami, FL)

Comparison

Comparison
Starting Pitchers
 
All Positions
 
#
Player
 
1 Roy Halladay
1998 - 2013
SP
64.7
 
-0.9
0.3
65.6
0.3
2 Andy Pettitte
1995 - 2013
SP
60.8
PEDa
 
-0.1
0.4
60.9
0.4
3 Tim Hudson
1999 - 2014
SP
57.5
 
1.6
0.2
55.9
0.2
4 Mark Buehrle
2000 - 2014
SP
55.5
 
-0.8
0.5
56.2
0.4
5 C.C. Sabathia
2001 - 2014
SP
55.2
 
0.9
0.4
54.3
0.4
6 Johan Santana
2000 - 2012
SP
51.4
 
0.8
0.2
50.7
0.2
7 Jamie Moyer
1986 - 2012
SP
50.4
 
0.2
0.5
50.1
0.4
8 Roy Oswalt
2001 - 2013
SP
50.2
 
0.3
0.0
49.9
0.0
9 Javier Vazquez
1998 - 2011
SP
46.0
 
2.7
0.2
43.3
0.2
10 Carlos Zambrano
2001 - 2012
SP
44.6
 
6.3
0.1
38.3
0.1
11 Bartolo Colon
1997 - 2014
SP
43.8
PEDs
 
-0.6
0.3
44.4
0.4
12 Cliff Lee
2002 - 2014
SP
43.6
 
0.7
0.2
42.9
0.2
13 Justin Verlander
2005 - 2014
SP
41.1
 
-0.3
0.3
41.5
0.3
14 Felix Hernandez
2005 - 2014
SP
40.1
 
0.3
0.3
39.7
0.3
15 Jake Peavy
2002 - 2014
SP
38.0
 
2.0
0.1
35.9
0.1
16 Zack Greinke
2004 - 2014
SP
37.7
 
1.9
0.2
35.8
0.2
17 Freddy Garcia
1999 - 2013
SP
35.7
 
-0.0
0.3
35.7
0.3
18 Cole Hamels
2006 - 2013
SP
34.9
 
1.1
0.1
33.8
0.1
19 Tim Wakefield
1992 - 2011
SP
34.6
 
0.1
0.6
34.5
0.5
20 Chris Carpenter
1997 - 2012
SP
34.5
 
-1.0
0.2
35.4
0.2
21 Derek Lowe
1997 - 2013
SP
34.5
 
1.5
0.4
33.0
0.4
22 Josh Beckett
2001 - 2014
SP
33.7
 
0.2
0.1
33.4
0.1
23 Dan Haren
2003 - 2014
SP
33.7
 
2.1
0.1
31.6
0.2
24 Jered Weaver
2006 - 2014
SP
33.4
 
0.2
0.2
33.2
0.2
25 Clayton Kershaw
2008 - 2014
SP
33.4
 
0.9
0.0
32.5
0.0
26 Barry Zito
2000 - 2013
SP
33.0
 
-0.9
0.3
33.9
0.3
27 Matt Cain
2005 - 2014
SP
32.8
 
0.2
0.1
32.5
0.1
28 Livan Hernandez
1996 - 2012
SP
31.1
 
5.9
0.1
25.2
0.1
29 Adam Wainwright
2005 - 2014
SP
31.1
 
3.4
0.0
27.7
0.0
30 Kevin Millwood
1997 - 2012
SP
29.4
 
-0.8
0.2
30.2
0.2
31 Jon Lester
2006 - 2014
SP
28.3
 
-0.4
0.2
28.7
0.2
32 Kerry Wood
1998 - 2012
SP
27.7
 
1.0
0.1
26.7
0.1
33 John Lackey
2002 - 2014
SP
27.4
 
-0.1
0.3
27.5
0.3
34 Ted Lilly
1999 - 2013
SP
27.0
 
-2.0
0.2
29.0
0.2
35 A.J. Burnett
1999 - 2014
SP
26.6
 
-0.6
0.2
27.2
0.2
36 Bronson Arroyo
2000 - 2014
SP
25.1
 
-0.9
0.1
26.0
0.1
37 Randy Wolf
1999 - 2012
SP
24.1
 
3.6
0.0
20.5
0.0
38 Josh Johnson
2005 - 2013
SP
23.8
 
-0.1
0.1
23.8
0.1
39 James Shields
2006 - 2014
SP
23.8
 
0.5
0.2
23.3
0.2
40 Ben Sheets
2001 - 2012
SP
23.4
 
-2.8
0.0
26.1
0.0
41 Tim Lincecum
2007 - 2014
SP
22.6
 
-0.3
0.0
22.8
0.0
42 Jon Garland
2000 - 2013
SP
22.5
 
0.3
0.3
22.2
0.3
43 John Danks
2007 - 2014
SP
21.0
 
-0.2
0.2
21.1
0.2
44 Anibal Sanchez
2006 - 2014
SP
20.4
 
-0.9
0.1
21.3
0.1
45 Dontrelle Willis
2003 - 2011
SP
20.3
 
4.9
0.0
15.4
0.0
46 Ubaldo Jimenez
2006 - 2014
SP
19.6
 
-0.5
0.1
20.1
0.1
47 Brad Penny
2000 - 2012
SP
19.6
 
0.1
0.1
19.5
0.1
48 Kyle Lohse
2001 - 2014
SP
19.5
 
-0.5
0.2
19.9
0.2
49 Ryan Dempster
1998 - 2013
SP
19.2
 
-3.4
0.1
22.6
0.1
50 Max Scherzer
2008 - 2014
SP
19.2
 
0.1
0.2
19.1
0.2
51 Hiroki Kuroda
2008 - 2014
SP
19.0
 
-0.6
0.1
19.6
0.1
52 Jeremy Guthrie
2004 - 2014
SP
18.7
 
-0.1
0.2
18.9
0.2
53 Scott Kazmir
2004 - 2014
SP
18.7
 
-0.0
0.2
18.8
0.2
54 Aaron Harang
2002 - 2014
SP
18.6
 
-3.5
0.1
22.1
0.1
55 David Price
2008 - 2014
SP
18.6
 
-0.1
0.2
18.6
0.2
56 Doug Davis
1999 - 2011
SP
18.5
 
-3.0
0.1
21.5
0.1
57 Yovani Gallardo
2007 - 2014
SP
17.9
 
3.2
0.0
14.7
0.0
58 Erik Bedard
2002 - 2014
SP
17.6
 
0.1
0.2
17.5
0.2
59 Rich Harden
2003 - 2011
SP
17.6
 
-0.1
0.1
17.7
0.1
60 Chris Sale
2010 - 2014
SP
17.4
 
0.0
0.1
17.4
0.1
61 Jeff Suppan
1995 - 2012
SP
17.4
 
1.6
0.2
15.8
0.2
62 Chad Billingsley
2006 - 2013
SP
17.1
 
0.2
0.1
16.9
0.0
63 Carl Pavano
1998 - 2012
SP
16.8
 
-0.1
0.1
17.0
0.1
64 Ervin Santana
2005 - 2014
SP
16.7
 
0.0
0.2
16.6
0.3
65 Scott Baker
2005 - 2013
SP
16.2
 
-0.0
0.1
16.2
0.1
66 R.A. Dickey
2001 - 2014
SP
16.1
 
0.7
0.2
15.3
0.2
67 Aaron Cook
2002 - 2012
SP
15.9
 
0.3
0.0
15.6
0.0
68 Johnny Cueto
2008 - 2014
SP
15.6
 
-1.4
0.0
17.0
0.0
69 C.J. Wilson
2005 - 2014
SP
15.3
 
0.3
0.4
15.0
0.4
70 Gio Gonzalez
2008 - 2014
SP
15.2
 
-0.3
0.1
15.5
0.1
71 Gavin Floyd
2004 - 2013
SP
14.8
 
-0.5
0.2
15.4
0.2
72 Chris Young
2004 - 2014
SP
14.7
 
0.5
0.1
14.2
0.1
73 Doug Fister
2009 - 2013
SP
14.7
 
0.2
0.1
14.5
0.1
74 Brett Myers
2002 - 2013
SP
14.4
 
-0.5
0.1
14.9
0.1
75 Clay Buchholz
2007 - 2014
SP
14.2
 
0.1
0.1
14.1
0.1
76 Jhoulys Chacin
2009 - 2013
SP
14.1
 
0.1
0.0
14.0
0.0
77 Matt Garza
2006 - 2014
SP
14.0
 
-0.7
0.2
14.7
0.2
78 Joel Pineiro
2000 - 2011
SP
13.5
 
-0.3
0.2
13.7
0.2
79 Shaun Marcum
2005 - 2013
SP
13.4
 
0.5
0.1
12.9
0.1
80 Jake Westbrook
2000 - 2013
SP
13.4
 
0.5
0.2
12.8
0.2
81 Jose Contreras
2003 - 2013
SP
13.2
 
-0.2
0.2
13.4
0.2
82 Paul Maholm
2005 - 2014
SP
12.9
 
-1.2
0.0
14.1
0.0
83 Francisco Liriano
2005 - 2014
SP
12.8
 
-0.1
0.1
13.0
0.1
84 Miguel Batista
1992 - 2012
SP
12.7
 
-1.6
0.3
14.3
0.3
85 Jordan Zimmermann
2009 - 2014
SP
12.7
 
0.8
0.0
11.9
0.0
86 Mat Latos
2009 - 2013
SP
12.5
 
-0.4
0.0
12.8
0.0
87 Wandy Rodriguez
2005 - 2014
SP
12.3
 
-0.8
0.1
13.1
0.1
88 Chien-Ming Wang
2005 - 2013
SP
12.3
 
-0.3
0.1
12.6
0.1
89 Edwin Jackson
2003 - 2014
SP
12.2
 
0.6
0.2
11.6
0.2
90 Madison Bumgarner
2009 - 2014
SP
12.0
 
0.9
0.0
11.1
0.0
91 Vicente Padilla
1999 - 2012
SP
11.4
 
-0.5
0.1
11.9
0.1
92 Bruce Chen
1998 - 2014
SP
11.1
 
-0.1
0.2
11.2
0.2
93 Jair Jurrjens
2007 - 2013
SP
11.1
 
-0.1
0.0
11.1
0.0
94 Brett Tomko
1997 - 2011
SP
11.1
 
0.1
0.1
10.9
0.1
95 Ricky Nolasco
2006 - 2014
SP
11.0
 
0.4
0.0
10.6
0.0
96 Justin Masterson
2008 - 2014
SP
11.0
 
0.1
0.2
10.9
0.2
97 Trevor Cahill
2009 - 2014
SP
10.5
 
-0.6
0.1
11.1
0.1
98 Jeff Francis
2004 - 2013
SP
10.2
 
-0.4
0.0
10.5
0.0
99 Kris Medlen
2009 - 2013
SP
10.1
 
0.5
0.1
9.5
0.1
100 Chris Capuano
2003 - 2014
SP
10.0
 
-0.8
0.0
10.8
0.0
 
  Gio Gonzalez
2008 - 2014
SP
15.2
 
-0.3
0.1
15.5
0.1
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