Originally written on Baseball Professor  |  Last updated 10/20/14
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There must be something in the air in Colorado because their star players just can’t seem to every stay healthy. Carlos Gonzalez has struggled with this in his three-year career, especially in the last two years, averaging just 135 games.Fortunately, injuries are about all you have to worry about with CarGo because when he’s on the field he’s a force to be reckoned with. Despite missing a combined 79 games he has three straight 20/20 seasons and is consistently around or better than 90 R and 90 RBI. Combine all that with a solid .300 batting average and you shouldn’t be surprised that he has ranked in the top 25 for the last three years. He also has on his resume a top-overall finish back in his marvelous 2010 breakout season.Much like Troy Tulowitzki, CarGo benefits greatly from playing half his games in Coors Field. His career slash at home is  .338/.394/.609 with a .271 ISO compared to .258/.313/.422 with a .164 ISO. Those differences are drastic to say the least. Luckily, for th...
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