Nationals Blank Marlins Behind Gonzalez’s Strong Start

Gio Gonzalez threw six shutout innings and Adam LaRoche went 3-3 with an RBI and a walk as the Washington Nationals (5-2) took game one of their three-game series, 5-0, against the Miami Marlins (5-3). Gonzalez looked strong in his second start of the season. The southpaw threw six scoreless innings while allowing three hits and striking out five. Gonzalez did not go deeper into...
Via The Nats Blog
15 days ago  |  Discuss

When Gio Gonzalez broke a scoreboard with a foul ball

Up above, a shot from TV of the scoreboard Gio Gonzalez broke with a foul ball in the third inning Tuesday night. Given that the Nats are beyond topped out, will Ted Lerner send Gio the bill?
Via Nationals Enquirer
15 days ago  |  Discuss

April 8 Daily Fantasy Baseball Pitcher Picks

Gio Gonzalez is pricey, but it is a nice matchup and he’ll receive plenty of run support.(Photo Credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images) April 5 Daily Fantasy Baseball Pitcher Picks The secret to daily fantasy baseball usually revolves around your pitchers. Draft Street’s rosters enable you to start three starting pitchers, or two and a releiver. Finding a way to get three...
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Gio Gonzalez Doesn’t Know He Hit Home Run, Sprints Around Bases

Gio Gonzalez hit the third home run of his career on Wednesday night against the Mets, but didn’t know it. The Nationals ace crushed the ball to deep left center, but it bounced off the railing and back onto the field. In the midst of confusion, Gonzalez sprinted around the bases just in case. [For The Win] The post Gio Gonzalez Doesn’t Know He Hit Home Run, Sprints Around Bases...
Via Diehardsport
20 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nats pitcher Gio Gonzalez sprints out his homer

Your browser does not support iframes. Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez is currently tied for second in the National League with one home run. Gonzalez picked up a win against the New York Mets on Wednesday night, and he helped his own cause by belting a solo homer to deep left-center field in the fifth […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Gio Gonzalez's home run sprint

As if Gio Gonzalez hitting his third career home run Wednesday night against the Mets wasn't fantastic enough, his home run trot was maybe even more fantastical. A full-on sprint around the bases with a sh*t-eating grin on his face? Fantastic. Apparently his teammates were impressed, too: One of Gio Gonzalez's teammates in the dugout after his home run sprint: "...
Via Nationals Enquirer
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Gio Gonzalez Pitches and Bats Nats past Mets

Gio Gonzalez (1-0) pitched 6 strong innings and smacked his first home run of the season, the second consecutive first game home run for Gonzalez, as the Nationals improved to 2-0, defeating the Mets 5-1. Gonzalez threw a three hitter over six innings and permitted just one run while fanning six batters in a gem performance on the mound. The Mets only run came in the first inning...
Via DC Pro Sports Report
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Gio Gonzalez caught a huge sailfish this weekend

Back in January we checked in on Gio Gonzalez's offseason fishing habit, in which Gio told Men's Journal his dream was to catch a marlin. Looks like Gio got his wish, apparently hauling in a huge sailfish in 47 minutes while on a fishing trip over the weekend (photo via giog47 on Instagram): 47min. fight #47 #TKO #WontTradeMyFriends #BucketList #Check #SailFish #jscrew...
Via Nationals Enquirer
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals Coach Was In Playgirl, So Naturally The Players Make T-Shirts To Honor Him

Well, this is something that I never thought I would be writing about: Photographic evidence that your coach posed for Playgirl in the 80’s. Nationals Steve McCatty’s 1984 Playgirl photograph was unearthed. So what do you do when you find out that your pitching coach was in Playgirl? MAKE T-SHIRTS WITH THE PHOTO ON IT. And this is just what the Nationals did. Gio Gonzalez modeled...
Via Blog So Hard Sports
May 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Nats pitcher gets rug burn from dog?

Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez had an interesting explanation for the rug burn that was visibly evident on his forehead on Monday.

Via Nationals Enquirer
February 25, 2013  |  Discuss

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