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Gio Gonzalez hikes baseball between his legs (Video)

One of the lowlights of Sunday night's 3-1 loss by the Nationals to the Braves: Gio Gonzalez hiking the ball between his legs in an attempt to get Emilio Bonifacio at first on a bunt in the fifth inning. Unfortunately, Gio hiked the ball over Adam LaRoche's head. Even worse, Bonifacio scored later in the inning after Gio failed to cover first base on a Jayson Heyward grounder...
Via Nationals Enquirer
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Weak Bats Send Nats To Series Loss in Atlanta

Gio Gonzalez was wild, walking four batters, but the Washington Nationals (63-53) could not solve Alex Wood and scored just one run as the dropped the rubber game of their road series against the Atlanta Braves (60-57), 3-1. Gonzalez (L, 6-9) was maddeningly inconsistent. He loaded the bases in the first inning while striking out the side, but had four total strikeouts in a perfect...
Via The Nats Blog
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Washington Nationals: Looking forward the second half

The second half of the Major League Baseball has already began in more ways than one. The 81 game mark was passed a couple of weeks ago, and each team has played one series since finishing the all-star break. However, the future for the Washington Nationals and every other MLB team hangs in the balance as division races are tight and the trade deadline is upcoming. Washington currently...
Via isportsweb.com
July 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Gio Gonzalez on the cover of Washington Life magazine

Oh, hey, just in time for Gio Gonzalez's start in Baltimore tonight against Wie-Yin Chen and the Orioles: it's a dapper Gio Gonzalez on the cover of the July issue of Washington Life Magazine, with his girlfriend, Lea Moures. Go here to read the story online. Among the Gio facts we weren't aware of until reading the profile: his first date with Moures was a 10 day trip...
Via Nationals Enquirer
July 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Gio Gonzalez says shoulder feels “really good” after rough rehab start

Pitching for Class A Potomac on Friday night in his first rehab start as he nears a return from left shoulder inflammation, Gio Gonzalez allowed eight runs on seven hits — including a grand slam — while walking four and hitting a batter against the Wilmington Blue Rocks. Despite the rough outing — and results matter less on rehab assignments — Gonzalez said his shoulder feels...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 07, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Gio Gonzalez flips on teammate, has to be restrained

Up above, video of Gio Gonzalez flipping out in the dugout after giving up seven runs in the first two innings of Sunday's start in Oakland (final line: 4.1 IP, 9 H, 7 R, 3 BB, 4 K, 2 HR). Ugly. Gio had to be restrained several times by coaches and appeared to be jawing at a specific teammate (Rendon?) or teammates. Or...Ian Desmond? Via MASNSports.com, Jose Lobaton said it was...
Via Nationals Enquirer
May 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Nationals' Gio Gonzalez helps high schooler ask girl to prom

Georgetown Prep high school senior Nick Rolle’s list of potential prom dates consisted of one name — his girlfriend Lauren Thomas. But apparently having a girlfriend doesn’t mean you can slack on extending an invite to the big dance, because Rolle went all out. Rolle is fortunately enough to have a connection to the Washington Nationals. […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 01, 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

Gio Gonzalez, on pitching in cool weather: ‘I felt like I was making love to my hand’

Gio Gonzalez took the hill for his Washington Nationals on Wednesday for a tilt against the Miami Marlins at a chilly Nationals Park. Gonzalez performed more than admirably, pitching 6 innings of shutout ball with 5 strikeouts. Gonzalez even had a hand in contributing to the team’s offensive cause, hitting his second career home run in the 5th inning of Washington’s 3-0 shutout...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 04, 2013  |  Discuss
GETTING FREAKY

Gonzalez's funny quote after start

Washington Nationals pitcher Gio Gonzalez had a funny quote after a start where there was a lot of cold weather he was dealing with.

Via Nationals Enquirer
April 03, 2013  |  Discuss
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