GIO GONZALEZ RUMORS & GOSSIP

LaRoche's walk-off hit saves Nationals from sweep vs. Angels

Trying to avoid an interleague series sweep, the Nationals needed a good start from Gio Gonzalez. They got one, but that still wasn't good enough. Until some high drama in the bottom of the ninth. Cruising for five innings, Gonzalez quickly got into trouble in the sixth when he walked Mike Trout and gave up an RBI double to Albert Pujols. The game tied 1-1 at that point and...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Nationals' Gio Gonzalez pulled with left shoulder tightness

Left-hander Gio Gonzalez was lifted from tonight's game between the Washington Nationals and the Los Angeles Angels in the sixth inning with the score tied 1-1. After Gio walked Mike Trout to start the inning, pitching coach Steve McCatty visited the mound. Gio then surrendered an RBI double to Albert Pujols. Manager Matt Williams signaled for a pitching change even though...
Via Sports Injury Alert
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via Fantasy Sports Locker Room
15 days ago  |  Discuss

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 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
THAT'S RUFF

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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