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Astros go yard twice, while Musgrove sharp

Marwin Gonzalez and Jake Marisnick, Houston's No. 8 and 9 batters in the lineup, homered in successive innings to power the Astros past the Nationals, 5-1, Sunday afternoon at The Ballpark of the Palm Beaches.
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Marwin Gonzalez, Astros finalize $3,725,000, 1-year contract

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) First baseman Marwin Gonzalez and the Houston Astros have finalized a one-year contract worth $3,725,000, a deal that avoided salary arbitration. The deal, announced Thursday, includes a 2018 club option worth $5,125,000 and has awarded bonuses. When the sides exchanged proposed salaries last month, Gonzalez asked for a raise from $2 million to $4.2...
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February 17, 2017  |  Discuss

AP source: Marwin Gonzalez, Astros agree at $3,725,000

A person familiar with the negotiations says first baseman Marwin Gonzalez and the Houston Astros have avoided salary arbitration, agreeing to a one-year contract worth $3,725,000. The deal includes a 2018 club option worth $5,125,000, the person told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the agreement had not yet been announced....
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February 08, 2017  |  Discuss

Astros, Gonzalez avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

The Astros and infielder Marwin Gonzalez avoided arbitration Wednesday and settled on a contract worth $3.725 million in 2017, with a $5.125 million club option for '18, according to MLB Network Insider Jon Heyman. The team has not confirmed the report.
February 08, 2017

Oakland A’s Food Vendor Gets Nailed By Foul Ball, Takes It Like A Champ

A foul ball off the bat of Marwin Gonzalez on Tuesday night left one unsuspecting food vendor with a bruised backside. Batting in the third inning of a game against the Oakland A’s, the Houston Astros first baseman roped a foul down the left field line that nailed a poor stadium employee (we’ll call him “Vendor No. 104”) right in the booty. One look at No. 104’s face...
July 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Gonzalez's homer lifts Astros over Indians 5-3 in 16 innings

HOUSTON (AP) Marwin Gonzalez hit a two-run homer in the 16th inning to give the Houston Astros a 5-3 win over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday. Carlos Correa reached on an infield single to start the inning, Houston's first hit since the seventh. One out later, Gonzalez sent one into the seats in right field off Cody Anderson (0-3) to hand Houston its third victory in five games...
Via Associated Press
May 11, 2016  |  Discuss

Astros’ Marwin Gonzalez Gaining Attention In Fantasy Baseball

Is It Time to Add the Houston Astros’ Marwin Gonzalez in Fantasy Baseball The problem with the status of first base for the Houston Astros is that outsiders get the wrong idea about position battles during spring training. Over the past few days, via Yahoo Fantasy Baseball, Fantasy owners have added Marwin Gonzalez with the […] Astros’ Marwin Gonzalez Gaining Attention In Fantasy...
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March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

Gonzalez's 10th-inning homer gives Astros 3-2 win over Rays

HOUSTON (AP) Marwin Gonzalez had three hits and his 10th-inning leadoff homer lifted the Houston Astros to a 3-2 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Tuesday night. The game was tied at 2-all when Gonzalez connected off All-Star closer Brad Boxberger (4-9), sending a full-count fastball into the seats in right field to give Houston the win. Luke Gregerson (6-2) pitched two scoreless...
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August 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Astros' Gonzalez robs Orioles' Machado with amazing play up the middle

The Houston Astros frequently witness dazzling defensive plays from their infield - they just usually come from second baseman Jose Altuve.Shortstop Marwin Gonzalez, however, put himself in the conversation with a jaw-dropping play to rob Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado of a hit - and an RBI - in the Astros' win on Monday night.Witness: At the time of the play, the...
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June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

DraftKings: Kris Bryant, Gio Gonzalez Lead Tom Caron’s Fantasy Lineup

We’ve got another full slate of baseball Tuesday. Do you have what it takes to win it all? DraftKings offers one-day fantasy baseball games, allowing users to set a new lineup every day for the chance to win tons of cash prizes. This year, DraftKings has partnered with NESN to give fans a unique opportunity: Compete against Tom Caron in the sport he knows...
April 21, 2015  |  Discuss

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