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Gio Gonzalez

LHP
Chicago White Sox Chicago White Sox
Gio Gonzalez
Name: Giovany Aramis Gonzalez
Born: Sep 19, 1985 in Hialeah, FL
High School: Monsignor Pace HS, Opa Locka, Fla.
Ht.: 6'0" / Wt.: 205 lbs
Bats: R / Throws: L
  IP ERA WHIP BB/9 SO/9
Career 1,933 3.70 1.32 3.79 8.66
Drafted in the supplemental 1st round (38th overall) by the Chicago White Sox in 2004 (signed for $850,000)
Gonzalez entered the year as Florida's top prep talent but slipped to No. 2 after Hurley's performance and his own missteps. Gonzalez was kicked off the Monsignor Pace High team that spent several weeks ranked No. 1 in the country after an argument between his mother and Pace's coach over younger brother Max' playing time. Similar issues prompted Gonzalez to transfer from Hialeah High, where he had pitched in two state title games, winning once and losing once. His track record on the field, as well as his stuff and great feel for pitching, still have him poised to go late in the first round. Gonzalez pitches in the 87-90 mph range, touching 93-94, and complements it with what may be the nation's best curveball, a tight spinner that he commands well. He's also shown good feel for a changeup. He has polish and could move quickly. His build (6 feet, 170 pounds) gives some scouts pause about his durability.
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