|Sep. 26 2:58 PM PT3:58 PM MT4:58 PM CT5:58 PM ET17:58 ET21:58 GMT5:58 2:58 PM MST4:58 PM EST5:28 PM VEN1:58 UAE (+1)4:58 PM CT-Gonzalez struck out a career-high 12 batters and allowed just one hit through seven innings in the Nationals' 3-0 win over the New York Mets in the second game of day-night doubleheader Thursday as Washington salvaged a split.
Analysis: Gonzalez (10-10, 3.57 ERA) went 4-1 with a 2.48 ERA in his final five starts in the regular season, and he allowed two runs in 14 innings in back-to-back victories. Because he's the Nationals' only left-handed starter, Gonzalez could make the team's rotation for the playoffs, but he has gotten some stiff competition from Tanner Roark.
|Sep. 19 11:04 AM PT12:04 PM MT1:04 PM CT2:04 PM ET14:04 ET18:04 GMT2:04 11:04 AM MST1:04 PM EST1:34 PM VEN22:04 UAE1:04 PM CT-Gonzalez allowed two runs over seven innings to win 6-2 at Miami on Thursday.
Analysis: Gonzalez has won three of four starts this month behind a 3.16 ERA.
|Sep. 17 3:08 PM PT4:08 PM MT5:08 PM CT6:08 PM ET18:08 ET22:08 GMT6:08 3:08 PM MST5:08 PM EST5:38 PM VEN2:08 UAE (+1)5:08 PM CT-One day after clinching the NL East title, the Washington Nationals have given right-hander Blake Treinen a fill-in start against the Atlanta Braves. Gonzalez had been the scheduled starting pitcher in Wednesday night's game. Instead, Treinen is making his sixth start of the year.
Analysis: Washington manager Matt Williams also made some lineup adjustments. Michael Taylor is starting in center field and batting leadoff. Tyler Moore is playing first base and hitting cleanup. Left fielder Steven Souza, third baseman Kevin Frandsen, second baseman Jeff Kobernus and catcher Sandy Leon also are starting against the Braves.
|Aug. 1 1:34 PM PT2:34 PM MT3:34 PM CT4:34 PM ET16:34 ET20:34 GMT4:34 1:34 PM MST3:34 PM EST4:04 PM VEN0:34 UAE (+1)3:34 PM CT-Gonzalez was crushed by the Phils on Thursday.
Analysis: Remember when Gonzalez was a stud all the time? He has now failed to make it through four innings for the second time in three starts. He allowed five runs and eight hits over 3 2-3 innings. You should hope for better results next week against the Mets.
|July 27 12:23 PM PT1:23 PM MT2:23 PM CT3:23 PM ET15:23 ET19:23 GMT3:23 12:23 PM MST2:23 PM EST2:53 PM VEN23:23 UAE2:23 PM CT-Gonzalez lost in Saturday's 1-0 defeat at Cincinnati despite a sparkling performance, limiting the Reds to a run and four hits over seven innings with eight strikeouts.
Analysis: Gonzalez is 3-2 with a 1.66 ERA over his last six starts but has received a combined four runs of support over his last three outings.
|July 21 2:36 PM PT3:36 PM MT4:36 PM CT5:36 PM ET17:36 ET21:36 GMT5:36 2:36 PM MST4:36 PM EST5:06 PM VEN1:36 UAE (+1)4:36 PM CT-Gonzalez did not get a decision in an awful effort Sunday.
Analysis: Gonzalez allowed three runs on four hits with four walks and five strikeouts on 88 pitches over 3 1-3 innings. He should do better next time vs. the Reds.
|July 11 2:38 PM PT3:38 PM MT4:38 PM CT5:38 PM ET17:38 ET21:38 GMT5:38 2:38 PM MST4:38 PM EST5:08 PM VEN1:38 UAE (+1)4:38 PM CT-Gonzalez ended his scoreless streak at 22 innings in a 4-3 loss to Baltimore on Thursday night.
Analysis: Gonzalez (6-5, 3.56 ERA) allowed four runs and six hits in 6 2-3 innings. He won his previous three starts without giving up a run and was unbeaten in four starts following a one-month stay on the disabled list with a shoulder injury.
|July 6 10:45 AM PT11:45 AM MT12:45 PM CT1:45 PM ET13:45 ET17:45 GMT1:45 10:45 AM MST12:45 PM EST1:15 PM VEN21:45 UAE12:45 PM CT-Gonzalez pitched eight sparkling innings as the Nationals roughed up the Chicago Cubs in a 13-0 victory.
Analysis: Gonzalez allowed four hits, while striking out seven and walked one. He was lifted after throwing 109 pitches. He's now thrown 29 consecutive scoreless innings against Chicago and 22 overall.
|June 29 11:52 AM PT12:52 PM MT1:52 PM CT2:52 PM ET14:52 ET18:52 GMT2:52 11:52 AM MST1:52 PM EST2:22 PM VEN22:52 UAE1:52 PM CT-Gonzalez pitched two-hit ball over seven innings, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 3-0 on Saturday in the first game of a day-night doubleheader.
Analysis: Gonzalez (5-4, 3.93 ERA) had little trouble against a team that came in with the majors' second-worst batting average. The left-hander struck out seven and walked two. He's 2-0 with a 2.00 ERA in three starts after missing a month because of inflammation in his pitching shoulder and hasn't allowed a run in his last 14 innings.
|June 24 11:15 AM PT12:15 PM MT1:15 PM CT2:15 PM ET14:15 ET18:15 GMT2:15 11:15 AM MST1:15 PM EST1:45 PM VEN22:15 UAE1:15 PM CT-Gonzalez combined with three relievers to hold Milwaukee's potent lineup to three hits in a 3-0 win Monday night.
Analysis: Gonzalez (4-4, 4.38 ERA) walked four and struck out five in six innings. It was the left-hander's second start following a monthlong stint on the disabled list for left shoulder inflammation.
|June 18 3:22 PM PT4:22 PM MT5:22 PM CT6:22 PM ET18:22 ET22:22 GMT6:22 3:22 PM MST5:22 PM EST5:52 PM VEN2:22 UAE (+1)5:22 PM CT-The Washington Nationals activated left-hander Gio Gonzalez from the 15-day disabled list Wednesday and optioned left-hander Xavier Cedeno to Triple-A Syracuse.
Analysis: Gonzalez, returning from left shoulder inflammation, was set to start Wednesday night against Houston. In two rehab starts with Class A Potomac, he pitched 7 2-3 innings, allowing nine earned runs on nine hits and eight walks.
|May 18 8:52 AM PT9:52 AM MT10:52 AM CT11:52 AM ET11:52 ET15:52 GMT23:52 8:52 AM MST10:52 AM EST11:22 AM VEN19:52 UAE10:52 AM CT-The Washington Nationals have placed Gonzalez on the 15-day disabled list with inflammation in his pitching shoulder and recalled righty Ryan Mattheus from Triple-A Syracuse.
Analysis: Gonzalez (3-4) dropped his third straight start in Saturday's 5-2 loss to the New York Mets. He lasted only three innings, allowing five runs and seven hits, which raised his ERA to 4.62. Gonzalez gave up seven runs and nine hits in his previous start at Oakland.
|Apr. 19 4:05 PM PT5:05 PM MT6:05 PM CT7:05 PM ET19:05 ET23:05 GMT7:05 4:05 PM MST6:05 PM EST6:35 PM VEN3:05 UAE (+1)6:05 PM CT-Gonzalez improved to 3-1 on Friday after limiting St. Louis to one run and four hits over seven innings.
Analysis: Gonzalez, who struck out seven, owns a 2.88 ERA through four starts.
|Apr. 14 3:35 PM PT4:35 PM MT5:35 PM CT6:35 PM ET18:35 ET22:35 GMT6:35 3:35 PM MST5:35 PM EST6:05 PM VEN2:35 UAE (+1)5:35 PM CT-Gonzalez gave up six runs and nine hits over six innings in his first loss of the season Sunday against Atlanta.
Analysis: Gonzalez, who gave up two homers and walked four, owns a 3.50 ERA through his first three starts. Sunday's struggles came against a pretty potent Atlanta lineup so owners shouldn't overreact.
|Apr. 9 2:46 PM PT3:46 PM MT4:46 PM CT5:46 PM ET17:46 ET21:46 GMT5:46 2:46 PM MST4:46 PM EST5:16 PM VEN1:46 UAE (+1)4:46 PM CT-Gonzalez improved to 2-0 after yielding three hits over six shutout innings in Tuesday's win over the Marlins.
Analysis: Gonzalez has given up just one earned run over 12 innings in his first two starts.
|Apr. 3 2:29 PM PT3:29 PM MT4:29 PM CT5:29 PM ET17:29 ET21:29 GMT5:29 2:29 PM MST4:29 PM EST4:59 PM VEN1:29 UAE (+1)4:29 PM CT-Gonzalez allowed one run and three hits in six innings, earning the win in Wednesday's 5-1 road victory over the Mets.
Analysis: Gonzalez struck out six and only walked one. He has racked up six consecutive wins against the Mets while compiling a 1.61 ERA.