González with the Detroit Tigers
July 14, 1982 |
Ciudad Bolívar, Venezuela
|May 28, 2006, for the Arizona Diamondbacks|
(through 2011 season)
|Earned run average||5.81|
González made his first start against the Cincinnati Reds on May 28, 2006, pitching six innings for the Arizona Diamondbacks and giving up only one run. He was in the rotation for a majority of the season, but was inconsistent and pitched out of the bullpen for the last few weeks of the season. On September 17, 2007, he was claimed off waivers by the Washington Nationals. On February 5, 2008, González was claimed off waivers by the San Diego Padres. After appearing in four games, he was sent outright to the minors on April 15. He became a free agent at the end of the season. He signed a minor league deal with the Boston Red Sox in December 2008 and was invited to spring training. He spent most of the 2009 season in Triple A before being called up on August 8, 2009 and designated for assignment the next day.
The Tigers purchased his contract on May 22, 2011. He was outrighted to Triple-A on June 13.
He spent the summer 2014 in Italy, playing for Rimini Baseball.
- Perry placed on DL; González called up MLB.com June 10, 2010
- Tigers call up Enrique Gonzalez, place Carlos Guillen on 60-day DL, Detroit Free Press, May 22, 2011.
- Pelotero Enrique González tiburones.net
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