MLB: Washington 7, Pittsburgh 4

WASHINGTON, May 16 (UPI) -- Adam LaRoche drove in four runs with a solo homer and a bases-loaded double Wednesday, carrying the Washington Nationals past Pittsburgh 7-4.

MLB: Washington 7, Cincinnati 3

CINCINNATI, May 11 (UPI) -- Home runs by Roger Bernadina and Danny Espinosa sent Washington to a quick start Friday and the Nationals coasted to a 7-3 victory over Cincinnati.

MLB: Washington 7, Philadelphia 1

WASHINGTON, May 5 (UPI) -- Jayson Werth cracked a three-run homer and Gio Gonzalez tossed seven strong innings Saturday in Washington's 7-1 rout of Philadelphia.

MLB: Los Angeles Dodgers 2, Washington 0

LOS ANGELES, April 29 (UPI) -- Chris Capuano and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout Sunday and the Los Angeles Dodgers stayed hot with a 2-0 whitewash of Washington.

MLB: Washington 3, San Diego 1

SAN DIEGO, April 25 (UPI) -- Chad Tracy drove in two runs with a pinch-hit single Tuesday to carry the Washington Nationals past San Diego 3-1.

MLB: Washington 1, Houston 0

WASHINGTON, April 17 (UPI) -- Gio Gonzalez and two relievers combined on a four-hit shutout Tuesday and the Washington Nationals edged Houston 1-0.

Nationals, Gonzalez agree on 4-year deal

WASHINGTON, Jan. 15 (UPI) -- Newly acquired pitcher Gio Gonzalez and the Washington Nationals have agreed on a four-year contract extension, the team said Sunday.
Nats bolster staff with Gio Gonzalez trade

Nats bolster staff with Gio Gonzalez trade

WASHINGTON, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- The Washington Nationals say they have added another young power arm to their rotation with a trade for Oakland Athletics all-star hurler Gio Gonzalez.

A's send Gonzalez to Washington

WASHINGTON, Dec. 22 (UPI) -- The Oakland Athletics agreed to send left-hander Gio Gonzalez to Washington Thursday in exchange for four of the Nationals' top prospects.

MLB: Oakland 2, Seattle 0

SEATTLE, Sept. 29 (UPI) -- Gio Gonzalez struck out 11 and gave up just two hits over eight scoreless innings Wednesday to wrap up Oakland's season with a 2-0 win over Seattle.

MLB: Oakland 3, Los Angeles Angels 1

ANAHEIM, Calif., Sept. 24 (UPI) -- Grant Balfour escaped a bases-loaded jam in the eighth inning Friday to preserve Oakland's 3-1 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Oakland 5, Detroit 3

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 17 (UPI) -- Gio Gonzalez held the Tigers to one run over seven innings Saturday, pitching the Oakland Athletics to a 5-3 win over American League Central champion Detroit.

MLB: Oakland 6, Los Angeles Angels 3

OAKLAND, Calif., Sept. 13 (UPI) -- Josh Willingham belted a three-run homer in the first inning Monday and the Oakland Athletics cruised to a 6-3 win over the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB: Oakland 7, Cleveland 0

CLEVELAND, Sept. 1 (UPI) -- Cliff Pennington's went 4-for-5 with three RBI, lifting Oakland to a 7-0 rout of Cleveland Thursday, avoiding a four-game sweep.

MLB: Oakland 5, Toronto 1

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 21 (UPI) -- Gio Gonzalez pitched eight strong innings and Josh Willigham cracked a two-run, pinch-hit homer Saturday in the Oakland Athletics' 5-1 victory over Toronto.
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Gio Gonzalez
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Gio Gonzalez throws a pitch in the second inning against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium in New York City on July 25, 2009. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo)

Giovany A. Gonzalez (born September 19, 1985, in Hialeah, Florida) is a left-handed Major League Baseball pitcher for the Oakland Athletics.

Gonzalez attended Hialeah High School in Hialeah, Florida, for the first 3 years of his high school career, where they won two state championships and nearly won a third. After his junior year, he transferred over to Monsignor Edward Pace High School in 2004.

He was drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 1st round.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Gio Gonzalez."
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