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Carlos Eduardo González (born October 17, 1985, in Maracaibo, Venezuela) (nicknamed CarGo) is a Major League Baseball outfielder for the Colorado Rockies.

González was signed by the Arizona Diamondbacks on August 3, 2002. González began his professional career in 2003 for the Rookie League Missoula Osprey. González batted just .258 with 6 home runs in 72 games. In 2004, González split time between the Low Single-A Yakima Bears and the Single-A South Bend Silver Hawks. In 85 games, he batted .275 with 10 home runs.

González played the 2005 season again for the Silver Hawks. He led the Silver Hawks in games played (129) and RBIs (92). He was second on the team in batting average (.307), home runs (18), at bats (515) and runs scored (91). González was also named to the Midwest League midseason and postseason All-Star games and was also named the Midwest League Prospect of the Year. Baseball America and Topps each named González as a Low Class-A All-Star. Topps also named him as the Midwest League Player of the Year.

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