He, his wife Maryeline and son Bryan reside in Bolivar, VZ during the off-season...Participated in a pre-game ceremony prior the annual Fiesta Tigres! game.
Spent the majority of the season with Triple A Toledo, leading the club with 13 saves -- appeared in eight games during two separate stints with the Tigers...After making Detroit's Opening Day roster, he saw action in five games with the Tigers before his contract was outrighted to Triple A Toledo on April 20...Had his contract purchased by the Tigers from Toledo on May 23 -- appeared in three games with Detroit before his contract was outrighted to Toledo for the remainder of the season on June 12...Compiled a 0.61 ERA (14.2IP/1ER) and 20 strikeouts over an 11-outing stretch with Toledo June 27-July 30...Surrendered one unearned run over his final five outings of the season August 22-September 5, fanning 12 batters in 5.2 innings of work with Toledo.
In his first season with the Tigers organization in 2010, he split time between Triple A Toledo and Detroit...Assigned to Toledo to begin the season, he compiled a 2.61 ERA (20.2IP/6ER) in four starts during April...Fired a two-hit shutout for the Mud Hens on May 17 versus Indianapolis -- tied for second in the International League
with one shutout, while he tied for fifth with one complete game...Had his contract purchased by the Tigers from Toledo on June 10...Posted a 2.03 ERA (13.1IP/3ER) over his first 10 appearances with the Tigers June 16-July 18...Established a career high with 3.2 innings of relief on June 19 versus Arizona...Had his contract designated for assignment by the Tigers on August 23 -- his contract was outrighted to Triple A Toledo
on September 1...Appeared in 30 games (two starts) with La Guaira in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season, posting a
5-3 record, 3.24 ERA (41.2IP/15ER) and 34 strikeouts.
Spent the majority of the 2009 season with Triple A Pawtucket in the Red Sox organization after signing with Boston as a Minor League free agent during the off-season...Compiled a four-game winning streak April 26-May 12, posting a 2.70 ERA (26.2IP/8ER)...Tied for fourth in the International League with 35 strikeouts during May...Sidelined July 2-10 with a right ankle sprain...Had his contract purchased from Pawtucket by Boston on August 8 -- appeared in one game for the Red Sox before he was designated for assignment on August 9...had his contract outrighted to Pawtucket on August 12...Joined the Red Sox for a second time after having his contract purchased from Pawtucket on August 22 -- saw action in one game before he was designated for assignment on August 26...had his contract outrighted to Pawtucket on August 28...Started 14 games with La Guaira in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season, posting a 3-3 record and 5.35 ERA (65.2IP/39ER).
Opened the 2008 season with the San Diego Padres after being claimed off waivers from the Washington Nationals on February 5...Made four relief appearances with San Diego before his contract was outrighted to Triple-A Portland on April 15...Split time between the starting rotation and bullpen with Portland -- finished 3-0 with a 2.70 ERA (40.0IP/12ER) in 22
relief outings, while he went 4-5 with a 5.61 ERA (59.1IP/37ER) in 13 starts...Tabbed the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week for August 4-10 after winning both of his starts during the week
with a 0.90 ERA (10.0IP/1ER) and 12 strikeouts...Posted a 2-0 record and 1.21 ERA (22.1IP/3ER) in 10 outings (two starts) during August...Saw action with La Guaira in the Venezuelan Winter League following the season, posting a 5-2 record and 4.55 ERA (59.1IP/30ER) in 13 games (11 starts).
Spent nearly the entire year with Arizona's Triple-A Tucson club, going 8-10 with a 5.15 ERA in 27 starts...made just one appearance with Arizona in his lone Big League stint 6/16-19, allowing four runs (three earned) on four hits in 2.0 innings 6/18 vs. TB...ranked eighth in the Pacific Coast League with 118 strikeouts...led his Tucson club with 153.2 innings pitched, while finishing second on the team in wins and first in games started...allowed only 11 home runs, an average of one every 14.0 innings...surrendered just two homers in his last nine starts (50.2 innings), both of which came in his 8/22 start at Las Vegas...posted a 22.0-inning consecutive scoreless innings streak over parts of four starts 7/20-8/6...that stretch included a season-high 12-strikeout performance in 7.0 scoreless innings 8/1 at Iowa...following the season, played for La Guaria of the Venezuelan Winter League.
BREAKIN' IT DOWN: Worked 5.0 innings or more in 23 of his 27 starts...allowed multiple home runs only once during the season, 8/22 at Las Vegas...recorded two games with 10 or more strikeouts, 6/10 vs. Sacramento (10) and 8/1 at Iowa (12).
Gonzalez, a rookie right-hander, was both shaky and brilliant in his 2006 starts, going 3-7 with a 5.67 ERA. The last month of the season, he was moved to the bullpen to keep his confidence intact and to get a better look at Edgar Gonzalez. Enrique Gonzlaez was nearly unhittable in his first three starts of the season, giving up three earned runs over 19 innings. He struggled a bit after that, giving up six or more runs on four different occasions.
Impressed the staff during Spring Training...Spent the entire season with Double-A Tennessee and posted double-digit win total for the second straight year...Had two complete games.
Enrique was named the farm system's Pitcher-of-the-Year, spending the entire season with Lancaster (A), going 13-6 with a 3.22 ERA in 42 outings, including 17 starts...his 13 victories tied for the California League lead while his ERA was the second-best...he fanned 110 over 142.1 innings while limiting opponents to a .242 average...Gonzalez opened the year
going 3-4 with a 5.45 ERA in 25 relief outings...he was inserted into the starting rotation on June 4 and turned his season
around, going 10-2 with a 2.46 ERA, including an impressive stretch to close the season, posting a 9-1 record and 1.80 ERA
over his final 13 starts...he picked up the win and recorded a season-high 9 K's at San Jose on June 15...Enrique prevailed
in 7 consecutive starts from June 25-August 1, earning honors as the farm system's Pitcher-of-the-Month for July (5-0, 2.45
ERA)...following the regular season, Gonzalez went 1-0 with a 3.55 ERA in 3 games (2 starts) during the Cal League playoffs,
helping Lancaster advance to the championship series.
Saw action with Single A Yakima, South Bend and Lancaster in 2002, making 20 starts at the three stops...Assigned to Lancaster to open the season -- sidelined April 24-May 2 with a left ankle sprain before he was transferred to Yakima on May 6...Fanned a season-high 10 batters on June 17 at Tri-City...Had his contract transferred to South Bend for the remainder of the season on August 13.
Tied for second in the Midwest League with 55 appearances as he worked solely in relief for Single A South Bend during the 2003 season...Posted scoreless streaks of 10 outings (13.1 innings, May 22-June 12), 11 outings (11.2 innings, June 20-July 12) and 12 outings (13.0 innings, July 20-August 12) during the season...Appeared in one game during the Midwest League playoffs, not allowing a run in 1.2 innings of work.
Third on the staff at South Bend with 26 games started, 146.0 innings pitched and 92 strikeouts in 2001...Tied for third in the Miwest League with 12 losses.
Spent the majority of the 2000 season with the Arizona League Diamondbacks before he was promoted to Tucson on September 1.
Made his professional debut with the Dominican Summer League Diamondbacks during the 1999 season.
Signed by Arizona as a non-drafted free agent on October 30, 1998.