Assuming everything goes through -- he reportedly spent Saturday morning at Massachusetts General Hospital undergoing his physical-- Gonzalez will be the Red Sox first baseman for years to come. And it's never too early to take a look at some of his numbers against his his American League East division competition.â†µ
vs. New York Yankees: 3 G, 3-for-11 (.273), HR, 2 BB, 2 SOâ†µ
vs. Tampa Bay Rays: 7 G, 8-for-27 (.296), 4 2B, 2 HR, 2 BB, 9 SOâ†µ
vs. Toronto Blue Jays: 6 G, 5-for-23 (.217), 2B, 2 HR, BB, 5 SOâ†µ
vs. Baltimore Orioles: 10 G, 11-for-33 (.333), 5 2B, 5 BB, 5 SOâ†µ
Career against the A.L. East: 26 games, 27-for-94 (.287), three home runs, 12 doubles, six walks and 21 strikeouts.â†µ
OK, so, maybe it's too early.