Stephen Gonsalves Player Pool Pitcher

       
 
Age: 26
Born: July 8, 1994
Birthplace: San Diego, CA
Height: 6-5
Weight: 220
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
   
Drafted: 4th round, 2013 by MIN
How Acquired: Claimed off waivers from the NYM (July 2020)
High School: Cathedral Catholic (CA)
   

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Pronunciation: gon-SAWL-vess
First Pro Contract: June 19, 2013 (MIN)
Signing Scout: John Leavitt (MIN)
Signing Bonus: $700,000
Rule 5 Draft Eligible: N/A
MLFA Eligible: N/A
   
Pro Debut: July 5, 2013 (GCL Twins)
Added to 40-man: November 20, 2017 (MIN)
MLB Debut: August 20, 2018 (MIN)
Service Time (1/20): 42 days
Options Remaining: 1 (2019, 2018)
Contract (2020): ~League Minimum
   
Twitter: @TheSGonsalves
Instagram: @stephen_gonsalves1

 
 
 
 
 
     
  Scouting Report & Links      
         
  Physical Description: Tall, athletic pitcher's frame. Still may have some room to grow despite already being listed at 6-5, 220. Long arms, thinner in the lower half.

Mechanics: Easy delievery from a three-quarter arm slot. Well-balanced, not much unnecessary movement. Repeatable. Mediocre control.

Fastball: Four-seam fastball sits 90-92 mph and tops out at 94 mph. Glove side run. Throws the pitch about 60% of the time. Looks faster due to his extension.

Slider: 83-85 mph. Slurvy action. Fringe-average pitch.

Curveball: 71-75 mph. 1-to-6 movement. Average pitch. More potential than his slider.
  Changeup: Above-average 81-82 mph changeup.

Career Notes: Was suspended 8 games in high school for covering for a teammate. Missed time in 2016 with a shoulder strain. Missed a big portion of 2019 with an elbow injury. Waived by Minnesota in July 2020.

Summation: PNeeds to be able to stay healthy and limit the walks. Profiles as emergency rotation depth with a back-of-the-rotation ceiling.

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    Pitching Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l era g gs sv ip h r er hr hbp bb so whip k/9 bb/9
2013 GCL Twins GCL Rk Min 18 1 0 0.63 5 2 0 14.1 8 1 1 0 0 7 18 1.05 11.30 4.40
  2013 Elizabethton Twins App Rk Min 18 1 1 1.29 3 3 0 14.0 10 2 2 0 0 4 21 1.00 13.50 2.57
  2014 Elizabethton Twins App Rk Min 19 2 0 2.79 6 6 0 29.0 23 12 9 1 1 10 26 1.14 8.07 3.10
  2014 Cedar Rapids Kernels Midw A Min 19 2 3 3.19 8 8 0 36.2 31 17 13 1 2 11 44 1.15 10.80 2.70
  2015 Cedar Rapids Kernels Midw A Min 20 6 1 1.15 9 9 0 55.0 29 8 7 2 0 15 77 0.80 12.60 2.45
  2015 Fort Myers Miracle FSL A+ Min 20 7 2 2.61 15 15 0 79.1 66 26 23 2 0 38 55 1.31 6.24 4.31
  2016 Fort Myers Miracle FSL A+ Min 21 5 4 2.33 11 11 0 65.2 43 19 17 2 0 20 66 0.96 9.05 2.74
  2016 Chattanooga Lookouts Sou AA Min 21 8 1 1.82 13 13 0 74.1 43 17 15 1 4 37 89 1.08 10.78 4.48
2017 Chattanooga Lookouts Sou AA Min 22 8 3 2.68 15 15 0 87.1 67 28 26 7 4 23 96 1.03 9.89 2.37
  2017 Rochester Red Wings IL AAA Min 22 1 2 5.56 5 4 0 22.2 27 14 14 4 0 8 22 1.54 8.74 3.18
  2018 Chattanooga Lookouts Sou AA Min 23 3 0 1.77 4 4 0 20.1 11 4 4 2 0 10 25 1.03 11.07 4.43
  2018 Rochester Red Wings IL AAA Min 23 9 3 2.96 19 18 0 100.1 65 33 33 6 6 55 95 1.20 8.52 4.93
  2018 Minnesota Twins AL MLB Min 23 2 2 6.57 7 4 0 24.2 28 22 18 2 1 22 16 2.03 5.84 8.03
  2019 Gulf Coast Twins GCL Rk Min 24 0 1 2.00 5 5 0 9.0 6 2 2 2 0 0 16 0.67 16.00 0.00
  2019 Pensacola Blue Wahoos Sou AA Min 24 0 0 13.50 2 0 0 2.0 2 4 3 1 1 2 3 2.00 13.50 9.00
  2019 Rochester Red Wings IL AAA Min 24 0 1 4.50 1 1 0 2.0 1 1 1 0 0 5 2 3.00 9.00 22.50
   
     
    2020 Stats                                          
  year team lg level org age w l era g gs sv ip h r er hr hbp bb so whip k/9 bb/9
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