Former Washington Nationals pitcher and fan favorite Gio González announced his retirement from baseball in an instagram post.
In the post Gio writes about his time in Washington D.C.: “Washington nationals,what an incredible 7 years you gave me and my family,because of you I will forever be thankful,you helped me become the man..”
During his seven years in a Washington Nationals uniform, Gonzalez had a 86-65 win loss record an ERA of .570. Gonzalez appeared in 213 games with the Washington Nationals. He was with the Nationals from 2012 – 2017.
Gio appeared in a total of five playoff series during his baseball career, and four post-season appearances were with the Washington Nationals and never won a World Series.
Gonzalez is also a two time All-Star who twice finished sixth or better in his league’s Cy Young voting.