Adrian Gonzalez has played in every game this season for the Dodgers, starting every game but one. But that is to be expected, since the Dodgers first baseman does that every year.
Since the start of the 2006 season, Gonzalez leads the majors with 1,612 games played, 36 more than anyone else (Robinson Cano and Ichiro Suzuki are next, with 1,576). Gonzalez also leads with 1,571 starts during that span.
Gonzalez averaged 159 games played and 155 starts from 2006-2015, with no fewer than 156 games in any season during that span.
Gonzalez since the start of 2006 is fourth in RBI (1,047), hits (1,774) and doubles (378).
This year he is hitting .306/.381/.459 with a .361 wOBA, on pace for 106 RBI, trying for his eighth 100-RBI campaign in the last 10 seasons. Gonzalez's 127 OPS+ annd 124 wRC+ are right in line with his numbers the last three years.
Thursday night was the 1,620th start of Gonzalez's career, giving him 10 full season's worth of starts.
His numbers in those starts:
7,021 plate appearances
292 home runs
Gonzalez faces one of his old teams on Friday night, with the Padres in town for three games. He has hit .316/.360/.540 with 15 home runs in 69 games against San Diego, including 4-for-10 with a double and four walks this season.
Time: 7:10 p.m. PT
TV: SportsNet LA