Job: Hitting Coach
Jerry Gonzalez was Born on October 30, 1985 in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. He was a professional baseball player that was signed out of Saint Leo University in Florida where he was a First team All- American Shortstop and broke 7 Saint Leo University hitting records.
Gonzalez was signed by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim in the 2007 MLB Draft. In 2007 he was in the MiLB Champions Orem Owlz in which he finished the season 2nd in Team Hitting with a .325 batting average.
Gonzalez was in MLB Spring Training Camp with the Angels in 2008 getting his first hit off the Cubs RHP Kerry Wood. He has played winter ball with the Mayaguez Indios of the Roberto Clemente Puerto Rico Professional League and is a strong hitting instructor and mentor to many Major League players today.
Gonzalez is now one of the owners of the Empire Baseball League and the Empire State Greys.