Nevertheless, he suffered the effects of assorted injuries that limited his playing career to 112 games. González originally joined the organization when he was signed as a catcher in 2008, as he played from 2009 through 2011 for the Dominican Summer League Red Sox, before transitioning to a coaching role for the team in 2012. His most productive season came in 2011, when he hit a slash line of.310/.374/.379 in 36 games, while leading the team in batting average.
Throughout his brief career, González was a virtual extra coach in the clubhouse.
Even though he did not play in 2012, he served in this capacity under DSL Red Sox manager José Zapata. Zapata, also a long time field coordinator for the DSL Red Sox, praised the work and leadership of González and recommended him to the organization.
He then became a full-time coach in 2013 and returned to his duties in 2014. In the 2015 season, the Red Sox fielded two clubs in the DSL for the first time since 2003.
The two teams are referred to internally as "Red" and "Blue" squads, although MiLB.com refers to the teams as Red Sox 1 and Red Sox 2 in keeping with their protocol for other organizations with two teams in the circuit.
González began his seventh season in the Red Sox Minor League system being promoted to a management position for the 2015 DSL Red Sox 2. At age 24, he gained his first managerial experience at any professional baseball level