Carlos Gomez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Five MLB players who could be traded before the end of June

    Sporting News "Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline is Aug. 1 this year, pushed back a day because July 31 falls on a Sunday. The rumors will really begin in earnest as June comes to a close, and the actual trades will start to become a frequent reality in the final week or two of July. Don’t sleep on the..." May 28

  • Astros manager A.J. Hinch hopeful Carlos Gomez can return to activity next week

    Houston Chronicle "Astros manager A.J. Hinch said before Thursday's series finale against the White Sox that he's hopeful struggling center fielder Carlos Gomez can get back into baseball activity next week. Gomez went on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a bruised left rib cage, an injury he aggravated diving..." May 20

  • Astros Designate Asher Wojciechowski, Place Carlos Gomez On DL

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Astros have designated righty Asher Wojciechowski for assignment, per a club announcement. His 40-man spot was needed for the promotion of third baseman Colin Moran. Houston also announced that outfielder Carlos Gomez will hit the 15-day DL; he has a bruised left rib cage, per Brian..." May 17

  • Houston Chronicle editor apologizes for column about Carlos Gomez

    Hardball Talk "A couple of weeks ago Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle wrote a hit piece on Carlos Gomez, blaming him for the bulk of the Astros’ problems. That was bad (i.e. inaccurate) enough, but the column was made worse by Smith’s inclusion of a quote of broken English from Gomez that seemed to serve..." May 16

  • Astros GM says Carlos Gomez has to start hitting to avoid being benched

    CBS Sports "The Astros, a team many expected to take a big step forward this season, have not gotten off to a good start in 2016. They have lost three of their last four games to fall to 15-24 on the season, 7 1/2 games back in the AL West. SportsLine says their postseason odds have dropped from 62.0 percent..." May 16

  • Carlos Gomez feels insulted by newspaper's use of quote

    ESPN "Carlos Gomez says he was ridiculed by a newspaper column that used a direct quote in the Houston Astros center fielder's second language of English. Speaking to ESPN Radio's Max y Marly in Spanish on Thursday, Gomez told ESPN's Max Bretos and Marly Rivera he tried to conduct an interview with..." May 13

  • Houston Columnist Criticized Over Carlos Gomez Quote

    The Big Lead "Houston Chronicle columnist Brian T. Smith wrote a column about Houston Astros centerfielder Carlos Gomez’ poor start. He included the following direct quote from Gomez. “For the last year and this year, I not really do much for this team. The fans be angry. They be disappointed,” said Gomez as..." May 06

  • Carlos Gomez knows he's a disappointment to Astros fans

    Houston Chronicle "We've seen him be sexy. We've watched him swing out of his heels. We've witnessed the dabs, team-first taunts and me-first prancing all across the field. But we still haven't seen the real Carlos Gomez. Not even close. Neither have the Astros. Which is a little bit of a problem,..." May 05

  • Astros Carlos Gomez says he wants to retire a Brewer

    Fox 6 Now "Houston center fielder Carlos Gomez says he’d like to retire as a member of the Milwaukee Brewers, the team that traded him to the Astros last summer. The 30-year-old Gomez returned to Miller Park on Friday for the first time since the deal with Houston, which is in town for a three-game..." April 09

  • Astros’ Carlos Gomez, George Springer drawing interest at winter meetings

    Houston Chronicle "Fireballer Vince Velasquez is a hot name for teams that talk to the Astros. The team doesn’t want to move him but is more willing to part with him than Lance McCullers, as one would expect after the breakout season McCullers had in 2015. The Astros are also getting inquiries on their..." December 09

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    Evan Drellich @EvanDrellich

    Hinch said Gomez could start again this postseason if it happens for Astros. He didn't specify when in the postseason.

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    Brian T. Smith @ChronBrianSmith

    Gomez is dealing with soreness after final throw vs. Mariners. #Astros

  • Carlos Gomez still progressing, return to Astros unknown

    Houston Chronicle "Carlos Gomez has not returned to the starting lineup and doesn’t want to talk about it with just five chances to do so after Monday’s game in the regular season. “Hopeful. We’re hopeful,” manager A.J. Hinch said when asked if a return as a starter was likely. “That’s about as far as I can..." September 29

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    Brian McTaggart ⚾️ @brianmctaggart

    Hinch said pinch running and defense are closer for Gomez than hitting, which isn't close.

  • Astros manager A.J. Hinch says there’s still no timetable for Carlos Gomez

    Hardball Talk "Carlos Gomez has been sidelined since September 12 with an intercostal strain, and it’s not clear when he might be ready to return to the Astros’ starting lineup. Gomez took swings on Sunday and reported feeling good on Monday, but Astros manager A.J. Hinch told Jose de Jesus Ortiz of the..." September 23

  • Carlos Gomez unlikely to be on field for Texas series "It's becoming increasingly evident that the Astros will be without the services of center fielder Carlos Gomez when the American League West-leading Rangers come to Minute Maid Park for a crucial three-game series starting Friday. "He did a little bit more yesterday, he's not in the lineup..." September 23

  • Carlos Gomez returns to team but out at least through Thursday

    Houston Chronicle "The Astros’ infirmary is busy. Carlos Gomez returned to the Astros on Tuesday as planned but it’s unclear when he’ll be available to play after he strained his left intercostal muscle. An MRI on Monday in Houston revealed the strain to be minor. The center fielder definitely won’t play in..." September 16

  • Astros' Gomez returns to Houston to be examined by team doctors

    The Score "Carlos Gomez won't be joining his teammates for a crucial series opener in Arlington against the Texas Rangers on Monday. The Astros outfielder is heading back to Houston to be examined by team doctors in order to diagnose his intercostal discomfort that held him out of the lineup Sunday. " September 14

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    Jose de Jesus Ortiz @OrtizKicks

    Gomez has been scratched with left intercostal discomfort. That is not good. #Astros

  • Benches clear as Astros' Carlos Gomez tells Joe Girardi, Yankees to 'shut up'

    ESPN New York "During the Houston Astros' 15-1 win over the New York Yankees on Tuesday, Carlos Gomez told Joe Girardi and the Yankees' dugout to "shut up," causing the benches to clear in the sixth inning. Gomez's three-run home run later in the game probably didn't help matters, either. With Houston..." August 26

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    Houston Astros @astros

    Today's #Astros lineup at SF. Scott Feldman gets the ball at 2:45 pm CT. #Whiff

  • Brewers send Carlos Gomez and Mike Fiers to Astros

    CBS Sports "The Milwaukee Brewers traded outfielder Carlos Gomez and right-hander Mike Fiers to the Houston Astros, CBS MLB Insider Jon Heyman first reported Thursday night. A day after another deal involving Gomez failed to be completed with the Mets -- much to the embarrassment of all parties involved --..." July 31

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    Jon Heyman @JonHeymanCBS

    carlos gomez and mike fiers go to houston

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Brewers will try to trade Gomez by Friday. Remember the #Padres saw hip issues w Matt Kemp's hips last winter and still made trade.

  • Agent, Brewers dispute claims that Carlos Gomez has hip issue

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Both Brewers general manager Doug Melvin and agent Scott Boras disputed the notion Thursday morning that centerfielder Carlos Gomez has a hip issue serious enough to flunk a medical review. The Brewers thought they had a deal with the Mets on Wednesday evening to send Gomez to New York in..." July 30

  • Mets say trade for Carlos Gomez isn't happening now

    New York Daily News "Mets GM Sandy Alderson has said that the reported trade for Carlos Gomez - which would have sent Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler to the Brewers for Carlos Gomez has not and "will not" happen. The general manager was emphatic no deal had happened, despite multiple reports to the contrary, blaming..." July 30

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    Bob Nightengale @BNightengale

    The #Brewers rejected the #Mets trade because of concerns over Wheeler"s physical and still plan to trade Gomez by Friday.

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    Sources: #Mets backed out of trade due to concern over hip issue with #Brewers’ Gomez.

  • Mets trade for Gomez, send Flores and Wheeler packing

    New York Daily News "Sandy Alderson continues to swing deals to support the Mets' chase for a playoff berth this season. The Mets have agreed to acquire Milwaukee centerfielder Carlos Gomez in exchange for injured pitcher Zack Wheeler and infielder Wilmer Flores, sources told the Daily News during Wednesday's game..." July 29

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    Tim Brown @TBrownYahoo

    At this hour, Mets pushing very hard for Carlos Gomez, source says...

  • Brewers' Gomez drawing interest from contenders, non-contenders

    Fox Sports "Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez is one of the most intriguing players on the trade market – a right-handed hitter who is affordable and under club control through next season. Not surprisingly, Gomez is drawing interest -- and not only from teams in obvious contention. The Rangers and..." July 27

  • Mercer talks to Brewers' Gomez, sees no need for retaliation

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Jordy Mercer was half-asleep Monday night when he got a phone call from a number he didn’t recognize. “Hey, it’s Carlos Gomez,” said the voice on the other end. “I was like, ‘What? Really?’” Mercer said Thursday, speaking publicly for the first time since Gomez’s takeout slide Sunday led to..." July 24

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    Ken Rosenthal @Ken_Rosenthal

    To add to @jonmorosi report on #Orioles’ interest in J. Upton: Team also has inquired on C. Gomez. But does BAL have prospects for big move?

  • The Brewers will likely shop Carlos Gomez

    Hardball Talk "Jon Heyman reports that the Brewers are “willing to trade” Carlos Gomez. Makes sense, even if he’s having a slightly down year. He’s a plus defender at a key position and usually a solid bat. He’s also under contract only through the end of 2016 and is pretty unlikely to want to sign with..." July 18

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    #Brewers Carlos Gomez is going to run bases hard during BP and if he does OK and recovers well tomorrow, should be back in lineup Tuesday.

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    MRI on #Brewers CF Carlos Gomez's ailing hip was negative. Still day to day.

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    Adam McCalvy @AdamMcCalvy

    RR confirms, very good chance Carlos Gomez is back tomorrow. Still debating whether to bat him leadoff or somewhere else.

  • Brewers to place Gomez on 15-day DL after MRI reveals tear in hamstring

    The Score "The Milwaukee Brewers' outfield depth will be tested after the club received some bad news regarding Carlos Gomez's MRI on Thursday. Tests revealed a small tear in Gomez's hamstring, which will force the club to place the All-Star center fielder on the 15-day disabled list. Gomez received a..." April 17

  • Carlos Gomez exits game with hamstring injury

    Sporting News "Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez exited Wednesday's game against the Cardinals in St. Louis after appearing to injure himself beating out the back end of a double play in the top of the ninth inning. Gomez told reporters after the game that he felt a pull in his right hamstring about halfway..." April 16

  • Brewers being rewarded for their faith in Carlos Gomez

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Carlos Gomez was only 24 when he first suited up for the Milwaukee Brewers in 2010. Yet critics already had labeled the speedy centerfielder a hopeless case offensively, lacking the plate discipline necessary to take full advantage of his many talents. Gomez had been an underachiever in his..." February 25

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    Milwaukee Brewers @Brewers

    CF Carlos Gomez scratched (low back tightness). Herrera now leading off. Schafer now in the lineup in CF, batting 7th. Segura now bats 6th.

  • Carlos Gomez drops his appeal of three-game suspension

    Hardball Talk "Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Carlos Gomez has dropped his appeal of his three-game suspension handed down by Major League Baseball as a result of his involvement in the Easter altercation with the Pirates after gawking at a triple he hit off of Gerrit Cole. He’ll..." May 14

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Carlos Gomez is appealing suspension.

  • Carlos Gomez, Kyle Lohse get most valuable nod

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Centerfielder Carlos Gomez was a unanimous selection as the Milwaukee Brewers' 2013 most valuable player in annual balloting by the Milwaukee chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America. Gomez received all eight first-place ballots to total 40 points. Voters made three selections for..." October 11

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    Carlos Gomez @C_Gomez27

    I would like to apologize first to the fans MLB my teammates and the Brewers organization as well as the Braves organization.

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    Carlos Gomez of #Brewers has been suspended for tonight's game against Mets.

  • McCann stands by actions in Gomez confrontation

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "Brian McCann got more than his share of air time in the 24 hours after his nose-to-nose confrontation with Brewers outfielder Carlos Gomez that fueled a benches-clearing fracas Wednesday night. McCann is featured mask up eyes blazing and shouting at Gomez in countless photos from multiple angles..." September 26

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    Carlos Gomez @C_Gomez27

    The way I carried myself on the field is unacceptable I should have done better to control myself and set a good example.

  • Brewers' Carlos Gomez back to baseball activities "Two days after he was limping around the clubhouse on crutches Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez resumed baseball activities on Sunday and spoke of returning to the lineup before the end of the week. Gomez sprained his right knee when he made a wall-banging catch on Thursday against the Reds..." August 18

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    #Brewers CF Carlos Gomez left the game with a right knee sprain. He will have an MRI on Friday.