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Pro Sports Daily:
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 and a myriad of video replays. McCann has had his actions analyzed by broadcasters who both supported and condemned his decision to block Gomez’s path to the plate in defense of pitcher Paul Maholm.
For his part McCann had no regrets.
“In the heat of the moment I did what I thought was right” McCann said Thursday afternoon. “I stand by what I did. I’m sticking up for this team. I don’t think that’s a part of baseball. Reading what (Gomez) said last night I think he agrees with it.”
Gomez apologized both through his comments to the media and on Twitter after the game acknowledging “the adrenaline and emotion took it a little (far).”
Gomez had come into the game charged up about being hit ...
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Just two batters in, Wednesday night's game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Atlanta Braves took a turn nobody saw coming.
Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez homered off Braves starter Paul Maholm and stood and admired his shot a bit too long. Looking to get back at Maholm for what he felt was an intentional plunking back in June, Gomez said a few words to the left-hander...
Yeah you can't do that Carlos Gomez. You also can't do that Brian McCann.
This one certainly appears to be mostly on Gomez but you have to wonder whether something preceded all of this. Gomez almost vengefully swung for the downs on the pitch before he homered and looked quite agitated when he missed and almost fell. One gets the idea that something motivated Gomez's...
Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez ignited a bench clearing brawl with the Atlanta Braves in the first inning of Wednesday night's game at Turner Field when he took a bit too long to admire his home run before jogging the bases.
Gomez hit the ball deep to left and watched it for a few seconds before one of the Braves (either catcher Brian McCann or first baseman...
Carlos Gomez’s home run reaction caused a benches clearing confrontation against the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday night.
Warning: Be prepared for an angry rant about a stupid decision from a not-so-smart baseball player. Before reading this, make sure to watch the video (courtesy of mlb.com) of what happened.
It's unknown if the Milwaukee Brewers will have their leading home run hitter for the opener to the final series of this season.
With Carlos Gomez potentially facing a suspension, the Brewers will try to spoil the New York Mets' return from a successful road trip Thursday night.
Gomez's first-inning homer - his 23rd of the season - got Milwaukee (71-87) started toward...
The Brewers' Carlos Gomez and the Braves' Reed Johnson have each been suspended one game after a benches-clearing argument between their teams.
Both were also fined an undisclosed amount Thursday.
In the top of the first inning Wednesday in Atlanta, Gomez homered off Paul Maholm, still furious the Braves starter hit him with a pitch three months earlier.
Gomez stood in...
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Let see, it only took the second batter of the game to rev up this much drama in the first inning as Milwaukee Brewers center fielder, Carlos Gomez hits a rocket dead center for his 23rd home run of the year. He can tell you that because he admired it from a far, yep he stood right there and watched it! When he did decide to run around the bases he had some...
Carlos Gomez was ejected from the game yesterday when he showboated a little too much on a home run. While it was unnecessary, I fail to see why baseball players get so upset about a guy admiring a home run. Showboating is accepted in football and basketball, but the "unwritten rules" of baseball, most of which are complete nonsense, don't allow for it. Gomez standing...
Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez and Atlanta Braves
first baseman Freddie Freeman were ejected in the first inning
after both benches cleared during an argument.
Only lesson to learn from this fight: Carlos Gomez is a douche. No class whatsoever. Even better is that all 4 sets of anno…
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The Milwaukee Brewers seem to enjoy facing the New York Mets on the road.
Having Carlos Gomez back may keep it that way.
Gomez is scheduled to return from his suspension Friday night when the Brewers attempt to continue their success at Citi Field.
Milwaukee (72-87) has won eight of nine visits to Flushing after taking the opener of this four-game set 4-2 on Thursday.
Ben and Sam discuss Mariano Rivera`s farewell, Carlos Gomez`s suspension, and Bud Selig`s legacy.
Nobody can say the Milwaukee Brewers went down without a fight in 2013.
In what might have been their most interesting game of the season they overcame a first-inning benches-clearing fracas sparked by Carlos Gomez to record their fourth shutout of the Atlanta Braves 4-0 at Turner Field.
Kyle Lohse pitched a gem of a game going the distance for the second time in his last three...
Funny how one night after Carlos Gomez goes into "Falling Down" mode after hitting a home run off Paul Maholm, David Wright gets beaned in the head by an errant changeup by Johnny Hellweg. This of course would give Wright full rights to salsa around the basis the next time he hits a home run off Johnny Hellweg. And if you know me at all, you would think that I would have...