MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Brewers center fielder Carlos Gomez is out of the lineup Tuesday, but the prognosis on his sprained left shoulder was positive.
Gomez was injured making a leaping catch at the wall in Sunday's loss to Atlanta but was feeling much better prior to Tuesday's game against Chicago.
Team physician Dr. William Raasch examined Gomez on Monday and again saw no reason to take an MRI. Gomez said he would be available to pinch-run and play defense Tuesday and take batting practice Wednesday.
Brewers manager Ron Roenicke was less ambitious than Gomez, hoping to have his center fielder back for this weekend's series in Pittsburgh.
"I'm real pleased, he's real pleased," Roenicke said of Gomez's progress. "I saw him moving around and doing some exercises. I don't know about this series, but hopefully the next one he'll be ready."
Gomez admitted to feeling lucky the injury isn't worse, as the impact on the wall could have left him much more severely injured. He credited a...