MILWAUKEE -- A few months ago, I tried to sell everyone on how Carlos Gomez's new contract with the Milwaukee Brewers was going to be a steal for the team.
I've been a believer in Gomez for quite some time, confident his breakout season was coming. It was just a matter of time.
But, Carlos Gomez an All-Star? Well, maybe down the road. He's always had that kind of potential, but I didn't see this kind of jump coming.
Carlos Gomez is an All-Star. His body of work proves it. Gomez should be a lock to be one of the reserve outfielders, an easy choice. Hopefully Bruce Bochy or his peers are taking notice.
Barring a drastic change in voting, Carlos Beltran, Bryce Harper and Justin Upton will be elected to start the All-Star Game in the outfield for the National League. Odds are Harper won't play in the game due to his lingering knee injury, but who starts in his place is another story.
Point is, Gomez isn't going to be voted in to start by fans. He's still in 11th place in the fan vo...