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Carlos Gomez Has a Home in Texas

Think about the teams that need to make the most of the year ahead. The Red Sox, certainly, will now be under a lot of pressure to roll through the playoffs. That’s the consequence of working how they’ve worked. The Royals will face a lot of pressure in a different way, because it looks almost certain that 2018 and beyond will be a challenge. For Kansas City, this could be their...
Via Fangraphs
December 07, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Carlos Gomez homers in first at-bat with Rangers

Carlos Gomez seemed to be really happy that he left Houston, judging by what he did in his first at-bat as a new member of the Texas Rangers. With two on, facing a 1-0 count, Gomez got a hanging breaking ball, and he did not miss it. It was a softball pitch, and he sent it into the stands with ease. First at-bat as a Ranger for @RealCarlosGomez ? How 'bout a 3-run homer.#Rangers...
Via The Sports Daily
August 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Marlins, Giants reportedly in the mix for Carlos Gomez

After failing to find a trade taker for Carlos Gomez, the Houston Astros have released the struggling outfielder outright, and a couple of National League teams could be interested in scooping him up on the cheap. The Astros designated Gomez for assignment earlier this month and finally requested unconditional release waivers on him on Friday, per Brian McTaggart of
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Cardinals reportedly considering Carlos Gomez trade

Could a return to the NL Central be in the cards for Carlos Gomez? According to a report by Derrick Goold of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch on Thursday, the Cardinals will explore the situation of the exiled Astros outfielder to see if he might be a good fit for them. #Cardinals will explore Carlos Gomez's situation and whether he's a fit, can help. No indication they'll make a...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Astros designate struggling Gomez for assignment

Carlos Gomez’s time with the Houston Astros is reportedly over. Brian McTaggart of reports the Astros have designated Gomez for assignment on Wednesday. Source: Astros have designated OF Carlos Gomez for assignment. — Brian McTaggart (@brianmctaggart) August 10, 2016 The Astros acquired Gomez during last season’s trade deadline with Mike Fiers in a package for...
Via The Outside Corner
August 10, 2016  |  Discuss

Astros fan starts GoFundMe page to buy out Gomez contract

Carlos Gomez without a doubt has so far suffered through a disappointing 2016 season. And it’s apparently gotten so bad one Houston Astros fan believes it’s time to cut the struggling outfielder loose. And if the Astros organization isn’t willing to foot the bill to accomplish it? Perhaps a contingent of fans could band together to help alleviate the financial burden. Andrew...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
July 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez and the Best Power-Speed Seasons in Baseball History

Carlos Gomez is not having a good season. His TAv is the lowest it’s been since 2009 when Carlos Gomez hadn’t yet become Carlos Gomez! His defense and base running are up from last year, but still aren’t where they use to be. At this point, the Brewers trade with the Astros seems increasingly one-sided. That said, Gomez had a couple of amazing seasons with the Brewers. It...
Via BP Milwaukee
June 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Did a columnist twist Carlos Gomez' words? You decide

Houston Astros’ center fielder Carlos Gomez is still upset about the way Houston Chronicle columnist Brian T. Smith quoted him in a piece last week. In that column, which largely finds Smith alluding to Gomez not producing the way fans had expected, also includes lines like “We’ve witnessed the dabs, team-first taunts and me-first prancing all across the field.” Smith also...
Via Awful Announcing
May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez: Critical column ‘intentionally’ ridiculed him

Carlos Gomez doubled-down by again slamming a column about him written last week that some have suggested misused a quote from the struggling Houston Astros slugger to portray him in an unflattering light. Gomez argued during an appearance Thursday on ESPN Radio’s Max y Marly — a show conducted in Spanish — that the column, written last week by the Houston Chronicle’s...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez calls out reporter for printing embarrassing quote

Carlos Gomez is unhappy with a Houston-based reporter who recently published a story that makes the Astros outfielder look bad in more ways than one. Earlier this week, Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle put out a feature about how much Gomez has struggled since the Astros acquired him at the trade deadline last summer. While harsh, the assessment of Gomez’s play is accurate...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 06, 2016  |  Discuss

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