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Astros hopeful Gomez will not need DL stint

The Astros believe they have avoided putting Carlos Gomez on the disabled list. Gomez, who injured his left ribcage diving for a ball in the outfield on Friday in Oakland, wasn't in the lineup on Monday against the Twins for the third game in a row, but he did go through pregame drills.
8 hours ago

Gomez still out of lineup, hopes to avoid DL

Astros outfielder Carlos Gomez will miss Monday's home series opener against the Minnesota Twins with a sore left rib cage suffered while diving for a ball in left center during Friday night's game against the Athletics.
1 day ago

Gomez out with sore left rib cage

Astros outfielder Carlos Gomez will miss the rest of the series against the A's with a sore left rib cage suffered while diving for a ball in left-center during Friday night's 7-4 loss.
2 days ago

Carlos Gomez to miss a few days with injury

Carlos Gomez is going to miss a few days after diving for a baseball in the ninth inning of a game on Friday. According to reports, the player will not be put on the disabled list, and simply needs some time to mend the soreness in his ribs. Signed by the New York Mets as an amateur free agent in 2002, the centerfielder has been with the Houston Astros since the start of last season...
Via Today's Knuckleball
2 days ago

Watch Astros OF Carlos Gomez obliterate his bat after striking out

Carlos Gomez is a fiery player. He was with the Milwaukee Brewers, and he still is with the Houston Astros. That's not necessarily a bad trait, and it certainly gets him plenty of attention.On Sunday night against the Boston Red Sox, Gomez expressed his frustration by taking it out on his bat. Rather than slamming it to the ground, the Astros outfielder snapped it over his knee,...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Angry Carlos Gomez smashes bat over leg (VIDEO)

Carlos Gomez really does not like to strike out when the game is being viewed by a national audience. We know this because he absolutely destroyed a bat after striking out in the third inning of Sunday night’s Astros-Red Sox game. He broke the bat over his leg and you almost have to feel bad for the poor wooden object. Carlos Gomez aka Bruce Banner "You Wouldn't Like Me When...
Via The Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez Tried To Fix Outfield Wall With Karate Kick, Failed Miserably

Carlos Gomez is a pretty good baseball player. He’s not, however, a very good grounds crew member — or ninja. The Houston Astros center fielder found himself in the middle of an odd situation Tuesday night as the Astros hosted the Kansas City Royals at Minute Maid Park in Houston. One batter into Tuesday’s game, an issue with the outfield fence arose. The door to the Kansas...
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Carlos Gomez does karate kick in battle with bullpen door, loses fight

When we last checked in with Carlos Gomez on Monday night, he was caught with his pants around his ankles after producing an epic bat flip on a deep fly ball that Alex Gordon snagged with ease. Tuesday’s game featured an even more animated Gomez, who went to war with the door leading to the Royals’ bullpen—and lost. The padding on the door was coming off, so Gomez tried to...
Via The Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch Carlos Gomez’s bat flip fail (VIDEO)

If you flip your bat after connecting with a pitch, you had better make sure that the ball goes where you project it to. A bat flip followed by an out is a bat flip gone wrong. Carlos Gomez learned that lesson in Monday night’s game against the Royals, when he crushed a Chris Young pitch to left field and did an epic bat flip to celebrate. Unfortunately for him, the ball was caught...
Via The Sports Daily
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Gomez wants to retire as member of Brewers

MILWAUKEE -- 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 interleague series against Milwaukee.Gomez spent more than five seasons with the...
Via Associated Press
24 days ago  |  Discuss

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