Carlos Gomez RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ranger manager Jeff Banister is not about to ask Carlos Gomez to tone down his energy

    Dallas Morning News "Rangers manager Jeff Banister does not want outfielder Carlos Gomez to tone down his base-running style despite being called for an illegal slide for the second time this season Friday. The Rangers had a run-scoring grounder turned into an inning-ending double play when Gomez was called for..." September 18

  • Rangers Designate Drew Stubbs, Activate Carlos Gomez

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Rangers have designated outfilder Drew Stubbs for assignment, according to Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News (via Twitter). His roster spot will go to the just-signed Carlos Gomez, who has been activated. Gomez will go right onto action for Texas, playing left field and slotting into..." August 25

  • Rangers' Carlos Gomez: To serve as everyday left fielder

    CBS Sports "Gomez, who signed with the Rangers on Saturday, will be their everyday left fielder according to manager Jeff Bainster, Jeff Wilson of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports." August 21

  • Rangers nearing deal with Carlos Gomez

    Today's Knuckleball "While one American League West hopeful has shown it has no use for outfielder Carlos Gomez, another may be taking a hard look at the now-free agent center fielder. The first-place Texas Rangers are taking a hard look at the 30-year-old former Astro. Though the Rangers currently lead the..." August 20

  • Marlins, Giants reportedly in the mix for Carlos Gomez

    Yardbarker "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..." August 20

  • Carlos Gomez Released by Astros

    Bleacher Report "One week after designating him for assignment, the Houston Astros released outfielder Carlos Gomez Friday. The move was made official on the transaction page of the team's website. Upon designating Gomez for assignment, Houston had 10 days to work out a potential trade or assign him to a..." August 19

  • Marlins Considering Carlos Gomez

    MLB Trade Rumors "In the wake of Giancarlo Stanton’s season-ending groin injury, the Marlins are exploring several hitters, including the Astros’ Carlos Gomez,’s Joe Frisaro reports. Gomez would presumably join Ichiro Suzuki in a platoon, with one of the two veterans playing with regulars Christian Yelich..." August 15

  • Matt Holliday is out and Carlos Gomez is available

    Viva El Birdos "The Cardinals have had a series of injuries over the last month or so, losing Matt Carpenter, Brandon Moss, and Jhonny Peralta for a time. Then Aledmys Diaz, Matt Adams, and now Matt Holliday, who fractured his thumb on a hit-by-pitch last night. Holliday, who had started almost every game in left..." August 12

  • Mets have 'open mind' about adding Carlos Gomez

    The Score "The New York Mets might be thinking of making another run at Carlos Gomez. New York nearly acquired Gomez last season from the Milwaukee Brewers, but the trade fell through due to the outfielder's troubling hip, and he was later shipped to the Houston Astros instead." August 11

  • Astros designate Carlos Gomez for assignment

    Today's Knuckleball "According to a report from Brian McTaggart of on Wednesday afternoon, it appears that veteran center fielder Carlos Gomez may have played his last game as a member of the Houston Astros. Per the Wednesday report, the Astros have designated Gomez for assignment. While notably failing to..." August 10

  • Astros report: Carlos Gomez strains right hamstring

    Houston Chronicle "Astros center fielder Carlos Gomez is day-to-day after leaving Wednesday night's 4-1 win over the Yankees in the second inning with a right hamstring strain. "I've had this in the past, and we don't think it's too bad," he said. "Tomorrow can be the worst day, because then you feel if you're..." July 28

  • Astros fan starts fundraiser to buy out Gomez

    Houston Chronicle "It's not often that you see fans passing the hat to raise money for billionaire sports owners. But the struggles of Astros outfielder Carlos Gomez have prompted one fan to do so, at least in cyberspace. After the Astros' 2-1 home loss to the Yankees on Monday night - which ended with Gomez..." July 26

  • Five MLB players who could be traded before the end of June

    Sporting News "Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline is Aug. 1 this year, pushed back a day because July 31 falls on a Sunday. The rumors will really begin in earnest as June comes to a close, and the actual trades will start to become a frequent reality in the final week or two of July. Don’t sleep on the..." May 28

  • Astros manager A.J. Hinch hopeful Carlos Gomez can return to activity next week

    Houston Chronicle "Astros manager A.J. Hinch said before Thursday's series finale against the White Sox that he's hopeful struggling center fielder Carlos Gomez can get back into baseball activity next week. Gomez went on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a bruised left rib cage, an injury he aggravated diving..." May 20

  • Astros Designate Asher Wojciechowski, Place Carlos Gomez On DL

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Astros have designated righty Asher Wojciechowski for assignment, per a club announcement. His 40-man spot was needed for the promotion of third baseman Colin Moran. Houston also announced that outfielder Carlos Gomez will hit the 15-day DL; he has a bruised left rib cage, per Brian..." May 17

  • Houston Chronicle editor apologizes for column about Carlos Gomez

    Hardball Talk "A couple of weeks ago Brian T. Smith of the Houston Chronicle wrote a hit piece on Carlos Gomez, blaming him for the bulk of the Astros’ problems. That was bad (i.e. inaccurate) enough, but the column was made worse by Smith’s inclusion of a quote of broken English from Gomez that seemed to serve..." May 16

  • Astros GM says Carlos Gomez has to start hitting to avoid being benched

    CBS Sports "The Astros, a team many expected to take a big step forward this season, have not gotten off to a good start in 2016. They have lost three of their last four games to fall to 15-24 on the season, 7 1/2 games back in the AL West. SportsLine says their postseason odds have dropped from 62.0 percent..." May 16

  • Carlos Gomez feels insulted by newspaper's use of quote

    ESPN "Carlos Gomez says he was ridiculed by a newspaper column that used a direct quote in the Houston Astros center fielder's second language of English. Speaking to ESPN Radio's Max y Marly in Spanish on Thursday, Gomez told ESPN's Max Bretos and Marly Rivera he tried to conduct an interview with..." May 13

  • Houston Columnist Criticized Over Carlos Gomez Quote

    The Big Lead "Houston Chronicle columnist Brian T. Smith wrote a column about Houston Astros centerfielder Carlos Gomez’ poor start. He included the following direct quote from Gomez. “For the last year and this year, I not really do much for this team. The fans be angry. They be disappointed,” said Gomez as..." May 06

  • Carlos Gomez knows he's a disappointment to Astros fans

    Houston Chronicle "We've seen him be sexy. We've watched him swing out of his heels. We've witnessed the dabs, team-first taunts and me-first prancing all across the field. But we still haven't seen the real Carlos Gomez. Not even close. Neither have the Astros. Which is a little bit of a problem,..." May 05

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