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Carlos Gomez | Outfielder | #14

Team: Texas Rangers
Age / DOB:  (31) / 12/4/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3" / 220
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
College: None
Drafted: 2002 / UDFA / NYM
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Carlos Gomez (shoulder) expects to be activated from the disabled list on Saturday, the first day he's eligible.
Gomez had minor surgery to remove a cyst from his right shoulder. He's slated to throw, shag flys and possibly swing a bat on Tuesday. It's unclear whether he might need a short rehab assignment before returning, but either way it sounds like fantasy owners will get him back later this week. Aug 21 - 9:55 PM

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Rangers placed Carlos Gomez on the 10-day disabled list with a right shoulder injury.

The move was made retroactive to August 16. Gomez had a cyst removed from his right shoulder and is still recovering. Utility man Phil Gosselin was called up to take his roster spot. It should be a minimum DL stint for Gomez, who has hit .251 with 15 homers, 42 RBI and 11 steals this season.
Aug 19 - 4:41 PM

Carlos Gomez (shoulder) is not in the Rangers' lineup Thursday against the White Sox.

He hasn't played since Sunday while struggling with a cyst on his right shoulder. Drew Robinson will draw the start in center field and bat eighth Thursday against White Sox starter Reynaldo Lopez. Gomez remains day-to-day.
Aug 17 - 4:39 PM

Carlos Gomez is not in the Rangers' lineup Monday because he's under the weather.

Drew Robinson is covering center field. Gomez should be back in there Tuesday.
Aug 14 - 6:04 PM

Carlos Gomez went 2-for-4 with a two-run single in Friday's win over the Astros.

Gomez came through with a two-run single as part of a four-run third inning by the Rangers. The outfielder is slashing .255/.340/.463 with 15 homers, 42 RBI and 11 steals in 84 games played.
Aug 12 - 12:13 AM

Carlos Gomez slugged a solo homer Friday against the Twins.

Gomez went 1-for-4 on the night, with the homer coming against Bartolo Colon in the ninth inning. The 31-year-old has hit safely in eight straight games, though he’s managed just one multi-hit game along the way. Gomez finished last season strong with the Rangers and has backed that up by batting .254/.334/.468 with 15 homers, 40 RBI, 10 steals, and 40 runs scored through 79 games this season. While he’ll likely never come close to the production he had at his peak in Milwaukee, he’s still a useful player to have around in fantasy leagues.
Aug 5 - 1:13 AM

Carlos Gomez finished 2-for-3 with a solo homer Monday in the Rangers' loss to the Mariners.

Gomez took Felix Hernandez deep for a solo shot in the bottom of the second inning, but the Rangers wouldn't tally another run after that two-run frame. Gomez, 31, has slashed .252/.334/.467 with 14 home runs, 39 RBI, eight stolen bases, and 38 runs scored in 75 games this season for Texas.
Jul 31 - 11:39 PM

Carlos Gomez went 2-for-5 with a home run and two RBI against the Red Sox on Wednesday.

He belted a solo homer against starter Doug Fister in the third inning, then roped a single that plated a run in the fourth. Gomez spent time on the disabled list with a hamstring strain earlier this season and more recently has missed games with a sore back. He has a .256 batting average with 12 home runs and 32 RBI in 56 games. He has seven stolen bases to boot.
Jul 6 - 1:54 AM

Carlos Gomez (back) is in the Rangers' starting lineup on Thursday afternoon against the Indians.

He will start in center field and bat sixth versus Cleveland right-hander Corey Kluber after missing a couple of games with a sore back. Gomez has a cool .826 OPS with 10 home runs, six stolen bases, and 30 runs scored in 49 games this season for Texas.
Jun 29 - 9:15 AM

Carlos Gomez (back) struck out as a pinch-hitter Wednesday in the Rangers' loss to the Indians.

Gomez was held out of the starting lineup for the second night in a row due to a sore back. He could make a full return to center field for Thursday afternoon's series finale at Cleveland's Progressive Field.
Jun 29 - 5:45 AM

Carlos Gomez (back) remained out of the Rangers' lineup Wednesday.

He's missed two straight starts with a sore back. Gomez is considered day-to-day. Delino DeShields is again in center field.
Jun 28 - 3:05 PM

Carlos Gomez is not in Tuesday's lineup because of a sore back.

It doesn't sound like a big deal, but the Rangers figured it would be best to give him a little rest. Delino DeShields is in center field.
Jun 27 - 5:10 PM

Carlos Gomez is not in Tuesday's lineup against the Indians.

The hot-hitting outfielder will get a breather. Delino DeShields will make the start in center field and bat leadoff. Also of note, Rougned Odor has been dropped to seventh in the lineup.
Jun 27 - 2:48 PM

Carlos Gomez led the way in Saturday's 8-1 victory over the Yankees, going 1-for-3 with a homer and two RBI.

Gomez crushed a two-run homer off of Luis Cessa in the fourth inning that increased the Rangers' lead to 3-0. He also swiped a base in the contest and scored a pair of runs. He has been scorching hot since returning from the disabled list last weekend and is now hitting .262/.342/.517 with 10 homers, 29 RBI and six stolen bases on the year.
Jun 24 - 4:25 PM

Carlos Gomez went 3-for-5 with two homers and five RBI in leading the Rangers to an 11-4 win over the Blue Jays on Thursday.

In a tear reminiscent of what J.D. Martinez did earlier this year, Gomez has five homers and 14 RBI in six games since coming off the disabled list. Before getting hurt, he had four homers and 13 RBI in 38 games. The Rangers might want to hit him higher in the order to capitalize on this. He opened the season as a leadoff man, but he's batting sixth right now.
Jun 22 - 6:03 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Robinson Chirinos
2Brett Nicholas
1B1Mike Napoli
2B1Rougned Odor
2Phil Gosselin
SS1Elvis Andrus
2Hanser Alberto
3B1Adrian Beltre
LF1Joey Gallo
2Delino DeShields
3Ryan Rua
CF1Carlos Gomez
RF1Nomar Mazara
2Drew Robinson
DH1Shin-Soo Choo
2Prince Fielder
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Cole Hamels
2Martin Perez
3Andrew Cashner
4A.J. Griffin
5Tyson Ross
6Chi Chi Gonzalez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Jose Leclerc
2Alex Claudio
3Keone Kela
4Matt Bush
5Jason Grilli
6Tony Barnette
7Jake Diekman
8Ricardo Rodriguez
9Austin Bibens-Dirkx
10Jhan Marinez
11Nick Gardewine