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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 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

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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

Carlos Gomez is not in the lineup for Wednesday's game against the Blue Jays.

Just a rest day for Gomez, who has been swinging a hot stick since being activated from the disabled list on June 16. He is 6-for-19 with three homers and nine RBI in his four games since returning to action. Delino DeShields will man center in his place and is hitting ninth.
Jun 21 - 4:19 PM

Carlos Gomez smashed a solo homer during a four-run first inning on Tuesday, powering the Rangers to a 6-1 victory over the visiting Blue Jays.

Gomez has been on a tear since returning from the disabled list on Friday, with nine RBI in his first four games. On the season, he's slashing .255/.337/.472 with seven long balls and 22 RBI.
Jun 21 - 12:55 AM

Carlos Gomez went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run in Sunday's loss to the Mariners.

Gomez was just activated off the disabled list on Friday after missing four weeks with a right hamstring strain. He homered twice in this weekend set against the M's, with Sunday's homer a two-run shot coming off Christian Bergman in the second inning. Gomez has gone 4-for-12 with a double, two homers and eight RBI in his first three games since returning to action.
Jun 18 - 7:07 PM

Carlos Gomez had a three-run homer and an RBI single against the Mariners in his return from the disabled list Friday.

Welcome back, Carlos. Delino DeShields was fine as a part-time center fielder in his absence, but Jared Hoying did little and the Rangers can still play DeShields in left frequently.
Jun 17 - 12:50 AM

Rangers activated OF Carlos Gomez from the 10-day disabled list.

Gomez will return to action Friday night against the Mariners after missing a month with a right hamstring strain. The center fielder was batting .246/.331/.423 with four home runs and five stolen bases over his first 38 games this season for the Rangers.
Jun 16 - 4:29 PM

Carlos Gomez (hamstring) could be activated from the disabled list as soon as Saturday.

Gomez began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Round Rock as a designated hitter over the weekend and will join Double-A Frisco on Wednesday to play the outfield. He'll play five innings on Wednesday, seven on Thursday and nine on Friday before then being activated if all goes well. Gomez has been out since mid-May with a strained right hamstring.
Jun 12 - 6:26 PM

Carlos Gomez (hamstring) will rehab with the Rangers for the next two days before then playing the outfield during his rehab assignment.

Gomez began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Round Rock as a designated hitter over the weekend and is slated to play the outfield later this week. It looks like he's tracking toward a return as soon as late this week or, probably more likely, early next week.
Jun 12 - 4:16 PM

Carlos Gomez (hamstring) played a pair of games over the weekend for Triple-A Round Rock, kicking off his minor-league rehab assignment.

Gomez was 1-for-3 as the designated hitter on Saturday, and 1-for-5 with a pair of strikeouts Sunday while also serving as the DH. It's uncertain how many at-bats the team would like him to log before he is considered for activation. In addition, he'll likely need to spend time in the outfield before the team green lights him.
Jun 11 - 11:49 PM

Carlos Gomez (hamstring) will begin a rehab assignment with Triple-A Round Rock on Saturday.

Gomez will serve as Round Rock's designated hitter Saturday and Sunday before presumably then playing some in the outfield. It sounds like he should be activated sometime next week assuming all goes well.
Jun 9 - 3:15 PM

Carlos Gomez (hamstring) could begin a minor league rehab assignment this weekend.

Gomez ran sprints on Tuesday afternoon and will also go through a full pregame batting practice session with his Rangers teammates. He's expected to do some outfield drills as well. The center fielder landed on the disabled list May 16 with a right hamstring strain and was given a recovery timetable of 4-6 weeks. Assuming no setbacks, Gomez will make the early part of the range.
Jun 6 - 5:30 PM

Carlos Gomez (hamstring) ran in the outfield on Tuesday.

Gomez isn't ready to run the bases yet, but he's been doing other sorts of running for about a week now. He's three weeks into a projected timetable of 4-6 weeks.
Jun 6 - 3:23 PM

Carlos Gomez (hamstring) took batting practice and ran sprints on Tuesday.

When he landed on the disabled list May 16 the Rangers said Gomez would likely be sidelined 4-6 weeks, but it looks like he's going to beat that timetable. "BP is easy to hit, so I’m crushing BP," Gomez told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. "The big thing is running the bases and going side to side. Right now, things are going well."
May 30 - 11:49 PM

Rangers placed OF Carlos Gomez on the 10-day disabled list with a right hamstring strain.

Gomez suffered the injury on Sunday against the A's and is expected to be sidelined for the next 4-6 weeks. Jared Hoying is taking his spot on the Rangers' active roster.
May 16 - 3:53 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Jonathan Lucroy
2Robinson Chirinos
1B1Mike Napoli
2B1Rougned Odor
SS1Elvis Andrus
2Hanser Alberto
3Pete Kozma
3B1Adrian Beltre
2Joey Gallo
LF1Delino DeShields
CF1Carlos Gomez
RF1Nomar Mazara
2Drew Robinson
DH1Shin-Soo Choo
2Prince Fielder
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Yu Darvish
2Cole Hamels
3Martin Perez
4Andrew Cashner
5A.J. Griffin
6Tyson Ross
7Chi Chi Gonzalez
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Matt Bush
2Jeremy Jeffress
3Keone Kela
4Tony Barnette
5Jose Leclerc
6Alex Claudio
7Nick Martinez
8Austin Bibens-Dirkx
9Dario Alvarez
10Jake Diekman
11Ernesto Frieri
12Tanner Scheppers
13Preston Claiborne