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Friday, March 08, 2019

Carlos Gomez rejoins Mets, 3½ years after trade fell through

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Carlos Gomez is back with the Mets, 3½ years after a trade fell through that would have sent him from Milwaukee to New York.

The outfielder agreed to a minor league contract and will report to big league spring training, the Mets said Thursday.

A two-time All-Star, the 33-year-old Gomez hit .208 with nine homers and 32 RBIs in 118 games last year for Tampa Bay. After striking out in Miami on July 4, he took three swings at a cooler in the dugout and punched another cooler, which sent cups flying over the dugout railing.

Clearly, once the Mets get it into their heads to obtain a player, they don’t give up, regardless of what logic may say….

QLE Posted: March 08, 2019 at 04:20 AM | 8 comment(s)
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