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The Milwaukee Brewers traded outfielder Carlos Gomez and pitcher Mike Fiers to the Houston Astros on Thursday for four prospects, according to The Brewers dealt Gomez a day after a trade to the New York Mets fell through. The Mets reportedly nixed the trade because of medical concerns over Gomez's hip, though financial issues were also at play. Gomez is signed through 2016 when he is set to make $9 million. Gomez is hitting .262 with eight home runs, 43 runs batted in and seven steals in 74 games this season. He has turned in consistent seasons over the last two years, hitting .284 each year with 73 RBI in each season and stealing 40 and 34 bases and hitting 24 and 23 home runs, respectively. Gomez will start in center field, pushing Jake Marisnick to the bench. Fiers is expected to join the starting rotation.

Carlos Gomez CF HOU 3 weeks ago

Gomez went 2-for-3 with two home runs, a walk, and four RBI in Wednesday's win over the Braves.

A HBP over the weekend caused a bit of a scare, as Gomez was sent for X-rays on his wrist after leaving Saturday's game, but the 29-year-old showed no ill effects Wednesday. It was the third multi-homer game of his career and first since May of 2013.

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Gomez (wrist) is back in the lineup Monday against the Braves.

Gomez bruised his wrist in Saturday's game and sat out Sunday as a precaution. He's back in his usual center field spot Monday and will bat fifth against Atlanta starter Matt Wisler.

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Gomez (wrist) is out of the lineup Sunday against the Reds.

Gomez had to exit Saturday's game after getting his with a pitch, and although X-rays returned negative, the team will give him another precautionary day off. Shane Peterson will get the start in left field, moving Gerardo Parra over to center. Consider Gomez day-to-day heading into Monday's series opener against the Braves.

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Gomez prematurely left Saturday's game against the Reds with a left wrist contusion but X-rays came back negative and the team is listing him as day-to-day.

Gomez continues to be plagued by injuries this season as Josh Smith pegged him with a pitch in the wrist Saturday resulting in the early exit. Even though he's left with just a bruise, Gomez could sit over the next couple of days if swelling becomes an issue.

Carlos Gomez CF HOU 1 month ago

Gomez enjoyed a big night at the plate, going 3-for-5 with a grand slam and five RBI in the Brewers win over Cincinnati on Friday.

Now hitting .271 with six long balls and 31 RBI, Gomez was in and out of the lineup during most of the month of June with a sore right hip, but it looks like he's getting healthy so the Brewers and his fantasy owners will be hoping for a jump in production.

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Gomez is not in the lineup Thursday against the Mets.

Gomez has started back-to-back games since returning from a seven-game absence due to a hip injury, but will rest for the Thursday afternoon contest. Shane Peterson will get the starting nod in left field, while Gerardo Parra moves over to center.

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Gomez (hip) is in the lineup for Tuesday's game against the Mets.

Gomez hasn't played in a game since Wednesday, but he ran the bases full speed during Sunday's batting practice. Following Monday's off day, he's apparently fine to rejoin the lineup, although there's still some chance the recurring injury could pop up again.

Carlos Gomez CF HOU 1 month ago

Gomez (hip) will run the bases full speed during batting practice, and if all goes well with no issues Monday, he'll likely return to the lineup Tuesday, Tom Haudricourt of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports.

Gomez has been sidelined since Wednesday with the hip issue, but it appears he may finally be recovering. However, he attempted multiple returns earlier that resulted in more days off afterwards. He will receive an even more extended break this time, so perhaps the issue will finally resolve itself.

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Gomez (hip) remains out of the lineup Sunday against the Rockies.

Gomez will miss his fourth straight contest and sixth in the past seven due to a sore hip, but there's no indication yet of a potential placement on the disabled list. Gerardo Parra will start in center field once again Sunday, with Shane Peterson again playing in left.