Carlos Gómez Officially Retires

Carlos Gómez officially announced his retirement yesterday at American Family Field in Milwaukee. This came during his Wall of Honor ceremony with the Brewers. This was not all that surprising, as it was reported last year that Gómez was likely done playing baseball professionally. It just was never confirmed by him directly. He last played in the MLB during the 2019 season with the New York Mets.

Gómez had a very strong tenure with the Brewers. During the 2013 season, he was an All-Star and would end up winning a Gold Glove Award. He also made the All-Star game the following season in 2014. In six seasons with the team, he had 87 home runs, 288 RBIs and a .267 batting average. 

After being traded from the Brewers, Gómez had trouble replicating the success he had in Milwaukee. This led to him becoming a bit of a journeyman at the end of his career. 

In 1,461 career games with the New York Mets, Minnesota Twins, Brewers, Houston Astros, Texas Rangers and Tampa Bay Rays, Gómez had 145 home runs, 546 RBIs and a .252 batting average.

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