Héctor Gómez

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Héctor Gómez
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Gómez with the El Paso Chihuahuas in 2015
Free agent
Infielder
Born: March 5, 1988 (1988-03-05) (age 31)
San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
Professional debut
MLB: September 16, 2011, for the Colorado Rockies
KBO: April 1, 2016, for the SK Wyverns
MLB statistics
(through 2015 season)
Batting average.183
Home runs1
Runs batted in8
KBO statistics
(through 2016 season)
Batting average.211
Home runs7
Runs batted in7
Teams

Héctor Alexis Gómez (born March 5, 1988) is a Dominican professional baseball infielder who is currently a free agent. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Colorado Rockies and Milwaukee Brewers, and in the KBO League for the SK Wyverns.

Career[edit]

Colorado Rockies[edit]

Gómez began his professional career in 2006 after being signed by scout Felix Feliz. He split the season between the Casper Rockies (50 games) and Tri-City Dust Devils (two games), hitting a combined .312 in 62 games. In 2007, he played for the Asheville Tourists, hitting .266 with 11 home runs and 20 stolen bases in 124 games. He played in only one game in 2008, for the Modesto Nuts, collecting one hit in three at-bats. With the Nuts in 2009, Gómez hit .275 in 83 games.

He began the 2011 season with the Tulsa Drillers. Gómez was called up to the majors on September 16, 2011 and made his debut that night.

Milwaukee Brewers[edit]

On June 28, 2012, he was claimed off of waivers by the Milwaukee Brewers, and was assigned to the Brevard County Manatees. Gómez spent the entire 2013 season with the Double-A Huntsville Stars. After playing the entire 2014 minor league season with the Triple-A Nashville Sounds, he was called up to the Brewers on September 2.[1]

On May 4, 2015, Gómez hit his first career home run off of Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw.

San Diego Padres[edit]

He signed a minor league contract with San Diego Padres.

SK Wyverns[edit]

Gómez signed with the SK Wyverns of the KBO League for the 2016 season.

Philadelphia Phillies[edit]

On December 12, 2016, Gómez signed a minor league deal with the Philadelphia Phillies.[2] He elected free agency on November 6, 2017.

Guerreros de Oaxaca[edit]

On December 20, 2017, Gómez signed with the Guerreros de Oaxaca of the Mexican Baseball League.[3] He was released on May 2, 2018.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.foxsports.com/wisconsin/story/brewers-call-up-three-more-from-nashville-release-burgos-090214
  2. ^ "Phillies' Hector Gomez: Inks minor league deal with Phillies". cbssports.com. December 12, 2016. Retrieved December 24, 2016.
  3. ^ http://www.guerreros.mx/noticias.php?id=890

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