Héctor Gómez

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Héctor Gómez
San Diego Padres
Born: March 5, 1988 (1988-03-05) (age 27)
San Pedro de Macoris, Dominican Republic
Bats: Right Throws: Right
MLB debut
September 16, 2011 for the Colorado Rockies
Career statistics
(through June 28, 2015)
Batting average .206
Home runs 1
Runs batted in 8

Héctor Alexis Gómez (born March 5, 1988) is a Dominican professional baseball infielder who is in the San Diego Padres organization. He has also played in MLB for the Colorado Rockies and Milwaukee Brewers.


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.

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.

He signed a minor league contract with Padres.


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