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Newsday 6 hours ago

Carlos Gomez healthy enough to start against Yankees

Carlos Gomez was back in the Astros' lineup for Tuesday night's AL wild-card game against the Yankees, batting sixth and playing centerfield, after missing the final series of the regular season with a strained intercostal muscle.
Houston Chronicle Oct 5, 2015

Carlos Gomez expected to start against Yankees

Astros center fielder Carlos Gomez, who missed the season-ending three-game series against the Diamondbacks while nursing his left intercostal strain, expects to start Tuesday night in the Wild Card game against the Yankees.
San Jose Mercury News Oct 5, 2015

Purdy: A's ballpark drama still in Oakland's hands

The Supreme Court's rejection to hear San Jose's antitrust case puts the ball back in Oakland's court regarding the A's pursuit of a ballpark.
Houston Chronicle Oct 4, 2015

Carlos Gomez says he’ll be ready for Yankees

The Astros are going to attempt to see if Carlos Gomez can play in Tuesday’s wild card game.
Houston Chronicle Oct 2, 2015

Astros notes: Gomez limited again with intercostal strain

Carlos Gomez’s beautiful, full-effort throw that ended the Astros’ 7-6 win over the Mariners on Wednesday in Seattle may have cost him a start on Friday in Phoenix, and possibly the rest of the weekend.
Bless You Boys Oct 2, 2015

White Sox 2, Tigers 1: Chris Sale beats Alfredo Simon in windy pitcher's duel

Chris Sale set the White Sox single-season strikeout record and the Tigers moved closer to a protected draft pick in 2016. When Jefry Marte hit a solo home run in the top of the second inning, I was not sure how to react. The Detroit Tigers are not that far removed from their dark ages, but this feeling of irrelevance is still an unfamiliar one given their success over the past four years. Add in the newly-weighted importance of draft position -- particularly, the dividing line that is the No. 10 overall pick -- and I was almost disappointed in the outcome. Fortunately for those less...
Houston Chronicle Sep 28, 2015

Carlos Gomez still progressing, return to Astros unknown

SEATTLE — Carlos Gomez has not returned to the starting lineup and doesn’t want to talk about it with just five chances to do so after Monday’s game in the regular season.
Houston Chronicle Sep 27, 2015

Carlos Gomez progressing, still not cleared to take full batting practice

Astros center fielder Carlos Gomez, who was out of the starting lineup for the 14th consecutive game Sunday with a left intercostal strain, progressed to more aggressive swings in the indoor batting cages. Gomez has been available to serve as a pinch runner since Friday, but he has not been cleared to take full batting
Houston Chronicle Sep 26, 2015

Astros’ Carlos Gomez could make return soon

Center fielder Carlos Gomez has been cleared to pinch run or play defense.
Houston Chronicle Sep 25, 2015

Carlos Gomez ready for pinch running, defensive duty for Astros

Astros center fielder Carlos Gomez, who has been out of the starting lineup for 12 consecutive games with a left intercostal strain, declared himself ready to pinch run or serve as a defensive replacement Friday evening.
Houston Chronicle Sep 22, 2015

Carlos Gomez, Astros won’t rule out return to game action this weekend

Carlos Gomez said Tuesday he continues to make progress in recovering from the left intercostal muscle strain that has sidelined him since Sept. 13 and could be ready by the weekend to contribute as a pinch runner or defensive replacement. Returning to the plate, however, remains a work in progress. “The big test is swinging
Houston Chronicle Sep 20, 2015

Carlos Gomez takes dry swings for the first time since injury

Center fielder Carlos Gomez, who was out of the starting lineup for the eighth consecutive game with a left intercostal strain, took dry swings with a fungo bat Sunday for the first time since he was hurt. “I feel better when I move,” he said. “The most difficult thing is to bat. On Saturday I
Houston Chronicle Sep 18, 2015

Astros’ Carlos Gomez improving, but still unable to swing a bat

Although Astros center fielder Carlos Gomez noticed some improvement with his strained left intercostal muscle Friday, he still was not ready to play in a game or even take batting practice.
Houston Chronicle Sep 16, 2015

A.J. Hinch: One shot to get Carlos Gomez ready

Astros manager A.J. Hinch said the team has "one shot" to get outfielder Carlos Gomez back and healthy from an intercostal strain. "We probably have one shot to get him up and running again," he said in an interview with MLB Radio on Wednesday. "It's an unfortunate loss for us."

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