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McCovey Chronicles Aug 19, 2016

Would Carlos Gomez fit with the Giants?

The Giants aren't ruling the recently released outfielder out, but would he be a good fit for the roster? Full disclosure: Carlos Gomez in his prime was one of my favorite baseball players to watch. I don’t if I would want to hike the Pacific Crest Trail and share a yurt with him, but his combination of speed, defense, and electricity was just thrilling. So I’ve always been in favor of him on the Giants. That’s Carlos Gomez in his prime. This version is something of a mess. The Astros are contending, and they chose the roster spot over Gomez, which should give you a pretty good idea...
McCovey Chronicles Aug 19, 2016

A peek into Dave Righetti’s pitching philosophy

Via FanGraphs, we have a look at how the pitching coach handled former and current Giants pitchers. Stop what you’re doing and read David Laurila’s interview with Dave Righetti at FanGraphs right now. It’s a quick, fascinating, and candid, jumping around and discussing players old and new. For example, Righetti ... muses that Barry Zito didn’t throw his curve enough reveals how Jason Schmidt came up with the pitch that turned his career around talks about Madison Bumgarner’s slutter (it’s officially a cutter) suggests that changing speeds is the most important skill a pitcher...
McCovey Chronicles Aug 19, 2016

SF Giants Minor Lines, 8/18

5 home runs for San Jose highlights this Minor Lines, and a couple of nice rehab performances. Sacramento lost to Iowa (Cubs), 4-3 Player Pos AB R H 2B 3B HR RBI BB SO AVG Gorkys Hernandez CF 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 2 0 .302 Kelby Tomlinson 2B 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 .287 Grant Green LF 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 .308 Ruben Tejada SS 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 .265 Ali...
Newark Star-Ledger Aug 16, 2016

MLB trade rumors: Are the Mets interested in Carlos Gomez, Jonathan Papelbon?

Gomez was designated for assignment by the Houston Astros last week.
Newark Star-Ledger Aug 16, 2016
WATCH: 43-year-old Bartolo Colon draws 1st career walk in Mets' loss

WATCH: 43-year-old Bartolo Colon draws 1st career walk in Mets' loss

On the 282nd plate appearance of his career, Colon worked a walk.
Newark Star-Ledger Aug 11, 2016
Should Mets consider signing Carlos Gomez?

Should Mets consider signing Carlos Gomez?

Gomez has 108 career home runs
MetsBlog Aug 10, 2016

Report: Mets won't rule out bringing in Carlos Gomez

The Astros have designated outfielder Carlos Gomez for assignment, and GM Sandy Alderson and the Mets will keep an "open mind" about acquiring him, reports Howie Kussoy of the New York Post.
New York Post Aug 10, 2016

Mets have ‘open mind’ on Carlos Gomez, year after trade drama

After nearly reacquiring Carlos Gomez just over a year ago, the Mets may have another opportunity to bring the outfielder back to New York. The two-time All-Star, who had been set to be traded to the Mets for Wilmer Flores and Zack Wheeler last July before the deal was nixed over concerns about Gomez’s hip,...

Carlos Gomez Photos