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Carlos Gomez

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Astros | Carlos Gomez takes a seat

Wed, 20 Jul 2016 10:08:50 -0700

Houston Astros OF Carlos Gomez is not in the starting lineup Wednesday, July 20. INF Marwin Gonzalez moves to left field and is hitting second, while OF Colby Rasmus takes over in center field and is batting sixth against Oakland Athletics SP Daniel Mengden.

Fantasy Tip: Gomez's disappointing season continues with his .143 (8-for-56) average in July with two homers and 14 strikeouts. At this point, there isn't much hope for a turnaround, and he could start losing playing time as a result. It's hard to justify holding him in mixed formats.

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Astros | A.J. Reed, Jason Castro out

Tue, 19 Jul 2016 16:12:25 -0700

Houston Astros 1B A.J. Reed and C Jason Castro are not in the starting lineup against Oakland Athletics SP Dillon Overton Tuesday, July 19. OF Carlos Gomez will serve as the designated hitter, while OF Jake Marisnick will start at center field and is batting ninth. C Evan Gattis will start at catcher and is batting eighth.

Fantasy Tip: Marisnick is hitting only .200 this season and should be avoided in all fantasy leagues. Gattis is hitting only .147 in July but is still a decent fantasy player in two-catcher leagues because of his power potential.

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Astros | Grand slam for Carlos Gomez

Sun, 17 Jul 2016 17:43:40 -0700

Houston Astros OF Carlos Gomez went 1-for-4 with a grand slam in an 8-1 win over the Seattle Mariners Sunday, July 17.

Fantasy Tip: Unfortunately, Gomez's big moments have been few and far between. Expecting a major turnaround is wishful thinking at this point, so don't hesitate to cut bait with Gomez for a better option.

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Astros | Carlos Gomez skidding in July

Sun, 17 Jul 2016 06:55:55 -0700

Houston Astros OF Carlos Gomez has a .140/.178/.279 slash line thus far in July.

Fantasy Tip: Gomez had a mini resurgence in June with a .286/.362/.452 line, but he's back to disappointing fantasy owners. There's potential here, but owners in desperation of climbing the standings shouldn't worry about cutting ties with Gomez.

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Astros | Carlos Gomez drives in three

Wed, 06 Jul 2016 21:35:44 -0700

Houston Astros OF Carlos Gomez went 3-for-4 with a double, a triple, three RBI and a run scored against the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday, July 6.

Fantasy Tip: Gomez came up a home run shy of the cycle but still set a season high in RBI on Wednesday night. He was better in June (.286-3-13, 3 SBs) after a terrible start and is an interesting stash candidate in deeper mixed leagues heading into the second half of the year.

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Astros | Carlos Gomez turning it around

Fri, 01 Jul 2016 20:57:44 -0700

Houston Astros OF Carlos Gomez went 1-for-4 with a two-run home run Friday, July 1, against the Chicago White Sox.

Fantasy Tip: After a terrible start to the season Gomez is finally starting to show some signs of life. He has at least one RBI in three straight games, and 15 RBIs in the past 22 outings. He has re-emerged as a must-start in AL-only fantasy leagues and DFS play as a mid-tier option for his power potential.

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Astros | Carlos Gomez can't extend streak

Tue, 21 Jun 2016 23:07:50 -0700

Houston Astros OF Carlos Gomez was hitless in two at-bats with a walk and strikeout Tuesday, June 21, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim as his six-game hitting streak was snapped.

Fantasy Tip: A six-game hitting streak doesn't sound like much, but it was actually a season high for Gomez. He has struggled, but remains a decent play in AL-only fantasy leagues and DFS play for his power potential.

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Astros | Carlos Gomez turning it around

Mon, 20 Jun 2016 23:04:46 -0700

Houston Astros OF Carlos Gomez went 3-for-4 with a run scored and RBI Monday, June 20, against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to raise his average to .222.

Fantasy Tip: Gomez has hit safely in a season-high six games, raising his average from .181 to .222 just since June 12. He has re-emerged as a must-start in AL-only fantasy leagues and some deeper mixed formats.

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Astros | Carlos Gomez extends hit streak

Sun, 19 Jun 2016 15:13:43 -0700

Houston Astros OF Carlos Gomez extended his hitting streak to a career-best five games on Sunday, June 19.

Fantasy Tip: Gomez struggled mightily to start the season, but he might be showing signs of life. He may be worth starting in DFS leagues as long as this streak continues, but Gomez still is a yellow flag for owners in most daily and regular leagues.

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Astros | Three more hits for Carlos Gomez

Fri, 17 Jun 2016 22:05:44 -0700

Houston Astros OF Carlos Gomez went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a steal in a 4-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds Friday, June 17, and he has three straight multi-hit games.

Fantasy Tip: Gomez is on the short list of biggest fantasy busts this year, but he is showing signs of life and worth scooping up if a frustrated owner cut him loose.

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