(c) Houston Astros

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Position: OF      Born: Dec 4, 1985      Bats: Right      Throws: Right

An All-Star performer with the Brewers in 2013 and 2014, Gómez was acquired by the Astros at the 2015 trade deadline. The Gold Glove outfielder came to Houston with a reputation for being a hard-nosed player with a knack for getting under the skin of his opponents. Although he was slowed by injuries over the final two months of the season, Gómez came through in several clutch situations, helping the Astros reach the playoffs.

With a lackluster .210 showing at the plate and some glaring defensive gaffes in center-field in 2016, the Astros designated Gómez for assignment on August 10th of that year, and gave him his outright release August 18th.