Carlos Gomez, who may be some magical superhero, was traded to the Astros
Carlos Gomez, half-man/half-superhero, traded to HOU
Carlos Gomez was traded along with reliever Mike Fiers from the Brewers to the Astros on Thursday. Along with being a great offensive/defensive player and fantastic teammate, Houston MIGHT also be getting something a little more from the center fielder. And what I mean by that, is that Carlos Gomez has magic powers. He's a superhero.
How else would you explain this?
Or his hair's ability to defy gravity?
His pink beards?
Is he actually a Ninja Turtle?
Or maybe he's some gum fairy superhero who baits his enemies with what looks like a loving gift ...
And then scoops it up, chews it up and fires the germ-festering specimen into their direction with that Gold Glove-winning arm? Is his alter-ego Carlos Gumez?
Anyway, with Gumez joining an already-potent Astros lineup, Scott Kazmir rounding out a solid starting rotation and the 6-foot-5 J.J. Watt ready to mash some homers off the bench, the rest of the American League West should just give up right now.