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Carlos Gomez can't seem to keep his helmet on, so his teammates made him a chin strap

Carlos Gomez loves baseball. Well, we all love baseball, but Gomez loves it like very small children love their pets. You know -- the kids you have to tell to stop hugging Fluffy so tight because they might squash her.

Need an example? In the Brewers' series against the Twins last weekend, he swung so hard that he knocked his helmet off, much to the chagrin of Torii Hunter: 

swing

He does this kind of a lot:

Thankfully, his teammates came up with a solution:

chinstrap

Carlos Gomez: ready for his next at-bat, ready to learn to ride a tricycle.