Gomez (hamstring) will visit the team doctors Thursday to assess his hamstring injury, Brian McTaggert of MLB.com reports. Gomez finished the night 1-for-1 with an RBI prior to being lifted and replaced in center field by Jake Marisnick. The Astros don't play again until Friday in Detroit, so an update on his status should come well before that contest.
Gomez left Wednesday's game against the Yankees in the third inning due to a right hamstring strain, Brian McTaggart of MLB.com reports. Gomez was 1-for-1 with an RBI prior to being forced out of Wednesday's contest. He was replaced in center field by Jake Marisnick. The severity of the hamstring injury is unknown, so consider him day-to-day until more information is disclosed.
Gomez is not in the lineup Wednesday against the A's, Angel Verdejo of the Houston Chronicle reports. Gomez will get the day off, as the Astros go with Colby Rasmus in center field, with Evan Gattis serving as the DH. Expect Gomez to return to action Friday when Houston opens a series against the Angels at home.
Gomez went 1-for-4 with a two-run homer Friday against the White Sox. Gomez launched his fourth homer of the year to extend a 1-0 lead in the seventh inning of an Astros win. He's now hit safely six of his last seven games, and he's slashing .226/.302/.344 on the year.
Gomez went 3-for-4 with an RBI and a run scored during Monday's 10-7 win over the Angels. Gomez is 13-for-32 over his last eight games and he's raised his batting average (.222) 40 points over that span. The 30-year-old outfielder has four multi-hit games over his last six, including two three-hit performances.