Gomez will play in the Korean Baseball Organization in 2016. Gomez declined an outright assignment in August in hopes of landing a job in free agency, but after hitting just .181/.212/.323 in a 66 game stint with the Brewers this season, it appears there was little interest in the 27-year-old. He'll look for regular at bats in Korea rather than serve as organizational depth in a team's minors.
Second baseman Hector Gomez has declined his outright assignment to the minors by the Brewers and opted for free agency. The 27-year-old Gomez it hitless in 17 at-bats since June 23. His slash line has been weakened to .181/.212/.323.
The Brewers recalled first baseman Jason Rogers and outrighted second baseman Hector Gomez to Triple-A on Friday, the team announced. Rogers hit .236 with two home runs and seven RBI in 89 at-bats for the Brewers this season. Gomez continued to struggle for Milwaukee, hitting just .181 with one home run and seven RBI in 127 at-bats.
Brewers shortstop Jean Segura was a late scratch from the lineup for Sunday's game. Segura was pulled from the lineup with a sore throat, the team announced. Segura had started the last 18 games at short. He'll be replaced by Hector Gomez, who gets his sixth start of the season.
Brewers infielder Hector Gomez forced to exit Wednesday's game against the Cardinals in the bottom of the sixth inning. Gomez, who was starting at third base, dove into the stands along the third-base line chasing down a foul pop up. Gomez was checked out by the training staff for a number of minutes and he was able to walk off on his own power. He was replaced by Luis Sardinas. The team has indicated that Gomez was removed for precautionary reasons and that he does not have a concussion, according to MLB.com.