Carlos Gomez Biography

Published On Feb 07, 2018
Facts of Carlos Gomez
Date of Birth: 1985 , December-4
Birth Nation: Dominican Republic
Height: 6 Feet 2 Inch
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While Carlos Gomez was 16-year-old, he made a contract with New York Mets as an international free agent. At that time, he was considered as one of their top outfield prospects together with Fernando Martínez. While he was contributing to the New York Mets, the shortstop José Reyes, who represented the National League in stolen bases and for his triples for multiple seasons he is considered faster than Carlos.

Similarly, Carlos became the starting center fielder for the Minnesota Twins. While playing for this club, he won a three-way race for the center field by beating out prospects Denard Span and Jason Pridie. In the next season, he had an outstanding regular-season with Twins, attending 2 on total 3, 2 stolen bases and 2 runs as the Twins beat the Angels.

Later, Carlos was traded to Milwaukee Brewers in the replacement of J. J. Hardy with a deal of $250,000. He leads all NL outfielders in range factor, at 2.97 and tied for the NL lead in fielding percentage for outfielders, at 1.000. He extended his contract with Milwaukee Brewers for three years with the deal of $24 million. 

After playing regularly two years for this club, he was traded to Houston Astros in the exchange of Domingo Santana, Brett Phillips, Josh Hader, and Adrian Houser. For Houston Astros, he hit 210 with five home runs in 85 games. Leaving the club, he started to play for the Texas Rangers on August 20, 2016.  

Carlos is Dominican by nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. Currently, he is possibly single and seems very secretive about his personal life or information related to his girlfriend and wife. He is not yet married and doesn't have any child.

Carlos is one of the popular baseball player, who earns a tremendous amount of money from his professional career. He has played for numerous, club from which he must have collected a chunk of money. His present salary is $9 million, present market value is $12 million and net worth is estimated around $18 million.

Carlos Gomez facts on timeline

Born in Dominican Republic


Carlos was born to father, Carlos Gómez Sr in Santiago, the Dominican Republic. Currently, he is 33-year-old and his birth sign is Sagittarius. 

Signed a contract with Texas Rangers

August 20 , 2016

Carlos made a contract with the Texas Rangers and during the game for the club against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Gomez performed well and Rangers won by 6-3.


Carlos collarbone

July 20 , 2011

Carlos fractured his collarbone when he made a diving catch in the shallow center field and he returned to the rest of the season in September and he scored 357 with 1 home run and 2 RBIs during the 2011 postseason. 

Began 2012 season with Milwaukee Brewers


Carlos began the 2012 season with Milwaukee Brewers platooning with Nyjer Morgan and Norichika Aoki in center field until Morgan's lack of production and Aoki being moved to right field allowed Carlos to play full-time in center.


Total Net worth


Carlos is one of the popular baseball player, who earns a tremendous amount of money from his professional career. He is earning well from his professional career, he receives $9 million as a salary annually and his present net worth is $18 million.