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Miguel “Go-Go” Gomez - he was alright for his fifteen plate appearances

It doesn’t really matter anymore, but here’s a recap of Gomez’s 2018 with the Giants.

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STAT LINE: 15 Plate Appearances, .267/.267/.267, 1 RBI, 0 HR

I legitimately had to check to remember Miguel Gomez’s brief stint with the Giants in 2018. His 2017 and 2018 season have merged together into one single Miguel Gomez experience for me.

It’s been a tough two years.

I’ll keep this one short and sweet, seeing as it’s kinda hard to evaluate a guy with only 15 plate appearances.

ROLE ON THE 2018 TEAM

Another guy Bochy could use a fun nickname like “Go-Go” on?

Miguel Gomez spent the majority of the year with the Richmond Flying Squirrels (the Giants AA squad) and the Sacramento Rivercats (AAA squad). His final line in the minors were alright to good, minus some power: .291/.304/.418, 48 RBI, 6 HR. In my head I remembered him having a reputation of being fast, but saw that he only had one stolen base. Guess I was wrong.

He was with the Giants in mid-May and primarily in an off-the-bench role, with only two starts during his brief stint.

ROLE ON THE 2018 TEAM

Kinda sad to lose a switch hitter, but Go-Go was one of the recently departed during the 40-man roster clear out including Kelby Tomlinson and Chase d’Arnaud. Gomez opted for free agency and is currently playing in the Dominican Winter League.

He’s only batting .175 with three home runs so it may be for the best that he’s parted ways with San Francisco considering how the offensive woes are still very real for the Giants.

GRADE: C

He didn’t really make a case for himself to be on the big league squad, especially given that he primarily plays second base and Joe Panik spent a lot of time on the DL in 2018. All the best, Go-Go. I wish you well.