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B-Mets report: Gomez's streak ends

Carlos Gomez has raised his average to .272.

Carlos Gomez's hitting streak ended at 18 games with an 0-for-3 performance in the Binghamton Mets' 4-3 victory over New Hampshire Wednesday.

But the Eastern League's longest hit streak this season represented a step forward for the free-swinging centerfielder, who has been widely regarded as one of the Mets' top prospects for his high ceiling and raw talent. "They wanted me to take more pitches," Gomez said. "But I can't hit like that. If you don't swing, you can't hit." The surge in Gomez's production continued a trend for the... Recommended Stories