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Gomez Growing More Confident

Gomez is hitting .411 in his last 33 games

As Carlos Gomez continued to add to what would end as an 18-game hitting streak - the longest string in the Eastern League this year - the Binghamton Mets centerfielder seemed to prove a point, in a way.

Assigned the task of filling the leadoff hitter's role for Juan Samuel's B-Mets squad to open the season, the 20-year-old Gomez struggled, batting just .205 in April and .219 in May. But as the weather warmed, so did Gomez's bat, which just happened to coincide with his movement lower in Binghamton's batting order. Gomez started his 18-game hit streak on June 29 and kept hitting through the... Recommended Stories