Carlos Gomez proved right from the very beginning Monday night that he was feeling fine after being hit in the head with a fastball just one day prior.
Gomez hit a lead off home run and drove in the game-winning run in the seventh as the Milwaukee Brewers earned a 3-2 win in rainy Detroit.
The centerfielder came to the plate with the game tied at two, runners on first and second with two outs, and laced a single to center off losing pitcher Kyle Lobstein. Gomez finished 2-for-5 with two RBI and one run scored.
Milwaukee (14-25) also got a boost from third baseman Aramis Ramirez, whose lead off home run in the fourth pulled the Brewers even before the game slowed down with heavy rains in the sixth inning. [Read more…]