Mets select contract of OF Carlos Gómez; Conforto on IL

MIAMI (AP) — Twelve years later, outfielder Carlos Gómez is back in the New York Mets’ lineup.

New York selected Gómez’s contract from Triple-A Syracuse and had him batting sixth and in right field Friday night at Miami.

The Mets placed outfielder Michael Conforto on the seven-day injured list due to a concussion, and designated outfielder Keon Broxton for assignment. They recalled right-hander Paul Sewald from Syracuse.

Gómez, an All-Star for Milwaukee in 2013-14, last played for the Mets when he was a rookie in 2007. They signed him to a minor league contract in March, and he batted .270 with 22 RBIs in 35 games for Syracuse.

Broxton batted .143 in 34 games for New York this season.

Conforto was hurt Thursday when he collided with a teammate while chasing a popup.


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