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Milwaukee Brewers' Carlos Gomez, right, is congratulated by third base coach Brad Fischer after his three-run home run off Minnesota Twins' Nick Blackburn in the eighth inning of an interleague baseball game Friday, May 21, 2010 in Minneapolis. The Twins won 15-3. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

Gomez's bat flip upset Twins, but they know his habits

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MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- The Minnesota Twins know the colorful Carlos Gomez well, after spending two seasons with his raw talent, energetic presence and lack of discipline.


That's why, though peeved about his accidental bat flip that hit former teammate Joe Mauer, the Twins were willing to give Gomez a break for his breach of baseball etiquette.

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