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2022 Free Agent Outfielder Vlad Gomez

 

 

 

Vlad Gomez

USSSA Playing History

Interview conducted on 10/13/2021

Who are you playing with in 2022, and who have you played with in the past?
2022 Free Agent – V3gomez@icloud.com

What positions do you play and what is your best position?
Outfielder

Who is the best softball player you have ever seen play?
Adam Ussery

Why do you like the game of softball?
Played baseball most of my life high school, college, and independent baseball. Softball is not far from it and I love the brotherhood that the game brings

What is your nickname in softball and how did you get it?
Saucy and I got it because of the way I play the game with swag and style

What is your height and weight?
5”10 200lbs

Where do you call home?
Arkansas

What's your favorite way to spend an off weekend?
There’s no such thing but when I do have an off weekend I spend it with my family

What do you do for a living?
Law enforcement

Did you play sports in High School / College / Pro?
Baseball high school and Indi ball

How did you get your start in softball and how did you get to the upper level?
I started in league ball after I retired from baseball than played a full year in D than this year 2021 started in C and got the call up with J&R logistic to play conference ball

What was the most surprising difference between Conference play and non-Conference play when you made the jump?
The defense is insane a lot of of the hits in non-conference ball aren’t even close to being a hit in conference

What would you say is your career highlight to this point? Maybe one play or game that sticks out to you in particular?
Playing the Busch in the home town in D n winning it and getting MVP definitely

In your career was there a single person (player/manager/coach) who had the most significant impact on your approach to the game? Why?
Jose Hernandez for introducing me to the sport

What advice can you give a young player trying to break into the upper level?
Work harder and better ur game every single day because the conference is not easy

What type of batting grip do you use and what ounce bat?
Regular baseball grip and 26.5oz

What do you do in the offseason to prepare for the next softball season?
Get in the weight room get stronger faster n BP a lot to better my game

What would be your "at bat" music selection?
Dembow el Alfa

Where is the best place to eat on the road after a game?
Depends on the state u in
 

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