Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/1/12
Outfielder Jonny Gomes signed a two-year, $10 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, the team announced Saturday. The two sides agreed to the deal on Nov. 21 but was still pending a physical, according to MLB.com. "I see him playing a lot of left field -- we think his bat fits well in the lineup, in the ballpark," Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington said. "We did a lot of work on him, and he's developed a really good reputation as a leader in the clubhouse, a guy that can mentor young players and make an influence. He plays with an edge and he's used to the AL East, so we just felt like it's a good fit, all the way around." The Red Sox are also hoping to re-sign outfielder Cody Ross, who was one of the more productive players on the team this year. Gomes, a right-handed batter, will play against left-handed pitching, but how much he plays against right-handers is still uncertain. Gomes hit .299 against left-handers this year for the Oakland A's. All 10 of his double...
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