Jonny Gomes: Marathon Resilience Shows Boston ‘Not An Area To Mess With’

BOSTON — It didn’t take long for outfielder Jonny Gomes to learn an important fact about Boston. Gomes, who has been with the Red Sox less than two seasons, witnessed Boston bounce back stronger than ever after last April’s Marathon bombing. The veteran outfielder couldn’t help but marvel at the city’s resilience. “It’s not a real good area to mess with,” Gomes said...
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Gomes Again (For Some Reason) Leading-Off

Don't ask us why, but Jonny Gomes will be back in the lead-off spot tonight as the Red Sox try to even their series with The Bronx Embalmers at The Concrete Bunker On 161st Street. After Gomes, Boston will feature—in order—Dustin Pedroia, David Ortiz, Mike Napoli, Grady Sizemore, Xander Bogaerts, Ryan Roberts, David Ross and Jackie Bradley, Jr. Jon Lester is on the hill tonight...
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MLB Network produces emotional Jonny Gomes feature

During Friday’s edition of MLB Tonight, MLB Network will be airing a six minute feature spotlighting Boston Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes’ relationship with the Wein family. Brady Wein was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukemia at three months old, and despite his cancer being in remission for three years, the five-year old continues to fight every day. In the feature, Matt...
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Jonny Gomes: It’s Too Early In The Season To Say We’re ‘Scuffling’ (Video)

The Boston Red Sox dropped to 1-4 at Fenway Park this season after falling to the Texas Rangers 10-7 on Tuesday night. Although the Red Sox rallied back from a 9-1 deficit, they couldn’t get their offense rolling at the right times, squandering too many opportunities on the basepaths. It wasn’t the prettiest of defeats, but after the game, Jonny Gomes still managed to find some...
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Jonny Gomes All Access: A Behind-The-Scenes Look During Spring Training

Unsurprisingly, a day in the life of Jonny Gomes is just as entertaining as you might expect. The Boston outfielder became the latest player to be featured in the “Red Sox All Access” segment as cameras followed Gomes around for an entire day during spring training. From Gomes beginning his day before sunrise with an iced coffee to his meticulous studying of film to the outfielder...
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Jonny Gomes to auction or donate White House blazer to charity

One of the most colorful elements of the Red Sox's visit to the White House will find a new home. A Red Sox spokesperson told TMZ that Jonny Gomes will either donate or auction off his star-spangled blazer for a charity: Gomes hasn’t decided where the jacket will end up, the Red Sox spokesperson told TMZ, but it’s bound to go for much more than the original $395...
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Jonny Gomes to donate or auction flag blazer for charity

If you think you’ve seen the last of Jonny Gomes rocking his amazingly patriotic American flag blazer … well, you’re right. A Red Sox spokesperson told TMZ on Wednesday that Gomes either will donate the jacket or auction it off, with proceeds going to the charity of his choice. The patriotic outfielder bought several of the bold blazers for teammates a week ago, and he even...
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Jonny Gomes is wearing his American Flag blazer to the White House (photos)

The Boston Red Sox will visit the White House on Tuesday to be honored as 2013 World Series champions and to properly commemorate the event, left fielder Jonny Gomes literally is wearing his patriotism on his sleeves. Teammate Mike Napoli tweeted the below photo of Gomes rocking the Stars and Stripes blazer as the team […] The post Jonny Gomes is wearing his American Flag blazer...
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Red Sox to resemble Statue of Liberty’s pimps at White House visit? (pics)

The Boston Red Sox will pay a visit to the White House on April 1 to commemorate the team’s World Series title. Thanks to Jonny Gomes, the team will be doing so in style, or lack thereof, depending on one’s perspective. According to conflicting reports, the Red Sox either will or will not be wearing […] The post Red Sox to resemble Statue of Liberty’s pimps at White House...
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Jonny Gomes Gives Flag Blazers To Teammates

That wacky Jonny Gomes! You just never know what he'll do next. Tattoos in places most humans would never consider putting them, beard growth and shaving on a whim. And now, Gomes is giving all of his teammates an (how shall we say?) interesting Stars and Stripes-themed sport jacket. According to The Boston Globe's Peter Abraham, Gomes finagled a deal with the coat-maker...
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