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A’s “Bear Down” as the Homestretch Intensifies

#455942344 / gettyimages.com In 2012 the Oakland A’s won their first A.L. West Division championship since 2006 with a big help from the unique personalities in the clubhouse.  Among those leaders of the loose locker-room was outfielder Jonny Gomes, who left Oakland after that season as a free agent for the Boston Red Sox.  The way Gomes had fit in with the team’s mantra in...
Via TopSportsReport
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes Furthers Gold Glove Candidacy With Another Great Catch (Video)

OK, so maybe Jonny Gomes isn’t in the running for a Gold Glove, but it’s hard to deny his recent defensive prowess. The Oakland Athletics outfielder isn’t known for having plus defensive tools, but the veteran has a way of making an impressive catch from time to time. He was back at it on Tuesday in Houston against the Astros. Houston slugger Chris Carter tagged a pitch to...
Via NESN.com
August 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes Introduces World To Oakland Athletics ‘NBA Referee’ (Video)

Jonny Gomes already is having a good time in his new home. Gomes, who was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Oakland Athletics before last week’s Major League Baseball non-waiver trade deadline, appeared on MLB Network’s “Intentional Talk” this week. While chatting with the show’s hosts, Kevin Millar and Chris Rose, Gomes introduced the world to the A’s “NBA referee...
Via NESN.com
August 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes: ‘I Just Can’t Fathom’ A Player Wanting To Leave Red Sox

Jonny Gomes is heading back home — reluctantly. The outfielder, along with Boston Red Sox teammate Jon Lester, was traded Thursday to the Oakland A’s for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and now will play his games just down the road from his hometown of Petaluma, Calif. Gomes greatly enjoyed his brief time in Boston, though, a one-and-a-half year stint that included a World Series...
Via NESN.com
July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Top Five Likely Sox Departures By Thursday

Here are the top five most likely Red Sox players to no longer be Red Sox players by this time Thursday:1.) Jonny Gomes, OF. There are plenty of contending teams that could use the "Good Luck Playoff Charm" that is Gomes. The guy just seems to win wherever he goes. He still hits lefties at a ridiculous pace and is no longer in Boston's plans;2.) Andrew Miller, RP. There...
Via FenwayNation
July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Are Royals looking to acquire Jonny Gomes?

Photo Courtesy of Bob ReinartNick TarantinoContributing Writer Rumor has is it that the Kansas City Royals are in need of a right handed bat for their outfield in wake of Nori Aoki's struggles this season. One of the right handed bats that is on their list is Boston's beloved personality Johnny Gomes, according to ESPN Boston and Jerry CrosniackI'm not so against this...
Via RedSoxLife
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes Is On KC Royals Trade Radar

(Getty Images)According to ESPN.com's Jerry Crasnick, the Kansas City Royals are interested in a trade with the Red Sox to acquire Jonny Gomes. The Royals are in need of a right-handed bat as they make a push for the post-season in the AL Central. Currently, Kansas City is in second place behind Detroit—6.5 games out of first and 2.5 games out of an AL Wild Card berth. Interestingly...
Via FenwayNation
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via FenwayNation
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes Shaves and I Can’t Stop Watching

Not sure what it says about me — and I’m not so sure I want to know — but I have watched this video of Jonny Gomes taming his trademark dirt beard about 500 times in the last hour. There really isn’t a lot to it; the guy cleans up his facial hair, eliminates the pesky mustache portion, and drops a few Gomes-isms. But it holds me enraptured. And I don’t know why. Maybe...
Via Surviving Grady
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes unveils amazing Red Sox World Series tattoo

Jonny Gomes has a crazy new Boston Red Sox tattoo. It was revealed by teammate Mike Napoli on Twitter on Friday. Napoli sent out a photo of the World Series-inspired tattoo on Twitter along with the caption, “How sick is this?” The Red Sox first baseman then encouraged his followers to guess the tattoo’s owner before ultimately revealing that Gomes is the man behind the ink...
Via NESN.com
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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