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JONNY GOMES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Jonny Gomes adds Samurai to resume

(image NESN)Eric D. Schabell Contributing Writer An update on the career of the 2013 Red Sox World Series champion left fielder, Jonny Gomes. After leaving the Red Sox mid-2014 for a post season run with the Athletics, he surfaced in 2015 first with the Braves and finished out the year in another World Series champion in the Royals.He made the postseason in each of the past four...
Via RedSoxLife
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes To Play In Japan In 2016 After Struggling To Find MLB Job

Mr. America is taking his talents to Japan. Jonny Gomes is headed to the Land of the Rising Sun in 2016 after not fielding offers from any Major League Baseball clubs, the outfielder told FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. Gomes is coming off a World Series win with the Kansas City Royals — he didn’t play in the postseason — and is only three years removed from another win with...
Via NESN.com
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Former MLB outfielder Gomes signs with Rakuten Eagles

TOKYO (AP) Free-agent outfielder Jonny Gomes has agreed to a one-year deal with the Rakuten Eagles of Japan's Pacific League. Pending the outcome of a physical, Gomes is expected to join the team this month at their spring training camp in Okinawa, a team official said. The team did not release financial terms of the deal. The 35-year-old Gomes has played with seven teams in...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes wants to be an MLB manager when he retires

Jonny Gomes has an idea for retirement. No, the energetic major league outfielder isn’t planning a transition into show business. And he doesn’t intend to trade his baseball glove for pom-poms despite being an entertaining vocal supporter. Instead, the 34-year-old thinks a managerial career could be in the cards once he hangs up the spikes. Gomes recently told The Boston Globe’s...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonny Gomes gives awesome speech at Royals' parade

Jonny Gomes only played 12 games for the Kansas City Royals this season and was not on the postseason roster, but that did not stop him from being one of the biggest pieces of their wonderful team chemistry. And at the team’s parade on Tuesday, his enthusiasm for the team was on full display. Gomes...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonny Gomes knocks kid down while celebrating

The Kansas City Royals advanced to the ALCS with a 7-2 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night, and Jonny Gomes decided to celebrate with one of his daughters like any good dad would. But he may want to be a bit more careful when doing so next time, because you never know who may be in the vicinity. Gomes swung his daughter around the pitcher’s mound, and it looked like...
Via The Sports Daily
October 15, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Braves’ Jonny Gomes channels Luis Tiant in relief

By Darren Hartwell Jonny Gomes is one of the more entertaining players in baseball. So when the Atlanta Braves were forced to call on him as an emergency relief pitcher Friday night, you’d better believe he put on a show. The Braves already had gone through five pitchers in eight innings and trailed the New York Yankees by nine runs when they recruited Gomes to come off the...
Via NESN.com
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Outfielder Jonny Gomes pitched for Braves vs. Yankees

By Jesse Reed In the midst of a blowout, Atlanta Braves outfielder Jonny Gomes seized upon a golden opportunity to pitch in the ninth inning against the New York Yankees. New York was already up by a score of 13-2 when Gomes strode to the mound. He was called into duty as a means to save Atlanta’s bullpen in a game that was already a lost cause. It wasn’t exactly pretty, but...
Via Sportsnaut
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vin Scully tells story about Gomes being attacked by wolf

When Vin Scully talks, we listen. During Monday night’s Braves-Dodgers game, Scully narrated a story about Braves outfielder Jonny Gomes…and how he was once attacked by a wolf as a child. Wait, what? I’m more curious as to why a “hired hand” brought in by Gomes’s grandmother would bring a leashed wolf to a jobsite, but hey, I’m just being picky now. I’d much...
Via Awful Announcing
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jonny Gomes Drawing Interest From Six Teams In Free Agency

Jonny Gomes’ market is starting to develop. Six teams are interested in Gomes, a source told MLBDailyDish.com’s Chris Cotillo. The Chicago Cubs reportedly are believed to be among the teams, though the free-agent outfielder still is “early in the process” of choosing his next squad. Gomes was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Oakland Athletics along with pitcher Jon Lester...
Via NESN.com
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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