Jonny Gomes heartbroken over Royals' White House visit snub

Jonny Gomes made a memorable cameo at the White House two years ago, but he won’t have the chance for an encore. Gomes, who currently is a free agent, signed with the Kansas City Royals in August 2015. The Royals, of course, went on to win the World Series, and they’ll celebrate that achievement Thursday with a trip to 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. But unfortunately for Gomes,...
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes is mad the Royals didn’t invite him to the White House

Jonny Gomes signed to play in Japan in 2016, but he is still upset that he wasn’t invited to the White House for his role in the Kansas City Royals’ 2015 World Series championship. Gomes was acquired by Kansas City on August 31 of 2015, but didn’t play for the Royals for any of Kansas City’s three playoff series. However, he said that he isn’t happy that he wasn’t...
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July 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes Shoots Down Report He’s Retiring; Front Office Job In Cards?

Jonny Gomes isn’t retiring after all. Not yet, at least. Chris Cotillo of SB Nation reported Wednesday that Gomes was calling it quits after a 13-year career in Major League Baseball. The popular outfielder since has denied the report, however, casting even more uncertainty over his future in the wake of returning from Japan. Just talked to Jonny Gomes. He is not retiring ...
May 26, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Jonny Gomes retires from baseball

A former World Series champion has reportedly decided to retire, as Chris Cotillo of SB Nation is reporting that Jonny Gomes has retired from baseball. Gomes most recently played in Japan for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles. He finished the 2015 MLB season with the Kansas City Royals. Gomes was not on Kansas City’s playoff roster, but that did not stop him from delivering an...
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May 25, 2016  |  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...
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
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November 03, 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...
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...
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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 job site, but hey, I’m just being picky now. I’d much...
Via Awful Announcing
May 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes Is On KC Royals Trade Radar

(Getty Images)According to'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

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