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Jays claim 1B Mauro Gomez off waivers

The Toronto Blue Jays have claimed first baseman Mauro Gomez off waivers from the Boston Red Sox and optioned him to Triple-A Buffalo. Gomez made his major league debut last season with Boston, hitting .275 with two home runs and 17 RBIs in 37 games. The 6-foot-2, 230-pound native of the Dominican Republic has a .281 average in the minor leagues with 130 home runs and 512 RBIs...
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April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Mauro Gomez Flourishing Under the Radar, Production Could Result in Reps in Left Field

BOSTON - Earlier this season, Mauro Gomez moved out of his comfort zone by playing third base. It was the first time Gomez, a designated hitter and first baseman, had fielded the position since 2008. But in the upcoming offseason, Gomez will likely explore a different position once again -- left field. Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine raved about Gomez' power and expressed an...
September 22, 2012  |  Discuss

Mauro Gomez Continues to Be Nice Surprise at Big League Level After MVP Season in Pawtucket

Editor's note: The temperature gauge is a Bill James-created statistic that measures how hot or cold hitters are. We will spotlight Red Sox and opposing team temperatures on game days. Mauro Gomez is having himself a nice little week. The minor league journeyman earned a Crash Davis sort of accomplishment earlier this week when he was named the MVP of the International League...
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Mauro Gomez Avoids 'Growing Pains' Affecting Other Players While Red Sox Drop Another One (Video)

Mauro Gomez had three hits and was one of the lone bright spots for the Red Sox on Wednesday, while the Angels beat the Sox once again. Zach Stewart didn't settle down in his first start for Boston and the Halos made him pay, showing off some of the growing pains that will accompany the team for the rest of this year. That's why NESN Nation's Dan Duquette is giving Gomez...
August 30, 2012  |  Discuss

Video: Mauro Gomez Hits First Career MLB Home Run

Mauro Gomez has been called up three different times to the Boston Red Sox this year. In his first two stints, he hadn't hit a home run. Well now in his third cup of coffee with the local nine, Gomez can now say that he has hit a home run in the big leagues as he hit a solo homer off Kansas City Royals starter Jeremy Guthrie in the 2nd inning of Saturday night's game....
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August 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Mauro Gomez Optioned To Pawtucket After Impressive Hitting Stretch That Came With Subpar Defense

As the Red Sox regain reinforcements, Mauro Gomez was the latest roster casualty to suffer the consequences. Before Saturday's game against the Rays, the team announced that they had activated pitcher Clay Buchholz from the disabled list and optioned Gomez back to Pawtucket to clear up room on the 25-man roster. Since his promotion on July 4, Gomez made six starts for the Red...
July 14, 2012  |  Discuss

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