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Indians activate C Yan Gomes from concussion list

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The Cleveland Indians activated catcher Yan Gomes from the seven-day concussion list and put him in the lineup Friday for the opener of a three-game series with the Kansas City Royals. Gomes suffered concussion symptoms after taking a baseball off his mask on Aug. 21 at Minnesota. Gomes is hitting .284 with 21 doubles, 17 home runs and 53 RBIs in 109 games...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians Injury Update: Yan Gomes to concussion DL

After taking a foul tip off the mask on Thursday, Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes has been placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list.Originally, it looked as if he might have avoided missing time, but the move was finally made to put him on the DL. Indians put Gomes on 7 day concussion day DL.— paul hoynes (@hoynsie) August 23, 2014This season after becoming the full-time...
Via Sports Injury Alert
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians Injury Update: Yan Gomes exits with potential concussion

According to Jordan Bastian of, Indians catcher Yan Gomes exited Thursday’s game against the Twins due to concussion-like symptoms.Here's a shot of where Gomes was hit by deflected pitch (off Suzuki's arm). Will be monitored Thurs night/Fri morn.— Jordan Bastian (@MLBastian) August 21, 2014 Gomes was hit in the face mask in the bottom...
Via Sports Injury Alert
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Yan Gomes, Best Catcher in Baseball?

Yan Gomes has had a phenomenal season. I was a touch pessimistic, projecting a .273/16/63 line this year, a line which he’s nearly reach already this season, .285/16/52. numberFire wonders whether Gomes offensive production, combined with his defensive dominance, makes him the best catcher in baseball. On the matter, they wrote this: According to Fantasy Pros, which compiles fantasy...
Via Baseball Professor
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

A Case for Yan Gomes as the Best Catcher in Baseball

Written by numberFire (@numberFire) In his first full season behind the plate, Yan Gomes has quietly emerged as one of the most productive catchers in all of baseball. The 27-year-old exhibits all the necessary tools to flourish behind the dish for the foreseeable future, too. And no, I’m not referring to the “tools of ignorance” – his equipment. Gomes is a well-rounded...
Via Cleveland Sports Chat
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Gomes Has Hit Stride This Year as Indians Full-Time Catcher

In a short amount of time, Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes has gone from being unheralded trade throw-in to one of the Tribe’s most consistent hitters and more important players. Entering the 2013 baseball season, the Cleveland Indians had hopes to start taking the catching duties away from Carlos Santana in the hopes of prolonging the career of one of the team’s best power...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Gomes returning to form in the field

CLEVELAND -- No one could have gotten of to a worse start fielding than Yan Gomes. In the first 28 games he played, the Indians catcher committed nine errors, had four passed balls and opponents stole 18 of 23 bases. Since early May though, Gomes has started to look more like he did last year, when he was one of the top catchers in the American League in getting opposing baserunners...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Then & Now: Yan Gomes

Yan Gomes had a brilliant performance for the Indians in yesterday's Spring Training contest as the right-handed hitting catcher socked a home run, a double and recorded five RBI. Gomes is currently in camp competing with Lou Marson for a chance at the Indians' backup catching job. He's made some noise so far, but does he have a legitimate chance to supplant the incumbent...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
February 26, 2013  |  Discuss

2013 Indians Top 60 Prospects: #39 CA Yan Gomes

The IBI's 2013 Indians Top 60 Prospect countdown continues on with catcher Yan Gomes. The Indians acquired Gomes in an offseason trade from the Blue Jays and he is in the mix this spring to make the opening day roster as a versatile player off the bench. So what exactly does this newcomer bring to the Indians and what future does he have in the big leagues? Tony breaks it all...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

The Yan Gomes and Lou Marson dynamic

With about three weeks left until spring training one of the more interesting battles to watch will be the backup catcher position. For the last three years that’s a role that has been held by Lou Marson, but after the November trade that brought Yan Gomes into the fold it’s clear that the Indians intend to create competition for the job this spring. Michael Goodman breaks down...
Via Indians Baseball Insider
January 22, 2013  |  Discuss
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