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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
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Indians C Yan Gomes placed on 7-day concussion DL

CLEVELAND (AP) The Cleveland Indians have placed catcher Yan Gomes on the seven-day concussion disabled list. Gomes, hit on the mask Thursday after a pitch deflected off Minnesota's Kurt Suzuki, was still experiencing symptoms after taking part in some light activity Friday and Saturday. Indians manager Terry Francona said Saturday the team is taking a cautious approach and...
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10 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
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Gomes, Holt and Bullpen Overcome Early Deficit; Indians 7, Twins 5

As a thunderstorm swept through northeast Ohio, cable and satellite dishes may have made Tuesday night’s Indians’ game even harder to believe. Because if your satellite cut out after Trevor Bauer allowed five runs in the first inning to Minnesota in the first six hitters, it may have been quite a surprise to find out the Tribe chipped away against Kyle Gibson to come back and...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
13 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
21 days ago  |  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
21 days ago  |  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?
25 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Indians fall victim to bizarre extra ball situation

When you watch the above video, you might not notice anything strange. Yan Gomes doubles to right, Lonnie Chisenhall scores, David Murphy gets picked off at third after going around the bag too far. But look behind second base as Zack Cozart is receiving the throw – there’s a second baseball just casually rolling on the grass. Murphy assumed the ball lying on the grass was the...
Via The Outside Corner
27 days ago  |  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

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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