Jeanmar Gomez thrives as the Phillies’ closer

Philadelphia Phillies manager Pete Mackanin likes what he’s seen this season from closer Jeanmar Gomez. And why not? The 28-year-old Venezuelan has been outstanding. He didn’t give up a run until his fifth appearance out of the bullpen this season. In his last three outings, including a May 25 appearance at Detroit, Gomez has not given up a hit. He’s struck out 18 and walked...
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4 hours ago

Trio of arms leading the way for Phillies dominant bullpen

The Philadelphia Phillies picked up their 24th victory of the season on Wednesday night, putting them seven games over .500 (24-17) and in a first-place tie for the National League East lead with the Washington Nationals. At that point, the Chicago Cubs were the only team in Major League Baseball with more wins than the Fightin' Phils. That's pretty impressive for a team...
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6 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies closer Jeanmar Gomez on pace to set single-season saves record

Philadelphia Phillies closer Jeanmar Gomez is currently on pace to set the all-time Major League Baseball record for saves in a single season.
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Philadelphia Phillies keep up unexpected hot start?

The Philadelphia Phillies are off to a great start with the fourth best record in the National League. With a 19-14 record the Phillies however are third in their division, behind the Nationals and Mets. This team is interesting because they always seem to win close games, but can this team really play this well throughout the summer? Statistics suggest they cannot. The Phillies...
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Jeanmar Gomez: If You Don’t Know Him, Now You Do

Quick, name me the person in the MLB that has the most saves right now. Okay fine, how about the team. Cubs? White Sox? Mets? Nope, Jeanmar Gomez of the Philadelphia Phillies is leading the MLB in saves with 12 through the first 34 games of the season. Who is he, you might ask? Gomez is a 28 year old from Caracas, Venezuela. He pitched relief for the Cleveland Indians for 3 seasons...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies closer Jeanmar Gomez may pitch himself out of town

Phillies closer Jeanmar Gomez could be a trade deadline candidate in 2016.
Via Philliedelphia
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Phillies bullpen completes 180-degree turn with Jeanmar Gomez as closer

Jeanmar Gomez has been stellar in save opportunities for the Phillies in the early going (Frank Klose/Philliedelphia) After four games, Philadelphia Phillies fans were near restless. How could a bullpen be so bad? Through 10 2/3 innings the Phillies bullpen had alarming results. The bullpen allowed 18 hits, 10 walks,...
Via Philliedelphia
April 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Pete Mackanin: Jeanmar Gomez 'next in line' for save opportunity

Embed from Getty Images By: Brandon Apter, contributor The Phillies bullpen has not been good through three games. Currently at 0-3, the Phillies have struggled offensively and on the relief pitching end of things. The bullpen blew a 2-1 lead on both Monday and Wednesday, with both David Hernandez and...
Via Philliedelphia
April 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Phillies avoid arbitration with Galvis and Gomez

According to’s Todd Zolecki and William Boor, the Phillies made a couple of moves Thursday; signing shortstop Freddy Glavis to a one-year, $2 million deal and signing reliever Jeanmar Gomez to a one-year, $1.4 million deal. The deals have not been confirmed by the team. Galvis played his first season as an everyday shortstop in 2015 after Jimmy Rollins was traded prior...
Via Phillies Nation
January 15, 2016  |  Discuss

2015 Non-Roster Invitee Preview: Jeanmar Gomez

It may not look like it with the slush and snow on the ground but the calendar confirms that it is, in fact, February. February – the month of love, the month of presidents, and, most importantly, the month of pitchers and catchers. The Phillies are now under three weeks away from loading up the bats, balls, catching equipment, and more and heading down to Clearwater. Let’s take...
Via Phillies Nation
February 03, 2015  |  Discuss

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