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JONNY GOMES RUMORS & GOSSIP

A winner in most years, Gomes has chance to start for Braves

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Jonny Gomes has a knack for making teams win. He has .244 career batting average and has played in more than 120 games in a season once in an 11-year major career. And he was with Tampa Bay when the Rays reached the postseason for the first time in 2008, got back with Cincinnati in 2010, helped Oakland win the AL West in 2012 and won a World Series ring with...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes: Braves are 'Here to win, we're here to win it all'

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Don't tell Jonny Gomes the Atlanta Braves are rebuilding. He's not buying that idea, and refuses to perpetuate the notion that the Braves are weak because the team dealt many of its star players during the offseason. "I don't think I could look at Bobby Cox walking around and be like 'Hey Bobby, we're trying to go .500," Gomes said as he arrived at the Braves...
Via Fox Sports South
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes, Braves Agree To One-Year Contract Reportedly Worth $4M

Jonny Gomes is headed to Atlanta. The Braves confirmed Thursday that they signed the former Boston Red Sox outfielder to a one-year contract with a vesting option for 2016. ESPN.com’s Jerry Crasnick reported that the deal is worth $4 million. The Red Sox signed Gomes prior to the 2013 season, and although he wasn’t one of the top performers, his timely...
Via NESN.com
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Red Sox Jonny Gomes Drawing Free-Agent Interest From Braves

This embed is invalid" /> The Atlanta Braves’ outfield reconstruction continues. The Braves are pursuing free-agent outfielder Jonny Gomes, according to MLB.com’s Mark Bowman. Atlanta reportedly is considering Gomes as a potential platoon option with Zoilo Almonte in left field. The Braves traded outfielders Jason Heyward, Justin Upton and Evan...
Via NESN.com
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Jonny Gomes Drawing Interest From Six Teams In Free Agency

Jonny Gomes’ market is starting to develop. Six teams are interested in Gomes, a source told MLBDailyDish.com’s Chris Cotillo. The Chicago Cubs reportedly are believed to be among the teams, though the free-agent outfielder still is “early in the process” of choosing his next squad. Gomes was traded from the Boston Red Sox to the Oakland Athletics along with pitcher Jon Lester...
Via NESN.com
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Are Royals looking to acquire Jonny Gomes?

Photo Courtesy of Bob ReinartNick TarantinoContributing Writer Rumor has is it that the Kansas City Royals are in need of a right handed bat for their outfield in wake of Nori Aoki's struggles this season. One of the right handed bats that is on their list is Boston's beloved personality Johnny Gomes, according to ESPN Boston and Jerry CrosniackI'm not so against this move as...
Via RedSoxLife
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes Is On KC Royals Trade Radar

(Getty Images)According to ESPN.com'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

Jonny Gomes Gives Flag Blazers To Teammates

That wacky Jonny Gomes! You just never know what he'll do next. Tattoos in places most humans would never consider putting them, beard growth and shaving on a whim. And now, Gomes is giving all of his teammates an (how shall we say?) interesting Stars and Stripes-themed sport jacket. According to The Boston Globe's Peter Abraham, Gomes finagled a deal with the coat-maker, Loudmouth...
Via FenwayNation
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes Shaves and I Can’t Stop Watching

Not sure what it says about me — and I’m not so sure I want to know — but I have watched this video of Jonny Gomes taming his trademark dirt beard about 500 times in the last hour. There really isn’t a lot to it; the guy cleans up his facial hair, eliminates the pesky mustache portion, and drops a few Gomes-isms. But it holds me enraptured. And I don’t know why. Maybe...
Via Surviving Grady
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes unveils amazing Red Sox World Series tattoo

Jonny Gomes has a crazy new Boston Red Sox tattoo. It was revealed by teammate Mike Napoli on Twitter on Friday. Napoli sent out a photo of the World Series-inspired tattoo on Twitter along with the caption, “How sick is this?” The Red Sox first baseman then encouraged his followers to guess the tattoo’s owner before ultimately revealing that Gomes is the man behind the ink...
Via NESN.com
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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