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Jonny Gomes Already Crushing Homers In Spring Training In Japan (Videos)

Jonny Gomes appears to be enjoying his time in Japan so far. The former Boston Red Sox outfielder joined the Nippon Professional Baseball League’s Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles in February after he didn’t field any offers from Major League Baseball teams, and he’s already providing some pop in spring training. Gomes launched a two-run home run Sunday in the Rakuten Eagles...
Via NESN.com
March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes homers in 2nd preseason game in Japan

TOKYO (AP) Jonny Gomes has wasted no time getting into the swing in Japan. After agreeing a $2 million, one-year deal with the Rakuten Eagles, Gomes hit a home run in just his second preseason game on Friday. Batting cleanup, Gomes hit a two-run homer in the first inning to help the Eagles win 11-2 over the Seibu Lions. He was hitless in his first game on Thursday. The 35-year...
Via Associated Press
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Ex-MLB slugger Gomes homers in 2nd preseason game in Japan

TOKYO (AP) Jonny Gomes has wasted no time getting into the swing in Japan. After agreeing a one-year deal with the Rakuten Eagles, Gomes hit a home run in just his second preseason game on Friday. Batting cleanup, Gomes scored a two-run homer in the first inning to help the Eagles win 11-2 over the Seibu Lions. He was hitless in his first game on Thursday. The 35-year-old outfielder...
Via Associated Press
March 04, 2016  |  Discuss

Jonny Gomes wants to be an MLB manager when he retires

Jonny Gomes has an idea for retirement. No, the energetic major league outfielder isn’t planning a transition into show business. And he doesn’t intend to trade his baseball glove for pom-poms despite being an entertaining vocal supporter. Instead, the 34-year-old thinks a managerial career could be in the cards once he hangs up the spikes. Gomes recently told The Boston Globe’s...
Via NESN.com
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Jonny Gomes gives awesome speech at Royals' parade

Jonny Gomes only played 12 games for the Kansas City Royals this season and was not on the postseason roster, but that did not stop him from being one of the biggest pieces of their wonderful team chemistry. And at the team’s parade on Tuesday, his enthusiasm for the team was on full display. Gomes...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 03, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Braves’ Jonny Gomes channels Luis Tiant in relief

By Darren Hartwell Jonny Gomes is one of the more entertaining players in baseball. So when the Atlanta Braves were forced to call on him as an emergency relief pitcher Friday night, you’d better believe he put on a show. The Braves already had gone through five pitchers in eight innings and trailed the New York Yankees by nine runs when they recruited Gomes to come off the...
Via NESN.com
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Outfielder Jonny Gomes pitched for Braves vs. Yankees

By Jesse Reed In the midst of a blowout, Atlanta Braves outfielder Jonny Gomes seized upon a golden opportunity to pitch in the ninth inning against the New York Yankees. New York was already up by a score of 13-2 when Gomes strode to the mound. He was called into duty as a means to save Atlanta’s bullpen in a game that was already a lost cause. It wasn’t exactly pretty, but...
Via Sportsnaut
August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Vin Scully tells story about Gomes being attacked by wolf

When Vin Scully talks, we listen. During Monday night’s Braves-Dodgers game, Scully narrated a story about Braves outfielder Jonny Gomes…and how he was once attacked by a wolf as a child. Wait, what? I’m more curious as to why a “hired hand” brought in by Gomes’s grandmother would bring a leashed wolf to a job site, but hey, I’m just being picky now. I’d much...
Via Awful Announcing
May 26, 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

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
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