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YAN GOMES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Yan Gomes makes Keith Law’s “Exceeded Expectations” List

Michael Brantley may garner a few MVP votes. Corey Kluber should be the 2014 AL Cy Young winner. But it’s Cleveland Indians catcher Yan Gomes who wowed ESPN.com’s Keith Law, with the one-time reserve catcher knocking in 20-plus home runs this season. Gomes was just a guy — as opposed to a #GUY — when Toronto shipped him and Mike Aviles to Cleveland for Esmil Rogers after...
Via Waiting For Next Year
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Gomes Homer Sets Up KC Showdown; Indians 7, Twins 3

Yan Gomes remembers the Indians coming to Minnesota last year and clinching a playoff spot on the last day of the regular season. Now Cleveland is back in Minnesota, trying to sneak into the postseason through the back door. Gomes homered and drove in four runs to help the Indians advance in the AL wild-card race by beating the Twins 7-3 on a rainy Saturday night. The Indians pulled...
Via Did The Tribe Win Last Night?
9 days ago  |  Discuss

9/20 Recap: Indians Move Up In Wild Card Race Thanks to Gomes & House

Player of the Game Yan Gomes hit safely in each of his first three at bats, adding four RBI (now 70 on the season) and his 20th home run of the season to his already impressive season. With his 20th home run of the year, the 2014 Indians become the first Cleveland team with three 20 home run hitters since 2008. Gomes also scored after his first single, giving him two runs on the...
Via Burning River Baseball
9 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
August 23, 2014  |  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

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

Indians activate Lou Marson, option Yan Gomes

The Cleveland Indians have activated catcher Lou Marson from the 15-day disabled list (neck). Marson had been on the disabled list for the first time in his career following a collision with Tampa Bay’s Desmond Jennings at home plate on April 9 in Tampa Bay. He was previously hitless on the season, walking twice in two games. To make room for Marson on the 25-man roster, the Indians...
Via Waiting For Next Year
April 24, 2013  |  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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