a few teams are showing interest in jonny gomes, the active pinch HR leader. he has .833 ops in 2nd half.
Gomes to #Royals.
#Braves are also fielding some calls on A.J. Pierzynski and Jonny Gomes. Battled-tested, stretch drive acquisition types.
Fox Sports South "No matter his reasoning, the Braves' Jonny Gomes isn't interested in why the Brewers' Will Smith uses a foreign substance on his arm, which led to his ejection Thursday at Turner Field. "At the end of the day it's a rule. We have to follow the rules," the Atlanta outfielder said before Friday's..." May 23
WEEI Boston "According to multiple industry sources, the Red Sox have sent Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes to the Athletics in exchange for power hitting outfielder Yoenis Cespedes. The Athletics are loading for bear in their rotation, believing that power pitching is what wins in the postseason. With Lester —..." August 01
Can confirm Lester and Gomes to OAK for Cespedes. First reported by @alexspeier
#Royals have backed off Jonny Gomes because they want a bat that can play RF. He doesn't fit that description.
Boston Herald "Jonny Gomes has a message for Alex Rodriguez: Don’t mess with the Major League Baseball Players Association. “He does steroids or whatever, it sucks. He does this or that, it sucks. He’s always in the news, it sucks,” the Red Sox left fielder told the Herald yesterday before the 75th annual..." January 25
NESN "Mike Napoli hardly needed any convincing when it came to staying in Boston. The slugger said repeatedly before signing a two-year deal with the Red Sox this offseason that he wanted to keep the strong bond intact. Jonny Gomes still wasn’t going to take any chances. “I don’t know how many..." December 22
Boston Herald "Mike Wein had just changed the channel briefly at the end of the fifth inning of Sunday’s World Series Game 4 between the Red Sox and Cardinals when his cellphone started blowing up with text messages. As part of Major League Baseball’s “Stand Up To Cancer” program, players from both teams were..." October 29
WEEI Boston "According to popular opinion, neither of them should have been in the game. Clay Buchholz was too injured, too lost in the notion of his own fragility to be effective. The Sox, many believed, should shut him down and give the ball for the Game 4 start to someone else — perhaps Felix Doubront,..." October 28
Boston Herald "John Farrell will wait until at least tomorrow to finalize the Red Sox' lineup for Game 1 of the World Series. But it sure sounds like Daniel Nava won't be in it. Despite being the Red Sox' primary left fielder against right-handed pitchers during the season -- and finishing with an .831 OPS..." October 21
Boston Herald "By now having reached the playoffs four times with four teams in six years Jonny Gomes is commonly seen as a cross between a lucky charm and a consummate winner a talisman who helps lift franchises from last place to a division title in 162 games or less. But Gomes has a dirty little secret. Once..." October 01
Boston Herald "Jonny Gomes arrived in the offseason with the reputation of being a “clubhouse guy” who would pick up his Red Sox teammates and keep things loose over the grind of a 162-game season. Last night provided Gomes the rare opportunity to pick up the Sox with his bat, and he came through. Gomes belted..." June 19
Boston Herald "When Jonny Gomes signed a two-year deal with the Red Sox, he was advertised as a hard-nosed player. A good chemistry guy not known for his glove, but adequate on defense. Someone who could get on base more than the average player, hit more than his share of home runs, and mash left-handed..." May 19
Boston Herald "If you didn’t understand the whole Jonny Gomes thing when the Red Sox gave him $10 million this winter, here’s hoping you watched the ninth inning yesterday. One second, Jacoby Ellsbury chops what looks like an RBI grounder to second base. The next, Gomes careens around third and doesn’t so..." April 02
NESN "Will Middlebrooks‘ injury dominated the headlines following Wednesday’s game against the Orioles, but he wasn’t the only member of the Red Sox who came away from the spring training contest a little banged up. Jonny Gomes banged into the outfield fence and cut his knee, which required three..." March 01
Boston Herald "Jonny Gomes may not be a superstar, but a funny thing happens to teams he plays for — they win. The Red Sox made Gomes their first offseason target because they recognized his unique ability to impact a clubhouse. His two-year, $10 million deal may not make complete sense when applying..." February 28
Hardball Talk "This was understandably lost in the concern regarding Will Middlebrooks‘ wrist, but Gordon Edes of ESPN Boston passes along word that Jonny Gomes required three stitches in his left knee after he banged into the left field fence during last night’s game against the Orioles. It appears Gomes..." February 28
Tampa Tribune "Jonny Gomes a member of the Red Sox? Who'd of thunk it? Gomes, arguably the most popular player in Devil Rays/Rays history, will play Monday for a Boston split-squad team against the Tampa Bay Rays at Charlotte Sports Park. He'll play left field and bat cleanup. "Yeah, just for the Red Sox,"..." February 26
ESPN "Will baseball ever be able to make a go of it in Tampa-St. Pete, where despite a highly entertaining and competitive team, attendance has lagged dramatically? I put the question to Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes, who was drafted by the Rays in 2001 and played six seasons in the big leagues with..." February 19
Boston Herald "Jonny Gomes could spend the next two months obsessing about the number of at-bats he will get this season or worrying about how he might fit in as the Red Sox’ new left fielder. But he’d rather just enjoy being alive. After all, Gomes really should be dead. If it wasn’t the car crash in high..." February 14