Heading into three straight nights in a National League park, John Farrell said he'd name his first baseman before each game. David Ortiz is 37, and coming off Achilles and heel injuries, and hasn't played three consecutive games in the field in years. Mike Napoli was raking through the first two rounds of the… »
Jonny Gomes earned a facial hair-fondling on account of his home run last night that proved to be the game-winner. And, really, who on the Red Sox is more befitting of the beard than Gomes? He was likely born bearded. »
The Red Sox clinched the A.L. East last night against the Blue Jays and engaged in the usual champagne-and-beer-spraying celebration. Fun times. Jonny Gomes added to the fun by kicking beer cans all over the place and apparently hit an old dude in the stands. Looks like he got him pretty good, too. »
Over the weekend, our own Sean Newell asked if Jonny Gomes, the Oakland A's outfielder and designated Rob Deer, was "the biggest douchebag in baseball."
The scene: May 5, 2012. The 13-14 Oakland Athletics and the 19-8 Tampa Bay Rays are all tied up in the
10th 12th inning in Tampa when Jonny Gomes steps to the plate. Gomes would give the Athletics the lead when he hit a baseball the smallest distance possible for a ball to be hit and still be considered a home run… »