Jonny Gomes didn’t have a single plate appearance in the Royals’ postseason run, but that didn’t mean he couldn’t preen and shout at the team’s World Series parade today. Give him a hell yeah, brother.
Gomes, who has an American flag on him at all times, grabbed the microphone and thanked the Royals’ front office and fans for helping them win a championship. Game 5 pinch-hitter Christian Colon gave credit to Gomes for helping him throughout the season, so the bench player earned a couple of minutes of airtime:
A partial transcript:
Hey, guess what? Cy Young winner: Not on our team. Beat him. Rookie of the year: Not on our team. We beat him. MVP of the whole league? Sorry, guys, not on our team. But we beat that guy, too!
Y’all wanna be politically correct? I’m an unpolitically correct person. WE WHOOPED THEIR ASS!
Gomes then tossed the microphone before disappearing to begin his offseason search for the next clubhouse in need of a pro wrestler posing as a ballplayer.
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