Jonny Gomes

Jonny Gomes
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John Tomase
March 28, 2019 - 11:47 am
The Patriots play just 16 games a year, but we only occasionally remember the first one. The memories they make tend to kick in around November before concentrating in February. Celtics opening nights? The only two that spring to mind are beating Michael Jordan's Bulls in the first game of the Rick...
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Jonny Gomes
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Jim Hackett
March 13, 2019 - 11:38 am
(Third in a series on athletes who have figured out how to thrive amidst the pressures of Boston. For Parts 1 and 2, see below.) In this edition we learn that you don't have to be a first ballot Hall of Famer like Kevin Garnett or a perennial Cy Young award candidate like Chris Sale. Sometimes...
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Alex Reimer
January 09, 2019 - 1:40 pm
Jonny Gomes will no longer be stating the obvious and mangling the English language on Red Sox telecasts. The region has suffered a true loss. The Diamondbacks announced Tuesday they’ve hired Gomes as an outfield and base running coordinator. That seems to be an odd role for somebody who was a...
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Rob Bradford
October 03, 2018 - 7:12 am
The Red Sox are a very, very talented team. That's a huge reason they landed with 108 wins. But that was the regular season. This is different. "Playoffs, it’s really not talent," said former Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes. "It’s who has a better report and who knows how to apply it, which is why...
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Alex Reimer
August 07, 2018 - 9:57 am
Jonny Gomes says he almost suffocated his teammates when the 2008 Rays wrapped up the American League East division crown. The story is entirely believable. The Athletic recently ran an oral history of the Rays’ miraculous World Series run, which happened just one season after they had gone 66-96...
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Alex Reimer
May 15, 2018 - 2:53 pm
Red Sox analyst Jonny Gomes teaches viewers at home so much about baseball every time he steps behind the microphone. He explains complicated concepts like switch-hitters and five-tool players, never leaving even the most minute details in doubt. On Monday, Gomes took his insights to a new level...
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Alex Reimer
August 30, 2017 - 10:12 am
The concept of an “inherited runner” appears to be self-explanatory. But not to Jonny Gomes. The ex-Red Sox outfielder has a penchant for talking incessantly whenever he’s in the NESN booth. This irritating habit usually causes him to speak inanely or state the obvious –– and oftentimes he...
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Alex Reimer
August 10, 2017 - 10:55 am
It looks like the game of musical chairs in the NESN broadcast booth will continue for the rest of the season. Beloved analyst Jerry Remy announced Wednesday he’s still recovering from the lung cancer surgery he underwent in June and will start receiving chemotherapy treatments later this month...
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Sam Alberti
July 31, 2017 - 3:24 pm
Former Red Sox left fielder Jonny Gomes joined Ordway, Merloni & Fauria Monday afternoon to give his thoughts on the incident between David Price and Dennis Eckersely, what it was like calling Red Sox games on NESN, and his experience playing baseball in Japan. For the full interview, go to...
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John Tomase
July 17, 2016 - 9:14 pm
Jonny Gomes won't get to model his American Flag blazer again for President Obama this week. Despite being a member of the World Series-champion Royals last year, Gomes wasn't invited to Thursday's meet-and-greet at the White House with President Obama. Gomes told FoxSports' Ken Rosenthal that he's...
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