Yan Gomes

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  • B/T: R/R
  • 6' 2"/215
  • Age: 29

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Yan Gomes 2017 Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
41 .171 1 2 0 .529

Yan Gomes MLB Career Stats

AB AVG HR RBI SB OPS
1531 .244 58 206 2 .704

Yan Gomes Bio

  • Full Name: Yan Gomes
  • Pronunciation: GOHM-ss
  • Born: 7/19/1987 in Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Draft: 2009, Toronto Blue Jays, 10th rd. (310th overall)
  • College: Barry
  • Debut: 5/17/2012
  • Relationship(s): son-in-law of Atlee Hammaker
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Year AB R H HR RBI SB AVG OBP OPS
2017 Stats 41 5 7 1 2 0 .171 .261 .529
MLB Career Stats 1531 180 374 58 206 2 .244 .286 .704

Yan Gomes Statcast Averages

Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2017 Indians AL 47 28 87.85 129.06 -1.23 6.25 29.48
MLB Avg - - - - 87.60 184.02 -0.51 12.78 40.76
Year Team LG PA HIP Avg Exit Velocity (mph) Avg Distance (feet) Avg Gen Velocity (mph) Avg Launch Angle (deg) Avg Height (feet)
2017 Indians AL 47 28 87.85 129.06 -1.23 6.25 29.48
MLB Avg - - - - 87.60 184.02 -0.51 12.78 40.76

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Yan Gomes 2017 Projections

Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
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78 276 32 65 108 14 1 10 35 15 0 77 1 1 .236 .283 .402 .685
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92 317 37 72 119 15 1 11 37 18 0 88 1 1 .227 .280 .385 .665
Duration G AB R H TB 2B 3B HR RBI BB IBB SO SB CS AVG OBP SLG OPS
Rest of Season
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78 276 32 65 108 14 1 10 35 15 0 77 1 1 .236 .283 .402 .685
Cumulative
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92 317 37 72 119 15 1 11 37 18 0 88 1 1 .227 .280 .385 .665

Yan Gomes News

Yan Gomes Fantasy News

February 16, 2017 at 6:36 PM ET

Gomes to remain Indians' No. 1 catcher

The Indians plan on opening the season with Yan Gomes as their starting catcher and Roberto Perez as his backup.

October 25, 2016 at 9:13 PM ET

Gomes hits nine homers in 2016

Indians catcher Yan Gomes finished the 2016 regular season with a .167 average, nine home runs, 34 RBIs and 22 runs scored.

Awards

Yan Gomes Awards

AL Silver Slugger

Year Team League
2014 Cleveland AL

Wilson Team Defensive Player of the Year

Year Team League
2013 Cleveland AL

FSL Mid-Season All-Star

Year Team League
2010 Dunedin FSL

Yan Gomes Leaderboards

Batting Average

Season AVG Rank
2014 .278 25th in AL

Home Runs

Season HR Rank
2014 21 25th in AL

On-base Plus Slugging

Season OPS Rank
2014 .785 19th in AL

Slugging Percentage

Season SLG Rank
2014 .472 12th in AL

Hit by Pitch

Season HBP Rank
2013 7 17th in AL

Yan Gomes Latest Transactions

Team Date Transaction
September 30, 2016 Cleveland Indians activated C Yan Gomes from the 60-day disabled list.
September 9, 2016 Cleveland Indians sent C Yan Gomes on a rehab assignment to Akron RubberDucks.
September 7, 2016 Cleveland Indians sent C Yan Gomes on a rehab assignment to Columbus Clippers.
September 2, 2016 Cleveland Indians sent C Yan Gomes on a rehab assignment to Akron RubberDucks.
August 31, 2016 Cleveland Indians transferred C Yan Gomes from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list. Separated right shoulder.
July 18, 2016 Cleveland Indians placed C Yan Gomes on the 15-day disabled list. Separated right shoulder.
May 24, 2015 Cleveland Indians activated C Yan Gomes from the 15-day disabled list.
May 18, 2015 Cleveland Indians sent C Yan Gomes on a rehab assignment to Columbus Clippers.
May 15, 2015 Cleveland Indians sent C Yan Gomes on a rehab assignment to Lake County Captains.
April 12, 2015 Cleveland Indians placed C Yan Gomes on the 15-day disabled list. Right knee sprain
August 29, 2014 Cleveland Indians activated C Yan Gomes from the 7-day disabled list.
August 23, 2014 Cleveland Indians placed C Yan Gomes on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 22, 2014. concussion symptoms
May 5, 2014 Cleveland Indians activated C Yan Gomes from the paternity list.
May 3, 2014 Cleveland Indians placed C Yan Gomes on the paternity list.
April 28, 2013 Cleveland Indians recalled C Yan Gomes from Columbus Clippers.
April 24, 2013 Cleveland Indians optioned Yan Gomes to Columbus Clippers.
April 9, 2013 Cleveland Indians recalled Yan Gomes from Columbus Clippers.
March 25, 2013 Cleveland Indians optioned Yan Gomes to Columbus Clippers.
November 3, 2012 Cleveland Indians traded RHP Esmil Rogers to Toronto Blue Jays for LF Mike Aviles and C Yan Gomes.
September 7, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Yan Gomes from Las Vegas 51s.
August 20, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays optioned Yan Gomes to Las Vegas 51s.
July 19, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Yan Gomes from Las Vegas 51s.
June 20, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays optioned Yan Gomes to Las Vegas 51s.
June 13, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Yan Gomes from Las Vegas 51s.
June 12, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays optioned Yan Gomes to Las Vegas 51s.
June 6, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays recalled Yan Gomes from Las Vegas 51s.
May 27, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays optioned Yan Gomes to Las Vegas 51s.
May 17, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays selected the contract of Yan Gomes from Las Vegas 51s.
April 3, 2012 Yan Gomes assigned to Las Vegas 51s.
January 20, 2012 Toronto Blue Jays invited non-roster C Yan Gomes to spring training.
July 11, 2011 C Yan Gomes assigned to New Hampshire Fisher Cats from Las Vegas 51s.
July 2, 2011 Yan Gomes assigned to Las Vegas 51s from New Hampshire Fisher Cats.
April 3, 2011 Yan Gomes assigned to New Hampshire Fisher Cats from Dunedin Blue Jays.
July 22, 2010 Yan Gomes assigned to Dunedin Blue Jays from Lansing Lugnuts.
July 6, 2010 Yan Gomes roster status changed by Lansing Lugnuts.
June 29, 2010 C Yan Gomes assigned to Lansing Lugnuts from Dunedin Blue Jays.
May 28, 2010 Yan Gomes roster status changed by Dunedin Blue Jays.
May 17, 2010 Dunedin Blue Jays placed C Yan Gomes on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 15, 2010.
April 8, 2010 C Yan Gomes assigned to Dunedin Blue Jays from Auburn Doubledays.
July 4, 2009 Yan Gomes assigned to Auburn Doubledays from GCL Blue Jays.
June 23, 2009 Yan Gomes assigned to GCL Blue Jays from Toronto Blue Jays.
June 18, 2009 Toronto Blue Jays signed C Yan Gomes.

Yan Gomes Bio Info

Full name YAN GOMES (GOHM-ss)...Married, Jenna...One daughter, Brooklyn Mae (5/3/2014)...First Brazilian-born player in MLB history and now one of three all-time with Paulo Orlando and Andre Rienzo...Attended Miami Southridge High School... Played two years at the University of Tennessee before transferring to Barry University in Miami, majoring in Psychology...2007 Louisville Slugger Freshman All-American and All-SEC selection... Started 13 games at catcher with Tennessee in 2007 when filling in for J.P. Arencibia...On Twitter: @Yan_AGomes...Brother, Juan, was the club's 37th round pick in the 2014 draft out of Odessa College...Father-in-law, Atlee Hammaker, pitched 12 years in the Majors from 1982-95 and was an NL All-Star with San Francisco in 1983... He and his wife are frequent visitors in the Providence House during the season, the nation's oldest Crisis Nursery, committed to child abuse prevention and family preservation....2014-17 TribeFest participant...Also heavily involved in CIC's Fields of the Future initiative the last few seasons, helping to fund the rebuilding rundown fields across the area... Was instrumental in the support and funding of the 2016 Larry Doby Fund.

2016

Endured a tough offensive season around a two-month stint on the disabled list beginning in July but was his usual reliable presence with the pitching staff behind the plate...Despite ending the season with a .165 batting average his 32 RBI at the time of his shoulder injury ranked tied for 4th among American League catchers at the time...Overall on the year he made 64 starts at catcher (70 games) as the Indians staff recorded an ERA of 3.62 (230 ER, 572.1 IP) with Yan behind the plate and the Indians went 38-26 (.594) in his starts...Threw out 34.5% (10/29) of baserunners attempting to steal off him...Suffered separated right shoulder on July 17 in the 5th inning at Minnesota trying to avoid a tag at first base after an errant infield throw...Snapped an 0-for-27 earlier in the game and ended his July on a 2-for-37 skid...Was placed on the 15-day Disabled List the following day and was transferred to the 60-day D.L. in early September...At the time of his injury was hitting .165 (41-249) with 11 2B, 8 HR & 32 RBI in 71 games and had not been above the .200 mark since April 30...Began a rehab assignment between AA Akron and AAA Columbus on September 2 and rehabbed with the RubberDucks and Clippers thru their respective postseason's before being hit by a pitch in his final rehab game of Sept. 14 vs. Trenton in the Eastern League finals, sustaining a broken right wrist after being hit by 3-2 fastball in his third plate appearance of the night, virtually ending his season...Hit a combined .333 (9-27) w/3 2B, HR, 5 RBI in 9 rehab games...Resumed throwing during last ten days of the season and felt good enough to be activated for the final weekend at Kansas City, appearing in 3 games at catcher in the late innings and making a start at Kansas City on the season's final day of Oct. 2 (homered off Ian Kennedy in the 3rd inning; his first since June 25 at Detroit)...The 2014 A.L. Silver Slugger tied his single-game career-high with 5 RBI (2nd time) on April 23 at Detroit, going 3-for-5 with 3 R, a 2B and a home run...Hit .188 (19-101) with runners on base for the season...Homered in 3 straight games, May 13-16, for the first time in his career...His .127 (23-181) average vs. RHP was the lowest in the A.L. among players with at least 175 plate appearances vs. righties...Was on all three Postseason rosters and appeared in four games in the World Series as a pinch-hitter or defensive replacement in the middle innings. 

2015

Spent season between Texas and Atlanta...Was on the 15-day DL in Texas from May 15-June 3 with left shoulder inflammation and was later designated for assignment on July 11 and later released...Signed with the Braves and spent the remainder of the season in the Braves bullpen...Left Sept. 10 game vs. NY Mets with a left hamstring strain and did not pitch the remainder of the season...For the year limited left-handed batters to a .234 (18-77) average against...In his career, the Wentzville, MO native has limited left-handed batters to a .233 (123-528, .615 OPS) average against while posting a career relief ERA of 3.98 (53ER/120.0IP).

2014

Had arguably the best season of any American League catcher, hitting .278 (135-485) with 25 doubles, 3 triples, 21 home runs and 74 RBI in 135 games in his first full season in the big leagues, his second in the Cleveland organization... Yan joined Carlos Santana, ..ictor Martinez, Sandy Alomar and John Romano as only Indians catchers (at least 60% games at C) with 20+ HR, 60+ R and 70+ RBI in a season... After the season he earned his first career American League Silver Slugger Award, becoming the first catcher in club history to win the award outright (Victor Martinez shared the award in 2004). He led all A.L. catchers in average (.278), OPS (.785) and ex tra base hits (49) and was second in RBI (74) and 3rd in homers (21) among A.L. players who played in 80% of their games at catcher...He was 2nd among MLB catchers in OPS ... Among all A.L. qualifying batters he was 12th in slugging pct (.472), 19th in OPS (.785) and 9th in average vs. LHP (.331) ... Season OPS of .879 off LHP was 12th-highest in the AL. Got better as the season went along, hitting .294 (69-235) from July 1 thru the end of the season with 16 2B, 12 HR and 46 RBI in 65 games...In the second half he hit .303 (60-198) with 13 2B, 9 HR and 38 RBI in 55 games as his .847 OPS was 12th-highest among all American League batters with at least 200 second half p late appearances ... His 51 RBI from June 24-end of season were second on the club behind Santana (55) and ahead of Brantley (48)...OPS in July/Aug was .990 and .909 resp ectively. Defensively Yan picked up where he left off in 2013, making 121 starts at catcher (126 games) and also made 8 starts at DH and was a 2014 finalist for the Rawlings Gold Glove Award ... Tossed out 27 of 93 (29%) of the runners attemp ting to steal off him, the 2nd-highest pct. among American League catchers behind New York-AL's Brian McCann (31%)...Also made just 3 errors over his last 55 games of the season (July 18)...Set new club records for single-season p utouts (1052) and total chances (1139) for an Indians catcher as the Indians staff set a new MLB record for strikeouts (1450). Took a ball off the catcher's mask on August 21 at Minnesota (deflected off hit batter) and was p laced on the 7-day D.L. w/concussion symptoms from August 22-28...Returned after the 7 days on August 29 and from that p oint thru the end of the season he hit .257 (26-101) with 4 2B, 4 HR and 21 RBI in 26 games. Had a career-high 13-game hitting streak from July 24-August 7, the 3rd highest on the club in 2014...Enjoyed his first career 4-hit game on August 31 at K ansas City, going 4-for-5 with 2 runs scored .... Equaled single-game career-high with 4 RBI (2nd time) on Sep t 20 at Minnesota (3-4, HR)...Hit .333 (17-51) vs. Minnesota this year (4 2B, 6HR) and led all A.L. p layers with 19 RBI vs. the T wins in 2014...Hit .337 (29-86) in 21 starts batting 6th (3 2B, 4 HR, 18 RBI)...Hit .298 (62-208) with runners on base.

2013

Spent most of the season in Cleveland, posting an impressive season at and behind the plate for Terry Francona...Started the year at AAA Columbus, appearing in just six games total for the Clippers, and was with the Indians from April 9-24 and April 28 thru the remainder of the season...Overall made 79 starts (85 games) at catcher and 1 game at first base for Cleveland...Also made 1 start at DH...Indians pitchers recorded an ERA of 3.56 (710.0IP, 670H, 281ER) with Yan catching as he threw out an impressive 38.3% (18-47) of runners attempting to steal off him (would have led the AL with more appearances at catcher)...Indians were 49-30 (.620) when he started at catcher...Started 39 games at catcher in August and September (55 team games/22GS at C in 27 Sept team games)... Club recipient of the Wilson Defensive Player of the Year Award, which is determined by using a formula that balances scouting information, sabermetric analysis and basic fielding stats...Finished 2nd among Major League catchers with at least 275 plate appearances in slugging pct (.491) and 3rd in OPS (.837) and batting average (.298) as 31 of his 86 base hits went for extra bases....From June 28 thru the end of the season he hit .317 (59-186) with 14 doubles, 5 home runs and 20 RBI in 56 games...Enjoyed a career day on May 20 vs. Seattle (3-5, 2RS, 4RBI), connecting for a career-high 2 home runs and 4 RBI, including his first career "walk-off' home run in the 10th inning off Charlie Furbush...On the year he had 9 three-hit games and enjoyed a career-best 9-game hitting streak from Aug 29-Sept 10...Yan hit .309 (25-81) in 24 September games (6 2B, 2HR, 9RBI) and for the year hit .296 (37-125) with runners on base...Recorded an OPS of .934 off left-handed pitching...Scott Kazmir posted an ERA of 3.32 (130.0IP/48ER) in 23 starts with Yan catching.

2012 Split the season between Las Vegas and Toronto, his first taste of big league action in just his 4th professional season... Was recalled by Toronto from Las Vegas (AAA) on five separate occasions...Had a solid year at AAA Las Vegas as his batting average (.328), slugging pct (.557) and OPS (.938) all would have ranked in the top 10 in the Pacific Coast League had it not been for the five stints in the big leagues. Started the year in Las Vegas and was recalled for the first time on May 17, collecting his first hit that day vs. New York-AL off Phil Hughes...Homered the next day (May 18) for the first time off NY Mets' Jonathon Niese...Hit four home runs at the Major League level, with the 4th being a game-tying 2-out, 9th inning home run vs. Minnesota off closer Glen Perkins...Collected hits in four of his first five games (5-14) batting .357 over that stretch...After that collected hits in just 13 of his final 38 contests (15-84) while batting .179. Appeared in 79 games for Las Vegas batting .328 with an OPS of .938, including 29 2B, 13HR and 59 RBI...Split time at catcher, first base, third base, left field and designated hitter along both spots...Made 25 starts for Toronto in 2012 (5-C, 12-1B, 6-3B & 2-DH)....3 of his 4 HR came off LHP (had .457 slg pct off LHP at the big league level)...Was 7-for-19 (.368) after Sept 7 recall. At AAA he hit .344 (21-61) off LHP with 4HR, 12 RBI (1.026OPS) and in the first half he hit .346 (79-228) with 25 2B, 10HR & 44 RBI in 59 games (T5th in the PCL in first half batting avg)...Drove in 12 runs the last 8 games of the Triple-A season, hit .373 (56-150) with runners on base and .341 (31-91) for Las Vegas..Played for Team Brazil in WBC qualifier in November, leading the club to a 1-0 victory over Panama with the game's lone RBI to advance to the 16-team WBC field held in March... Also appeared in 17 games for Este in advance of the WBC qualifier. 2011 Spent the majority of the season at New Hampshire (AA) along with four games at Las Vegas (AAA)... POWER SOURCE: Combined to hit .248 with 19 doubles, three triples and 13 home runs in just 83 games... His .781 OPS with the Fisher Cats ranked 3rd on the club... C/1B: Appeared in 43 games behind the plate and 20 at first base, with the balance coming as the designated hitter... HOT AND COLD: In May and August combined to hit .328 (42-128)... In all other months batted .186 (33-177)... FALL BALL: Played in the Arizona Fall League, posting a .302 average with one home run and eight RBI. 2010 Combined to bat .270 between Lansing (Low-A) and Dunedin (High-A) with 33 extra base hits and a .780 OPS... Spent most of the season at Dunedin and posted a .373 average vs. left-handed pitching... Batted .342 in the second half, including a September average of .417 (10-24). 2009 Made his debut, spending the majority of the season with Auburn (Short Season-A)... Added his first proefssional home run on July 5.