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10 Yan Gomes C
Height/Weight: 6-2/215 | Birthdate: 7/19/1987 | Birthplace: Sao Paulo, Brazil | Bats/Throws: R/R | Team: Cleveland | College: None | MLB Experience: 4 | Owned/Started%: 62/36 | Average Draft Position: 155.76
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Indians C Yan Gomes hits third home run of season Monday


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/29/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes smacked his third home run of the season during Monday's 7-1 win over the Rays.

Gomes hit the solo shot off Kirby Yates in the eighth inning. He finished the game 3 for 5 at the plate with two runs scored and one RBI.

Prior to his three-hit game Monday, Gomes was hitting .108 with one double and five RBI over his last 11 games.


Indians C Yan Gomes out of lineup for doubleheader finale


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(6/28/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes won't be in the lineup for the second game of Sunday's doubleheader against the Orioles.

Gomes struggled in the first game of the day, going 0 for 3 while leaving one runner stranded on base.

Over his last eight games, Gomes has been a non-factor at the plate as he's hitting just .111 with three hits in 27 at-bats.


Indians catcher Yan Gomes (neck) back in lineup Wednesday


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/24/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes was back in the starting lineup Wednesday against the Tigers after missing three straight games and four of the last five due to a neck injury. Roberto Perez had started in Gomes' absence.

Gomes has not had a strong season offensively and is mired in another hitting slump. He heads into Tuesday's game batting .115 (3 for 26) in his last eight games.


Indians catcher Yan Gomes still out due to neck injury


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(6/23/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes sat for the third straight game and for the fourth time in five games Monday against the Tigers due to a neck injury. Roberto Perez continues to start in Gomes' absence.

Gomes is batting .241 (13 for 54) with two doubles, two home runs, five RBI, no walks and 16 strikeouts in 15 June games.


Neck problem has Indians C Yan Gomes out again Monday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/22/2015) A nagging neck issue has Indians catcher Yan Gomes sidelined again Monday for the start of a series against Detroit.

Gomes missed the game Friday with the problem and returned to the lineup Saturday, but has now been out the last two games.

His continued absence could further push back the search for his swing after a long absence due to injury earlier in the year. The 2014 surprise has just three hits in his last 26 at-bats and owns a slash line .204/.214/.301.


Indians C Yan Gomes (neck) will play Saturday against Rays


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(6/20/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes, who has been dealing with a neck injury, is in the starting lineup for Saturday's game against the Rays.

Gomes injured his neck on Thursday against the Cubs and was forced to leave the game.

Gomes is hitting .211 with two home runs and six RBI in 90 at-bats this season.


Indians catcher Yan Gomes out Friday with neck issue


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(6/19/2015) A neck injury sustained Thursday night on a slide at home plate has Indians catcher Yan Gomes on the bench Friday as the team opens a series against visiting Tampa Bay.

Gomes, who missed much of the year with a knee issue, has yet to find the consistent stroke that marked his 2014 season. He is 3-for-23 in his last eight games as his average has fallen to .211.


Indians C Yan Gomes leaves game with tightness in neck


by Ruben Palacios | Staff Writer
(6/18/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes left Thursday's game against the Cubs with cervical tightness, per FoxSports.com.

Gomes went 1 for 2 with an RBI and a run scored before leaving the game. He's hitting .211 with two home runs and six RBI in 90 at-bats this season.


Indians C Yan Gomes hits two home runs in Tuesday's loss


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(6/9/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes belted his first two home runs of the season Tuesday, but the Indians lost 3-2 to the Mariners.

Gomes hit the solo shots off Roenis Elias in the second inning and Carson Smith in the ninth inning. He finished the game 2 for 4 with two RBI. Prior to his two home runs Tuesday, Gomes was hitting .320 with no home runs or RBI in his last six games.


Indians confident C Yan Gomes will find hitting stroke


by Elliott Smith | Staff Writer
(6/6/2015) It's been a rough return for catcher Yan Gomes since he was activated from the disabled list after missing six weeks with a knee injury, but the Indians are hoping the All-Star backstop can find his hitting stroke, per the Chronicle-Telegram

Gomes had two hits in Saturday's win over the Orioles to raise his average to .200 after going 6-for-31 in his return from the DL. 

"He's a good hitter. He'll hit," manager Terry Francona said. "I don't want to say it's inevitable, but I can't say it's not totally unexpected that a guy misses that much time and doesn't have perfect timing."


Indians' Yan Gomes gets a breather Thursday


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(6/4/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes received the day off on Thursday against the Royals, after playing three consecutive games for the first time since coming off the disabled list with a knee injury. Roberto Perez will be behind the plate for the Indians. Gomes is hitting .231 (3 for 13) since being activated from the DL.

Indians C Yan Gomes gets start behind the plate on Tuesday


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(6/2/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes is in the starting lineup for Tuesday's game in Kansas City against the Royals. Gomes, who recently returned from a stint on the disabled list with a knee injury, will catch his third-straight game.

With the Indians having Monday off, Gomes gets a chance to be behind the plate for three consecutive contests for the first time since his injury. Gomes has just three hits in 19 at-bats since his return form the DL. 


Indians' Yan Gomes out of lineup Friday, likely to catch next two


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/29/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes is out of the starting lineup for Friday's game against the Mariners. Gomes was activated off of the disabled list on May 24 and has been catching every-other-game since his return. So, since he caught Thursday's game, he will sit on Friday with Roberto Perez getting the start behind the plate.

However, manager Terry Francona said Gomes is likely to catch Saturday and Sunday, with the team being off Monday, according to MLB.com


Indians activate Yan Gomes from disabled list


by Shawn Krest | CBSSports.com
(5/24/2015) The Indians activated catcher Yan Gomes from the 15-day disabled list on Sunday. 

Gomes has been out with a knee injury. He'll make his return behind the plate on Sunday, for the first time since mid-April, batting seventh in the lineup. 

To make room on the roster, the Indians designated Brett Hayes for assignment.


Indians' Yan Gomes to return Sunday vs. Reds


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/21/2015) With his Thursday rehab assignment game finished, Indians catcher Yan Gomes will return to his team for Sunday's game against the Reds. 

Gomes went 2 for 4 in his rehab assignment Thursday night. 

Gomes sprained his MCL in April and has been on the DL since. Gomes has gone a total of 5 for 13 during his rehab assignment. 

"We just want to try and make a good decision," Indians manager Terry Francona said, via the Cleveland Plain Dealer. "Part of this is how important he is to us. I've said it before ... you want your catcher to be indispensable. That's probably the ultimate compliment to him. Then when they're not around, you find out that maybe they are."


Indians C Yan Gomes gets 2 hits in rehab assignment game


by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(5/21/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes went 2 for 4 in Thursday's rehab assignment game with Triple-A Columbus. 

Columbus lost to Gwinnett 6-1, with Gomes picking up two singles. Gomes was able to play the entire game. This puts Gomes at 5 for 13 during his rehab assignment.

Gomes was placed on the disabled list with a right MCL sprain. 


Indians C Yan Gomes feels good after latest rehab assignment


(5/21/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes is feeling positive after going seven innings in a rehab assignment on Wednesday, according to Fox Sports.

"It was really good," said Gomes. "I felt good (back there) even in the seventh inning. It was a pretty positive day. There was no position I was getting myself into that was holding me back."

Gomes went 1 for 2 in three plate appearances, and in his four rehab games has gone 3 for 9 with a run scored.

Gomes is on the disabled list with a sprain in his right MCL. 


Indians catcher Yan Gomes (knee) nearing return


by Sean d'Oliveira | CBSSports.com
(5/19/2015) Indians manager Terry Francona said catcher Yan Gomes is close to returning to the team, but he needs to catch nine innings in a rehab game before being activated, reports the Northeast Ohio Media Group.

"Well, he's closing in on it," manager Terry Francona said to MLB.com. "I think that's stating the obvious, but in fairness to him, we probably need to get him out there nine [innings]. He probably doesn't feel like he needs to, but as bad as we'd like to have him -- and we do -- doing something a day or two early, that would be a bad mistake."

Gomes is on the disabled list with a sprain in his right MCL. He is scheduled to catch seven innings in a rehab game Wednesday.

"I think when you really boil it down, we need to make sure that this kid has every chance to be not just healthy with his knee … you don't want another part of his body breaking down squatting for nine innings," Francona said. "There's some common sense that [trainer] James [Quinlan] used that I wasn't seeing."


Indians C Yan Gomes (knee) plays five innings in rehab game Monday


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(5/18/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes (knee) started and caught five innings Monday in a Triple-A rehab game, going 0 for 3 with two strikeouts.

Gomes is scheduled to rest Tuesday and then play seven innings on Wednesday, according to MLB.com.

Gomes went on the disabled list April 12 after spraining his right MCL, and could return to the big club soon.

"A lot of it depends how he feels," Indians manager Terry Francona said. "He doesn't have to go back-to-back games. As long as he's healthy, that's the biggest thing."

Indians' Yan Gomes, T.J. House moving to Triple-A for rehab stint


by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com
(5/17/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes and pitcher T.J. House will move to Triple-A Columbus to continue their rehab assignment on Monday, the team announced Sunday. House is expected to start for Columbus on Wednesday. 

Gomes and House have started their rehab assignment with Class A Lake County. Gomes is working his way back from a knee injury that landed him on the 15-day DL while House is battling a shoulder injury. 


Indians pitcher T.J. House, catcher Yan Gomes make rehab starts Friday


by Ted Leshinski | Staff Writer
(5/16/2015) Indians pitcher T.J. House (shoulder) and catcher Yan Gomes (knee) eached played in a Class-A rehab game on Friday.

House was the starting pitcher and threw three innings, allowing one hit while fanning five.

Gomes started behind the plate had had two at-bats, singling twice.

House was placed on the 15-day disabled list May 1 with with inflammation in his left shoulder.

Gomes went on the 15-day DL April 12 due to a right knee sprain.

Are Indians' Kluber's early struggles related to absence of Gomes?


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(5/15/2015) Some close to Indians ace Corey Kluber believe his early-season struggles were related to missing Yan Gomes, who is on the shelf with a with a sprained MCL, CBSSports.com Jon Heyman reports.

However, Kluber didn't seem to have any issues on Wednesday when he put together one of the best pitching performances of the season, striking out 18 -- the most in a game since Ben Sheets in 2004 and the most by an American League pitcher since Roger Clemens in 1998. 

Kluber is 1-5 with a 4.27 ERA over 52 2/3 innings pitched.


Indians C Yan Gomes to begin rehab assignment Friday


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/13/2015) The speedy recovery of Indians catcher Yan Gomes will start a rehab assignment at Class A Lake County Friday, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Gomes was supposed to be out as long as two months after sustaining a knee injury on April 11. But he could be back after a six-week absence if all goes well.

The Indians are in desperate need of their starting catcher. Backup Roberto Perez has struggled at the plate and in handling pitchers, particularly ace Corey Kluber.


Indians C Yan Gomes could be nearing return soon


by Jason Lempert | Staff Writer
(5/12/2015) Indians catcher Yan Gomes performed agility drills in the outfield and is running the bases again on Tuesday, according to MLB.com.

Gomes is working his way back from a sprained MCL suffered earlier this season. The team has not announced plans for next steps, though if he makes it through Tuesday's workout without issue, he could begin a rehab assignment in short order.

Roberto Perez, who is batting a meager .173 on the season, continues to be the starting catcher in Gomes' absence.


Indians RHP Corey Kluber still missing C Yan Gomes


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(5/11/2015) Indians supposed ace and reigning American League Cy Young Award winner Corey Kluber is still missing injured catcher Yan Gomes. And the numbers back it up, per Fox Sports.

Since the start of 2014, he is 18-9 with a 2.39 ERA when Gomes catches and 0-5 with a 5.13 ERA with anyone else behind the dish. Kluber sported a 2.63 ERA this year when Gomes was lost. He is 0-4 with a 6.10 ERA pitching to Roberto Perez.

Gomes, who is rehabbing ahead of schedule, is expected back in about four weeks.