Toronto Blue Jays
2015 Avg.
.154
 
Career Avg.
.272
Name  Yan Gomes
Born  7/19/1987
Height  6-2
Weight  215
Number  10
Position  C
Bats  R
Throws  R
5/24/2015 11:00:00 AM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes has been activated from the 15-day disabled list.
Insight: Gomes missed six weeks with a right MCL sprain, which was good news considering his timetable for return was 6-8 weeks. He probably won't catch back-to-back games to start, so Roberto Perez will still see quite a bit of action, but it is safe to take Gomes off the DL spot.
 
5/21/2015 10:15:00 AM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes is expected to begin a rehab assignment of Friday and could return to the Indians lineup as soon as Sunday.
Insight: Gomes hit .278 with 21 home runs and 71 RBI last season and was a huge fantasy asset behind the plate. He'll likely split time when he returns until the team is sure his knee can handle catching everyday.
 
4/12/2015 2:09:00 PM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes will miss six-to-eight weeks with a right MCL sprain according to MLB.com.
Insight: This is a huge blow for fantasy owners and the Indians. Gomes hit .278 with 21 home runs and 71 RBI last season. Cleveland is confident backup catcher Roberto Perez will be able to fill in for Gomes. Perez hit .305/.405/.517 at Triple-A last season.
 
4/12/2015 11:06:00 AM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes is headed to the 15-day disabled list with a right knee sprain according to Roto World.
Insight: Gomes injured his knee when Rajai Davis slide into him on Saturday. Roberto Perez will fill in for the time being.
 
4/9/2015 12:08:00 PM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes is not in Thursday's starting lineup.
Insight: Seems like just the normal day game after the night game off. Gomes started the first two games of the season and is just 1-for-8 with three strikeouts. After 21 homers last season, fantasy owners are expecting another big season from Gomes.
 
9/24/2014 10:36:00 PM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes hits 21st dinger of 2014.
Insight: He got the scoring started in the first, with a three-run shot off Royals' starter Jason Vargas. Gomes has been an uner-the-radar player, as he is hitting .282 with 74 RBI.
 
9/22/2014 11:59:00 AM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes is 5-for-10 with a home run versus Royals starter Danny Duffy.
Insight: Gomes has put up career best numbers in runs (60), hits (134), homers (20) and RBI (71). He's had a good week (.318 with two homers) and a favorable matchup so if a viable fantasy option Monday night.
 
9/16/2014 11:52:00 PM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes went 2-for-4 with a home run and two RBI against the Astros on Tuesday.
Insight: Gomes hit a single in the fourth that Lonnie Chisenhall was able to score on after Astros left fielder Robbie Grossman committed a throwing error. Then, Gomes hit a two-run homer in the sixth to basically seal the victory. Gomes is batting .286 with 19 home runs and 64 RBI this season.
 
9/11/2014 3:05:00 PM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes went 2-for-4 with a home run and three RBI in the first game of a doubleheader against the Twims on Thursday.
Insight: Gomes hit a solo homer in the second and then a bases-loaded double in the third that scored two. Gomes has had a good season, hitting .288 with 18 home runs, 62 RBI and 56 runs.
 
9/6/2014 11:10:00 AM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes is a career 0-for-9 with five strikeouts against White Sox left-hander Jose Quintana.
Insight: Gomes has actually been much better in the second half, unlike many catchers who begin to tire for the workload. He's batted .354 with a .947 OPS in 61 games after the break. However, this matchup should be avoided.
 
8/29/2014 4:29:00 PM
Description: Indians catcher Yan Gomes (concussion) has been activated for Friday's game withKansas City.
Insight: Gomes suffered a concussion when a foul ball hit him in the mask last Thursday. He is hitting .284 with 17 home runs and 53 RBI this season and become a viable fantasy option.
 
8/28/2014 7:29:00 PM
Description: Indians manager Terry Francona said Thursday that Yan Gomes (concussion) is set to be activated on Friday.
Insight: Gomes suffered a concussion when a foul ball hit him in the mask last Thursday. The catcher has been symptom-free for a while, but he will go through some pre-game tests before the official decision is made. In 109 games, Gomes is hitting .284 with 17 home runs and 53 RBI this season.
 
8/23/2014 4:51:00 PM
Description: The Indians have placed catcher Yan Gomes on the 7-day disabled list with a concussion.
Insight: Gomes suffered a concussion Thursday after being hit by a foul tip. In his first season as Cleveland's full-time starter, Gomes has hit .284 with 17 homers, 53 RBI, 52 runs and an .800 OPS and he has batted .320 with 10 homers, 30 RBI, 25 runs and a .914 OPS in his last 49 games. Roberto Perez will catch until Gomes is ready to return, with Carlos Santana serving as an emergency backup.
 
8/22/2014 5:56:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes has been diagnosed with a mild concussion, according to Jordan Bastian of mlb.com.
Insight: Gomes left Thursday's game with the injury, but he's feeling better Friday and won't be placed on the 7-day disabled list yet. In his first season as Cleveland's full-time starter, Gomes has hit .284 with 17 homers, 53 RBI, 52 runs and an .800 OPS and he has batted .320 with 10 homers, 30 RBI, 25 runs and a .914 OPS in his last 49 games. Roberto Perez will catch until Gomes is ready to return, with Carlos Santana serving as an emergency backup.
 
8/22/2014 3:22:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes left Thursday's game (head) and is not in the lineup for Friday's game against Houston.
Insight: He could end up on the 7-day concussion list. Roberto Perez should get most of the work behind the plate. He batted .305 in 53 games at Columbus and is hitting .294 in very limited at-bats with the Indians.
 
Hot8/21/2014 3:31:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes left Thursday's game with an illness according to Rhett Bollinger of MLB.com.
Insight: He went 0-for-2 in the game before exiting for Roberto Perez in the bottom of the sixth. Gomes is listed day-to-day.
 
Hot8/20/2014 5:50:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes is not in the lineup Wednesday against the Twins.
Insight: Roberto Perez is getting the start. Gomes has batted .284 with 17 homers, 53 RBI, 52 runs and an .804 OPS this season, making him one of the top fantasy backstops. Jonathan Lucroy played this afternoon and Gomes, Devin Mesoraco and Buster Posey are all sitting Wednesday night, so daily league owners don't have a lot of options at catcher behind Victor Martinez.
 
Hot8/6/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes went 2-for-4 with a solo homer Wednesday at Cincinnati.
Insight: In his last 39 games, Gomes has launched nine homers, driven in 27 runs, scored 22 and batted .333. He ranks as the third best fantasy catcher on Yahoo's player rater.
 
Hot8/4/2014 10:30:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes (neck) went 1-for-4 with a homer and two RBI Monday in his return to the lineup.
Insight: Gomes was out of the starting nine that past two games due to stiffness in his neck. He's hit .328 with 11 doubles, eight homers and 25 RBI in his last 37 games.
 
Hot8/4/2014 6:21:00 PM
Description: Cleveland catcher Yan Gomes is in the lineup Monday.
Insight: Gomes missed the past two games due to stiffness in his neck. He's hit .331 with 11 doubles, seven homers, 23 RBI and a .941 OPS in his last 36 games.