Re: Reds sign Jonny Gomes to a minor league deal
Originally Posted by Slyder
If he can hit the ball off anyone other than a little league pitcher or a tee. I wonder if teams have ever told a pitcher who was fairly safe to try and groove a few for guys like Gomes just to see if they couldnt get the reds to keep him around to watch him hit like Corey Patterson when the at bats started to count.
That's funny, but c'mon Gomes isn't THAT bad. He cost 600K, that's barely anything. He may not take the team over the top but at the same time he wont prevent the organization from making a move that would help them compete. He is a viable backup option and a decen value signing IMO.
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