Turn Off Ads?
Page 1 of 51 1234511 ... LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 755

Thread: What's the latest with Gomes?

  1. #1
    Party like it's 1990 Blitz Dorsey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    Columbus, OH
    Posts
    4,716

    What's the latest with Gomes?

    I heard he was on the verge of signing a minor-league deal with the Reds, but haven't heard anything since? Was that finalized? Is it still expected to happen? Especially with Taveras no longer around, there is a real good chance Gomes would make the team and would platoon in LF. With Taveras gone, Dickerson can play more CF (when Stubbs needs a day off or if Stubbs is struggling) and that would leave Gomes, Nix and Balentien battling it out for LF. Dickerson will still play some LF too (he and Stubbs in the lineup together).

    Anyway, I'm hoping Gomes is signed. Then the offseason will feel complete.

  2. Turn Off Ads?
  3. #2
    I'm gettin paper Homer Bailey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    Chicago, IL
    Posts
    4,689

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    redlegnation RT @m_sheldon #reds still trying to sign Gomes, Jocketty said. It kind of got pushed back while he was doing other moves, on caravan, etc.

    http://twitter.com/m_sheldon

  4. #3
    Member OnBaseMachine's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2004
    Posts
    34,844

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    From C. Trent:

    #Reds GM Walt Jocketty said they're still talking to Gomes, seemed optimistic about a return

    http://twitter.com/ctrent

  5. #4
    Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2002
    Location
    Cincinnati Ohio
    Posts
    955

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    I feel bad the guy has to accept a minor league contract after hitting 20 hrs last yr

  6. #5
    Waitin til next year bucksfan2's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2006
    Location
    Cincinnati
    Posts
    10,264

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    Quote Originally Posted by The_jbh View Post
    I feel bad the guy has to accept a minor league contract after hitting 20 hrs last yr
    If I were Gomes I would be looking for a new agent.

  7. #6
    Vavasor TRF's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2000
    Location
    Amarillo, TX
    Posts
    13,750

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    Quote Originally Posted by bucksfan2 View Post
    If I were Gomes I would be looking for a new agent.
    Why? because no one is beating down his door looking for a slow, iron glove, DH/1B playing waaaaay out of position, with a history on injuries coming off a career year?
    Suck it up cupcake.

  8. #7
    Greatness In The Making RedLegSuperStar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Posts
    4,078

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    I think once teams relized the Reds were offering a minor league deal and he was on the verge of signing it other teams anteed up. I would love to get Jonny back but how much is the limit to offer him.
    "I could watch video of Griffey swinging all day. It's like baseball porn." - C. Trent Rosecrans


    2008 Reds Record When I Attend: 9W - 5L

    2009 Reds Record When I Attend: 1W - 2L

    2010 Reds Record When I Attend: 1W - 0L

    2011 Reds Record When I Attend: 0W - 1L

  9. #8
    Member GADawg's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2000
    Location
    Athens, Georgia
    Posts
    1,140

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    Quote Originally Posted by TRF View Post
    Why? because no one is beating down his door looking for a slow, iron glove, DH/1B playing waaaaay out of position, with a history on injuries coming off a career year?
    tell us how you really feel....just don't get the constant bellyaching over LF defense. I guess if you simply don't like the guy then that's where you attack him but honestly he wasn't the worst leftfielder "we've" had lately and it's not like the guy was demanding 9 million.

  10. #9
    Greatness In The Making RedLegSuperStar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Posts
    4,078

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    Quote Originally Posted by GADawg View Post
    tell us how you really feel....just don't get the constant bellyaching over LF defense. I guess if you simply don't like the guy then that's where you attack him but honestly he wasn't the worst leftfielder "we've" had lately and it's not like the guy was demanding 9 million.
    Or 10-15 million
    "I could watch video of Griffey swinging all day. It's like baseball porn." - C. Trent Rosecrans


    2008 Reds Record When I Attend: 9W - 5L

    2009 Reds Record When I Attend: 1W - 2L

    2010 Reds Record When I Attend: 1W - 0L

    2011 Reds Record When I Attend: 0W - 1L

  11. #10
    Brett William Moore Will M's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Crescent Springs KY
    Posts
    3,657

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    count me as concerned. Gomes will help the 2010 club as he is better than all other current in house options (especially vs LHP). i thought his signing was all but official. hopefully Walt gets it done very soon.
    .

  12. #11
    Greatness In The Making RedLegSuperStar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2005
    Location
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    Posts
    4,078

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    Quote Originally Posted by Will M View Post
    count me as concerned. Gomes will help the 2010 club as he is better than all other current in house options (especially vs LHP). i thought his signing was all but official. hopefully Walt gets it done very soon.
    I agree..
    "I could watch video of Griffey swinging all day. It's like baseball porn." - C. Trent Rosecrans


    2008 Reds Record When I Attend: 9W - 5L

    2009 Reds Record When I Attend: 1W - 2L

    2010 Reds Record When I Attend: 1W - 0L

    2011 Reds Record When I Attend: 0W - 1L

  13. #12
    Box of Frogs edabbs44's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    NJ
    Posts
    16,311

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    He needs to be on this team. At worst, he is a LHP neutralizer.

  14. #13
    Rally Onion! Chip R's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2000
    Location
    Cincinnati, OH
    Posts
    34,541

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    Quote Originally Posted by bucksfan2 View Post
    If I were Gomes I would be looking for a new agent.
    No kidding. From reading all the comments right around the deadline to re-sign him around X-mas, it seemed like his agent(s) gave him short shrift.
    The Rally Onion wants 150 fans before Opening Day.

    http://www.facebook.com/pages/Rally-...24872650873160

  15. #14
    Member
    Join Date
    Jul 2000
    Location
    Ohio
    Posts
    3,821

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    I wouldn't be surprised if the Reds back away from Gomes now. It's a shame, but I wonder if the FO is thinking the roster is set. They can keep Janish and Sutton as the back-up IF, and now they can use Miles as an IF/OF.
    Opinions are like belly buttons. Everybody has one, and they don't want someone else's shoved into their face.

  16. #15
    Brett William Moore Will M's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Location
    Crescent Springs KY
    Posts
    3,657

    Re: What's the latest with Gomes?

    Quote Originally Posted by MikeS21 View Post
    I wouldn't be surprised if the Reds back away from Gomes now. It's a shame, but I wonder if the FO is thinking the roster is set. They can keep Janish and Sutton as the back-up IF, and now they can use Miles as an IF/OF.
    please no. Miles only belongs in the OF in some emergency due to injury. if he gets 1 AB in LF as a starter it would be 1 AB too much.

    Bench:
    Hanigan
    Janish for late inning defense
    Miles or Sutton or Frazier (long shot)
    Dickerson
    Nix or Balentien (assuming we sign Gomes)
    .


Turn Off Ads?

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Board Moderators may, at their discretion and judgment, delete and/or edit any messages that violate any of the following guidelines: 1. Explicit references to alleged illegal or unlawful acts. 2. Graphic sexual descriptions. 3. Racial or ethnic slurs. 4. Use of edgy language (including masked profanity). 5. Direct personal attacks, flames, fights, trolling, baiting, name-calling, general nuisance, excessive player criticism or anything along those lines. 6. Posting spam. 7. Each person may have only one user account. It is fine to be critical here - that's what this board is for. But let's not beat a subject or a player to death, please.

Thank you, and most importantly, enjoy yourselves!


RedsZone.com is a privately owned website and is not affiliated with the Cincinnati Reds or Major League Baseball


Contact us: Boss | GIK | BCubb2003 | dabvu2498 | Gallen5862 | LexRedsFan | Plus Plus | RedlegJake | redsfan1995 | The Operator | Tommyjohn25