Yan Gomes

Yan Gomes

Height/Weight: 6' 2"/212 lbs
Bat: R
Throw: R
Born: Sao Paulo, Brazil
College: Barry
Draft: 2009 10th round by the
  • KPVI

    Cubs DFA C Yan Gomes, sign Tomas Nido

    The Chicago Cubs will have a new look behind the plate after designating Yan Gomes for assignment and signing fellow catcher Tomas Nido to a major league deal on Wednesday. Playing in his 13th big-league season, the 36-year-old Gomes was hitting just .154 with two home runs and seven RBIs through 34 games. "It was a tough decision," Chicago manager Craig Counsell said. Before signing with the Cubs, Nido, 30, played 32 games for the Mets this year before being released on Monday.

  • Cubs Swap Pair Of Veteran Catchers As Offensive Woes Worsen

    The Chicago Cubs have had one of Major League Baseball's most lethargic offenses this season. Any lineup alteration has the potential to improve the situation and on Wednesday, Chicago brought in some reinforcements. The catching position has been a huge issue for the Cubs all year. 25-year-old Miguel Amaya has just a .517 OPS, but figures to still be the starter.

  • Chicago Tribune

    Paul Sullivan: Shota Imanaga — or is it Mike? — offers food for thought after Cubs’ 5-1 win against Cardinals

    The rotation depth the Chicago Cubs pointed to in spring training was put to the test in the first 2 1/2 months of the season. Now the Cubs are back to where they started, and the five starters who were supposed to lead them into the postseason are tasked with pulling them out of the wreckage of a disappointing first half. Barring a change in plans, Kyle Hendricks will return to a starting ...