Yan Gomes provided a steady influence behind the plate that kept pitchers in line and runners at first base, regardless of how he was swinging the bat. He will be missed. Pending future moves, the Indians’ starting catcher is Roberto Perez. Also, let the speculation begin on that PTBNL.
Yan Gomes Traded
Cleveland Indians trade catcher Yan Gomes to Washington Nationals for three players; restructuring of team payroll has begun | cleveland.com - Hoynsie goes straight to the salary.
Yan Gomes traded by Indians for prospects - What can be said for now is that the Tribe dealt from an area of perceived depth, saved money and received a couple of controllable pieces in outfield prospect Daniel Johnson (No. 7 on the Nationals' Top 30 list, per MLB Pipeline) and right-hander Jefry Rodriguez.
Cleveland Indians trade catcher Yan Gomes to Washington Nationals: See social media reaction to the deal | cleveland.com - Cleveland has traded catcher Yan Gomes to the Nationals. See reaction on Twitter to the move.
Cleveland Indians trade catcher Yan Gomes to Washington Nationals - The Gomes deal is unlikely to be the last move this offseason by the Indians, who followed up another strong regular season stretch run with a disappointing performance against Houston in the AL Division Series
Nationals acquire catcher Yan Gomes in trade with Indians - The Washington Post - The trade gives the Nationals a catching tandem of Gomes and veteran Kurt Suzuki which should provide an uptick offensively.
Other Indians News
Cleveland Indians avoid arbitration with Danny Salazar and Neil Ramirez; tender contracts to Francisco Lindor, Trevor Bauer | cleveland.com - Danny Salazar has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Cleveland Indians, avoiding arbitration for $4.5 million according to reports, and ending speculation that the club might cut ties with the oft-injured former All-Star.
Omar Vizquel to headline Lake County Captains Hot Stove Dinner | cleveland.com - Tickets go on sale Saturday, Dec. 1, for the Lake County Captains Hot Stove Dinner, which will feature former Indians shortstop Omar Vizquel.
Around the League
- List of notable players not tendered includes Billy Hamilton, Avisail Garcia, Jonathan Schoop, Matt Davidson
- Mets-Mariners still working on Cano-Diaz trade
- LGFT Orel Hershiser - Hall of Famer?
- Speculation on where prominent non-tendered players will land
- Don’t invest more than 20% of your team payroll in one player
Did the Indians get enough for Gomes?
This poll is closed
Depends on the PTBNL