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45-35 6-4 L1
44-36 5-5 W1
32-46 7-3 W4
32-46 4-6 W1
26-51 3-7 L4

2022 Batting

STATS AVG
Batting Average
HR
Home Runs
RBI
Runs Batted In
OPS
On-base Plus Slugging
SB
Stolen Bases
Regular Season .227 3 9 .585 0

Top Yan Gomes News

  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Takes seat Wednesday

    Gomes isn't in the lineup Wednesday against Colorado.

    Gomes started in the last six games but hit just .185 with a run and a strikeout. Willson Contreras is starting behind the plate while Rafael Ortega takes over in left field.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Serving as DH on Saturday

    Gomes is serving as the DH and batting seventh in Saturday's game against the Cardinals.

    Gomes will be making his fourth straight start, as the Cubs are using both him and Willson Contreras together regularly. Despite the playing time, Gomes hasn't been a great fantasy option with a .606 OPS and just three home runs and eight RBI across 35 games.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: On bench for second straight

    Gomes is out of the lineup for Tuesday's game in Pittsburgh.

    Gomes will sit for the second game in a row and looks like he'll be more of a part-time player after he received more work behind the plate last week while manager David Ross showed more of a willingness to deploy Willson Contreras as a designated hitter. Contreras should still pick up starts as a DH every now and then, but Ross appears content to rotate a number of players at that spot in the lineup rather than reserving it strictly for Contreras or Gomes. Ian Happ will handle the non-defensive role Tuesday while Contreras starts behind the plate.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Not in Monday's lineup

    Gomes isn't starting Monday against the Pirates.

    Gomes went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts during Sunday's series finale against Atlanta and will be held out of the lineup for the second time in the last three games. Willson Contreras is starting behind the dish while Rafael Ortega serves as the designated hitter.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Takes seat Saturday

    Gomes isn't starting Saturday against Atlanta, Jordan Bastian of MLB.com reports.

    Gomes started in five of the last seven games and hit .238 with a solo home run, two runs and five strikeouts. Willson Contreras will start behind the dish while Rafael Ortega serves as the designated hitter Saturday.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Enters lineup Friday

    Gomes is starting at catcher and batting seventh in Friday's game against Atlanta.

    Gomes got Thursday off but will return Friday, marking his fifth start in the last eight games. In his last four starts, the veteran has batted .294 with a solo home run and two runs scored. With Gomes catching, Willson Contreras will serve as the DH.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Back on bench Thursday

    Gomes is out of the lineup for Thursday's game against the Padres.

    Since coming off the 10-day injured list Friday, Gomes has proceeded to start in four of the Cubs' subsequent six games while going 5-for-17 with a solo home run and an additional run. He'll be back on the bench for the day game after a night game, but Gomes looks as though he'll play more frequently than the typical No. 2 catcher since the Cubs often deploy top backstop Willson Contreras as a designated hitter.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Back from injured list

    Gomes (oblique) was activated from the 10-day injured list Friday, Gordon Wittenmyer of NBC Sports Chicago reports.

    Gomes has been out just over two weeks with a strained left oblique, and he'll rejoin the big-league roster without the need for a minor-league rehab assignment. The 34-year-old has a .651 OPS in 24 games this season and should reclaim No. 2 catching duties behind starter Willson Contreras.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Takes swings in live BP

    Gomes (oblique) took batting practice on the field Tuesday, Taylor McGregor of Marquee Sports Network reports.

    Gomes has been on the shelf since May 25 with a left oblique strain, but the fact that he's able to take some swings against live pitching suggests that the worst of the injury is still behind him. The 34-year-old will still likely need to go through full catching and baserunning work before potentially heading out on a minor-league rehab assignment.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Lands on IL

    The Cubs placed Gomes on the 10-day injured list Wednesday with a left oblique strain, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.

    Gomes was positioned for an uptick in playing time after top backstop Willson Contreras (hamstring) was on the bench for a third straight game in Tuesday's 11-4 win over the Reds, but Gomes' own injury ultimately proved to be a longer-term concern than Contreras'. P.J. Higgins will pick up another start behind the plate Wednesday in Cincinnati while Contreras continues to heal up, but the Cubs' decision not to call up another catcher in a corresponding move suggests that Contreras' injury remains a day-to-day issue.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Scratched with oblique tightness

    Gomes was scratched from Tuesday's lineup against the Reds due to left oblique tightness, Meghan Montemurro of the Chicago Tribune reports.

    The 34-year-old was set to serve as Chicago's designated hitter but is now out of the starting nine with the oblique issue. Starting catcher Willson Contreras (hamstring) is also banged up, leaving P.J. Higgins to work behind the plate.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Enters lineup Saturday

    Gomes is starting at catcher and batting fourth in Saturday's game against the Diamondbacks.

    Meanwhile, Willson Contreras will serve as the DH as the Cubs load up on right-handed hitters against lefty Madison Bumgarner. Gomes is 0-for-2 in his career against Bumgarner, though he does own a career .818 OPS against southpaws, while his mark against righties dips to .677.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Collects three more hits Monday

    Gomes went 3-for-5 with a double, a run scored and an RBI in Monday's win over the Pirates.

    Gomes had two hits and a home run Saturday, didn't start Sunday, then returned to the lineup with three more hits Monday. He's not going to supplant Willson Contreras as the team's top catcher anytime soon, but as was the case Monday, both players can be in the lineup at the same time, with one of them getting the DH role. Gomes caught Monday with Contreras as the DH. If this arrangement becomes more permanent, Gomes should see his fantasy value increase, as he'll be playing a bit more regularly than a typical backup catcher.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Blasts second home run

    Gomes went 2-for-4 with a solo home run and two total RBI in Saturday's win over the Diamondbacks.

    Gomes hit a homer in the fourth inning, his second of the season, to tie the score at 1-1. He then singled home a run in the ninth inning to put the Cubs ahead 2-1 in a game they ended up winning 4-2. Gomes is behind Willson Contreras in the catching pecking order, though both players have logged some time at DH to get their bats in the lineup at the same time.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Starting at DH

    Gomes is starting at designated hitter and batting third in the first game of Saturday's doubleheader against the Dodgers.

    The Cubs are loading up on right-handed bats against southpaw Clayton Kershaw, and it helps that Gomes has one career home run against Kershaw in four at-bats. The veteran catcher is slashing .206/.250/.353 with one home run and two RBI across 12 games so far this season.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Clubs first homer

    Gomes went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in a 9-1 loss to Milwaukee on Saturday.

    Gomes was the only player to get to Milwaukee starter Eric Lauer on Saturday as his second inning solo shot proved to be Chicago's only run. After beginning the season 5-for-13, the veteran backstop went hitless in his next 15 at-bats prior to Saturday's performance. Gomes' seasonal line now sits at .217/.250/.304 through nine games.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Starting Sunday

    Gomes is starting at catcher and batting sixth in Sunday's game against the Rockies.

    Willson Contreras will serve as the DH in the series finale Sunday afternoon, which opens up a spot for Gomes behind the plate. This will be just the third appearance of the season for the veteran, who has two hits in eight at-bats. Gomes has some appeal as a bargain option in daily leagues when he starts, but his playing time doesn't move the needle much in standard formats.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Earns second start of season

    Gomes will start at catcher and bat sixth Thursday against the Rockies.

    Gomes will crack the lineup for only the second time in six games this season while No. 1 backstop Willson Contreras gets a breather. The Cubs have been running out a designated-hitter platoon of Rafael Ortega and Clint Frazier, so Gomes' opportunities are expected to remain limited while Contreras continues to play exclusively at catcher.

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  • Cubs' Yan Gomes: Hits first spring home run

    Gomes went 1-for-3 with a solo home run in Saturday's Cactus League game against the Padres.

    Gomes is off to a bit of a slow start this spring, as he's batting just .143 through six Cactus League games, but the veteran should be just fine for the regular season. He is expected to serve as the backup to Willson Contreras at catcher, though the Cubs could trade the latter at some point this year, which would presumably open up more playing time for Gomes. As it stands, the 34-year-old likely won't see enough playing time to make much of a fantasy impact.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-2, 215 lbs
Birthplace: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Age: 34
Experience: 9
Bats/Throws: R, R