Yan Gomes C CLE 16 hours ago

Gomes is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Tigers.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gomes has started nine of the past 11 games, including three straight, so a day off to rest could prove beneficial as the 28-year-old has collected just two hits in his last 23 at bats.

Yan Gomes C CLE 1 week ago

Gomes hit his third home run, a solo blast, in Monday's loss to the Twins.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gomes continues to struggle with strikeouts, as he logged his 15th in as many games Monday night and is hitting just .245. But the power is there, as Gomes now has two homers in his past two games and six extra-base hits on the season to fuel a sharp .472 slugging percentage.

Yan Gomes C CLE 2 weeks ago

Gomes is out of the lineup Sunday against the Tigers, MLB.com's Jordan Bastian reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Fresh off a monstrous 3-for-5 performance in Saturday's win in which he homered, doubled, and drove in five runs, Gomes will get a well-deserved day off. He'll be replaced by Carlos Perez behind the plate.

Yan Gomes C CLE 2 weeks ago

Gomes is not in the lineup for Thursday's game against the Mariners, according to MLB.com's Jordan Bastian.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gomes has been held out just one other time this season, but he will get a day off Thursday due to the early start time of the Indians' series finale with the Mariners. Roberto Perez will get the start behind the plate in Gomes' place.

Yan Gomes C CLE 3 weeks ago

Gomes is out of the lineup Thursday against the Rays.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gomes has started every game for the Tribe this season, as his only other scheduled day off came on a day where the game was rained out. He'll take a seat Thursday afternoon following a night game, giving way to Roberto Perez behind the plate.

Yan Gomes C CLE 4 weeks ago

Gomes is out of the lineup Sunday against the White Sox.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gomes had been behind the plate in the Tribe's preceding six games, so manager Terry Francona will look to give him a break in Sunday's matinee. Backup Roberto Perez will slot in at catcher for starting pitcher Josh Tomlin on Sunday while batting seventh in the order.

Yan Gomes C CLE 4 weeks ago

Gomes went 1-for-4 with a solo homer in Saturday's 7-3 loss to the White Sox.

Competitive Edge Analysis

The five-year veteran backstop launched his first long ball of the season in the seventh inning of Chris Sale. Gomes has gotten off to a solid start in 2016, with hits in three of the first four games. With a clear-cut starting role, it remains to be seen if he can build on a somewhat disappointing 2015.

Yan Gomes C CLE 1 month ago

Gomes played in back-to-back games Friday and Saturday after being sidelined last week by an illness.

Competitive Edge Analysis

He homered in Saturday's game against the Reds, and should be ready to go as Cleveland's Opening Day catcher.

Yan Gomes C CLE 1 month ago

Gomes was out of action Wednesday due to flu-like symptoms, the Cleveland Plain Dealer reports.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gomes should be back by the weekend and this shouldn't be anything that will impact his readiness for the start of the regular season.

Yan Gomes C CLE 2 months ago

Gomes is healthy and swinging the bat well this spring after an injury-riddled 2015 season.

Competitive Edge Analysis

Gomes is never going to be a source of a high OBP but his power potential behind the dish helps separate himself from the crowd and he should have plenty of chances to drive in runs hitting fifth or sixth for the Tribe.