Yan Gomes

Washington Nationals #10 - Catcher

  • Born: 07/19/87
  • Age: 34
  • Height: 6'2"
  • Weight: 215
  • Bats/Throws: R/R

Washington Nationals’ Kyle Schwarber on his new team; fitting in in D.C. + more...


Kyle Schwarber knows the Nationals’ roster well from competing against them in previous seasons, and he’s excited that the Nats wanted him to be part of their club.

Washington Nationals’ 2021 catching corps: Yan Gomes and Alex Avila take over in D.C.


For the past two seasons it was Kurt Suzuki and Yan Gomes behind the plate in D.C., but this year it’s going to be Gomes and Alex Avila...

Washington Nationals’ Alex Avila on strike zone discipline; Ted Williams & the Science of Hitting...


Get to know the new Nationals’ catcher, who learned his strike zone discipline from a fairly well-known book...

Washington Nationals’ Alex Avila looking forward to reunion with Max Scherzer in D.C.


Max Scherzer and Alex Avila worked together for years in Detroit, and they’ll be working together again this year in D.C. after the catcher signed on with the Nationals.

Wire Taps: Washington Nationals’ roster for 2021; Max Scherzer on Top 10 Right Now; Nats’ prospect Cade Cavalli on MLB Top 100 prospects


Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news while you wait to see who ends up taking the final two of the spots on the 40-man roster in D.C.

Thursday night open thread


If the Braves put $50,000 into GME a while ago, they could’ve had enough money to sign Joc Pederson by now

Washington Nationals reportedly sign catcher Alex Avila to one-year deal


According to a Ken Rosenthal report tonight, the Nationals have signed Alex Avila to back up Yan Gomes in 2021.

Did the Washington Nationals miss out by not entering J.T. Realmuto sweepstakes?


Long-time Nationals target, J.T. Realmuto, ended his free agency and agreed to re-sign with the Phillies on Tuesday. Did Washington miss an opportunity?

Wire Taps: Washington Nationals add Brad Hand to bullpen mix; Fast Times jokes boom + more Nats news...


Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news while you wait to see what else Mike Rizzo has up his short sleeves...

State of the Position: Catchers in 2021


Heath surveys MLB catchers with a fantasy baseball slant.

Kicking the Can, Part 1: Catchers

An early look at the effects of Rick Hahn’s pursuit of short-term solutions for the White Sox

Wire Taps: Washington Nationals’ rotation with Jon Lester; Nats’ prospect Armando Cruz + more...


Catch up on the last 24 hours in Nationals news while we wait to see who Mike Rizzo gets to share catching duties with Yan Gomes...