Who is Yan Gomes?
Yan Gomes is a professional baseball catcher for the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. He is Brazilian-American.
He was a member of the Toronto Blue Jays, Cleveland Indians, Washington Nationals, and Oakland Athletics in the past. Gomes was selected in the tenth round of the 2009 MLB Draft by the Blue Jays.
In 2012, he made his Major League Baseball debut, becoming the first Brazilian-born player in the league’s history.
In 2012, he was a member of the Blue Jays, and from 2013 through 2018, he was a member of the Indians.
He was traded to the Washington Nationals ahead of the 2019 season and helped them win the World Series against the Houston Astros.
Gomes is a Brazilian MLB player who was born in the town of Mogi das Cruzes.
Claudia, his mother, relocated the family to the United States after landing a job in Florida, while Décio, his father, is a tennis coach.
A Cuban coach that his father met in S Paulo taught him to baseball. When Gomes was 12 years old, his family immigrated to America.
In 2012, Gomes married Jenna Hammaker, the daughter of Atlee Hammaker, a former pitcher, and All-Star.
Their first child, a daughter, was born in 2014, and their second, a son, was born in 2017. Their third child, and second son, was born in 2021. They call Knoxville, Tennessee, home.
How Old Is Yan Gomes?
Yan Gomes was born on July 19, 1987. He is 34 years old