Jonny Gomes acquired by Nationals from Cincinnati Reds
The Washington Nationals added a right-handed bat to their lineup Tuesday night, acquiring outfielder Jonny Gomes from the Cincinnati Reds in a three-team trade.
The Nationals landed Gomes, a 9-year MLB veteran, and cash considerations from the Reds in exchange for two minor leaguers, outfieler Bill Rhinehart and left-handed pitcher Chris Manno.
Gomes sports a .244 career average with 115 home runs and 352 RBI with the Reds and Tampa Bay Rays. He has averaged 17 home runs per year since 2005.
This season, though, Gomes is hitting just .211 but already has 11 home runs.
Rhinehart has spend most of the season with the Nationals AA affiliate in Harrisburg, while Manno has 12 saves for the Hagerstown Suns.
RecommendedRecent Facebook Activity
Only On 7
Now you can get customized weather right down to your street! Plan your day and week ahead with ABC7's Interactive 7-day forecast!
TBD Blogs What you need to read
The Market Report
@TBD On Foot
Best of TBD In case you missed it
Here's a visual look at the eight most delicious, disgusting meals in the country.