[5/6/2016] Rakuten Eagles to part ways with Jonny Gomes

The Rakuten Eagles announced today that they received and accepted a request to be released from Jonny Gomes. The Eagles filed paperwork to place Gomes on waivers.

The following comment from Gomes was also posted:

To all Eagles’ fans

I wanted to express how lucky I felt for the chance to play in front of the best fans. The energy and passion I felt from everyone at the ballpark gave me strength and provided a positive playing environment. Even though my season ended quickly, I am very grateful. I hope our paths will cross again in the future. Thank you very much.

Source: Rakuten announcement

Comment on "[5/6/2016] Rakuten Eagles to part ways with Jonny Gomes"

  • I’m guessing this is most likely due to personal matters/reasons back home in the US… We’ll miss you, Jonny.

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