Jul 31, 2014|
Former Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes joins MFB to react to the news he has been traded along with Jon Lester to the Oakland Athletics for Yoenis Cespedes
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Let's go to the AT&T hotline right now on 937 WEI. Two balls two strikes two out 2111 in the sixty years the pitch. And he swings it. Drives one high speed don't let me out holiday back it up while meant giant hit. But what we want Marbury Johnny yeah that's not a well man. His first hit a World Series and the reds actually -- -- And we welcome -- player to and it being. Right now -- 937 Jonny Gomes now former Boston red sock and current Oakland Athletics once more. Johnny thanks a lot for coming on -- us and saying good -- I guess you go back out to Oakland. I'm wondering what your reaction was when you heard the news and prior to the trading getting to your ears and you heard it all about being included. In a potential package with Jon Lester out to Oakland. -- I mean there there there's rumors you know this should not -- -- church. You know the lord has said before an excellent first rodeo on religion and you know aren't what I did create when you're getting up with -- and actually it didn't. You -- -- you know -- -- all all angles and all edgy little ball all the stores or. On -- You know I think a -- situation right now where you know on. Little bit and didn't packaged up with the best pitcher in the game and the overture came with the best record in -- You know look where they're excited they're it's the same time. You can't vote soft spot where ardent. Soft spot among the relationships are big Boston that this chapter. The time being has come and. Near giant thrown ago I know Jon Lester -- to -- -- want to stay here and I I believe you would wanna stay here is well able -- in the year guest that doors knocked closed but. You look at this says as a -- matters -- something need to sort of sail off I don't wanna go anywhere wanna stay right here. You know I I I definitely didn't wanna go anywhere. And I just can't -- them a baseball player saying he'd ever going to -- You know it's very true. I came here -- and knock came here when this -- Finish in last place you know in I want it to join this club over the last place and those are pretty magical wave. Last year and you know this year bank haven't gone it well. We're open. Any time you know as the possible -- -- and build a -- in that batter's box where some of the great. And it used to Wear that uniform at this time. Sure relationships hit in the same it is -- BP group that is Archie apple in -- -- it. You know -- arise which you know walk around about all the greats of the pictures up there. You know that -- -- you know articulate way it. -- -- I want what they go wrong this year for the Red Sox are you talked you touched on it just a little bit there. You know playing so well so what's chemistry so many big moments last year winning the World Series. To this year complete opposite so you put your finger on a couple of things for us to just describe what you think went wrong this year. There are are they go toward -- you know more than the other -- -- we pitched and would indicate that we can pitch. I'm certain other there's there's hundreds. Of ways to lose in this game. You can -- -- in a great eager to chemistry. You know the development coaching people worry we're not ready. Spot and at that position. I mean there's there's so many ways to lose it later -- -- But in reality there's not that many ways. You know to win it -- so -- We -- just fine and you know couple ways you know to lose games you know different than what we get last year -- -- different -- Yeah -- -- it just in our retreat back whenever we're here. Or you know you know that sure you know aren't you -- twelve. Shoot more in backs fourteen at halfback blog or we came back won the division. Oh well their -- real possibility. And I didn't throw it well you know want to war route or any -- so long yet. She's not over. Just started joining don't right now former Red Sox sounds weird saying that's so soon Johnny now with the Oakland -- Talks on the the chemistry the chemistry in the locker in the clubhouse was an issue people were talked about earlier in the season. Did that have any effect to do -- -- do with the way the the season went this year. -- I mean what history you know as a result strip an industry result strip unique acquired. You know no no change gonna win the World Series by a guy being desperate. That being sick need count it all but there are there are some form losing you know some Janet street twist. You -- the same page. And you know have a shoulder football -- shoulder to lean on and I personally know there's some preview when you are your struggles. Which takes away from Libya into individual. You know playing. Characteristics. So well you know I'm not gonna ever pain you know losing Accenture -- innings because little chemistry at our church chemistry. It you know swearing in all the you know chemistry has its -- on the topic. Jonny Gomes of -- 0937 WEI now a member of the Oakland a's once more after being treated with Jon Lester out to Oakland today. Johnny at any point during all of this surrounding Jon Lester did you have a conversation with him that he in it expressed. Agitation anger disappointment anything like that that a deal had not yet been done with him to stay in Boston long term. Since he wanted to do yourself. Com. I mean. Guys like EE. We you know yeah pretty much fiscal year -- even back in spring training. The -- that professional yet that's gonna worry about what every day you know or whoever. And there are not -- -- and he's such a positive. You don't have that in that back pitcher that Abbott in here or there. -- people under the bus yet back. You know you know. Not treated the right -- you didn't happen in that packet well I mean. Since that date -- got the Fort Myers. You know. They've been together but you know this there are seeing that back. You know he urged all the energy. All stopped all work ethic you know and helping all of every five days you know you can actually still can't spell. You know I never felt out there around the there are some companies you are late or stroke lead early. Well there negotiations or -- as well or you know whatever. You know he he can't control we can't control what it looked like. You're just about a month the -- kind of laugh in the idea that -- sought to trade Jon Lester and announced that I think now that's official. They -- guys the joy and David Ortiz and -- your goal with them you know longer -- -- Red Sox locker room here but. I think that goes all -- with those guys wouldn't be too happy about. Well I mean again we got back. I've also platelet you know desperate. And you don't. This schedule I lost some pitching you know we that. But I mean this -- and her knocking at Charlotte put points on the board brain. And which -- -- as an act that protect the game changer yet in backing. Yeah eject him a year and have been injured in an orchard homework. Or this -- this. You know it. I don't know about -- about you know I'm not there but it. Spent time you know I mean that the relationship that I creative with you know my main man my brother my. My ace in the hole minor thing you know Mike Napoli who we came -- together. It's there Manchuria in each part you know from him and everyone. This dish you know are right Saudi -- -- -- saying that this was different in nineteen you know last year I felt. It was. You know there like a brother -- you know that you don't either traded away from your brother -- Larry it sure seemed like you know we are. Jonny Gomes are destined WEEI Johnny what is the most Acker way to describe your feeling right now your emotions is it anger about being traded. Disappointment about leaving Boston or excitement about joining a pennant race wants more. You know like I was saying you know on contender for the first time back in 2008 it's great for my second car. You know -- all the players. And not gender really. Before you -- street and -- in -- there are a lot of players out and opposes the players. You know. Check and cheer Q well. -- tactic that you know and and I've done my best to try to put my conference wherever I thought should do my best. It -- that and respect in my aunt. And not be forgotten who. That -- under Barack. It's all there in the world and emotions you know get anchored by any means that not my annual you know acting. I can honestly say that I came here are great about per year. Our brand out every single ground ball and it never came out of the emperor as a -- in a physical reason never stop me playing the game. And I never went on the DO you know. I think I might be the only one for you are constrained. Well position player -- who could say that you know. You know -- her ability was there. I was ready when number I that was called are you what I'm not treated -- by the manager. So by the GM's -- not angry. Well. We are no immediate ban that game and as you know the history of the game to be totally displaced. You know an idea at the same iMac will go back in game six and -- and that smile much -- And of course going over Oakland where approach you know foray out the IRA -- it brought up. 201112. You know they were can't stale last chance sticker you know on the law. Not kick. The best pitcher in the game had -- over the best record. Johnny talked to Jon Lester. This morning we yeah we are more. Ready hope -- yet mean justice must be tough not just for you -- him as well. Yeah he got away -- or on -- let me we're dark day your ego -- -- got in the order. All I have to do legitimate state. The Buick out right we have met -- -- more an art critic. Well for extra base hit -- there's not a whole lot award and I'm Nat made it got a good group. Or. But yet you are actually some -- guy that positive we good morning. We'll Scarlett on possible and -- very cautious. Worried about it next start who asked about the rubber -- the way had had any idea -- you know -- where like it or you guys yeah. Well like you said you and Jon Lester head over to the team with the best record American League wish you all the best method to join us. Our guys appreciate it or. We'll see you down the road you know music back this year but I. You can you can book -- because back -- the blazers felt great match here you have thirteen I know this year. You know having and you know as as we don't like it but I like please please that group was not about that you -- even. Worse the first. You know that your views about -- never rallied around the city. The finish line with -- I mean everything in us celebrate at all. So luck might be elevated -- call right now we're lucky now with that great new members last year -- -- I could Wear -- you know acting or our spirits are what they are. Thanks so much generally appreciated best elect in Oakland and hopefully you get by without any pitching out there right at -- -- but I see it died. I that is Jonny Gomes former Boston Red Sox player and now a member of the Oakland Athletics. As Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes go out west to Oakland at the same time in exchange for. Jonas says it is.