Brandon Gomes – Player Card | The Process Report

Brandon Gomes – Player Card

These are the things that Brandon Gomes does well and what he needs to work on in 2014

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Gomes has thrown just 1265 pitches at the major league level

Strengths (2009-2011):

  • Has held RH batters to a .195 batting average along with just a .290 SLG%
  • Has permitted just 3 home runs to the 196 RH batters he has faced
  • RH batters swing and miss at 29.2% of his pitches; the league average rate is 21.6%
  • Has a 38.2% swing and miss rate on his slider to RH and has permitted just 2 extra base hits to RH batters off sliders
  • Adding a cutter and changing his mechanics in 2014 to help combat issues vs LH batters

Weaknesses (2009-2011):

  • LH batters have hit .318/.391/.545 against him over 130 plate appearances and 489 pitches
  • 6 of his 9 home runs allowed have come vs LH batters
  • His strikeout rate vs LH batters is 18.5% compared to a 26.5% vs RH batters
  • Base stealers are 9 for 10 in their attempts with Gomes on the mound
  • Opponents have a .363 OBP and a .483 SLG% when facing Gomes with runners in scoring position


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