Felger & Mazz: Jonny Gomes Delusional In Evaluating His Own Importance

March 10, 2014 8:36 PM
Felger & Mazz: Jonny Gomes Delusional In Evaluating His Own Importance
" BOSTON (CBS) — Jonny Gomes was a huge part of the 2013 World Series champion Boston Red Sox, and nobody would ever deny it. He came through with clutch hits in huge moments, and the team went 10-1 in the postseason when Gomes was in the starting lineup.

However, Gomes might be overvaluing his own worth to a baseball team just a little bit.

Michael Felger and Tony Massarotti shared a story Monday in which Gomes discussed … well … he discussed how great he is.

“There’s no stat for winning player, so it gets brushed under the rug,” Gomes told The Boston Globe’s Nick Cafardo. “They talk about a player’s WAR [wins above replacement]? Well, how about a team WAR? I’ve turned a team around 20 games four different times. Worst to first. I was on a Tampa team that was historically bad in 2007 and then went to the World Series in 2008. The Reds hadn’t been in the playoffs for many years.

“Basically, every single team I’ve been on there’s been zero expectations,’’ Gomes continued. “I think there were zero expectations here last year "

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