Red Sox, Jonny Gomes Nearing Two-Year Deal

Within the next few days, the Red Sox’ outfield may get a little deeper.

The Red Sox are closing in on signing free agent Jonny Gomes to a two-year contract, with a physical exam still pending, an industry source confirmed today. Gomes, who turns 32 on Thursday, batted .262 with 18 homers, 47 RBI and a career-high .377 on-base percentage in 333 plate appearances for the Oakland Athletics this year.

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