Jeanmar Alejandro Gomez… married to Luisa…has one son: Matthew Alejandro…is a 2004 graduate of Unidad Educativa Privada Colegio Arauca, where he played baseball, soccer and basketball…is an avid fisherman…signed by Henry Centeno.
Contract was purchased by Chicago-AL on 7/11 and he spent duration of season in White Sox bullpen, posting 4.68 ERA and 1.560 WHIP in 26 relief appearances…his 9.7 SO/9 was a career high for any ML season, but had his lowest GB pct. (38.7%)…finished 5 games, went 0-for-1 in save tries, had 6 holds, and allowed 14 of 28 inherited runners to score…ranked 3rd on CWS staff in appearances from 7/11- end of season…last 13 G beg. 8/18: 3.45 ERA (6 ER/15.2 IP) w/ 22 SO (12.64 SO/9)…had 2 appearances longer than 5 outs: 3.0 IP in season finale on 9/29 at MIN, and 2.0 IP on 8/21 vs. MIN…his 5 K's on 9/4 vs. DET were a career high in a relief outing…spent balance of season at Charlotte (AAA), going 5-0, 2.03 (9 ER/40.0 IP) w/ 1.200 WHIP and 7.9 SO/9 in 30 relief outings…International League opponents slashed .240/.302/.315/.617, including a .186 (11-59) BA by LH batters.
Pitched in the Philadelphia, Milwaukee and Seattle organizations … made the Phillies Opening Day roster ... Was on the Phillies disabled list from 5/6-25 with a right elbow impingement … made eight appearances after returning before being designated for assignment on 6/20 and released on 6/25 ... Signed with Milwaukee as a free agent on 7/9 and was assigned to Class AAA Colorado Springs ... Was on the Colorado Springs disabled list from 7/10-18 with a strained groin … made one appearance with the Arizona Rookie League Brewers during a rehab assignment ... Was released by the Brewers on 8/7 and signed by Seattle as a free agent on 8/11 … made five appearances with Class AAA Tacoma before being released on 8/26 ... Went 1-0 with a 1.80 ERA (3 ER/15.0 IP) over 13 games (one start) with Colorado Springs, AZL Brewers and Tacoma.
Finished 4th among all NL relievers in games finished (59), 5th in saves (37) and 10th in SV % (86.0%)...Had the 9th-most saves in a single season in Phillies history...Converted 24 of 26 save opportunities and posted a 2.59 ERA (12 ER, 41.2 IP) in 39 appearances before the All-Star break; was 13 of 17 in SVO with an 8.33 ERA (25 ER, 27.0 IP) in 31 games after the break...His 24 saves before the break tied Steve Bedrosian (1987) and Jose Mesa (2001) for the club record...Struck out the side on 8/13 vs COL, the first Phillies pitcher to do so in a save situation since Ken Giles on 8/9/15 at SD...Missed 2 games (8/3-4) while on the paternity list for the birth of his first child
T-6th among all NL relievers in innings (74.2)...Established a career high in games (65), eclipsing his previous high of 44 in 2014...Had a 21.0-inning home scoreless streak, 5/11-8/2 (18 G)...Did not allow an ER in 13 June games (14.2 IP)...Posted a career-long 13.1-inning scoreless streak, 6/12-7/6 (12 G); also had a 9.2-inning scoreless streak from 7/11-8/2 (8 G)...Pitched in both games of the doubleheader, 6/28 vs WSH (1.0 IP, H, SO)...Allowed three HR in two appearances (2.0 IP, 8/18-21) after giving up just one HR over his previous 80 appearances (96.1 IP, 5/22/14-8/12/15)
Spent the entire season with PIT...Did not surrender a HR over his final 32 appearances (38.0 IP)...Pitched at least 2.0 innings in 23 of his 44 games (52%), including a season-high 4.0 innings, 6/13 at MIA...Recorded his first ML save, 7/12 at CIN...Made six straight scoreless appearances to end the regular season (5.1 IP)...Posted a 2.17 ERA (7 ER, 29.0 IP) over his last 24 games
2013 SEASON: Established career highs in appearances and strikeouts in his first season in the National League with the Pirates...Was a member of Pittsburgh's Opening Day roster...Made first appearance on 4/5 at Los Angeles (NL) and tossed 3.0 scoreless innings...Picked up first win in his second appearance on 4/8 at Arizona...Pitched career-high 4.1 innings of relief (3r) on 4/26 at St. Louis...Made first start on 5/1 at Milwaukee; gave up three runs (two earned) in 4.0ip and received a no-decision in Pittsburgh's 6-4 win...Made spot start in place of the injured James McDonald on 5/7 vs. Seattle and tossed 5.0 scoreless innings in a 4-1 victory... Left his start on 5/12 at New York (5.0ip/2h/1er) due to tightness in his right calf; he sustained a contusion to the calf in the first inning and it tightened to the point where he was removed from the game after the fifth inning...Tied career high with 7.0ip on 5/28 at Detroit...Gave up four runs in the first inning on 6/2 vs. Cincinnati and left the game due to tightness in his right forearm; was placed on the 15-day disabled list the following day with right forearm inflammation/strain...Began a rehab assignment with Triple-A Indianapolis on 6/13 (3.0ip/3h/2r/1er/3bb/3so - 64 pitches)...Made second rehab start with Indy on 6/19 and threw 5.0 hitless innings in an 8-1 win at Norfolk (52 pitches)...Was recalled from rehab and reinstated on 6/26 prior to making final start that afternoon in Seattle (5.0ip/3h/1r/0er/2bb/5so - 81 pitches)...Made last 21 appearances in relief and posted a 4.26 ERA (31.2ip/17r/15er)...Went 2-0 with a 3.77 ERA (45.1ip/19er) in 26 relief appearances overall, pitching at least 2.0 innings 13 times...Went 1-0 with a 2.80 ERA (35.1ip/11er) in his eight starts...Posted a 2.00 ERA (45.0ip/10er) in 15 games on the road; a 1.00 ERA (27.0ip/3er) in his last 11...Went 1-for-13 at the plate; singled off Mat Latos in his first plate appearance on 4/14 at PNC Park before going hitless in his last 12 at bats.
2013 POSTSEASON: Pitched 4.0 innings of relief in Game One of the N.L.D.S. at St. Louis on 10/3 (3h/2r/0er/2bb/0so)...He also struck out against Adam Wainwright in his one plate appearance.
Was a member of Cleveland's Opening Day roster for the first time in his career...Split season between Cleveland and Columbus (Indians' AAA)...Made 17 of his 20 appearances with Cleveland as a member of the starting rotation...Went 5-8 with a 6.23 ERA (86.2ip/60er) in 17 starts and 0-0 in 4.0 scoreless innings while making three relief appearances...Went 1-1 with a 2.35 ERA (15.1ip/4er) in four games (three starts) in April...Made first outing in relief with 2.0 perfect innings vs. Chicago (AL) on 4/11 after he was skipped in the rotation due to an early rainout...Was ejected from first start on 4/14 at Kansas City after 2.0 innings, the shortest start of his career and first career ejection; was later suspended five games by Major League Baseball...Earned first win (5.1ip/1r) on 4/21 at Oakland...Lost three straight starts from 6/12-23 and was optioned to Columbus on 6/24...Allowed one unearned run on 10 hits in 7.0 innings while winning first start for the Clippers on 6/29 vs. Norfolk...Scattered two hits while tossing a shutout (9.0ip) on 7/13 at Indianapolis...Tossed 15.0 consecutive scoreless innings from 8/3-8...Won four straight starts from 7/23 to 8/8...Was recalled by Cleveland on 8/29 for the remainder of the season after Roberto Hernandez suffered a right ankle sprain...Tossed 1.0 scoreless inning of relief in first appearance back with the Indians on 8/29 before moving back into the starting rotation for three of his last four appearances...Earned final win (5.2ip/3er) on 9/1 vs. Texas...Went 0-1 with a 5.65 ERA (14.1ip/9er) in five starts with Tiburones de La Guaira during the Venezuelan Winter League.
Split the season between AAA Columbus and Cleveland, winning 5 straight starts in Cleveland from August 30-Sept. 22 that equaled a season-high by an Indians pitcher in 2011...Started the season in AAA Columbus and was promoted to Cleveland on April 19 to make 2011 debut at KC (L#1, 4.1IP, 9H, 5R/ER)...Appeared in relief of injured Carlos Carrasco on April 24 at MIN (ND, 3.0IP, 3H, 1R/ER) in his only relief appearance of the year...Made two more starts before returning to Columbus on May 8 after going 0-1 w/a 4.91 ERA in 4 games/3GS (18.1IP, 28H, 10ER)...Allowed just 1 run over 4 straight starts from May 28-June 12, going 2-0 w/a 1.29 ERA (28.0IP, 18H, 4R/ER, 11BB, 22K)... Was 4-1 w/a 2.18 ERA (41.1IP, 35H, 10R/ER) in 6 June starts... Named to the International League All-Star team but did not participate... 4.0IP (5H,1R/ER, 3K) in July 13 for Mahoning Valley during Triple A All-Star Break...Recalled for second time on July 17th to make a spot start at Baltimore (L, 5.1IP, 6H, 5R/ER, 0BB, 2K, 3HR)... Was optioned back to Columbus next day (July 18) and was with Columbus until August 30th...Recalled for 3rd time on August 30th and proceeded to win 5 straight starts from August 30-September 22, going 5-0 w/a 1.80 ERA (30.0IP, 29H, 6ER) over the span before dropping final start of the season on September 27 at Detroit (4.2IP, 10H, 8R/ER)... The 5-game winning streak equaled a season-high by an Indians pitcher (Masterson in April)...Was T2nd in MLB/T1st in the AL in wins (5) after August 29th...In 21 starts at AAA Columbus he was 10-7 w/a 2.55 ERA (137.2IP, 123H, 54R/39ER, 49BB, 107K)... At time of Aug. 30 recall was 2nd in the IL in ERA (2.55), T5th in wins (10), 10th in WHIP (1.25), T15th in innings pitched (137.2) & 15th in strikeouts (107)... Was T3rd among Indians minor league pitchers in wins (10) and 3rd in ERA (2.54).
Ended the year in the Tribe rotation and made a very good impression during his 11 start tenure in the big leagues, hisfirst experience at the Major League level...Gomez went 0-0 with a 0.00ERA in three relief appearances for Clevelandduring spring training (5.1IP, 3H, 0R, 0ER, 1BB, 4K) and was optioned to Columbus on March 19, where he spent thefirst 3 ½ months of the season....On May 23 at Charlotte, Gomez went the distance in a 5-0 loss, throwing a Clippers season-high 8.0IP...In four startsfrom June 15-July 1, went 3-0 with a 1.04ERA (26.0IP, 16H, 4R, 3ER, 6BB, 20K)...Gomez allowed 2ER or less in allfour starts, lowering his ERA over a run (6.96 to 5.26) in the process....Recalled from AAA Columbus on July 18 to make a spot start and his Major League debut vs. the Detroit Tigers thatday and picked up his first big league win in the process...Was a 7-2 win over the Tigers and Andy Oliver...7.0IP, 5H,2R/0ER, 1BB, 4K...93P...Returned to Columbus the next day and over his next 2 starts on July 23 & 28 he was 2-0 w/a1.80 ERA (15.0IP, 13H, 4R/3ER, 1BB, 11K)... Recalled for 2nd time to Cleveland August 1 where he spent the remainder of the season in the Indians rotation...Atthe time of his second call-up he was T9th in starts (20), 12th in innings (116) and T11th in win (8) among InternationalLeague pitchers...Triple-A batters hit .284 (129-455) off him with 16HR...LH hitters hit .300 (67-223, 12HR, .912ops)and RH hitters batted .267 (62-232, 4HR, .689 ops)....Made/won his 2nd career start on August 1 against the Blue Jays and Jesse Litsch (5.0IP, 5H, 2R/ER, 3BB, 6K)...The following Tribe pitchers have won their first 2 career Major League games (as a starter) since 1922: JeanmarGomez 2010, Scott Lewis 2008, Roy Smith 1984, Luis Tiant 1964, and Dewey Metivier 1922...Improved to 3-0 in startof August 12 vs. BAL (6.0IP, 6H, 1R/ER)...Was just the 4th Indians pitcher since 1920 to win 3 of his first 4 ML games(all starts), joining Scott Lewis (2008), Wynn Hawkins (1960), and Mudcat Grant (1958)...His 1.54ERA was the lowestamong any Indians starting pitcher through their first 4 games, all being starts (23.1IP, 20H, 6R/4ER, 5BB, 12K) since1920 (baseball-reference.com)...Since 1920, just 8 Indians pitchers (including relievers) have begun their career with3 wins in their first 4 games: Scott Lewis (4-0, 4gs), Frank Funk (3-0, 4g), Gene Bearden (3-0, 4g/3gs), John Farrell(3-0, 4g/3gs), Luis Tiant (3-1, 4g/3gs), GOMEZ, Mudcat Grant (3-0, 4gs), Wynn Hawkins (3-1)....Went 2-2 w/a 3.77 ERA (31.0IP, 38H, 16R/13ER, 11BB, 16K) in 6 August starts...Winless over 6 starts since from 8/17to 9/20, going 0-5 w/a 7.67ERA over the span (29.1IP, 47H, 25ER)...Snapped the 5-game losing streak during his laststart of the season on Sept. 25 vs. KC (5.0IP, 6H, 1R/ER, 4BB, 5K)...Opponents hit .318 (35-110) w/ runners on and.333 (22-66) w/RISP...ERA in the first inning was 6.55 (11.0IP, 15H, 8ER)...Was T7th in AL among rookies in wins (4)and 7th in starts (11)...LH MLB batters hit .268 (37-138) off him with 3HR...Indians were 6-5 (.545) in his starts...Startsof 6.0IP or more: 4 of 11 (36%)
Combined on the year he was 12-6 w/a 3.30 ERA in 26 starts for A Kinston and AA Akron (147.1IP, 134H, 54ER, 45BB, 124K)...Made final 22 starts of the year at AA Akron after his April 27 promotion from Kinston and was named Eastern League Pitcher of the Year after going 10-4 w/a 3.43 ERA in 22 starts (123.1IP, 117H, 47ER, 109K)...He finished 3rd in the EL in ERA, T5th in K, T6th in wins and 3rd in WHIP (1.27)...Among organizational pitchers he was 9th in ERA, 5th in strikeouts and 2nd in wins...Was named to the Eastern League mid-season and post-season all-star teams...Season highlight came in his 4th Double A start on May 21 at Trenton, tossing a 9.0 inning, perfect game (87P, 9.0IP, 0H, 8K)...It was the first perfect game and individual no-hitter in Aeros franchise history and the first perfect game in MiLB since July 15, 2007 (Guillermo Moscoso, Oneonta)...Was the 7th nine-inning perfect game in the Eastern League's 87-year history...Won his first four starts for Akron, allowing just one run in 29.0 innings for an ERA of 0.31 (1BB, 26K, 9H, 93AB, .097AVG)...Tossed 27.0 consecutive scoreless IP at one point and over his last 6 starts between Akron (first 4) and Kinston (last 2), he was 6-0 w/a 0.21 ERA (42.0IP, 15H, 1ER, 4BB, 37K)...Followed that up by going 2-0 w/a 2.83 ERA in 5 June starts (28.2IP, 28H, 9ER) and was 2-1 w/a 3.00ERA in 5 August starts (24.0IP, 26H, 8ER)...Combined on the year minor league hitters batted .242 (134-553, 13HR) off him as right-handed hitters hit just .205 (53-258, 2HR) off him... Was 1-0 w/a 2.45 ERA in 2 Eastern League playoff starts (11.0IP, 12H, 3ER)...Added to 40-man roster on November 20.
Spent the year at A Kinston where he was 4th in Carolina League in starts (27)...Over his last 9 starts his ERA was 2.03 (48.2IP, 45H, 11ER).
Ranked 5th in the South Atlantic League in starts (27) and 3rd in CG (1)...Finished T4th in the Indians farm system in wins (11) and innings (140.2IP).
Ranked 3rd in the GCL in innings (54.1) and 9th in ERA (2.48).