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Juan Alejandro Gomez

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 190 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Catcher Juan Gomez signed with the New York Yankees in 1964. He would play 671 games in the minors over 13 seasons, mostly with Oakland A's organization.

Gomez would go to a minor league managerial career as Orlando Gomez. He was also a coach for the Tulsa Drillers in 1982, Appleton Foxes in 1993, Bellingham Mariners in 1994, San Antonio Missions in 2001, and Tacoma Rainiers in 2002. Gomez spent 2005-2006 as a bullpen catcher/batting practice pitcher for the Baltimore Orioles, and was named manager of the GCL Orioles for 2007. He has also been on the Major League coaching staff of the Texas Rangers (1991-1992), Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998-2000), and Seattle Mariners (2003-2004). In addition, he served as a Rangers scout in 1981-1982 and 1985, signing Ruben Sierra and Jerry Browne and a Cleveland Indians scout in 1986-1987. He is the father-in-law of José Hernández.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs Notes
1977 Medicine Hat A's Pioneer League 29-41 5th Oakland A's
1983 Burlington Rangers Midwest League 71-68 7th Texas Rangers
1984 Tulsa Drillers Texas League 62-73 5th Texas Rangers
1985 Tulsa Drillers Texas League 60-76 6th Texas Rangers
1986 Waterbury Indians Eastern League 66-73 5th Cleveland Indians
1987 Buffalo Bisons American Association 13-28 -- Cleveland Indians replaced by Steve Swisher on May 20
Williamsport Bills Eastern League 7th Cleveland Indians replaced Steve Swisher on May 20
1988 Gastonia Rangers South Atlantic League 47-90 12th Texas Rangers
1989 Gastonia Rangers South Atlantic League 92-48 1st Texas Rangers Lost League Finals
1990 Gastonia Rangers South Atlantic League 82-61 2nd (t) Texas Rangers
1995 Everett AquaSox Northwest League 37-39 4th (t) Seattle Mariners
1996 Port City Roosters Southern League 56-84 10th Seattle Mariners
1997 Everett AquaSox Northwest League 29-47 7th Seattle Mariners
2007 GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League 32-24 5th Baltimore Orioles
2008 Bluefield Orioles Appalachian League 29-36 8th Baltimore Orioles
2009 Delmarva Shorebirds South Atlantic League 66-70 10th Baltimore Orioles
2010 Frederick Keys Carolina League 72-68 4th Baltimore Orioles Lost in 1st round
2011 Frederick Keys Carolina League 80-59 1st Baltimore Orioles League Champs
2012 Frederick Keys Carolina League 62-77 8th Baltimore Orioles
2013 GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League 20-30 6th (t) Baltimore Orioles
2014 GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League 29-31 10th Baltimore Orioles
2015 Frederick Keys Carolina League 64-76 7th Baltimore Orioles
2016 GCL Orioles Gulf Coast League 27-32 11th Baltimore Orioles

Sources: MiLB.com

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