Projections (courtesy of MLB.com): .271 BA, 476 AB, 62 R, 20 HR, 67 RBI, 2 SB, 774 OPS
Gomes already rates as one of the top catchers in the game. When it comes to catchers, defense comes first, and anything given offensively is a plus. That’s what makes Gomes so special, because he balances out his Gold-Glove caliber defense with his power at the plate. Now that he knows what a full season behind the plate is like, Gomes should be primed for a breakout year, at the age most players hit their prime (27).