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Jonny Gomes says he’s more than a platoon player

FORT MYERS, Fla. — The numbers are impossible to ignore. For his career, Jonny Gomes has hit .223 against righthanded pitchers.

In the last eight seasons, Gomes has had more than 400 plate appearances three times. He was essentially a regular with the Tampa Bay Rays early in his career and again for the Cincinnati Reds in 2010.

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