Cubs Going Homer Crazy Again, Yan Gomes Twice, Nelson Velazquez Another

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Cubs Going Homer Crazy Again, Yan Gomes Twice, Nelson Velazquez Another

Chicago Cubs

Today’s Cubs-Phillies game may have been early for some folks, but Cubs catcher Yan Gomes must like ’em in the morning. Because he was READY from the jump.

The game is in the 4th inning and Gomes has already homered TWICE. His first gave the Cubs the 1-0 lead:

And his second, an inning later, was a near carbon copy:

Two batters later, Nelson Velazquez yanked one of his own into the left field stands, his third homer of the series:



Author: Brett Taylor

Brett Taylor is the Editor and Lead Cubs Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at @BleacherNation and @Brett_A_Taylor.