Here's Jonny!

Red Sox introduce LF Gomes, who 'would love to bring back the fire to the Nation'

Updated: December 1, 2012, 8:13 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

BOSTON -- Sure, there's a statistical reason why the Boston Red Sox decided to sign free-agent outfielder Jonny Gomes to a two-year deal worth $10 million, but the club is hoping he'll add much more than just numbers.

Gomes, 32, is known for his grit, determination and bully-like attitude on and off the field, and that's exactly the type of presence the Red Sox and manager John Farrell are looking for.

"He's a known team guy, with characteristics that we're making an emphasis ...

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