Yan Gomes born July 19, 1987) is a Brazilian American professional baseball catcher for the Washington Nationals of Major League Baseball (MLB). He played for the Toronto Blue Jays in 2012 and the Cleveland Indians from 2013 to 2018. Gomes is the first Brazilian-born player in major league history.
Gomes made his professional debut with the Gulf Coast Blue Jays of the Rookie-level Gulf Coast League in 2009.
Gomes made his MLB debut May 17, 2012, for the Toronto Blue Jays.