Slapshot Classic: Red Sox Outfielder Jonny Gomes Claims First Place (Video)


Boston Red Sox outfielder Jonny Gomes is from California, but he proved Thursday that he knows how to shoot a hockey puck.

He showed off his skills at the Red Sox spring training park in Fort Myers during an appearance on NESN’s “Red Sox LIVE From Fort Myers.” After a tough first round, Gomes rebounded to score nine points and overtake Jon Lester for first place.

Check out the video above to see Gomes and Red Sox first baseman Mike Napoli compete in the slapshot classic.

Slapshot Classic Standings

1. Jonny Gomes: 9 points

2. Jon Lester: 7 points

3. Grady Sizemore: 6 points

4. Jake Peavy: 6 points

5. Clay Buchholz: 5 points

6. David Ross: 4 points

7. John Lackey: 2 points

8. A.J. Pierzynski: 2 points

9. Mike Napoli: 1 point

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