Gomes suffered the injury when he fell and landed awkwardly on his shoulder while running to first base. Gomes' right arm was put in a sling, and he was carted off the field.
Before the injury, Gomes was 1-for-2 Sunday to raise his average this season to .165.
They took a page from the movie "Major League," including a chicken offering to the baseball gods and Jobu.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.