The Orioles have interest in free agent outfielder
Gomes' name is one of many the Orioles are considering early in the free agency market, but the Orioles could use an additional bat with a history of success against left-handed pitching well for their DH spot.
Other DH options like
Gomes put up a .299/.413/.561 line against left-handed pitching with 11 homers and 26 RBIs in 196 plate appearances last season. He is a career .284/.382/.512 hitter against left-handed pitching.
Gomes isn't necessarily known for his glove, but he could also be a situational fit in left field. He could also possibly transition to first base.
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He's a cost-efficient option since he made just $1 million this past season playing for his hometown
The Orioles' interest in Gomes was first reported by ESPN.com's Buster Olney.
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