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Orioles have shown interest in outfielder Jonny Gomes, source says
Orioles have shown interest in outfielder Jonny Gomes, source says

The Orioles have inquired about veteran free-agent outfielder-designated hitter Jonny Gomes, according to an industry source. Replenishing an outfield that lost Nelson Cruz and Nick Markakis last week is a priority for the Orioles at this week's winter meetings. Gomes could fill the Orioles' need for a right-handed hitter who can slot into the corner outfield spots or at designated hitter. Gomes has a career .376 on-base percentage against left-handed pitching and posted a .373 mark this past season. Orioles executive vice president Dan Duquette said Monday that he ideally would like to add one left-handed hitter and one right-handed hitter who could contribute...

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