Gomez, 35, batted .341 in 55 games for the Orioles this past season, starting at all four infield positions. He missed two months last season when he was hit by a pitch and suffered a broken bone in his left hand, returning to the active roster after the All-Star break. He had a career-high 18-game hitting streak in September, hitting safely in all 18 games in which he had an at-bat before going hitless on the final day of the seasojn, October 1. Gomez led all American League batters with a .437 batting average in September.
The 14-year veteran has a .260 career batting average for six different teams. In his first season with the Orioles, in 2005, he batted .279 in 89 games while playing all four infield positions.