Mark Reynolds, Derrek Lee, Vlad Guerrero.
Suddenly the Orioles have power hitters—two of whom may be past their prime, but hitters nonetheless—who will provide some sort of spark, pop and protection to the rest of this younger roster.
Sure, it may be frustrating that the team is not taking the Tampa Bay route and having all homegrown talent, but it does show a willingness to bring in players who really can help the team build a new identity.
Reynolds does strike out more than I'd like, but the consistent power is going to look great in Camden. Derrek Lee and Vlad are stars that were offered deals a few years back and declined, but to me are still going to look great for the O's. Their veteran presence and being on past winners can only help a team that seemed to lose track of itself last season until the addition of...