Friday, February 4, 2011

Vladmir Guerrero an Oriole?

According to ESPN...

MAYAGUEZ, Puerto Rico -- Veteran slugger Vladimir GuerreroVladimir Guerrero agreed to a one-year, $8 million contract with the Baltimore OriolesBaltimore Orioles on Friday, a source told

The agreement includes incentives and is pending a physical, the source said.

A nine-time All-Star, Guerrero is the latest addition by the Orioles, who have also signed free agents Derrek LeeDerrek Lee and Kevin GreggKevin Gregg this offseason, re-signed shortstop Cesar IzturisCesar Izturis and acquired third baseman Mark ReynoldsMark Reynolds.

Guerrero, 35, hit .300 with 29 home runs and 115 RBIs last season with the Texas RangersTexas Rangers. He has a .320 career batting average with 436 home runs and 1,433 RBIs and received the 2004 AL MVP Award.

I'm not sure how I feel right now. As a fanboy, I'm happy; as a blogger, not so much. Plus, for $8 million? I hope he's got some gas left in the tank...

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