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Mark Reynolds on the trade, his style and his 2010 season

The newest Oriole, third baseman Mark Reynolds, spoke with the Baltimore media via teleconference call Monday night.

Here’s what he said on various topics:

Reynolds on being traded from the Arizona Diamondbacks, the only organization he has known, to the Orioles for right-handed relievers David Hernandez and Kam Mickolio: “Initially, I was surprised. I obviously didn’t want to leave. I have my house here, my friends, family, have a pretty good setup with spring training 10 minutes down the road, but I’m looking forward to it. Going back East, I’m from Virginia Beach so it’s a couple hours from my house. It’s going to be a good experience for me. I’m excited to go there and...