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  • Dodgers “Appear To Be The Leading Contender” For Machado

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Dodgers “appear to be the leading contender” to acquire Orioles infielder Manny Machado, according to Jon Heyman of Fancred (Twitter link). That said, there’s still no deal in place and Heyman adds that “the situation is fluid.” As we’ve traced..." July 17

  • Orioles 'very close' to trading Machado, not going to Yankees

    The Score "Months of speculation as to where Manny Machado will end up could soon be resolved. The Baltimore Orioles are "very close" to a trade involving their shortstop, though he won't be dealt prior to Tuesday's All-Star Game, sources told Jon Heyman of..." July 16

  • Machado open to playing 3B if he's traded: 'I've got no say'

    The Score "As a free agent at season's end, Manny Machado will have the leverage to decide what position he plays moving forward. However, the current shortstop and former third baseman knows he lacks that advantage right now as the Baltimore Orioles attempt to find a trade suitor for his..." July 16

  • Report: Manny Machado expected to be traded during All-Star break

    The Score "It sounds like Manny Machado might have played his last game in a Baltimore Oriolesuniform. The shortstop, who's been at the center of rampant trade speculation with the deadline approaching, is expected to be dealt before the regular season resumes following the..." July 16

  • Maybe Yankees are offering top prospects for Manny Machado

    New York Post "One day after a person with knowledge of the Manny Machado situation told The Post the Yankees aren’t interested in dealing any of their high-end prospects, another voice chimed in Sunday, saying the Yankees have offered players from their top-10 prospect list. As of..." July 16

  • Cubs Interested In Zach Britton, Brad Hand

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Cubs have been in contact with the Orioles about closer Zach Britton, Bruce Levine of 670 The Score reports.  Padres closer Brad Hand is also on the Cubs’ “wish list” for potential bullpen upgrades. At first glance, the relief corps..." July 16

  • Manny Machado and Orioles Aren't Hiding From the Inevitable

    12 Up "Well Baltimore, the Manny Machado era is nearing its end. The superstar shortstop has been heavily linked to multiple teams across the league, as the 2018 MLB Trade Deadline is inching closer every day. Now, it seems it is only a matter of time before a..." July 16

  • Sizing up the sluggers and betting odds for the 2018 MLB Home Run Derby

    Covers.com "Major League Baseball's annual slugfest goes Monday night at Nationals Park in Washington, D.C. If you're one of those people that simply can't take a night off from betting sports - and the WNBA doesn't appeal to you (wait...there are no WNBA games Monday either?!?! Jeez.) -..." July 15

  • Report: Phillies could try to sign both Bryce Harper, Manny Machado

    Larry Brown Sports "The Philadelphia Phillies are among the teams that are trying to trade for Manny Machado as the July 31 deadline nears, and they will likely try to sign the star shortstop this winter even if they can’t acquire him sooner. Believe it or not, signing Machado to a long-term deal may not..." July 15

  • Report: Dodgers Still Firmly in the Race to Land Manny Machado

    12 Up "?The rumors surrounding Manny Machado continue to swirl, and it seems that every team with playoff aspirations is somewhat interested in the four-time All-Star. This includes the ?Los Angeles Dodgers, who are looking for a player to separate them from the rest of the pack in..." July 15

  • MLB Rumors: Yankees won't give up top prospects for Manny Machado?

    Newark Star-Ledger "Another day, another Manny Machado-Yankees rumor. The Yankees are unwilling to include any of their top prospects in a deal that would land Machado, the Orioles' star shortstop, in the Bronx, according to a report from the New York Post's George..." July 15

  • Manny Machado would not provide Dodgers the relief they need

    Los Angeles Times "Manny Machado, Manny Machado, Manny Machado. That’s all you hear around Dodger Stadium these days, the name whispered by players, barked by ushers, and planted firmly in the form of questions by sweaty fans searching for a breeze When are the Dodgers going to trade for..." July 15

  • As Orioles work to trade closer Zach Britton, he's showing suitors he's only getting better

    Baltimore Sun "Zach Britton’s days wearing an Orioles uniform are numbered. The longest-tenured player in the organization will likely be traded in the coming weeks – or days – before the July 31 nonwaiver trade deadline. When Britton, 30, ruptured his Achilles tendon in..." July 15

  • Report: Two teams among finalists for Manny Machado

    Larry Brown Sports "The Baltimore Orioles appear to be moving closer to a Manny Machado deal. According to Buster Olney of ESPN, the Orioles are narrowing down their potential Machado trade partners to move closer to a final deal. Among the finalists are the Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers,..." July 14

  • Adam Jones remains unsure of destination or his decision

    Masn "While reports have surfaced that the Indians are expressing interest in Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, the first real buzz attached to the five-time All-Star and pending free agent, he still hasn’t been approached by the club regarding his 10-5 status. Jones..." July 14

  • Indians Interested In Mychal Givens

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Indians have shown interest in Orioles position players Manny Machado and Adam Jones leading up to this month’s non-waiver trade deadline. Orioles reliever Mychal Givens has also landed on the Indians’ radar, as Jon Morosi of MLB.com tweets that the two teams “have..." July 14

  • Phillies are upping their offer for Machado

    Hardball Talk "Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic reports that the Phillies have increased their trade offer for Orioles shortstop Manny Machado. The specifics of any potential deal have not been released, obviously, but the Phillies are said to be willing to part with minor league pitching depth from Low-A ball..." July 14

  • Orioles Sign Sean Gilmartin

    CBS Sports "Gilmartin signed a minor-league contract with the Orioles on Friday, David Hall of The Norfolk Virginian-Pilot reports. Gilmartin was released by the Cardinals at the start of July after posting a 4.66 ERA and 1.39 WHIP over 46.1 innings for Triple-A Memphis. " July 14

  • Report: Yankees could give up on Manny Machado and switch targets

    Larry Brown Sports "The New York Yankees may be running into roadblocks in their trade pursuit of Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado. According to Andy Martino of SNY, the Yankees are reluctant to part with top pitching prospect Justus Sheffield in a Machado trade, which could ultimately..." July 13

  • Report: Orioles, Indians have talked about Adam Jones trade

    Sportsnaut "While the Cleveland Indians sit comfortably atop the American League Central, their roster remains in need of significant additions to compete for a World Series. One area Cleveland is looking to upgrade is the outfield and it appears they’ve found a target. According to Jon..." July 13

  • MLB, KBO Reportedly Agree To New Posting System

    MLB Trade Rumors "Major League Baseball and the Korea Baseball Organization have agreed to a revised version of the posting system that allows players who are not yet free-agent eligible to move from the KBO to MLB, according to a report from South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency. The new agreement runs..." July 13

  • Yankees make right call on reportedly not including Justus Sheffield in deal for Manny Machado

    New York Daily News "Look, I get the Orioles wanting Justus Sheffield in any deal for Manny Machado. Dan Duquette, Baltimore’s GM, wouldn’t be doing his job right if he didn’t ask. But there’s no way the Yankees should entertain trading their top pitching prospect unless..." July 12

  • Report: Yankees' offer for Machado didn't include Sheffield or Frazier

    The Score "The New York Yankees are interested in Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado, and while they reportedly made a strong offer, it didn't include a pair of highly coveted pieces. The Yankees already told the Orioles that left-handed pitching..." July 12

  • Report: Orioles have no problem trading Manny Machado within division

    Larry Brown Sports "There has been some speculation that the Baltimore Orioles will limit the trade market for Manny Machado by refusing to trade him to a fellow team in the AL East division, but that is apparently not the case. Jim Bowden of CBS Sports reported on Thursday that the Orioles currently..." July 12

  • Scout: Orioles' Manny Machado won't be traded to Yankees or Red Sox

    Newark Star-Ledger "A long-time major league scout who has a lot of management connections laughed Wednesday when he was asked about the day's hottest Manny Machado rumors, and there were some doozies. "If you ask me where Machado is going to end up, I'll tell you that's a..." July 12

  • Phillies Among Teams With Interest In Zach Britton

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Phillies have joined a growing list of clubs with interest in Orioles lefty Zach Britton, according to Jim Salisbury of NBC Sports Philadelphia. It does not appear, however, that there’s any particular momentum toward a deal. Quite a few organizations surely see Britton as a..." July 12

  • Manny Machado ‘likes’ Instagram photo of him in Yankees uniform

    Yardbarker "Manny Machado certainly isn’t doing much to quell the rampant rumors about his future. On Wednesday, an Instagram account named “Baseballoverload” posted a Photoshopped image of the Baltimore Orioles All-Star infielder wearing a New York Yankees..." July 12

  • Yankees Have Made 'Strong' Offer for Manny Machado

    Bleacher Report "The New York Yankees have made a "strong offer" to the Baltimore Orioles for All-Star shortstop Manny Machado, Fancred's Jon Heyman reported Wednesday. MLB Network's Jon Morosi reported earlier Wednesday that the Orioles would be open to dealing Machado if the..." July 11

  • Orioles' Manny Machado for Yankees' Justus Sheffield? Miguel Andujar for a starter?

    NewJersey.com "Your move, Brian Cashman. Hours after learning the Boston Red Sox have entered the chase for Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado, MLB.com's Jon Morosi dropped this nugget. The Yankees' interest in Machado re-surfaced on Monday. Since they are set at..." July 11

  • Brewers unwilling to include prospect Burnes in Machado deal

    The Score "The Milwaukee Brewers are high on right-hander Corbin Burnes. The Brewers are reportedly not willing to part with Burnes in a potential trade for Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado. The Orioles asked for Burnes as the key piece of a deal, sources told The..." July 11

  • Orioles Still Seek Top Young Pitching Talent For Machado

    MLB Trade Rumors "Gauging the value of stars on the trade block makes for popular sport among MLBTR readers. Quite often, we’re asked whether a given player could command, say, a “top 100 pitching prospect.” Now, we seem to have a clear test case, as the Orioles are reportedly trying to land..." July 11

  • MLB Rumors: Why Yankees' Aaron Boone won't talk to Miguel Andujar about Orioles' Manny Machado

    Newark Star-Ledger "Yankees third baseman Miguel Andujar is on his own dealing with the Manny Machado trade rumors. Well, sort of. There will be no message coming from the Yankees instructing Andujar, one of baseball's best rookies, to ignore all the talk about Machado,..." July 11

  • Red Sox in recent contact with Orioles about possible Machado trade

    Baltimore Sun "In the wake of reports that the New York Yankees have renewed their interest in shortstop Manny Machado, two industry sources indicated Tuesday that the Boston Red Sox also have been in recent contact with the Orioles. The tightness of the American..." July 11

  • Orioles Select Jhan Marinez

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Orioles are set to select the contract of right-handed reliever Jhan Marinez. Rich Dubroff of PressboxOnline.com was among those to tweet the news, and Jon Meoli of the Baltimore Sun tweets that Marinez already has a locker set up in the Orioles’ clubhouse. Baltimore’s 40-man..." July 10

  • Manny Machado still ‘top target’ for Phillies

    Larry Brown Sports "The Philadelphia Phillies have reportedly found that the asking price for Manny Machado is steeper than they are comfortable paying, but that does not mean they are giving up on acquiring the star shortstop. Jon Heyman of Fancred reported on Tuesday that Machado remains the “top..." July 10

  • As Zach Britton's trade value for Orioles improves, Brad Brach's spirals further

    Baltimore Sun "Orioles manager Buck Showalter believes the version of closer Zach Britton who worked around a leadoff single Monday for his second save of the season and stranded a runner on third base in a 5-4 win over the New York Yankees is proof of another step in the..." July 10

  • Yankees’ hunt for Manny Machado gets added hurdle

    New York Post "Manny Machado may end up in The Bronx just yet. With Machado almost certainly on his way out of Baltimore this month, the Yankees are in the hunt for the Orioles star, according to a source. At issue for the Yankees is whether they want to acquire Machado or a starting..." July 10

  • Machado trying to block out noise amid 'nonstop' trade talks

    ESPN "For Manny Machado, the All-Star break will be anything but a break. Besides serving as the starting shortstop for the American League in the All-Star Game, Machado likely will have to contend with continued and increased speculation surrounding his status as baseball's hottest..." July 09

  • Orioles could enhance trade packages by adding Zach Britton

    Larry Brown Sports "The Baltimore Orioles appear to be getting serious about trading their major assets ahead of the July 31 deadline. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today, the Orioles are contemplating pairing reliever Zach Britton and shortstop Manny Machado together in trade talks in order to get..." July 09

  • Orioles reportedly turned down crazy Manny Machado trade offer from Dodgers

    Sportsnaut "The Baltimore Orioles are driving a hard bargain for Manny Machado. That’s best illustrated in the offer that they reportedly turned down from the Los Angeles Dodgers. July 09

  • Dodgers, Brewers most serious pursuers of Machado

    The Score "Around, around we go, wherever Manny Machado ends up, nobody knows. The Merry-Go-Round of where the Baltimore Orioles shortstop lands prior to the conclusion of July's trade deadline continues to spin and on Sunday, the picture might have become more clear as sources of The..." July 08

  • Orioles reportedly have seven offers for Machado, including one from Dodgers

    CBS Sports "The Baltimore Orioles are expected to have a busy month leading into the July 31 trade deadline. Their main item of business? Finding the best possible deal in exchange for shortstop and impending free agent Manny Machado. Predictably, the Orioles have already drummed up a bidding war..." July 08

  • Adam Jones hopes Orioles use Yankees’ strategy at trade deadline

    Larry Brown Sports "Adam Jones offered a best-case scenario for the Orioles at the trade deadline that would be similar to what one of their division rivals did. In 2016, the New York Yankees traded Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs prior to the trade deadline. The package New York received included..." July 08

  • Chris Davis passes Cal Ripken Jr. on all-time Orioles strikeout list

    Sportsnaut "Breaking one of Cal Ripken Jr.’s all-time records seems like a great thing. He is a legend in the game and to surpass one of his statistical feats would seem like an accomplishment. Unfortunately for Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis, he surpassed Ripken Jr.’s..." July 08

  • Yankees interested in Orioles' Britton, Padres' Hand

    NewJersey.com "While the Yankees continue along with their quest to upgrade their starting rotation, and it's a need that is growing by the week with Sonny Gray a train wreck once again, GM Brian Cashman's wish list also includes adding one more big piece to the best and deepest bullpen in..." July 08

  • Orioles Outright Luis Sardinas

    MLB Trade Rumors "The Orioles announced today that they have activated infielder Luis Sardinas from the 60-day DL and outrighted him from the 40-man roster. He has the right to decline the assignment, having previously been outrighted, but is presently listed as a member of the Norfolk Tides..." July 07

  • Report: Phillies Have 'Moved On' From Manny Machado Trade

    12 Up "?The Phillies are ready to go all-in this offseason on free agent spending, and Manny Machado's young bat is a perfect target for a franchise ready to make a statement. But, not at the ?midseason mark. According to reports, Philadelphia's going to ignore Dan..." July 06

  • Chris Davis ties Cal Ripken Jr.'s Orioles all-time strikeout record — in 2,029 fewer games

    Baltimore Sun "When Chris Davis swung through a 1-2 changeup from Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning of the Orioles’ 5-2 loss to the Minnesota Twins on Thursday night at Target Field, it marked a dubious distinction for the Orioles first baseman. With..." July 06

  • Report: Teams not coming close to Orioles’ asking price for Manny Machado

    Larry Brown Sports "The Baltimore Orioles are almost certainly going to trade Manny Machado before the July 31 deadline, but it sounds as though their expectations for what they are going to get in return may need to be tempered. ESPN’s Jerry Crasnick reports that the Orioles have yet to find a..." July 06