Manny Machado

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Lucy Burdge
June 19, 2019 - 7:06 am
Welcome to Wednesday’s Morning Mashup. For the latest news, start at our WEEI.com home page or click here for the top stories from our news wire . WEDNESDAY’S BROADCAST HIGHLIGHTS: MLB: Tampa Bay at NY Yankees, 1 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: Milwaukee at San Diego, 4 p.m. (MLB Network) MLB: NY Mets at...
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Rob Bradford
April 13, 2019 - 3:47 pm
Two players who have found themselves in the midst of controversial conversations in these parts -- Adam Jones and Manny Machado -- were once again linked thanks to a recent story in The Atheltic. The story was centered around Machado's recent play against the Diamondbacks on April 3 in which he...
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John Tomase
March 13, 2019 - 11:07 am
NBA free agency opened on July 1 and the fireworks started immediately. LeBron joined the Lakers! Chris Paul stayed in Houston! Paul George committed to the Thunder! Dallas landed DeAndre Jordan! NFL free agency opened on Monday amidst a frenzy of activity. The Super Bowl champs lost Trey Flowers...
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Alex Reimer
February 21, 2019 - 12:03 pm
Baseball’s glacial free agent market serves as a perfect symbol for the biggest problem that ails America’s former pastime: nothing happens, and when something actually does happen, it takes forever. In a sport where the ball isn’t even put into play 31-percent of the time, roughly two dozen...
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Rob Bradford
February 19, 2019 - 1:56 pm
FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Mookie Betts said at least season's All-Star Game he would be paying attention to the contracts garnered by both Manny Machado and Bryce Harper. For good reason. Whatever those two superstars ended up with would help set the bar for when Betts became eligible for free agency...
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Scott McLaughlin
February 19, 2019 - 1:03 pm
Finally, one of baseball's two big-name free agents has a new home. According to multiple reports , Manny Machado has agreed to a 10-year, $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres. The deal, which is the largest for a free agent in the history of American sports, reportedly has an opt-out the 26...
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Rob Bradford
February 09, 2019 - 10:39 am
The Yankees evidently aren't messing around. After an offseason in which they traded for starting pitcher James Paxton, and signed both shortstop Troy Tulowitzki and relievers Adam Ottavino and Zach Britton, New York is reportedly one of the teams which continue to make a run at free agent Manny...
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Rob Bradford
January 03, 2019 - 12:44 pm
A year ago the Red Sox perfectly read the J.D. Martinez market and ended up with a world championship for their efforts. Are they primed for another success story this time around? For a second straight offseason, the Sox are seemingly mastering the art of the waiting game. Dave Dombrowski made it...
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Rob Bradford
January 02, 2019 - 11:59 am
First off, Troy Tulowitzki was never going to be a fit with the Red Sox. The only reason the Sox might have entertained making a run at the 34-year-old was as a backup plan for Dustin Pedroia at second base, a position Tulowitzki has never played in the majors. As inviting as reeling in a six-time...
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Rob Bradford
December 19, 2018 - 10:42 am
I'm being selfish. Manny Machado signing with the Yankees would be good for business. My business. So, for that reason, let's all hope that his tour of Yankee Stadium Wednesday goes swimmingly. There is good chance Machado becomes a Yankee (and it has little to do with sharing the same agent as...
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