Manny Machado

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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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Rob Bradford
November 21, 2018 - 9:24 am
Manny Machado is going to make a lot of money this offseason. The shortstop is in line to sign a historic free agent contract considering his production and age. That seems like a given. That doesn't mean he isn't prioritizing putting his best foot forward when it comes to perception. Speaking to...
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Rob Bradford
November 08, 2018 - 11:20 am
Life is good for Mookie Betts, and it only figures to get better. Just a few days removed from his 26th birthday the Red Sox outfielder won a World Series and welcomed his first child into the world. And in one week he will likely be named American League MVP. Then comes the really interesting...
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Manny Machado spikes Steve Pearce
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John Tomase
October 28, 2018 - 5:06 pm
For someone who insists he's not a dirty player, Manny Machado sure has a habit of doing dirty things. The latest example: in the ninth inning of the Dodgers' failed comeback against the Red Sox on Saturday night in Game 4 of the World Series, Machado spiked Red Sox first baseman Steve Pearce in...
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Ryan Hannable
October 26, 2018 - 9:25 am
David Price had only one bad inning in Wednesday's Game 2 against the Dodgers when he allowed two runs in the fourth inning during the 4-2 win. But, maybe there was a reason for the poor inning -- the Dodgers hitters knew what was coming at the plate. According to Scott Miller of Bleacher Report ,...
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Ryan Hannable
October 22, 2018 - 3:54 pm
It appears Matt Barnes and Steve Pearce have very different views on Manny Machado. Speaking to WEEI.com's John Tomase Monday , Pearce called Machado the best person he knows in the game, and then there's Barnes who still hasn't forgotten what the now Dodgers shortstop did last season when he was...
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Manny Machado
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John Tomase
October 22, 2018 - 3:31 pm
Manny Machado is one of the best young players in baseball, but at the moment he's also its biggest villain. A year ago, his late slide left Red Sox second baseman Dustin Pedroia with a knee injury that may yet prove career-ending. During the playoffs, Machado admitted he doesn't always play hard...
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Rob Bradford
July 18, 2018 - 10:54 pm
It's not a unique scenario. A big-name player in the last year of his contract dealt by a struggling team before the non-waiver trade deadline. Wednesday we saw it once again with Baltimore sending Manny Machado to the Dodgers for prospects. So in light of the recent news of the day, it seems like...
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Alex Reimer
July 18, 2018 - 7:12 pm
Manny Machado is reportedly on his way out of the American League. That's great news for the Red Sox. The Orioles have agreed to ship the slugging shortstop/third baseman to the Dodgers, according to multiple reports . In exchange, the Orioles will reportedly get five prospects , including Yusniel...
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