Tag Archives: Manny Machado

Posted on July 20, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The all-star break has come and gone and now it’s time to get excited about the second half of the MLB season. Five of the six divisions in baseball have five games or less between first and second place, so there is all to play for in the […]

Posted on July 19, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine The Manny Machado trade saga is officially over, and the Los Angeles Dodgers are the winners. After many days of speculation, the Dodgers completed a deal with the Baltimore Orioles for the all-star shortstop on Wednesday night. In exchange for Machado, the Orioles will receive five prospects: Yusniel […]

Posted on July 3, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine July is here, and that means it’s officially trading season in Major League Baseball. Without a doubt, the best player available is Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado. For most of the season, it’s been a foregone conclusion that Machado would be dealt this summer. But the time […]

Posted on March 22, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Despite a last-place finish in 2017, the Baltimore Orioles decided to reload for 2018 instead of starting a rebuilding project. However, the club didn’t have much money to spend on upgrades. Will the moves they made over the winter be enough to get the Orioles back in […]

Posted on January 27, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine Manny Machado is on the move. No, the Baltimore Orioles haven’t traded their star player, at least not yet. Machado is merely switching positions. After playing third base for the duration of his big league career, Machado is moving back to shortstop, which is his natural position. […]

Posted on January 9, 2018, by Bryan Zarpentine As we all know, the MLB hot stove has been painstakingly slow to develop this winter. One of the players who has received far less attention than expected has been third baseman Mike Moustakas. Despite entering the offseason as one of the top hitters on the market, […]

Posted on December 21, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Manny Machado isn’t going anywhere. A week ago, it appeared likely that the Baltimore Orioles would trade their superstar one year before he hits the free agent market. However, after negotiating with more than half a dozen teams, the Orioles have pulled Machado from the trade block, […]

Posted on December 12, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine The Giancarlo Stanton trade saga just reached its conclusion, and now another superstar may be on the move as well. There are rumblings that Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado could be on the move this winter as well. Teams are understandably asking about Machado, and it […]

Posted on June 1, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Things are about to go from bad to worse for the Baltimore Orioles. Amidst their biggest slump of the season, they have now lost catcher Welington Castillo to the DL. The Orioles placed Castillo on the 10-day DL Wednesday with what is being called a groin contusion. […]

Posted on April 25, 2017, by Bryan Zarpentine Major League Baseball has suspended Boston Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes four games after throwing behind the head of Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado on Sunday. Barnes has also been fined an undisclosed amount of money. Instead of beginning the suspension on Tuesday when the Red […]

Much of the winter for the Baltimore Orioles revolved around whether or not free agents Mark Trumbo and Matt Wieters would return. In the end, Trumbo came back and Wieters went up the beltway to Washington, so there’s been some roster movement this offseason. After those changes, can the Orioles return to the postseason in […]

Posted on June 19, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Nearly two weeks after the benches clearing brawl between the Baltimore Orioles and Kansas City Royals that revolved around Manny Machado charging Yordano Ventura after getting hit by a fastball, the two players will finally start serving their suspensions. Ventura sat out Saturday’s for the Royals, the […]

Posted on June 10, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine Less than 48 hours after the benches-clearing incident that revolved around Kansas City Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura and Baltimore Orioles’ third baseman Manny Machado, Major League Baseball handed down punishments for both players. MLB announced Thursday evening that Ventura will face a nine-game suspension, while Machado will […]

Posted on June 8, 2016 by Bryan Zarpentine For the second time in less than a month, there was a benches-clearing brawl on a Major League Baseball Field. Last month it was Rougned Odor punching Jose Bautista following a hard slide into second base, heating up an existing feud between the Toronto Blue Jays and […]

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