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Early returns on Manny Machado, MLB shortstop

Before this season, Manny Machado was a talented young player who’s remained something less than elite due to injuries and a bat that was closer to average than star. He added offense to his game this season and earned his status as a star-level player. Debuting just a month removed from his 20th birthday back in 2012, Machado combined an above-average bat with amazing defense...
Via Fangraphs
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Yankees, Orioles Set To Meet At Yankee Stadium In Important Series

The New York Yankees are in a race for the AL East and can’t afford to slip up, just 1.5 games behind the Toronto Blue Jays for first-place. The Baltimore Orioles, meanwhile, have been heading in the opposite direction, losers of six straight, and last year’s AL East division champions look to be all but eliminated from the race for first. However, a strong September showing...
Via Baseball Essential
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Machado the youngest Oriole to reach 100 doubles in club history (VIDEO)

Manny Machado, doubles machine.On Tuesday, the Baltimore Orioles third baseman doubled off of Tampa Bay Rays lefty Drew Smyly, becoming the youngest player in franchise history to hit 100 doubles in their career.Machado is 23 years, 57 days old (or young).As a fun note, he accomplished the feat on the same day the Orioles honored Cal Ripken Jr. for his streak of 2,131 games played...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Rays at Baltimore Orioles game preview

TV: Sun Sports Time: Pregame coverage begins at 6:30 p.m. Buck Showalter's Baltimore Orioles were five games over .500 and on the cusp of the AL's final playoff spot less than two weeks ago. Whatever managerial moves he's made since - creative, necessary or otherwise - simply haven't been able to provide a spark. Fading Baltimore looks to avoid a sixth straight defeat when it hosts...
Via Fox Sports Florida
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: Revere Leading Off

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 263, Professors Adam Nodiff (@ANodBaseball) and Dan Marcus (@DanMarcus3) talk about some hitter values and play a game of real or fake. Topics include: How Ben Revere hitting lead-off for the Blue Jays will impact his value Why we hope Manny Machado gains SS eligibility Whether Carlos Martinez will tire down the...
Via Baseball Professor
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Kiermaier Leaps, Crashes Into Wall To Make Ridiculous Catch (Video)

Kevin Kiermaier’s attempt to rob a home run this weekend didn’t go too well, but he made up for it and then some Monday night. The Tampa Bay Rays centerfielder made one of the most incredible plays of the season right off the bat against the Baltimore Orioles at Camden Yards. Third baseman Manny Machado led off the bottom of the first inning with a bomb to center field, but Kiermaier...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Manny Machado should not be moved again from his natural position

Manny Machado was drafted by the Baltimore Orioles to play shortstop. Picked third overall in 2010 behind a guy named Bryce Harper, Machado was set to join Cal Ripken among baseball’s best offensive shortstops. If there was ever a place for the legacy of the power-hitting, tall shortstop to be carried on, it was in Baltimore. Machado was a shortstop in the minor leagues, and he...
Via Baseball Essential
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles slugger Manny Machado has one less HR this year due to the Rays CF Kevin Kiermaier

Tampa Bay Rays centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier races and leaps at the wall to make an incredible catch to rob Baltimore Orioles slugger Manny Machado of a home run in the 1st inning Monday night.Bam.Please follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Like us on Facebook, Or return home for award winning writing.
Via Bob's Blitz
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Kiermaier's home run-robbing catch at Camden Yards was 'Trout-like' (VIDEO)

During the Rays' 6-3 win over the Orioles at Camden Yards on Monday, Rays centerfielder Kevin Kiermaier showed once again why he is quickly becoming one of the best defensive outfielders in Major League Baseball. Kiermaier chased down a first-inning Manny Machado fly ball to deep right-center and made a leaping catch that was well ... "Trout-like." The...
Via The Other Paper
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Machado makes great play in first career start at shortstop

Different position, same Manny Machado.The Baltimore Orioles All-Star made his first career start at shortstop Monday against the Tampa Bay Rays and did not look out of place.He was originally drafted as a shortstop, but because of his size and production at the minor league level, he was moved to third base to put him on the fast track to the big leagues.In his first start at shortstop...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rays CF injured making amazing, HR-robbing grab on Machado

  Chris Archer pitched six shutout innings, center fielder Kevin Keirmaier made a dazzling catch that ultimately forced him from the game, and the Tampa Bay Rays hit three home runs in a 6-3 victory over the fading Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Asdrubal Cabrera and Evan Longoria connected off Wei-Yin Chen (8-7), and Tim Beckham added a solo shot against Brad Brach. Logan Forsythe...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Kiermaier makes incredible leaping grab against outfield wall (Video)

Tampa Bay Rays center fielder Kevin Kiermaier made an incredible leaping grab against the outfield wall to rob Baltimore Orioles leadoff batter Manny Machado of a home run in the first inning of Monday night's game at Camden Yards. The ball would have cleared the wall by a couple of feet, but Kiermaier used every inch of his vertical leap and caught the ball with his arm fully extended...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chris Archer has great reaction to Kevin Kiermaier catch

    Chris Archer had a great reaction to a beautiful catch made by Kevin Kiermaier in center field on Monday night. Kiermaier robbed Orioles leadoff hitter Manny Machado with a great catch against the wall for the first out the Rays recorded in the game.     Archer was worried that the first batter he faced had hit a home run against him, so he kept the celebration...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Kevin Kiermaier robs Manny Machado home run shot

Last week, Kevin Kiermaier became a meme when he hilariously posed on the center field wall at Tropicana Field as a Kendrys Morales homer hit a catwalk. On Monday night, the opposite happened – Kiermaier didn’t pose, but showed off some incredible hops to rob Manny Machado of a surefire home run at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. This catch is just absurd. Check out how far...
Via The Outside Corner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kevin Kiermaier robs Manny Machado of homer with incredible catch

Last week, Kevin Kiermaier became a meme when he hilariously posed on the center field wall at Tropicana Field as a Kendrys Morales homer hit a catwalk. On Monday night, the opposite happened – Kiermaier didn’t pose, but showed off some incredible hops to rob Manny Machado of a surefire home run at Oriole Park at Camden Yards. This catch is just absurd. Check out how far Kiermaier...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Machado gets 1st major league start at SS for struggling O's

BALTIMORE (AP) Manny Machado will start at shortstop for the first time in his major league career when the Orioles host Tampa Bay on Monday night. Machado played shortstop in the minors, but has been at third base since making his debut with Baltimore in 2012. He won a Gold Glove at third in 2013. Manager Buck Showalter made the switch in an effort to shake up a club that has lost...
Via AP on Fox
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Rangers' reliance on Tolleson grows with each save

ARLINGTON, Texas –€“ Having earned saves in each of the last two games, Rangers closer Shawn Tolleson could have used a day off Saturday. Yet with the Rangers holding onto a 4-3 lead over Orioles, there was Tolleson again on the mound in the ninth inning. "It was a tough decision," Rangers manager Jeff Banister said. "We've got to find an opportunity to get him a day or two down...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles should consider moving Machado out of leadoff spot

For most of the 2015 season, the Baltimore Orioles have utilized their best player, Manny Machado, as the leadoff hitter. In the midst of a breakout season, Machado has batted .304 with 22 of his 26 home runs and 52 of his 64 RBI’s in the 100 games that Buck Showalter has penciled him in atop the order. Machado has truly blossomed when given the crucial responsibility of setting...
Via Baseball Essential
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles finally break Royals' spell as Cueto struggles again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chris Davis, Manny Machado and Jonathan Schoop each hit a two-run homer off Johnny Cueto, and the Baltimore Orioles totaled five long balls in all Wednesday night to power their way to an 8-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals that snapped a six-game skid. Wei-Yin Chen (8-6) allowed three runs for the Orioles while scattering nine hits over six innings. The losing...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Trio of 2-run shots power Orioles to 8-5 win over Royals

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Chris Davis, Manny Machado and Jonathan Schoop each hit a two-run homer off Johnny Cueto, and the Baltimore Orioles totaled five long balls in all Wednesday night to power their way to an 8-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals that snapped a six-game skid. Wei-Yin Chen (8-6) allowed three runs for the Orioles while scattering nine hits over six innings. The...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Orioles finally break Royals' spell as Cueto struggles again

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Chris Davis, Manny Machado and Jonathan Schoop each hit a two-run homer off Johnny Cueto, and the Baltimore Orioles totaled five long balls in all Wednesday night to power their way to an 8-5 victory over the Kansas City Royals that snapped a six-game skid. Wei-Yin Chen (8-6) allowed three runs for the Orioles while scattering nine hits over six innings. The losing...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Pair of errors allow Twins to beat Orioles 4-3 in 12 innings

BALTIMORE -- Trevor Plouffe hit a tying single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Minnesota Twins took advantage of two errors in the 12th to beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Sunday for a four-game sweep. The Twins have won eight straight against Baltimore dating to last season. Minnesota manager Paul Molitor was ejected in the ninth for arguing a strikeout by Miguel Sano, who...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

MMO Game Recap: Orioles 5, Mets 4

The Mets (64-56) were defeated by the Baltimore Orioles (62-57) by a score of 5-4 tonight at Camden Yards. Pitching:  Noah Syndergaard got the start for the Mets, and got himself into immediate danger in the first inning. The rookie right-hander let up a lead-off double to Manny Machado, which was followed by a single from […]
Via Mets Merized Online
15 days ago  |  Discuss

The Orioles’ playoff potential is strong

Last year the Orioles won the AL East division with 96 wins. They continued their success by sweeping the Tigers in the AL Division Series. Things were looking great. Then they got swept in four games by the Royals in the AL Championship Series. It was still a successful season all things considered and expectations where high going into the offseason. And in the offseason the Orioles...
Via Bloguin Best
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Baseball Profcast: deGrom’s Dominance

Submit a question to be answered on the show! In Episode 256, Professors Jake Devereaux (@DevJake) and Daniel Marcus (@DanMarcus3) are back to discuss fantasy baseball action and answer some listener questions. Today’s topics include: What to expect with Jason Kipnis’ return How dominant Jacob deGrom is and where he ranks in 2016 Josh Donaldson versus Manny Machado for...
Via Baseball Professor
15 days ago  |  Discuss
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