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    The Yankees reportedly contacted the Orioles about a Manny Machado trade again this week.

    Manny Machado trade talks aren't dead yet.

    After a standstill (and assumption that the Baltimore Orioles would hold onto their star third baseman), the Yankees could be back in the mix for a blockbuster trade.

    According to Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports, the Yankees checked back in on a possible Machado deal this week.

    The New York Yankees, apparently excited about the idea they...

  • MLB trade rumors: Should Yankees deal young arms for Orioles' Manny Machado?

    Manny Machado trade rumors won't go away. One ex-GM sees a path to a Yankees-Orioles blockbuster.

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    Manny Machado to the Yankees rumors are still out there.

    As the days until spring training tick away, Machado is still a member of the Baltimore Orioles and the Yankees are still in need of a third baseman.

    Despite the obvious impediments (cost, AL East rivalry, Machado's contract set to expire at the end of 2018, Orioles owner Peter Angelos)...

  • Red Sox Need Manny Machado Blockbuster to Fix Offense, Block Him From Yankees

    Once upon a time, Manny Machado and the Boston Red Sox hated each other. Or, at least, it sure looked that way.

    We'll get into the particulars of the feud later. First, a proposition: It's time for Boston to put differences aside and make Machado the centerpiece of its lineup.

    Bury the hatchet, fix the offense.

    The rumor comes courtesy of MLB Network's Jon Morosi, who reported on Dec. 29 the Red Sox were "showing continued trade interest" in the Baltimore Orioles' third baseman.

    Machado's name...