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Machado gets first hit; Padres blank Indians

Score: Padres 8, Indians 0 Batter’s box: Manny Machado’s first spring training hit for the Padres was a double to the gap in right-center. … He scored his first run on a double by Franchy Cordero. … Franmil Reyes doubled twice and has three doubles in the past two days. … Luis Urias also doubled...
Call to the Pen Mar 4, 2019

San Diego Padres: Manny Machado wants Fernando Tatis on Opening Day roster

If it was up to new San Diego Padres third baseman Manny Machado, the future would be now for at least one member of the team. During free agency, there was some question as to what position Manny Machado would play. He was known to prefer playing short, but the defensive metrics indicated that Machado […] San Diego Padres: Manny Machado wants Fernando Tatis on Opening Day roster - Call to the Pen - Call to the Pen - A Major League Baseball Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
River Ave. Blues Mar 4, 2019

Devil’s Advocate: The Yankees were smart to pass on Manny Machado and Bryce Harper

Let me preface this by saying I think the Yankees made a mistake not signing Manny Machado and/or Bryce Harper. Star-caliber players in their mid-20s are among the most valuable commodities in the sport and they are damn near impossible to acquire. Here were two available for cash, and the Yankees passed despite having a […] The post Devil’s Advocate: The Yankees were smart to pass on Manny Machado and Bryce Harper appeared first on River Avenue Blues.
Bleed Cubbie Blue Mar 4, 2019
Know your enemy: Chicago White Sox

Know your enemy: Chicago White Sox

The South Siders will be a better team this year. The White Sox traded for Manny Machado’s brother-in-law, Yonder Alonso. Then the White Sox signed Manny Machado’s close friend, Jon Jay. And Machado paid the White Sox back by... signing with the Padres. And then he said this: Machado to Chicago media on White Sox offer: "I wanted to be a Padre. This is where I wanted to be."— Daryl Van Schouwen (@CST_soxvan) February 22, 2019 Well, of course he’s going to say that in front of a Padres audience. The Sox wanted Machado, but not at his asking price, according to Sox executive VP...
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Yankees GM Brian Cashman closes the book on Bryce Harper, Manny Machado chatter

Yankees GM Brian Cashman closes the book on Bryce Harper, Manny Machado chatter

Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is done discussing the forensics about free-agent acquisitions that didn’t involve his club.         

Fernando Tatis Jr. lands on Baseball America cover

Manny Machado, no doubt, will wind up on the cover of one or more magazines and/or trade publications this season after receiving $300 million from the Padres. The first cover of the 2019 season belongs to his new protégé: Fernando Tatis Jr. The 20-year-old shortstop is the featured prospect on...

After debut, Machado says Padres can win, lobbies for Tatis

Manny Machado made his Padres spring training debut Saturday playing alongside the future, and then he suggested it should come sooner than later for his new team. “I see the talent,” he said after getting the plate twice and playing three uneventful half-innings at third base. “The guys are hungry...

Margevicius strong again as Padres beat Giants in Machado's debut

Score: Padres 7, Giants 6 Batter’s box: Manny Machado popped out to second and walked in his spring training debut. … Ian Kinsler’s bases-loaded double drove in three runs in the second inning. … Hunter Renfroe started that four-run inning with a single that scored Francisco Mejia, who had doubled....

Machado makes quiet Padres debut in Cactus League game

Manny Machado's debut in a Padres uniform was a lot less eventful than his free agency.
Cincinnati.com Mar 2, 2019
Cincinnati Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig 'happy' for Bryce Harper, Manny Machado

Cincinnati Reds outfielder Yasiel Puig 'happy' for Bryce Harper, Manny Machado

Happy for Manny Machado and Bryce Harper, Yasiel Puig said hes not nervous about heading into free agency after the upcoming season.         

Manny Machado finds a welcoming family with Padres

The silver Lamborghini sounds like it is ready for blastoff into space. It belongs to Manny Machado, though, so it isn’t going anywhere but the rented home a few miles down the road. To his wife and their dogs and to “El Señor de los Cielos” on Netflix. “I only do it if it’s more four seasons,”...
Halos Heaven Mar 2, 2019
What the Harper, Machado and Arenado Contracts Mean for Mike Trout

What the Harper, Machado and Arenado Contracts Mean for Mike Trout

How do these three lucrative deals impact Trout’s potentially record-breaking contract? Bryce Harper and the Philadelphia Phillies just agreed upon the largest contract in North American sports history, a deal that will pay Harper $330 million over the next 13 years. This came just days after Nolan Arenado signed an eight year, $260 million extension with the Colorado Rockies, which came a week after Manny Machado signed a 10 year, $300 million deal with the San Diego Padres. In a matter of nine days, three of baseball’s best young players signed lucrative long-term deals that will...
Bless You Boys Mar 2, 2019
NL West preview: Can Manny and the Padres dethrone L.A.?

NL West preview: Can Manny and the Padres dethrone L.A.?

Manny Machado’s arrival and Nolan Arenado’s extension have given other teams hope out west. It took 163 games to decide the NL West in 2018, but in the end, the Los Angeles Dodgers came out on top for a sixth consecutive season. This is the longest streak since the New York Yankees won nine straight AL East crowns from 1998 to 2006. And, if statistical projections are any indication, the Dodgers will be spraying champagne for the seventh year in a row this September. But as we saw last year, those projections don’t always come true. The Dodgers ended up on top, but they were heavily...

France, Pirela homers help lift Padres past Dodgers

Score: Padres 5, Dodgers 4 Batter’s box: San Diego State alum Ty France, among the leading candidates to start at third base before Manny Machado was signed, hit his second home run and second double of the spring. … Jose Pirela, battling for a utility infield spot, hit a home run. … Manuel Margot...

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