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Manny Machado | Third Baseman

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (22) / 7/6/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Manny Machado (knee) is taking ground balls in Sarasota, Florida, in his rehab process.
Machado had season-ending surgery to repair a partially-torn ligament in his right knee in August, and it's a nice sign that he's already back to doing some baseball activities. Showalter also said Machado is "moving around." Machado is hoping to be ready to roll come spring training. Nov 12 - 8:36 PM

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Orioles activated 3B Manny Machado from the 60-day disabled list.

Machado underwent season-ending surgery in late August to repair a partially-torn ligament in his right knee. The 22-year-old hopes to be ready for spring training, though that's obviously no guarantee.
Nov 3 - 5:04 PM

Manny Machado (knee) could begin jogging in a pool next week at the team's complex in Sarasota, Florida.

Machado underwent season-ending surgery in late August to repair a partially-torn ligament in his right knee, but he already has full range of motion. His goal is to be ready for spring training, but he still has plenty of hurdles to cross.
Oct 1 - 3:43 PM

Orioles transferred 3B Manny Machado from the 15-day disabled list to the 60-day disabled list.

The move clears a spot for Quintin Berry on the 40-man roster. Machado underwent season-ending surgery last week to repair a partially-torn ligament in his right knee.
Sep 2 - 3:10 PM

Manny Machado underwent surgery Wednesday to repair a partially-torn ligament in his right knee.

Doctors said nothing unusual was found and that the procedure went according to plan. Machado is hoping to be ready for the start of spring training next year, though that's not necessarily guaranteed to happen. This is the second season in a row he's been shut down early by a major knee injury.
Aug 27 - 4:41 PM

Manny Machado is scheduled to undergo season-ending surgery on his right knee on Wednesday.

The procedure is to repair a partially torn ligament. He's hoping to be ready for spring training, but it's not a given since his timetable is expected to be similar to last year's ACL repair.
Aug 24 - 12:40 PM

Manny Machado said he opted for surgery on his right knee because the injury wasn't getting any better.

Machado said he has abnormal knees, which would be a contributing factor to him injuring the same ligament in different knees in back-to-back years. He hopes to have the surgery to repair a partially torn ligament next week and be ready for spring training. It's no given that he'll be ready then, but this year's tear isn't as bad as the one in his other knee that caused him to miss the end of 2013 and the beginning of 2014.
Aug 23 - 1:10 PM

A source tells Tim Brown of Yahoo Sports that Manny Machado is expected to have season-ending knee surgery within a week.

Machado has been on the disabled list since August 12 with a sprained ligament in his right knee, and Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Friday that the third baseman had no timetable for resuming baseball activities. It's a huge loss for the first-place Orioles, who will now have to rely more heavily on Chris Davis and others to fill the position. Machado's season got off to a late start after left knee surgery last season, playing in just 82 games this year.
Aug 22 - 6:10 PM

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said Friday that there's no timetable for when Manny Machado (knee) will resume baseball activities.

That means he's obviously not going to be ready for activation when first eligible on August 27, and in all likelihood it sounds like it will be a while before he returns. Showalter added that he should know more about Machado's status on Saturday. The star third baseman has been out since mid-August with a sprained right knee.
Aug 22 - 12:59 PM

Orioles manager Buck Showalter said that he hopes Manny Machado (knee) will be ready to return when first eligible on August 27 or shortly after.

Machado has a sprained right knee, but overall the O's have to feel pretty lucky that the injury wasn't more serious. "We’ve got a pretty good feel," Showalter said. "We’ve got our arms around it. Hopefully, it will manage itself during [the DL] period, and he will be back there or close to it." Showalter said Machado would have to begin baseball activities by around August 24 in order to return when first eligible.
Aug 15 - 8:59 AM

Orioles placed 3B Manny Machado on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to August 12, with a sprained ligament in his right knee.

The O's have yet to give an update on how much time Machado will miss, but obviously he'll be out for at least the next couple weeks. The club is expected to eventually provide more clarity on his timetable later Wednesday. Cord Phelps has been promoted to take Machado's spot on the roster.
Aug 13 - 3:10 PM

Manny Machado has been diagnosed with a sprained ligament in his right knee.

The Orioles are expected to provide a more detailed update on his condition Wednesday, at which point we should have a better idea about a potential timetable. It's not the worst news Machado could receive, and for now the club is not even sure he'll need a stint on the disabled list. That said, any kind of ligament damage in his knee certainly raises a red flag. The picture should be clearer Wednesday.
Aug 12 - 6:22 PM

An X-ray on Manny Machado's right knee didn't reveal any ligament damage.

It doesn't mean much, as an MRI (which he'll undergo Tuesday) is the real test. Machado hurt the knee Monday when his knee buckled on a swing. He was using crutches in the clubhouse after the game and could wind up going on the DL even if the MRI doesn't reveal anything serious.
Aug 11 - 11:26 PM

Manny Machado has been diagnosed with a right knee sprain.

The diagnosis doesn't necessarily mean a lot right now, as he will undergo further testing Tuesday -- which will include an MRI -- and it's possible something worse will be found. Machado injured his knee when it buckled on him during a swing Monday. The Orioles and Machado's fantasy owners will be crossing their fingers in hopes of getting good news Tuesday.
Aug 11 - 9:16 PM

Manny Machado left Monday's game versus the Yankees with a right knee injury.

It was an odd looking injury, as Machado's knee seemed to buckle as he fouled off a pitch, causing him to immediately fall to the ground in pain. He was able to limp off but had to be assisted. It was Machado's left knee that was operated on last season, but this is nevertheless a troubling development. The Orioles will provide an update on his status shortly.
Aug 11 - 8:22 PM

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Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Caleb Joseph
3Steve Clevenger
1B1Chris Davis
2Ryan Lavarnway
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Alexi Casilla
SS1J.J. Hardy
2Paul Janish
3Rey Navarro
3B1Manny Machado
2Kelly Johnson
3Ryan Flaherty
4Jimmy Paredes
LF1Alejandro De Aza
CF1Adam Jones
RF1Steve Pearce
2David Lough
3Alex Hassan
DH1Delmon Young
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Chris Tillman
2Wei-Yin Chen
3Bud Norris
4Miguel Gonzalez
5Kevin Gausman
6Ubaldo Jimenez
7Tyler Wilson
8Eddie Gamboa
9Jason Garcia
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Tommy Hunter
3Darren O'Day
4Brian Matusz
5Wesley Wright
6Brad Brach
7T.J. McFarland
8Ryan Webb
9Oliver Drake
10Chaz Roe