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Manny Machado | Third Baseman

Team: Baltimore Orioles
Age / DOB:  (23) / 7/6/1992
Ht / Wt:  6'2" / 180
Bats / Throws: Right / Right
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Manny Machado is getting his first major league start at shortstop on Monday night against the Rays.
He'll also bat leadoff. Machado has made all 419 of his major league starts at third base, but the O's are apparently going to try out some different looks as they play out the string in a disappointing 2015 season. Aug 31 - 3:46 PM

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Manny Machado went 2-for-5 and hit his 26th homer in the Orioles' 8-5 win in Kansas City on Wednesday.

Machado, Jonathan Schoop, Chris Davis, Steve Pearce and Ryan Flaherty all homered for Baltimore. Machado has as many homers in 497 at-bats this year as he did in 994 at-bats between 2013 and 2014. He has as good of a claim as anyone on the title of AL's third-best player this year.
Aug 26 - 11:59 PM

Manny Machado blasted a walk-off two-run homer in the 13th inning on Friday, propelling the Orioles to a come-from-behind 8-6 victory over the visiting Athletics.

The Orioles fell behind 4-0 early in this one, but chipped away in the middle innings with a three-run homer from Adam Jones and two-run shot from Chris Davis. Machado came through with the decisive blow though, depositing a Drew Pomeranz offering deep into the seats in left field to send the O's faithful home happy. He finished the night 2-for-6 plus a walk and scored a pair of runs in the game and is now slashing a robust .298/.364/.520 with 25 homers and 59 RBI.
Aug 15 - 12:01 AM

Manny Machado went 4-for-5 with a home run in the Orioles' 5-0 blanking of the Angels on Saturday.

Machado grounded out in his first at-bat, but he rattled off three singles and a solo home run over his next four trips to the plate. The 23-year-old third baseman continues to emerge as one of the best all-around players in the game, now with a .300/.367/.525 batting line, 24 home runs, 57 RBI, and 70 runs scored in 109 games this season.
Aug 9 - 12:23 AM

Manny Machado homered for the second game in a row Saturday in a win over the Tigers.

He's hit .381 with four RBI over his five-game hitting streak. Among big league third basemen, Machado is fourth in slugging percentage (.525) and second in OPS (.890). The 23-year-old has emerged as a legitimate MVP candidate and is a big reason why the Orioles are only a half-game behind Minnesota in the AL Wild Card Race.
Aug 1 - 9:56 PM

Manny Machado blasted his 22nd home run of the season on Friday, powering the Orioles to a come-from-behind 8-7 victory over the Tigers.

The Orioles fell behind 6-0 after the first four innings, but never gave up. Adam Jones clobbered a three-run homer in the fifth inning to cut the deficit to two runs, then Machado's two-run shot in the sixth put the O's on top to stay. Machado finished the night 2-for-3 plus a walk with a pair of runs scored and two RBI. He is now slashing a mighty impressive .293/.364/.518 with 22 homers and 54 RBI on the year.
Jul 31 - 10:52 PM

Manny Machado will bat leadoff Tuesday against the Braves.

Machado had hit third in the previous four games. Adam Jones will slide back into the third spot Tuesday while Chris Davis will bat cleanup.
Jul 28 - 3:29 PM

Manny Machado, hitting out of the third slot in the Orioles lineup, reached base in all four of his plate appearances in Friday's loss to the Rays.

Machado finished the night 2-for-2 with a pair of singles. He also drew a walk, was drilled by a pitch and scored a run. The 23-year-old is in the midst of a major breakout this season, slashing .301/.373/.536 with 21 homers, 51 RBI and 14 stolen bases.
Jul 24 - 10:23 PM

Manny Machado slugged his 20th home run of the season Saturday in the Orioles' defeat of the Tigers.

Machado went deep in the top of the third inning off David Price, who was otherwise dominant in a tough-luck loss. Machado, who turned 23 years old earlier this month, has an outstanding .301/.370/.536 season slash line.
Jul 18 - 10:22 PM

Manny Machado, Albert Pujols, Josh Donaldson and Prince Fielder are the American League representatives in the Home Run Derby on Monday.

Machado may seem like the least likely member of this list, but the 23-year-old has 19 home runs on the year, fifth-most in the AL. With the new rules, Machado will face off with Joc Pederson in a single-elimination battle to see who moves on to the next round. This year's All-Star appearance will be the second of Machado's young career.
Jul 8 - 6:25 PM

Manny Machado, on his 23rd birthday, went 2-for-4 with a walk and a solo home run, but the Orioles were unable to stave off the Twins on Monday.

Machado gave the Orioles an early 1-0 lead with a solo home run against Phil Hughes. He's having a career year, batting .301/.360/.531 with 18 home runs, 47 RBI, and 13 stolen bases. Machado has been named to the AL All-Star team, but starting honors have gone to Blue Jays third baseman Josh Donaldson.
Jul 6 - 11:06 PM

Manny Machado blasted his 17th home run of the season in a losing effort against the White Son on Saturday.

His two-run bomb off Zach Putnam in the eighth inning pulled the O's even at 2-2, but wound up being the extent of their offense on the afternoon. He's having an unbelievable first half, slashing .302/.357/.527 with 17 homers and 46 RBI.
Jul 4 - 5:06 PM

Manny Machado went 1-for-4 with a solo home run, extending his hitting streak to 11 games in Tuesday's loss to the Rangers.

Machado cut the Orioles' deficit in half to 6-5 when he lifted a solo home run to right field in the fifth inning against Colby Lewis. The third baseman is having a career year, sitting on 16 home runs with 44 RBI, 11 stolen bases, 51 runs scored, and a .307/.363/.533 triple-slash line.
Jun 30 - 10:04 PM

Manny Machado went 2-for-4 with a home run in a win over the Indians on Sunday.

Leading off the sixth inning, Machado took Trevor Bauer out for his 15th homer of the season. The third baseman has been terrific this year, hitting .306/.362/.524 with his 15 homers, 41 RBI, 49 runs scored and 11 steals. Machado ranks among the league leaders in most offensive categories and is looking like a strong candidate for his second All-Star game in July.
Jun 28 - 4:01 PM

Manny Machado remained scorching hot on Saturday, going 3-for-5 with two doubles, two runs scored and two RBI as he led the Orioles to a 5-3 victory over the Blue Jays.

Machado led off the game with a double and came around to score the O's first run in the first inning. He singled and worked his way around the bases again in the sixth to give tie the game at 2-2. The big blow came in the ninth inning where his two-run double made a 3-2 game a 5-2 advantage, and proved to be the difference. The 22-year-old is having an outstanding season, slashing .298/.355/.519 with 14 homers, 36 RBI and 11 stolen bases.
Jun 20 - 4:20 PM

Depth Charts

Batters
PosRoleName
C1Matt Wieters
2Caleb Joseph
3Steve Clevenger
1B1Chris Davis
2B1Jonathan Schoop
2Ryan Flaherty
SS1J.J. Hardy
2Paul Janish
3B1Manny Machado
LF1Steve Pearce
2Dariel Alvarez
CF1Adam Jones
RF1Gerardo Parra
DH1Jimmy Paredes
Starting Pitcher
PosRoleName
S1Wei-Yin Chen
2Chris Tillman
3Ubaldo Jimenez
4Miguel Gonzalez
5Kevin Gausman
Relief Pitcher
PosRoleName
R1Zach Britton
2Darren O'Day
3Brian Matusz
4Brad Brach
5Chaz Roe
6Jason Garcia
7Mike Wright
8T.J. McFarland
9Mychal Givens