Wednesday, January 10, 2018

D'Backs Most Active On Machado, Sox And NYY Still In

According to reporting by Tim Daniels of, the Arizona Diamondbacks are the most "persistent" team in the trade talks with Baltimore to land Manny Machado. Reports also indicate that both The Evil Ones and Red Sox are still in the mix—although former Sox and current Oriole GM Dan Duquette is finding it hard to convince his owner to deal within the division. Another hurdle for both New York and Boston is Machado's desire to switch to shortstop—meaning potential displacement of players like Didi Gregorious and Xander Bogaerts. Stay tuned!